Andrea has a dual B.A. degree in Music Composition and Music Education from UCLA. She is an alumni of USC’s prestigious Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television Program, where she received the 2009 Phil Marshall Award for her merit in film composition. She is also a graduate from the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences, where she gained experience recording and mixing on consoles such as the SSL and the API Legacy Plus, as well as receiving certifications in Pro Tools, Logic, Autotune, Melodyne, the Roland V-Mixer, and many others. While there, she engineered sessions for various bands and artists. Currently, Andrea works as a sound effects editor on various feature films at Lotus Post, a post production facility in Santa Monica.
Andrea’s film scoring credits include films featuring George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Michael J. Fox, Harrison Ford, Alice Cooper, Guillermo del Toro (“Pan’s Labyrinth,” “Hellboy,” “Hellboy II,”) and Hailee Steinfeld (“True Grit”).
As a sound effects editor, she has worked on feature films featuring Alexis Bledel (“Gilmore Girls”), Juno Temple (“The Dark Knight Rises”), and Michael Angarano (“Forbidden Kingdom,” “Almost Famous”). She has also done quite a lot of sound design and audio work for games, including working for Keith Lee (CEO & Co-Founder of Booyah Inc., Lead Producer for Blizzard’s “Diablo II” franchise), IGF 2010 Mobile Finalists - Rocketcat Games, Stewart Burns (writer/executive producer of “The Simpson’s”), Tencent America, Airy Labs, and a plethora of social game companies such as RockYou, Booyah, Digital Chocolate, Bionic Panda Games, and Striiv.
Andrea also assisted and composed music for Mark Hannah, CEO of Boomerang music - credits include trailer music for Inception, Avatar, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, 2010 FIFA World Cup, Invictus, BMW, 2010 Academy Awards, etc. In all, over 300 trailers and TV commercials.
In 2010, she scored the first season of the episodic web series “Semi-Dead” created by Chris Wiltz (student Emmy award-winning writer/producer), which she won an “Outstanding Music Score” award for at the 2010 L.A. Web Fest. She is also a songwriter, having written several award-winning songs in the 27th Mid-Atlantic Song Contest via the Songwriters' Association of Washington as well as winning the Director's Award in the Paramount Group's Nashville International Song and Lyric 2010 competition.
In the past, Andrea also worked at 20th Century Fox TV Music, where she assisted the VP of TV Music in the scoring sessions for “the Simpson’s,” “The Family Guy,” “King of the Hill,” and “American Dad” as well as a brief internship with Michael Giacchino through USC’s film scoring program on an episode of the TV show “Lost.”
Andrea Chang has been in the industry since 2009.