Bryan Arata

Co-Host of Life, Love & Existential Dread

Bryan Arata grew up in St. Louis, MO and graduated from MSU in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Education. He then taught orchestra at Pipkin and Carver Middle Schools as well as Parkview High School in Springfield, MO. After that Bryan moved to Los Angeles in pursuit of a film/tv composition career. Since moving he has worked with Seth MacFarlane on the tv shows “Family Guy” and “American Dad” doing mock-ups, orchestrations, score supervising, and pre-recordings. He was an orchestrator for composer Tyler Bates for the Marvel movie “Guardians of the Galaxy 2” and composer Robert Duncan on the tv show “Timeless”. In addition to being an orchestrator, Bryan has been a composer for several film projects. He was nominated for Best Original Score for the short film “Surface of the Moon” at the 168 Film Festival, as well as being nominated for the Winter Award for Best Music for the short film “Saved Rounds”. He won Outstanding Achievement in a Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror Series for Best Score for “Shadow Bound” at the LA WebFest in 2015. Currently, Bryan contributes original compositions for 3 online music libraries and his music can be heard in tv shows such as "Making It"_and _"Lego Masters".

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Bryan Arata has hosted 15 Episodes.