Co-Composed the short film Here with Jason Schwartzman for Starwood Resorts.

The Visit

Short film by Tanya Haden. Music by Francis Lai. Performed by Petra Haden and Woody Jackson a long time ago.

Hawaii International Film Festival


Now in it’s 2nd year, SOUND X VISION presents the convergence of music and film in all it’s platforms and iterations. Through appreciation of a great movie soundtrack to the business side of how music is incorporated into film properties. This year’s focus is on the Music Composer, with special guest including Academy Award winner Michael Giacchino (Lost, Up, Super 8), Film/Video game performer and composer Woody Jackson (Ocean’s 12 & 13, Red Dead Redemption, LA Noire) and hip hop impresario 9th Wonder.

Game Composers Unite for Japan

International video game composers team up for a new project to raise money for Japan earthquake relief fund–Akira Yamaoka, Woody Jackson, Bear McCreary, Yasunori Mitsuda, and Nobuo Uematsu sign on for new album scheduled for release in May. Play for Japan

Tribeca Film Festival

Rockstar Games’ L.A. Noire, with music from Woody Jackson, is the first game to be named an Official Selection of the Tribeca Film Festival.

LA Noire

Jazz reigned as America’s most popular form of musical entertainment in the 1940s and was at its apex of creative innovation, from the emergence of Bebop to the revitalization of Dixieland. The in-game soundtrack of L.A. Noire steps into this era of rich musical history and accompanies each vivid environment with its sonic match. The music of L.A. Noire features a dramatic original score that supports Cole Phelps through each crime scene, interrogation, and car chase. LA NOIRE website

Red Dead Redemption

Rockstar Games’ action-adventure Red Dead Redemption has won Best Original Score at the 2010 Spike Video Games Awards. The game also picked up Best Original Score at’s 2010 Inside Gaming Awards.