Tom Phillips' credits include well over 400 films for national broadcast networks such as PBS, ABC, CBS, National Geographic Channel, Discovery Channel, TLC, Lifetime, A&E and HBO, which have amassed an impressive list of industry awards. His scores are regularly heard on national broadcast television, including the Antiques Roadshow theme, programs for American Experience, and for Nova.
His resume includes four national Emmy winners as well as many other Emmy nominated films, including "Freedom Riders" which won 3 national primetime Emmys. He has scored many independent films which have won film festivals including multiple Sundance Film Festival winners such as "The Murder of Emmett Till".
His scores are heard in countless exhibits, installations, and multimedia shows for museums and planetariums such as the American Museum of Natural History in NYC and the Museum of Science in Boston, as well films for universities including Harvard, Yale, Duke, Boston University, Cornell, and the University of Chicago to name a few.
Tom Martin has scored more than 200 films for clients including PBS, The Discovery Channel, WGBH, National Geographic Channel, AMC, and many corporate and independent filmmakers.
Recently, Martin contributed original music to films in conjunction with customized pieces from the OBT library. Shows have included "The Big Energy Gamble" (NOVA), "Savage Memory" (Independent), "Gaining Ground" (Independent) and "Mars Mega Rover" (National Geographic Channel).
Martin and partner Tom Phillips co-composed a signature piece for the newly designed Hayden planetarium at the Boston Museum of Science.
Martin's work has been featured in episodes of "Discovery Magazine", "Secrets of the Dead" and "Naked Science" (National Geographic Channel) and the complete score for the award winning "Engineering the Impossible," the two-hour pilot episode for The Discovery Channel's many engineering series.
A Berklee College of Music alumnus, Martin began collaborating on film scores with Tom Phillips in 1994.