Born in London, England.
Agent—Soundtrack Music Associates, 2229 Cloverfield Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405.
Composer. Winter Olympics, contributing musician and programmer, 1988; Q Sound Labs, composer and sound design for 3D audio presentations, 1991; CFNY 102.1 FM, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, special projects producer and sound designer (alternative format), 1993—; wrote music for numerous national advertising campaigns.
Canadian Cinema and Television (board member); Guild of Canadian Film Composers (board member); Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television; Academy of Canadian Television and Radio Artists; Society of Composers and Lyricists.
Grand Prize, Roland International Synthesizer Competition, 1981; First Prize, Roland International Synthesizer Competition, 1982; AMPIA Award, best original score, Alberta Motion Picture Industry Association, 1986, for Storm; CLIO Awards of Excellence, 1985-90; Gemini Award nomination, best original music score for a program, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 1997, for Gridlock; Gemini Award nomination, best original music score for a dramatic series, 1998, for Once a Thief; Golden Reel Award nomination, best sound editing in television—music, movies, and specials, Motion Picture Sound Editors, 2002, for A Colder Kind of Death; Gemini Award nomination (with Meiro Stamm), best original music score for an animated program or series, 2005, for Franny's Feet; Gemini Award (with Ari Posner), best original music score for an animated program or series, 2005, for King; Gemini Award, best original music score for a program or miniseries, 2005, for In the Dark; Emmy Award nomination (with Posner), outstanding original main title theme music, 2006, for Get Ed.
Musician, Iron Eagle II (also known as L'aige de fer Il and Iron Eagle II: The Battle Beyond the Flag), TriStar, 1988.
Producer, Jane Goodall's Wild Chimpanzees: The Making of the Music (documentary short), SlingShot Entertainment, 2003.
Sound designer, Vanishing Point and Birdie French, CBC, 1987-93.
Interstellar Suite, Capitol/Cinema Records, 1987.
Storm (also known as Turbulences), Warner Home Video, 1987.
Primo Baby, 1988.
Iron Eagle II (also known as L'aige de fer Il and Iron Eagle II: The Battle Beyond the Flag), TriStar, 1988.
Black Ice (also known as A Passion for Murder), Prism Pictures, 1992.
Cafe Romeo, Ascot Video, 1992.
Anything for Love (also known as Just One of the Girls), 1993.
Tomcat Dangerous Desires, Republic, 1993.
Gold Fever (documentary short), SK Films, 1999.
Jane Goodall's Wild Chimpanzees (documentary), IMAX, 2002.
Detention, Lions Gate Films Home Entertainment, 2003.
Rescue Heroes: The Movie (animated), 2003.
Jambo Kenya (documentary), 2005.
Television Scores; Movies:
Ordeal in the Arctic, ABC, 1993.
A Stranger in the Mirror, ABC, 1993.
Just One of the Girls, Fox, 1993.
Shock Treatment, 1995.
The Awakening (also known as La force d'aimer and Harlequin's "The Awakening"), CBS, 1995.
Gridlock (also known as Gridlock—Die Falle and Obstruction), NBC, 1996.
John Woo's "Once a Thief: Family Business," TMC, 1998.
John Woo's "Once a Thief: Brother Against Brother," TMC, 1998.
A Colder Kind of Death (also known as Criminal Instinct: A Colder Kind of Death and Manipulation), Lifetime, 2001.
The Wandering Soul Murders (also known as Criminal Instinct: The Wandering Soul Murders and Sure les traces de Littleflower), Lifetime, 2001.
Going Back (also known as Freres de guerre and Under Heavy Fire), HBO, 2001.
Recipe for a Perfect Christmas, Lifetime, 2005.
Television Scores; Pilots:
Once a Thief (movie; also known as John Woo's "Once a Thief" and John Woo's "Violent Tradition"), syndicated, 1996.
Television Scores; Episodic:
Ray Bradbury Theatre, 1990-92.
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, Fox, 1992-96.
Free Willy (animated), ABC, 1994.
John Woo's "Once a Thief," syndicated, 1997.
Power Play, UPN, 1999.
New Tales from the Cryptkeeper, CBS, 1999.
Code Name: Eternity (also known as Code: Eternity), syndicated, 1999.
Corduroy, PBS, 2000.
Franny's Feet, 2003.
Queer as Folk, Showtime, 2005.
Also composed music for Freaky Friday, CBS.
Television Background Music; Episodic:
Tales from the Cryptkeeper, ABC, 1993-94.
Television Themes; Episodic:
The Zack Files, ITV and Fox, 2000-2001.
Television Theme Music: Episodic:
Get Ed, ITV and Fox Family, 2005.
Vanishing Point and Birdie French, CBC, 1987-93.
Amin Bhatia Website,http://www.bhatiamusic.com, July 20, 2007.
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