George Kallis is a film and TV composer based in Los Angeles. According to film music critics he is “one of the most exciting and talented young composers to emerge in the film music world in quite some time” (Movie Music UK, 2017). His latest scores are Disney’s fantasy adventure The Last Warrior and the historical drama Cliffs of Freedom, starring Christopher Plummer and Billy Zane.
George has been nominated twice for an AMAA Academy Award for his scores 93 Days, starring Danny Glover, and A Place in the Stars. He is associated with Emmy and Bafta award-winning TV programs, such as the opening titles music for BBC Horizon and My Life (CBBC). He has also composed music for TV commercials for big brands such as McDonald’s, Mitsubishi, Lexus and Toshiba and cinematic trailer music work includes Mandela Long Walk To Freedom, The Visit and 47 Ronin.
George was born on the island of Cyprus where musically west meets east. This helped him become an expert in global music, having composed scores for over 25 films produced in the US, UK, Russia, Denmark, Nigeria, Greece, Armenia and India. He has studied composition at Berklee College of Music and The Royal College of Music.