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Tom Phillips of OBT Music composed and produced a new music package for PBS's Antiques Roadshow - 2018-10-06

Tom Phillips of OBT Music, who wrote the Antiques Roadshow theme (back in 1996) has produced a new music package for the series that incorporates that theme in many different… Read More


Tom Phillips scores The Swamp for American Experience - 2018-09-17

OBT Music's Tom Phillips just completed the music score for The Swamp, a 2 hour history of The Everglades set to air on PBS's American Experience in 2019. The film, produced by… Read More


Tom Phillips of OBT Music has completed the score for PBS' The Great War 6 hour series - 2017-01-12

Tom Phillips of OBT Music has finished composing, recording, and mixing the score for the PBS and American Experience 6 hour film series on WW1, entitled "The Great War… Read More


"Tell Them We Are Rising" is headed to Sundance - 2017-01-12

Tom Phillips of OBT Music finished composing and producing the score for award winning producer Stanley Nelson's "Tell Them We Are Rising". The 90 minute film… Read More


Tom Martin of OBT Music is working with Emmy award winning producer Laurens Grant - 2016-05-07

Tom Martin of OBT Music is composing a Hybrid Score" for BET's "Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement" program, which is being produced by Emmy award… Read More


OBT Music helps filmmaker Daniel Lambert acquire two New England Emmy Nominations - 2016-04-18

OBT Music helped filmmaker Daniel Lambert acquire two New England Emmy Nominations for his film "Max: Surviving the Holocaust". Dan used the library to score the film… Read More


"Murder of a President" and "Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution" are set to premiere on PBS - 2016-02-01

Two new scores from OBT Music's Tom Phillips are scheduled to premiere on PBS in February. Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution will be broadcast on PBS's… Read More


Two New Films Airing Using "Hybrid" Scores by OBT Music - 2016-02-01

Vital Pictures of Boston, MA has 2 new films airing on February 2nd and 3rd on the PBS World Channel. American Denial and The Raising of America are 2 films that OBT Music… Read More


Tom Phillips of OBT Music composed a new package for Antiques Roadshow - 2016-01-02

Tom Phillips of OBT Music, the composer of the theme for PBS' Antiques Roadshow finished composing a multiple of pieces for the 2016 season for Roadshow. The new music… Read More


Tom Martin of OBT Music is composing a "hybrid score" for The Needham Channel - 2015-11-02

Tom Martin of OBT Music is composing a "hybrid score" for The Needham Channel for a fim on the Baker Estate. A hybrid score combines music from the OBT Music library… Read More


Recent projects at OBT Music include "The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution".. - 2015-11-02

Some recent projects at OBT Music include an original score for "The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution" which is doing a national theatrical run in select… Read More


Tom Phillips just completed the score for "Murder of a President" for PBS's American Experience - 2015-05-22

Tom Phillips just completed the score for the American Experience production of Murder of a President, a film about James Garfield who was tragically assassinated in 1881. The… Read More


OBT Music is now offering annual license subscriptions - 2015-01-08

Due to inquiries from filmmakers and production companies, OBT Music now
offers annual license subscriptions. Many filmmakers use music from multiple libraries for their… Read More


Tom Phillips just completed the score for "The Black Panther Party: Vanguard of the Revolution" - 2015-01-08

Tom Phillips finished the score for "The Black Panther Party: Vanguard of the Revolution" for Firelight Media and producer Stanley Nelson. The film will premiere this… Read More


Tom Martin of OBT Music lectures at Berklee College of Music - 2014-05-22

OBT's Tom Martin was recently a guest lecturer at Berklee College of Music for Joe Carrier's advanced contemporary writing class. Berklee is the foremost… Read More


Freedom Summer Will Premiere on PBS' American Experience on June 24 - 2014-05-20

Tom Phillips of OBT Music scored the American Experience production of Freedom Summer which was featured at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Working again with award winning… Read More


Tom Martin of OBT Music is composing an original score for the Federal Reserve Bank - 2014-01-13

Tom Martin is working with Monadnock Media and scoring a video presentation for the Federal Reserve Bank that explains how the world economy functions. The music will be a… Read More


