Multi-award winning composer and producer Paul Mills has been creating music for over three decades. Among his 15 feature film scores are the critically acclaimed Woodlawn and the #1 box office film, War Room, for which he won an ASCAP Screen Music Award in 2016.
Born in the panhandle of West Texas, he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Music in Composition from the University of Houston. Paul later moved to Nashville and worked in the studios of Music Row, producing and mixing artists like The Imperials, Wayne Watson, Phillips Craig & Dean, Twila Paris, Darrell Evans, Don Moen, Newsong. Third Day and Mercy Me.
He was nominated for Producer of the Year by the GMA and won American Songwriter Magazine’s ‘Christian Producer of the Year,’ Best Score at the Gideon Film Festival for Valiant, nominated for Best Instrumental Album by the GMA for his score to October Baby, and has won multiple Platinum and Gold album awards.
Recently he produced the music for The Erwin Brothers’ and Roadside Attractions’ hit music biopic, I Can Only Imagine. Some of Paul’s other film credits include director Chris Dowling’s Run The Race, The WWII film Against the Sun, the critically-acclaimed Still Breathing starring Brendan Fraser and Joanna Going, David G. Evan’s Indivisible, among others. Paul’s score for 2019’s highly successful feature film Overcomer reunited him with The Kendrick Brothers. He has just finished producing the music for the Erwin Brothers’ new Jeremy Camp music biopic I Still Believe, and is currently working on the score for the new Chonda Pierce comedy/drama, Roll With It.
His ongoing desire is to collaborate with filmmakers to find just the right music to enhance their vision, whether epic, heartwarming, contemplative or redemptive. He resides in Spring Hill, TN just south of Nashville with his wife Cathy, son Riley, and Cookie, their pet Chinese Hairless Crested dog.