Bijan Olia is a Los Angeles based composer who has written music for feature films, television, advertisements, and the concert hall.
Bijan has composed additional music for Warner Brothers’ Lego DC Superheroes: Brain Drain, the documentary feature Served Like A Girl, and the virtual reality video game Resident Evil VII Biohazard. In 2017, Bijan was selected as a fellow for the Sundance Institute Composers Lab.
He also provided music for the feature films Landfill Harmonic (audience award winner at both the South By Southwest Film Festival and the AFI Festival), Can Hitler Happen Here?, Amelia 2.0, and the television documentary Saint or Sinner: Pope Francis. Last year, he was granted membership to the Television Academy as a voting member.
In 2014, Bijan was an Associate Producer of Score!, an orchestral concert for television presented by ASCAP and The Television Academy.
Bijan remains active in writing music for the concert hall, having completed a commission by the Contemporary Performance Collective of Los Angeles in 2015 for Four One Oh! (a piece for two harps).
Bijan completed BMI’s Composing for the Screen yearlong mentorship program for emerging young film composers. He is currently assisting composer Michael A. Levine (Cold Case, Kit Kat Bar Jingle) as an additional composer and music editor.
In addition to composing for film and television, Bijan’s other recent projects include orchestration and piano performance for Dan Deacon’s album America.
Bijan holds a Bachelors and Masters degree from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University in Computer Music and Composition, where he studied with Geoffrey Wright.