Alan Howarth’s award–winning film work started on Star Trek–The Motion Picture, launching him as a sound designer for the following 6 Star Trek feature films. Next was “Escape From New York”, collaborating on music with director and composer, John Carpenter, and scoring for “Halloween sequels 2–6″, “Christine”, “Big Trouble in Little China”, “Prince of Darkness” and “They Live”. He has since composed music for over 50 films with his most current score of “From the Shadows” set to release in this fall of 2023.
His sound design work placed him on the Oscar–winning sound effects teams for “The Hunt for Red October” and “Dracula” directed by Francis Ford Coppola, as well as receiving awards and nominations for sound design on The Little Mermaid, Back to the Future II and III, Stargate, Die Hard II, and Raiders of the Lost Ark.
Alan’s audio expertise in music and sound has been utilized for cutting edge projects in virtual and augmented reality projects and supervised immersive, interactive game audio. He has been a creator of music and sound effects libraries and 3D audio system production and installations. He is recognized as an expert in analog synthesizers, authored several patents for Natural Frequency Spectrum Music Conversion, and has served as musicologist for Academy of Future Science doing field research into ancient structure acoustical properties.
Alan is also performing music live at conventions, special events and seminars in USA, Europe, and Asia.