TY FY STUDIOS
Ty Fy Studios is a full-service music and sound production company located in Orlando, Florida. Founder Dan Fontana has assembled an Emmy, THEA, IAPPA, and Grammy award winning team of audio engineers, sound designers and composers who cater to their clients every need.
Ty Fy Studios has produced musical and audio creative content for thousands of productions worldwide. They have the know-how and experience to create the music and/or sound design that you need to elicit that coveted emotional response from your audience. From original music production and surround sound mixes, to BGM and sound design, they can do it all. Ty Fy Studios original music can be heard on Discovery Channel, TLC and A&E, and their mixes and sound design are in theme parks worldwide. With over 50 years of combined experience and a roster of high-profile clients, Ty Fy Studios has become an industry leader for all things music and sound.
Growing up in a music loving family, Dan began his study of guitar and music theory at the age of nine. Learning the ropes of studio and live audio engineering in his hometown of Coral Springs, Florida he worked with numerous local and national acts both on the stage and in the studio. Dan then moved to Orlando to attend Full Sail University. After graduating with honors in 1998 Dan spent time in Orlando, Miami, and LA working in all facets of the music business. Settling in Orlando, Dan started Ty Fy Studios. Here he began building the company that would soon become a staple of Central Florida’s music industry.
As a music producer, Dan is currently working on shows for the National World War Two Museum, Disney Theatrical, Knotts Berry Farm, CrypToys and MEDICI XD. Most recently, Dan has produced music for Fabiola Rivera, Ty Fy Records first national act.
Dan is a talented composer having written music for motion pictures, theme parks and TV. Please see the extended credit list for more detail on Dan’s composing career.
Dan and the Ty Fy Studios staff have worked on countless Grammy, Emmy, Oscar, and TEA award winning projects for the largest companies in entertainment. Literally millions of people hear Ty Fy’s work daily.
“There is no need to worry when you have Dan Fontana at the helm. He has the mind, ear and the tools necessary to make your project soar.”
– Juan Cantu, Show Director, Universal Studios & Walt Disney World
Hailing from Palm Bay, Florida with a degree in the recording arts, Tommy would let nothing stop him from realizing his dream. He quickly proved that he has what it takes to make it in the music industry. Tommy brings an enthusiasm and a professionalism that make working with him a pleasure, he gets the job done with passion, precision, and skill all while having fun.
In his years with Ty Fy Studios, Tommy has worked on hundreds of projects, bringing his love for audio and music to each one. Tommy has worked at the highest level of the industry for the biggest entertainment companies in the world. For these projects Tommy has received rave reviews as well as TEA nominations.
An expert level Pro Tools user, Tommy has a solution for any problem, and he makes the hard sessions seem easy. He has also proven himself time and time again to be a creative sound designer and world class audio mixer. Tommy has become a client favorite and has had no problem keeping his schedule very full.
“Tommy is just on it! Great ideas, great musicality, and a great hang!”
-Mark Renfrow, Disney Show Director
Stephen was raised in South Florida where music and creativity was always prominent. Stephen made his way into the recording industry over a decade ago working for national artists such as Secrets, A Day to Remember, Wage War, Issues, Favorite Weapon, Mest, and Alex and Sierra. In this world Stephen proved himself as a top-notch recording and mix engineer.
As a member of the Ty Fy Studios team for almost 10 years, Stephen has made his mark by engineering many high-profile shows for Ty Fy’s biggest clients. With projects in Paris, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi, Stephen’s audio engineering and sound design skills can he heard globally.
Additionally, Stephen has recorded, designed, and built multiple TV, digital media, and radio spots becoming an in-demand post-production editor and sound designer. With drive, knowledge, and professionalism, Stephen continues to impress and as a result he has become a go to engineer for Ty Fy.
“What’s in the water down there at Ty Fy? Stephen is just Awesome!”
-Yaron Spiwak, Music Supervisor, Walt Disney Imagineering
Jeff is a four-time Grammy award winning engineer who has worked with some of the biggest names in music. With his experience in the pop, R&B, Rock and Hip-Hop genres, Jeff brings a new perspective and great energy to Ty Fy. Jeff also has vast experience in the TV, film and gaming worlds as a music and post-production engineer and producer.
Jeff has worked with DJ Khaled, Rhianna, Jennifer Lopez, Lionel Richie, Destiny’s Child, Mary J. Blige, Sugar Ray, Mariah Carey and Celine Dion, as well as for brands such as EA Sports, and Rodney Jerkins of Dark Child Entertainment.
Now with Ty Fy Studios Jeff is proving himself all over again, adding his expertise and passion to Ty Fy Studios’ projects which include theme park, film, TV and gaming. Jeff’s award-winning vocal mixes and can-do spirit has made him one of the most sought-after engineers around. Ty Fy Studios is proud to have an engineer with Jeff’s breath of knowledge and experience on the team.
“Jeff just gets it, I love his instincts and how he handles the talent, no wonder he’s called Supa-Jeff!”
– Roger Butterley, Music Producer Disney
Ellis is an established industry professional with over 20 years of experience as a musician – touring, live and studio – as a manager, and as a producer across a range of genres, including hip-hop, indie, pop, rock, alternative, and Latin music. Over the past decade, Ellis has worked closely with many iconic recording studios, film studios and production companies while overseeing, producing, managing, recruiting and networking for a number of projects and live events. Ellis now manages day-to-day operations, including artist relations for Ty Fy Records. His invaluable skills are employed in building meaningful relationships and in delivering the music, sound and magic of Ty Fy Studios to all of our clients.
“I was so impressed with Ellis’s work ethic. His Production knowledge, attention to detail, effective communication skills and project management abilities, made collaborating with him ideal. He is masterful at taking ideas from concept to completion!”
– Taknesha Hubbard Director of Production and Deliverables at Tyler Perry Studios
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