Toby Chu is a Chinese American film composer, with dual citizenship in the United States and Croatia. Toby recently scored two popular animated series: Netflix’s Centaurworld and Apple TV’s Emmy and Peabody award-winning Stillwater. In addition, he composed the score for Netflix’s documentary film Found where he also co-wrote an original song performed by Grammy award-winning singer and actress Phillipa Soo.
Toby has garnered acclaim for his score to Pixar’s Oscar-winning animated short Bao, which played in front of Incredibles 2. His works include Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return, Surf’s Up 2: WaveMania for Sony Pictures Animation, Warner Bros’ dramatic thriller Unforgettable, and New Line Cinema’s period thriller The Wolves at the Door. He also scored BRON Studios’ animation Henchman and NBC’s The Brave.
Toby collaborated with Daft Punk, arranging and orchestrating “Adagio for Tron” on the Tron: Legacy soundtrack. His credits include musical contributions to Man on Fire, Déjà Vu, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Domino, and Team America: World Police.
Other credits include USA Network’s Covert Affairs and Burn Notice, NBC’s State of Affairs, and FX's cult-classic The Riches.
He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and son.