We talk to “Long Shot” (Seth Rogen, Charlize Theron) Composer Miles Hankins and take an in-depth look at the process and much more. See his bio below!
Award-winning composer Miles Hankins boasts a diverse body of work spanning the entertainment industry. He most recently co-composed Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron’s upcoming comedy, “Long Shot” with Marco Beltrami, premiering May 3; and also scored the HBO documentary “The Many Lives of Nick Buoniconti.” Miles recently received a Sports Emmy nomination for Outstanding Music Direction on the HBO documentary series “Being Serena,” and will be honored at the Sports Emmy ceremony May 20.
As an exceptionally creative independent composer, Miles has collaborated with Beltrami on several critically-acclaimed scores including “A Quiet Place,” which received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Score; Marvel’s “Fantastic Four;” Sony’s “The Shallows;” Universal’s “The Snowman;” and Columbia Pictures’ “The Night Before.” Miles also scored Anonymous Content’s dark comedy “Len & Company,” which premiered at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival and was nominated for Best International Feature Film at the Edinburgh Film Festival.
In addition to film, Miles scored CBS’s primetime series, “3,” executive produced by Chris Columbus, and created the fantasy adventure score for Netflix’s animated series, “Lego Elves: Secrets of Elvendale” and “Lego Elves” which premiered on Disney Channel. He has contributed his musical talents to more than 200 television series across NBC, FOX, CBS, ABC, USA, and SYFY for shows such as “Family Guy,” “Burn Notice,” “Flash Gordon,” “The Apprentice,” and “Who Do You Think You Are?”
Miles has received numerous accolades for his work including a Hollywood Music and Media Award nomination for Best Video Game Score on “Honor of Kings” and ASCAP’s Steve Kaplan Award in 2010. He was selected as one of twelve participants in the ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop in 2009 and was awarded by Hans Zimmer as one of five finalists in the 2006 Turner Classic Movies Young Film Composers Competition, selected from hundreds of international applicants.