Imagineer Russell Brower (Episode 80)

Russell Brower is a three-time Emmy Award winner, Composer, Musical Director and Conductor. For over a decade, Brower was the Senior Director of Audio and Lead Composer at Blizzard Entertainment, developer and publisher of the World of Warcraft, Diablo III, StarCraft II, Overwatch and Hearthstone franchises. Previously, Brower served as a Principal Media Designer and Music Director at Walt Disney Imagineering, creators of Disney’s theme parks worldwide. As an independent composer and sound artist, he has worked on such projects as AnimaniacsBatman: The Animated Series and many other series, specials and films. He serves on the Boards of Directors of the Society of Composers & Lyricists and the Game Audio Network Guild and is a member of NATAS and NARAS, and is a Film Scoring instructor for the UCLA Extension Program. “Invincible”, from his score for World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King, made its first appearance in the Classic FM Hall of Fame Top 300 in April 2014 at no 52.

In this Imagineer Podcast episode, I chat with Russell about his work at Walt Disney Imagineering and beyond. As a personal fan of Russell’s work (I have been enjoying his area music loops my entire life), it was an honor to ask him these questions and hear his stories. Be sure to follow Russell online:

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