New York City (May 22, 2007) — Composer Peter Fish has joined hsr/ny, oa New York audio facility servicing advertising and entertainment. The addition of Fish is part of an expansion of hsr/ny’s original music and sound design capabilities that includes the total renovation of studio 16, Fish’s new home at hsr.
Fish comes to hsr/ny with experience composing for film and television. Among his honors are the 2002, 2003 and 2005 Emmys for Best Original Score for a Daytime Drama ( All My Children), ASCAP’s ‘Most Performed Themes’ award for three years (2000, 2001 and 2004), a Grand Mercury Award for NBC’s The Today Show promo theme, a Gold Mobius Advertising Award, inclusion in The Hollywood Reporter’s ‘Who’s Who in Composing,’ ASCAP Special Awards for 16 consecutive years, a Monitor Award, New York Festivals Awards and a total of six Emmy Awards and 16 Emmy nominations.
“Peter rounds out our already creative staff,” said company CEO/founder Howard Schwartz. “We’re very happy he’s here.”
Fish’s work as a composer/arranger/producer spans feature films, top-ten singles and network television series. His music and sound design for television reaches 200 million homes worldwide.
His film scoring credits include Bodysnatchers for Warner Bros.; A Tale of Two Pizzas, starring Frank Vincent and Vincent Pastore; Sony’s interactive film Ride For Your Life; the much acclaimed documentary feature, Painting the Town; and HBO Undercover’s critically acclaimed Dead Blue, Panic, The Vampire Murders, Suicide and Crank, all directed by Eames Yates.
Fish has composed themes for The Rosie O’Donnell Show, A Current Affair, Extra, Fox 5 News (NY), and HBO’s groundbreaking series Real Sex and Cathouse, among many, many others. Recently Fish made his NYC theatrical debut as composer of The Unlucky Man in the Yellow Cap for the New York Fringe Festival. His spot credits include Panasonic, VW, Airwick, McDonald’s (Hispanic), Claritin, Gatorade and NASDAQ.