Hester, Eric 1974-
Hester, Eric 1974-
Full name, Eric John-Michael Hester; born January 9, 1974, in Las Vegas, NV; son of Benny Hester (a songwriter, producer, and recording artist); married Charity (an interior architect and designer), September 21, 2002; children: Adelaide Rose.
Agent—The Kaufman Agency, 12007 Laurel Terrace Dr., Studio City, CA 91604.
Composer, assistant to composer, associate composer, and music editor. Wrote scores for corporate and industrial media presentations; wrote scores for film and television promotions as well as logo music. Worked with the composers Bennett Salvay and Velton Ray Bunch.
Emmy Award nomination, outstanding dramatic underscore, for Papa's Angels; Annual CableACE Award nomination, best original song, 1995, for Roundhouse; Award of Excellence, best music score, Accolade Competition, 2003, Silver AXIEM, best music score, 2004, both for The Fountain.
Composer's assistant, Love Stinks, Independent Artists, 1999.
Composer's assistant, Rites of Passage, 1999.
Music editor, Delusional, Artist View Entertainment, 2000.
Music editor, Voyeur.com (also known as BigBrother.com the Movie), Artist View Entertainment, 2000.
Television Work; Series:
Audio production assistant, Roundhouse, Nickelodeon, c. 1992-96.
Composer's assistant, Early Edition, CBS, 1996-2000.
Music editor and composer's assistant, The Pretender, NBC, 1996-2000.
Composer's assistant, Providence, NBC, 1999.
Associate composer, Nash Bridges (also known as Bridges), CBS, 2000-2001.
Television Work; Movies:
Composer's assistant, Blue Valley Songbird, Lifetime, 1999.
Music editor and composer's assistant, Papa's Angels, CBS, 2000.
Music editor and composer's assistant, The Pretender: Island of the Haunted (also known as Island of the Haunted and Pretender 2: Island of the Haunted), TNT, 2001.
Music editor and composer's assistant, The Pretender 2001 (also known as The Pretender), TNT, 2001.
(Uncredited) Composer's assistant, Three Blind Mice (also known as Ed McBain's "Three Blind Mice"), CBS, 2001.
Composer's assistant, What Girls Learn, Showtime, 2001.
Composer's assistant, An Unexpected Love (also known as This Much I Know), Lifetime, 2003.
Orchestrator, Jack, Showtime, 2004.
Television Work; Specials:
Music editor, VH1 Big in 2002 Awards, VH1, 2002.
Also worked as composer's assistant for The Blockbuster Entertainment Awards.
Television Work; Episodic:
Associate composer, "The Council," Enterprise (also known as Star Trek: Enterprise), 2004.
Violent Times, 1997.
A Night at Sophie's, Grange Hall Productions, 1999.
Future Murder, 2000.
The Fountain, 2001.
My First Day, My First Day Productions, 2001.
The Utopian Society, Warner Home Video, 2003.
The Monkey's Paw (short), 2003.
A Soft Embrace (short), Instant Films, 2004.
Client 3815 (short), 48 Hour Film Project, 2004.
Marcus Apple, Instant Films, 2004.
Pizza: The Movie, Pinkcat Productions, 2004.
Bollywood and Vine, Ariztical Entertainment, 2004.
Waiting (short), 2007.
An Excellent Choice (short), 2007.
Women on Top, Aspect Film, 2007.
Sympathy (short), 2007.
Lost Mission, Vanguard Cinema, 2008.
Film Additional Music:
Voyeur.com (also known as BigBrother.com the Movie), Artist View Entertainment, 2000.
Altered Species (also known as Rodentz), Rojak Films/Showcase Entertainment, 2001.
Film End Credit Music:
Future Murder, Asylum, 2000.
Television Scores; Series:
Roundhouse, Nickelodeon, c. 1992-96.
Barnyard Buddies, 1996.
Rained In, 1998.
Cheap Theatrix, 1998.
The Pretender, NBC, 1998-2000.
Mr. Chi Chi's Guide to the Universe (animated; also known as Ebb & Flo of the Universe), Discovery Channel, 2000.
Nash Bridges (also known as Bridges), CBS, 2000-2001.
Flatland, Showtime, 2002.
Rodney, ABC, 2004.
Television Additional Music; Series:
The Pretender, NBC, 1996-2000.
Nash Bridges (also known as Bridges), CBS, 1996-2001.
Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War (also known as Secrets of War), History Channel, 1997.
Television Scores; Movies:
Three Blind Mice (also known as Ed McBain's "Three Blind Mice"), CBS, 2001.
Television Additional Music; Movies:
Knee High P.I., Comedy Central, 2003.
Television Scores; Specials:
VH1 Big in 2002 Awards, VH1, 2002.
Television Scores; Pilots:
20 Things to Do Before You're 30, UPN, 2005.
Zoey 101, Nickelodeon, 2005.
Television Scores; Episodic:
"The Ulta Enigma," Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War (also known as Secrets of War), 1998.
"The Stangelove Factor," Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War (also known as Secrets of War), 1998.
"Rommel's Enigma," Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War (also known as Secrets of War), 1998.
"Zoey's Balloon," Zoey 101, Nickelodeon, 2007.
Radio Music; Series:
Wrote music for The Phil Hendrie Show, syndicated.
Cape Cod Recessional, 2000.
America Triumphant Spirit: 9-11-01, 2001.
A Hymn to a New Season, 2001.
Untitled Piano Concerto—Opus 3, 2001.
Hester's compositions have been recorded on various albums, including the soundtrack recordings Future Murder, Roundhouse, Turmoil, and Violent Times and the children's album My First Day.
Eric Hester Website,http://www.hestermusic.com, April 21, 2008.
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