Lillie Rebecca McDonough

Lillie Rebecca McDonough

Film Composer
Full Bio
Lillie is a composer and songwriter for films, television, documentaries, video games, and other media. She scored Radium Girls, co-directed by Lydia Dean Pilcher and Ginny Mohler, which premiered at Tribeca Film Festival in 2018. Recently, she wrapped on LibertÈ: A Call to Spy, directed by Lydia Dean Pilcher and starring Stana Katic (Castle, Absentia), Radhika Apte (The Wedding Guest), and Sarah Megan Thomas (Equity).

Her compositions incorporate elements of indie pop, atmospheric electronic music, traditional orchestral repertoire, and European and American folk influences. A pianist, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist with a passion for unusual instruments, she blends live acoustic, orchestral, electronic, and sound design to fashion a unique sound for each project.

Lillie graduated from New York University with a Master_x0019_s degree in Music Theory and Composition and a concentration in Scoring for Film & Multimedia where she currently works and teaches film scoring as an adjunct profess

Professional Credits
One Way Home (2017) dir. Qingzi Fan

Best Ex (2017) dir Chuyuan Cai

Radium Girls (2018) dir. Lydia Dean Pilcher and Virginia Mohler

Liberte: A Call To Spy (2019) dir. Lydia Dean Pilcher

Sweetheart Dancers (2019) dir. Ben-Alex Dupris

Daughters of Solanas (2019) dir Angele Cooper

A Call to Spy (2020) dir Lydia Dean Pilcher

BLOCK (2021) dir Monica O'Hara

Wicked Image (2020) dir Caitlin Scherer

Keeper (2021) dir Maren Lavelle
Industry Awards
Elmer Bernstein award for excellence in film scoring (2017)

Alan Menken Scholarship for excellence in film scoring and songwriting (2016).

New Visions & Voices Intermediate Festival - Best Original Score (2017)