Down 3,480 this week

Hal Willner (1956–2020)

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 »

Family Friendly Movie Picks For Fall

Looking for a movie the entire family can enjoy? Check out our picks for family friendly movies movies that transcend all ages. For even more, visit our Family Entertainment Guide.

See the full list

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 14 people
created 6 months ago
a list of 60 people
created 9 months ago
a list of 197 people
created 9 months ago
a list of 716 people
created 9 months ago
a list of 152 people
created 6 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Hal Willner's work have you seen?

User Polls

2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »


Known For

Short Cuts Music Department
Saturday Night Live Music Department
Finding Forrester Music Department


Hide Hide Show Show Music department (52 credits)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (sketch music adaptations - 355 episodes, 1994 - 2020) (music coordinator - 136 episodes, 1981 - 1990) (music adaptor - 2 episodes, 1990 - 2007) (composer - 1 episode, 2009)
- SNL At Home: Kristen Wiig/Boyz II Men (2020) ... (sketch music adaptations)
- SNL At Home: Brad Pitt/Miley Cyrus (2020) ... (sketch music adaptations)
- Saturday Night Live at Home: Tom Hanks/Chris Martin (2020) ... (sketch music adaptations)
- Daniel Craig/The Weeknd (2020) ... (sketch music adaptations)
- John Mulaney/David Byrne (2020) ... (sketch music adaptations)
 2019 The Birds and the Bees PSA (Short) (music producer)
 2018 Change in the Air (music producer)
 2018 Tower of Song: A Memorial Tribute to Leonard Cohen (Documentary) (Concert Music Producer) / (Music Producer)
 2017/I The Dinner (music producer)
 2016 Norman (music producer)
 2016 The Trans List (TV Movie documentary) (music supervisor)
 2016 Goodnight, Sweet Prince (TV Special) (sketch music adaptations)
 2015 Don't Blink (Documentary) (executive music producer)
 2015 The Spoils Before Dying (TV Mini-Series) (music supervisor - 6 episodes)
- The Biscuit Eaters (2015) ... (music supervisor)
- The Trip Trap (2015) ... (music supervisor)
- That's Jazz (2015) ... (music supervisor)
- Fear Steps In (2015) ... (music supervisor)
- Blues for Barnaby (2015) ... (music supervisor)
 2015 Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special (TV Special) (sketch music adaptations)
 2014 The Spoils of Babylon (TV 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 Special) (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 (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 Special) (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)
- September Songs: The Music of Kurt Weill (1994) ... (music supervisor)
 1996 Kansas City (music producer)
 1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series) (music supervisor - 2 episodes)
- Little Red Riding Hood (1995) ... (music supervisor)
- Jack and the Beanstalk (1995) ... (music supervisor)
 1993 Short Cuts (music producer)
 1991 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Robin Williams (Video documentary) (music coordinator)
 1989 Sunday Night (TV Series) (Music Producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (1989) ... (Music Producer)
 1989 Heavy Petting (Documentary) (music producer)
 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)
 1988 Superman 50th Anniversary (TV Movie documentary) (music supervisor)
 1987 The Duxorcist (Short) (classic cartoon music coordinator)
 1987 Candy Mountain (music producer)
 1987 Heaven (Documentary) (music producer)
 1986 Mala Noche (music supervisor)
 1986 Looney Tunes 50th Anniversary (TV Special) (music supervisor)
Show Show Soundtrack (7 credits)
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Composer (4 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (7 credits)
Show Show Self (18 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

CD. "Another Hand" - David Sanborn (1991) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Hal Wilner

Did You Know?

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Recently Viewed