Michael Giacchino (born October 10, 1967, in Riverside, New Jersey) has composed the musical scores for many Pixar movies including The Incredibles, Ratatouille, Up, Cars 2, Inside Out, Coco and Incredibles 2. He also has worked on a few Pixar short films. Besides working for Pixar, he has composed music for other movies such as Super 8, Jurassic World, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol and John Carter.
- The Incredibles
- One Man Band
- La Luna
- Cars 2
- Toy Story of Terror!
- Toy Story That Time Forgot
- Inside Out
- Incredibles 2
- The Incredibles - Won 6 awards
- Ratatouille - Nominated for Academy Award for Best Original Score / Won 2 Awards
- Up - Won Academy Award for Best Original Score / Won 10 Awards
- The Henry Mancini Award from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), their top honor, for his outstanding achievements and contributions to the world of film and television music, 2019.ASCAP Screen Awards Honor Pasek & Paul, Pinar Toprak and Michael Giacchino, Who Rallies Against Work Exodus, Variety, May 16, 2019.
- In Coco, the orchestra conductor at the Sunrise Spectacular is a caricature of Giacchino.
- So far, Giacchino has composed every Pixar film that Brad Bird has directed, including The Incredibles and its sequel, as well as Ratatouille.
- In addition to scoring the music for The Incredibles and its sequel, he also scored the music for the Incredicoaster (formerly called "California Screamin'") at Disney California Adventure.