Bijan Olia is a Los Angeles based composer and music editor who has written music for feature films, television, advertisements, and the concert hall.
Bijan has composed additional music for the Freeform TV Series Siren, Warner Brothers’ Lego DC Superheroes: Brain Drain, 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), Served Like A Girl , and 3100: Run and Become.
Bijan remains active in writing music for the concert hall, having completed commissions by the Oak Tree Group for Streicher, Tasti et Bizarreries (Piano Quartet with toy piano and melodica) and 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.