Philip White

Philip composes music for film, television, interactive media, and the concert stage. He most recently composed the score to A Madea Family Funeral, Nobody’s Fool, Boo 2! A Madea Halloween, and Alex & Me. He has written additional music for Superintelligence, Smurfs: The Lost Village, Baywatch, The War With Grandpa, Kevin Hart: What Now?, Identity Thief, HOP, Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore, Disaster Movie, the French thriller La Horde, and the Smurfs holiday specials A Christmas Carol and The Legend of Smurfy Hollow. He also produced the scores to Ride Along, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Marmaduke, Adam, and Thanks for Sharing.

Philip's major television credits include Supernatural (CW) and additional music for Lost in Space (Netflix), What If (Netflix), Ray Donovan (Showtime), Bates Motel (AMC), Agent Carter (ABC), the mini-series When We Rise (ABC), Revolution (NBC), and Dallas (TNT), as well as music for the video games Space Miner Wars (Venan), James Bond: Quantum of Solace (Activision), Starhawk (Sony) and The SIMS 3: Pets Expansion Pack (EA). He also produced the scores to The Simpsons Game, The Godfather 2, Red Alert 3, SimsAnimals: Africa (EA) and Warkhawk (Sony).

The Los Angeles Master Chorale performed two of Philip's choir pieces, On This Side of the Window and El Niño Mudo. The latter was commissioned by Lesley Leighton and received its world premiere at Walt Disney Concert Hall in April 2016. His piece for voice and piano quintet, since feeling is first, was premiered in New York in 2014 and received its West Coast Premiere by the Salastina Music Society in Los Angeles later that year. His music was performed live in concert at the 7th International Film Music Festival in Úbeda, Spain, in the summer of 2011. In addition, Philip collaborated with renowned Cuban jazz legend Arturo Sandoval as part of Christopher Lennertz’s Symphony of Hope: The Haiti Project.

Born and raised in Madrid, Spain, Philip began studying music by way of classical and Flamenco guitar. He graduated with dual degrees in Drama and Composition from Tufts University and the New England Conservatory of Music, and later received his graduate degree from the USC Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television program. The Sundance Institute named him a fellow in the 2012 Feature Film Composers Lab. He is also an alum of the Nautilus Music Theater program. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Maia Jasper White, and their son, Galen.