Executive Creative Director, BUTTER Music and Sound
Tim Kvasnosky is a film & TV composer and music producer that serves as Executive Creative Director of BUTTER Music and Sound, Los Angeles. Seattle native Kvasnosky, who studied at NYU, worked as a jazz pianist and studio musician before starting to compose for television and film. He has scored 5 films, including Sundance FF select I Am Michael starring James Franco (2015) and Tribeca FF select King Cobra starring Christian Slater (2015). In addition to piano, he also plays 6 other instruments. His tracks have been licensed in countless television shows and films. In 2014, he scored 10-episode Participant Media show "Welcome to Fairfax". In 2015, his first feature score for the Gus Van Sant-produced film "I Am Michael" premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and the Berlin Film Festival.
Along with Detroit based music producer Waajeed, and singer Dede Reynolds, Kvasnosky formed the electronic music group "Tiny Hearts." Their debut 2013 EP "Stay" premiered on the Boiler Room music series and was featured on NPR, BBC1, Pigeons and Planes and Vice/Noisey.
Kvasnosky has had music releases as a producer or remixer on Warner Brothers Records, Verve Records, Om Records, Stone's Throw, Reprise Records, Atlantic Records, EMI and Universal Music. He has scored commercial campaigns for many top advertisers including Nike, Google, McDonalds, Amazon, Target and VW.