Matt Novack is a native of Chicago and has been working in film and television since 2004. He is best known as composer for the two-time Emmy winning comedy series “Childrens Hospital” (produced by Rob Corddry, David Wain, and Jonathan Stern), which will be airing it’s sixth season on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim in 2015. This year, Matt score the Paul Rudd/Amy Poehler comedy “They Came Together” directed by David Wain which premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, and “A Better You” a drama/comedy directed by UCB founder Matt Walsh.
Other works include the second season of “NTSF:SD:SUV::” with Paul Scheer and Curtis Gwinn; segments of “Funny or Die Presents” on HBO; short films such as “Rose White” and “UPLDR;” and custom movie trailer scores. Matt also formed Qaurtertone Musik with fellow composer Allyson Newman to produce highly original, customized scores for film and television.
Allyson studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. She was introduced to the film world after being approached by Dolby to create music to showcase their technology at the Audio Engineers Society Conferences in Munich and New York. Soon after, Allyson began working on films such as “Cheek to Cheek” (Winner, Palm Springs Int.) and “Watermark” (Cannes Film Festival). In 2004, Allyson moved to L.A. to study at the University of Southern California under the tutorage of renowned Hollywood composers such as Michael Giacchino and Christopher Young. Following USC, she attended the Aspen Music School where she studied with notable film composer, Thomas Newman. Allyson has since been the recipient of several awards for her work in film music.
In 2006, Allyson co-founded music production company, Quartertonemusik and since then has been writing music for film and television. In 2012 Allyson scored the documentary film “Mein Schloss” by artist and director Amy Adler, and also scored “This Thing With Sarah”, a feature film by Michael Doneger. Allyson works alongside Matt Novack on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim comedy series , “Childrens Hospital”, and her most recent film project “Limited Partnership” received the International Documentary Association Humanitas Award.