Critically acclaimed filmmaker/composer/music producer Frank Fitzpatrick has created the soundtracks for over two dozen feature films (Queen of the Damned, Friday, In Too Deep, Nuns On the Run) and scores and themes for numerous television shows (The Larry Sanders Show, Pirates of Silicon Valley, Jeff Foxworthy). Most recently, he was the writer and producer for the original songs in Miramax’s blockbuster hit Scary Movie 3 as well as for the featured single for My Baby’s Daddy, and he composed the score for Revolution/Sony Pictures’ animated feature, Lil’ Pimp. Listed in Variety as one of the “Top Music Supervisors of the Decade”, Fitzpatrick has sold over 5 million soundtrack albums, including the multi-platinum original Friday.
As an emerging filmmaker, his focus is on music driven projects and the development of multi-platform entertainment. His first short film, Jungle Jazz: Public Enemy #1, won the prestigious Silver Bear Award for Best Short Film at the Berlin International Film Festival. The film also received top prizes at festivals in Brazil and Australia and has played to over 15 countries with critical acclaim. In addition to creating his Jungle Cinema film series, and developing a feature version of Jungle Jazz, Fitzpatrick is directing and producing an animated short, The Rebel Angel, based on a modern club-opera and accompanied in part by music from the debut album by Sasha Lazard on EMI records. His first single from that album (“Awakening” remix by Delerium) entered the Billboard Club Hot Picks at #3, and the album The Myth of Red hit the Classical Crossover Charts at #13. . The Toronto Film Festival even selected tracks from Frank and Sasha as the official theme music for the 2003 and 2004 festivals.
As a songwriter/producer, Fitzpatrick has worked with Gold & Platinum artists including Dave Hollister, Fat Joe, K-Ci & JoJo, Brownstone, The London Symphony, Public Announcement, Carl Anderson, Ice Cube, Jill Scott, Keali’i Reichel, Lina, Jazz (Dru Hill), Akil (Jurassic 5) & his own band, Hidden Faces. He is currently finishing up his own symphonic album with the National Symphony of Venezuela. Prior to his record & film careers, he produced live shows for the likes of Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, Ornette Coleman, Ray Charles and Prince, as well as performing throughout his hometown Detroit and hosting his own radio show.
Few artists have been able to successfully move between various mediums in the same way as Fitzpatrick. Gifted with tremendous vision, talent and the experience, he continues to stay on the cutting edge of multi-media entertainment.