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JOHN ROWLEY is a leading Canadian composer and music supervisor for film, television and digital media. He is known for his work on projects including “Pretty Hard Cases”, “Mary Kills People”, “Letterkenny”, “Corner Gas: The Movie”, “Rookie Blue”, “The Phantoms” (for which he received a Canadian Screen Award nomination) and the Woody Harrelson starring feature film “Defendor”. “Final Assault”, a piece John composed for “Defendor”, was used to introduce the Toronto Blue Jays’ starting lineup at home games a the Rogers Centre throughout the 2013 season.
Prior to launching his entertainment career, John studied law at Osgoode Hall Law School (class of 1999), going on to article with the Toronto law firm Fraser Milner Casgrain and being called to the Ontario Bar in 2001. John also holds a BA (Hons) (English) from University of King’s College/Dalhousie University (1995) and received a diploma in Recording Arts Management from The Harris Institute For The Arts in 2004. John has taught courses on the business of music for emerging audiovisual composers at Sheridan College. John is currently Vice President of the Screen Composers Guild of Canada and is a founding member of the Guild of Music Supervisors of Canada.
Pretty Hard Cases
Mary Kills People
EXPERIENCE / ABILITIES
Action, Animation, Children, Comedy, Commercials, Current Affairs, Documentary, Drama, Educational, Experimental, Horror, Industrial, Lifestyle, Movie of the Week, Musical/Opera/Dance, News, Science Fiction, Series - Episodic, Series - Mini, Sports, Variety, Video Games
Composer, Music Editor, Music Producer, Music Supervisor, Programmer, Songwriter, Sound Designer
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