(Hollywood, CA) Award-winning composer and X-Files theme creator Mark Snow returns to the paranormal with the score for “The X-Files: I Want to Believe.” Based on the hit sci-fi TV series, the 20th Century Fox film is directed by X-Files creator Chris Carter and reunites original cast members Mulder (David Duchovny) and Scully (Gillian Andersen). For his score, Mark Snow incorporates an 80-piece orchestral rendition of his iconic theme as well as an original haunting, yet dramatic underscore.
Best known for creating memorable music for leading TV shows, Mark Snow continues to receive accolades for his film work. Last year, Snow was the only American nominated for the prestigious César Award, France’s equivalent of the Oscar, for “Best Music Written for a Film” for the French film “Coeurs.” He has also received over a dozen Emmy and ASCAP awards, including ASCAP’s prestigious Golden Note Award for his significant impact on music culture. Mark Snow is the first composer to receive the Golden Note Award, joining past recipients such as Elton John and Stevie Wonder.
As a master at composing electronically and with an orchestra, Snow has scored over one hundred feature films, television series and telefilms. His name is synonymous with the most popular themes in TV history including Starsky and Hutch, Hart to Hart, Dynasty, Cagney and Lacey, and T.J. Hooker. Snow continues to evolve with current TV scores for “Ghost Whisperer, “Smallville” and “One Tree Hill.” Mark Snow continues to demonstrate his ability to transcend genres and make significant contributions to the realm of film and television music.