Tom Phillips' Original Score Nominated for an Emmy in Best Music and Sound Category - 2013-10-04

Tom Phillips' score for Jesse Owens did not win the Outstanding Music and Sound award at the 2013 News and Documentary Emmy Awards held October 1st in New York. But just… Read More


Tom Martin of OBT Scoring Discovery of the Double Helix for HHMI - 2013-05-31

Tom Martin of OBT will be scoring a film of the discovery of the double helix for Howard Hughes Medical Institute and working with filmmaker Rob Whittlesey of RCSR Productions… Read More


Andrew Lilley of Loose Gravel Films wins Garden State Film Festival using OBT Music - 2013-04-30

Andrew Lilley of Loose Gravel Films won the Garden State Film Festival Best Home Grown Documentary Feature Award using OBT Music as the lion's share of the score for the… Read More


Tom Martin of OBT Music recently completed scoring 3 films for Binghamton University - 2012-11-21

Tom Martin recently completed the score for MJ Herson of the Herson Group for Binghamton University (NY). The 3 short films provide a look at the university's excellence… Read More


Tom Phillips Just Completed Scoring a 3 hour American Experience on the Abolitionists - 2012-11-21

Tom Phillips of OBT Music just wrapped composing, recording, and mixing the score for The Abolitionists, working with film producer Rob Rapley and Apograph Productions of… Read More


"Jesse Owens" premiered on PBS's American Experience on May 1 - 2012-05-02

Tom Phillips of OBT Music scored "Jesse Owens" which premiered on PBS's
American Experience on May 1. The film covers Owens' life as a college track… Read More


Tom Phillips scores "Creatures of Light" for the American Museum of Natural History.. - 2012-03-29

Tom Phillips completed an ambitious soundscape for the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. The museum's communications department describes it as follows… Read More


Tom Martin has completed adapting OBT Music library cues for Emmy winner Mark Davis' latest film - 2012-03-29

Tom Martin has completed adapting OBT Music library cues for Emmy winner Mark Davis' latest National Geographic Channel production "Martian Mega Rover". The… Read More


Freedom Riders Wins Three 2011 Primetime Emmys, Scored by Tom Phillips and OBT Music - 2011-09-12

Freedom Riders, a 2 hour American Experience program produced by Stanley Nelson and Firelight Media has won three Creative Arts Primetime Emmys. The awards were for Best… Read More


Tom Phillips of OBT Music is currently scoring "Jesse Owens" for American Experience... - 2011-08-27

Tom Phillips of OBT Music has begun to compose the score for "Jesse Owens", an American Experience (PBS) documentary film being currently produced by Laurens Grant… Read More


"Death of a Mars Rover" airs June 2 on National Geographic Channel at 8pm... - 2011-06-01

The music score for Death of a Mars Rover was taken entirely from the OBT Music library. The National Geographic Channel film that premieres June 2 at 8pm is about NASA's… Read More


Tom Martin contributes to "Heaven+Earth+Joe Davis" screening at the Independent Film Festival Boston - 2011-06-01

Peter Sasowsky's independent documentary feature film "Heaven+Earth+Joe Davis" screened at the 2011 Independent Film Festival Boston. Peter enlisted Tom Martin… Read More


"Freedom Riders" premiered on American Experience on May 16, 2011.. - 2011-05-31

Tom Phillips scored the American Experience film "Freedom Riders" for producer Stanley Nelson. The 2 hour documentary incorporated a number of OBT Music cues which… Read More


Boston Museum of Science's Planetarium gets signature theme from OBT.. - 2011-02-07

OBT Music composed a custom 6 minute long signature theme for the Charles Hayden Planetarium at the Boston Museum of Science. Tom Martin and Tom Phillips composed to a… Read More


American Experience "Dinosaur Wars" premiered January 17, 2011 on PBS - 2011-02-06

Tom Phillips scored the American Experience episode entitled "Dinosaur Wars" which premiered on PBS on January 17, 2011 on PBS. Taking place in the late 1800's… Read More


OBT Music Wins National Emmy - 2010-05-02

OBT Music and Tom Phillips scored the 2009 Outstanding Science and Nature Documentary Emmy winning film "5 Years on Mars", a National Geographic Channel film produced… Read More