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Hal Willner

Renowned for his eclectic approach, Hal Willner is a Music Producer based in New York, associated with the performance venue The Knitting Factory. He has a wide ranging interest in Film and Theatre Music, Jazz, Rock and Comtemporary Classical. See full bio »
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 2015 SNL 40: Saturday Night Live 40 (TV Special) (sketch music adaptations)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (sketch music adaptations - 261 episodes, 1994 - 2015) (music coordinator - 119 episodes, 1981 - 1990) (music adaptor - 2 episodes, 1990 - 2007) (composer - 1 episode, 2009)
- J.K. Simmons/D'Angelo (2015) ... (sketch music adaptations)
- Blake Shelton (2015) ... (sketch music adaptations)
- Kevin Hart/Sia (2015) ... (sketch music adaptations)
- Amy Adams/One Direction (2014) ... (sketch music adaptations)
- Martin Freeman/Charli XCX (2014) ... (sketch music adaptations)
 2014 The Spoils of Babylon (TV Mini-Series) (music adaptation - 6 episodes)
- So Sweet the Bells (2014) ... (music adaptation)
- The Age of the Bastard (2014) ... (music adaptation)
- The Rise of the Empire (2014) ... (music adaptation)
- Kicking the Habit (2014) ... (music adaptation)
- The War Within (2014) ... (music adaptation)
 2014 Saturday Night Live: Best of This Season (TV Movie) (sketch music adaptations)
 2012 Lawless (music producer)
 2012 Casa de mi Padre (music supervisor)
 2012 About Face: Supermodels Then and Now (Documentary) (music supervisor)
 2012 For Ellen (music consultant - as Hal Wilner)
 2010 Meskada (musical director)
 2010 Howl (music supervisor)
 2008 Step Brothers (music supervisor)
 2008 Chelsea on the Rocks (Documentary) (music producer) / (music supervisor)
 2007 Berlin (Documentary) (music producer)
 2007/I Dark Matter (music supervisor)
 2006 The Ground Truth (Documentary) (music producer)
 2005 Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man (Documentary) (music producer)
 2005 Bewitched (music consultant)
 2004 Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (Video) (music consultant)
 2004 Thinking XXX (TV Movie documentary) (music consultant)
 2004 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (music consultant)
 2003 Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Halftime Special (TV Movie) (music adaptator)
 2002 Gangs of New York (original score producer)
 2002 Stormy Weather: The Music of Harold Arlen (TV Movie documentary) (music producer)
 2000 Finding Forrester (music supervisor) / (original score producer)
 2000 The Million Dollar Hotel (music producer)
 1999 Saturday Night Live 25 (TV Special documentary) (music adaptor: sketch music adaptations)
  Great Performances (TV Series) (music producer - 1 episode, 1997) (music supervisor - 1 episode, 1994)
- Robert Altman's Jazz '34 (1997) ... (music producer)
- The Music of Kurt Weill: September Songs (1994) ... (music supervisor)
 1996 Kansas City (music producer)
 1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series) (music supervisor - 1 episode)
- Little Red Riding Hood (1995) ... (music supervisor)
 1993 Short Cuts (music producer)
 1991 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Robin Williams (Video documentary) (music coordinator)
 1989 Heavy Petting (Documentary) (music producer)
 1988 Superman 50th Anniversary (TV Movie documentary) (music supervisor)
 1988 The Kids in the Hall (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1988) ... (composer: additional music - as Hal Wilner)
 1988 Daffy Duck's Quackbusters (music coordinator)
 1988 The Night of the Living Duck (Short) (classic cartoon music coordinator)
 1987 The Duxorcist (Short) (classic cartoon music coordinator)
 1987 Heaven (Documentary) (music producer)
 1987 Candy Mountain (music producer)
 1986 Looney Tunes 50th Anniversary (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
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Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Produced the CD collection "Closed On Account of Rabies" with various artists reading or singing poems and stories by Edgar Allan Poe, on Paris Records and Mouth Almighty Records, 1998. See more »

Alternate Names:

Hal Wilner

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