Music supervisor / Record producer / Music educator
Andy Hill is an American music supervisor, record producer, and music educator. He was born in Chicago and educated at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. From 1987-1996, he served as vice-president of music production for Walt Disney Pictures, overseeing music production on a roster of films which included “The Lion King”, “Beauty and the Beast”, and “Sister Act”, and working closely with composers and songwriters such as Alan Menken and Hans Zimmer. Films for which Hill supervised music under the aegis of the Disney music department and its acclaimed music chief, Chris Montan, have earned nine Academy Awards in music categories. Subsequent to his term at Disney, Hill opened Andy Hill Film + Music under the auspices of Modern Music and supervised projects which included “Message In A Bottle”, “Ed Wood”, “James and the Giant Peach” and “Happy Feet”, winning a Grammy Award in 2000 as producer of the Best Musical Album for “Children for Elmo In Grouchland”.