Michael Wonyoung Choi

Michael Wonyoung Choi

Music composer, filmmaker and producer in Los Angeles, California

About Michael

Born in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, Michael W. Choi is a Korean-American composer, conductor, and filmmaker specialized in writing music for film, animation, games, and new media. He is currently based in Los Angeles, composing music for film, animation, and other media arts.

He graduated from the Berklee College of Music: Valencia Campus, receiving a Master degree in Scoring for Film, Television, and Video Games. He learned production of high-quality mock-ups, the art of orchestration, conducting, leading a recording session, and advanced mixing skills for a variety of genre of music. He proceeded to take classes at the SAIC (The School of the Art Institute of Chicago) where he graduated with the Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2014. During his times in Chicago, he worked with independent directors, artists, and students to collaborate in a film, video, new media, sound, and fine art projects. Also, he co-founded student film production group called KUT Film Production, directing and producing short feature films.

Michael is currently based in Los Angeles, composing various genres and medium, and open to all kinds of collaborations. It is his hope that all artists and people alike come together and produce creative and meaningful works.

Name: Michael Wonyoung Choi

Lives in: Los Angeles, California

Occupation: Music Composer, Filmmaker, Producer, Director and Post-Production Supervisor


  • K-Town

    K-Town (2018)
    Film (Short, Crime, Drama and Family) Composer Kang, an immigrant broker living in K-town in L.A., struggles to save a little girl from the illegal immigrant industry.

  • Glowing in the blue

    Glowing in the blue (2017)
    Film (Animation and Short) Composer Add a Plot »

  • Gyugyukyakya

    Gyugyukyakya (2017)
    Film (Animation and Short) Composer Add a Plot »

  • The Fever

    The Fever (2014)
    Film (Short, Drama and Family) Music department This is a short film about teenagers who have been running away from their home. They make 'runaways family' and live together. Population of runaways in Korea exceeds 20,000 and the runaways cause a lot of social issues including robbery, scamming, and prostitution. This is a fiction based on the story of them. Written by Anonymous

  • A night of the two girls

    A night of the two girls (2012)
    Film (Short and Drama) Music department A girl named, SUJI, begins to travel alone and meets a mysterious woman on the train. SUJI looks for a place where she got a letter from someone. She finally finds the place where no one lives. SUJI, somehow, feels nostalgic at the place.


  • Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA)

  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

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