Steve McLaughlin
Music Producer


die hard promotional imageIn a 25 year career in motion picture music production and supervision, Grammy Award winning Producer Steve McLaughlin has produced, recorded and mixed the scores for over 140 major feature films, including the "Die Hard" series, the "Lethal Weapon" series, and the Academy Award nominated scores for "Interview With The Vampire" and "Michael Collins".

Steve has collaborated with directors including Francis Coppolla, Robert Altman, Michael Mann, Brad Bird and Ridley Scott.

robin hood promotional imageA specialist in helping composers who are new to the film scoring genre and adapting rock music into underscore, Steve was the architect and producer of Badly Drawn Boy’s highly regarded score for Chris and Paul Weitz’s “About A Boy”.

lethal weapon promotional imageFor over 15 years, Steve was the producer of the respected film composer Michael Kamen. Steve produced, with the composer, Kamen�s score for �Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves�, the soundtrack album of which went on to sell over 3.5 million copies.

Notable films Steve has mixed include Michael Mann’s “Heat”, “Don Juan De Marco”, “Batman Forever”, Brad Bird’s “The Iron Giant” (winner of an “Annie” award for Best Music) and “X-Men”.

wildflowers coverSteve won a Grammy in 1996 for his recording work on Tom Petty’s “Wildflowers” album. He produced the hit single “It’s Probably Me” for Sting. Steve has two “Golden Reel” awards for best mixer, and four further “Golden Reel” nominations.

Recent notable work includes Ralph Fiennes' "Coriolanus", and a further collaboration with Badly Drawn Boy on the score for "Being Flynn", directed by Paul Weitz and starring Robert de Niro and Julianne Moore.


grammy award pictureGrammy award winner for Best Engineered Album

Two Golden Reel awards for Best Scoring Mixer

Co-Produced the score for About A Boy, directed by Paul and Chris Weitz, with composer Damon Gough (Badly Drawn Boy)
Recorded and produced scores for Die Hard and Lethal Weapon series
Recorded orchestra for Michael Kamen's collaboration with Metallica, S&M

"It was harder than I thought but I had a producer called Steve McLaughlin who helped me through that.

"He'd scored many films and helped me adapt my music to the film. He made it a lot easier."

Damon Gough (Badly Drawn Boy)

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