Jeffrey Toyne - Composer & Music Supervisor
Jeff Toyne is emerging as one of today’s most promising composers of film, television, and concert music. As a film composer, Mr. Toyne blends orchestral virtuosity seamlessly with cutting edge music technology, creating a unique voice for each project with which he is involved. His feature film credits include Within (2009), 10 Years Later (2009), The New Twenty (2009), Box Elder (2008), Shadow in the Trees (2007), The Third Eye (2007), and Maxwell’s Demon (1998). Among his other film credits Mr. Toyne counts over forty short films, including two Academy Award nominees. Classically trained, Mr. Toyne was commissioned by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra to write a work in anticipation of the 2010 Winter Olympics. The resulting piece, no fanfare, enjoyed considerable print, television and radio press surrounding its World Premiere in December 2005. Equally at home in television, Mr. Toyne was composer for Who is Clark Rockefeller? (Lifetime Movie Network 2010), starring Eric McCormack and Sherri Stringfield, and also Taken in Broad Daylight (Lifetime Movie Network 2009), starring James Van Der Beek and Levar Burton, the network’s third highest rated show ever. He composed the music for A&E’s ”The Two Coreys” (2007), and CTV’s “The Daily Blade” (2000), and has contributed to many Discovery Channel programs. Mr. Toyne’s kaleidoscopic orchestral palette has also earned him international recognition as an orchestrator of several Hollywood releases including District 9 (2009), Public Enemies (2009), Eagle Eye (2008), Killshot (2008), and Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004). The recipient of numerous awards and distinctions, Mr. Toyne’s talents have been commissioned by organizations such as the Canadian Armed Forces, for which he composed Splendor Sine Occasu, the Official March of the British Columbia Brigade. Mr. Toyne divides his time between Los Angeles and Vancouver.