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Well I certainly owe this site an update! The past few months have been incredibly exciting, with lots of music being made and success for many projects.  Nadav Kurtz's standout short film PARAÌSO peaked at the festival circuit with an appearance at Sundance 2013.  It was also short-listed for an Academy Award nomination! Speaking of the Academy Awards, I am currently scoring MAD AS HELL: THE RISE [...]

2016-07-12T04:16:33-05:00March 5th, 2013|

THE PACT Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Release

Screamworks Records has released THE PACT Original Motion Picture Soundtrack digitally and on CD! Download from iTunes: Or order the CD: Here Here's a sampling of the critical response: Jorn Tillnes, Soundtrackgeek.com: “It’s really something special we have here and if the film is just as scary as the score, then I’m not sure my heart could take it.” John Mansell, Filmmusicsite.com: "I was quite taken [...]

2016-07-12T07:55:30-05:00July 9th, 2012|

The Pact Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Coming June 12th!

My original score for The Pact will be released on June 12th by Screamworks Records. The score features the remarkable talents of Anna Bulbrook (violin) and Dan Tepfer (piano) along with many other tremendous musicians. The film is available on demand and digitally now and will be released theatrically July 6th (US) and June 8th (UK)! Full press release is available HERE.

2016-07-12T04:26:28-05:00May 31st, 2012|

THE PACT Updates, Shorts at Tribeca Film Fest and More!

UPDATE: PARAÌSO has won BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival!  Congrats to Nadav Kurtz and the entire team! Buzz has been building for THE PACT since the Sundance premiere a few months back! The film will be released in the US on July 6th and in the UK on June 8th. Check out this most terrifying trailer: [embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ztc5Nq1JL4[/embedyt] Incredibly thrilling to see this film hitting theaters!  And an announcement [...]

2016-07-14T03:13:21-05:00April 25th, 2012|

THE PACT to premiere at Sundance 2012

Happy to announce that Nicholas McCarthy's feature directorial debut, The Pact, starring Caity Lotz will premiere at Sundance this month! It was a privilege to work on the music with Nick and his team-- especially after scoring the short film version just last year! The feature score features the amazing talents (yet again) of Anna Bulbrook on solo violin and Dan Tepfer on piano as well [...]

2016-07-12T04:29:04-05:00January 14th, 2012|

“Hooked”, Sundance Lab press and more

Very happy to announce Hooked -- a fast paced, and I must admit, quite addictive game for Facebook! I wrote a couple orchestral tunes for this one, and you can play online now here .   In other news, the International Documentary Association asked me and director Angad Bhalla to contribute an article to Documentary Magazine about our experiences at the Sundance Composer + Documentary Lab [...]

2016-07-12T05:05:00-05:00October 19th, 2011|

Sundance Composers + Documentary Lab and recent highlights

I've just returned from the Sundance Composers + Documentary Lab in Utah. It was an inspiring week full of nature and creative work-- I collaborated closely with filmmakers Angad Bhalla and Ricardo Acosta on their upcoming film Herman's House alongside creative advisors Vivien Hillgrove, Peter Golub, Jon Else,Martin Bresnick and Cara Mertes. Read the IndieWire Article. I recently scored Gratitude, a surreal dark comedy by director [...]

2016-07-13T02:52:58-05:00July 13th, 2011|

The Pact will premiere at Sundance 2011

I'm happy to announce that I am currently working on the original score for director Nicholas McCarthy's film The Pact, one of only 24 U.S. Narrative short films selected to premiere at Sundance 2011.  The score is shaping into a haunting piece of work, and will feature an exciting musical collaboration (more on that soon).  You can find more information on Sundance here. In other news, [...]

2016-07-12T06:36:59-05:00December 9th, 2010|

“Festival of Light” and more

Greetings from the left coast! Recent weeks have been incredibly exciting as I've been scoring the independent feature drama Festival of Light (that's Diwali, not Hanukka), directed by Shundell Prasad.   The music has evolved into a beautiful mix of ethnic and cinematic elements, with a palette drawn from South America, Southeast Asia and guitar-driven rock accompanied by a lush string orchestra.  It's hard to encapsulate [...]

2016-07-12T06:38:12-05:00August 29th, 2010|

“Life”, the Universe and Everything

I'm excited to announce that the upcoming series Life on Discovery Channel will feature some of my original music. When I saw the original Planet Earth series, I couldn't help but think about how great it would be to compose an orchestral score for such beautiful natural images-- needless to say I'm thrilled to have contributed to the sequel. You can see the series starting March [...]

2016-07-12T06:39:41-05:00March 8th, 2010|