Welcome to the redesigned and reimagined ronenlanda.com! Creating this site was a labor of love many months in the making, and I'm especially grateful to Sheila Darcey (a.k.a. @sketchpoetic) for her magnificent original artwork, Alex Justice for her stunning portraits, Scott Citron's elegant design and Bob Levine's coding and web development. Sheila Darcey 's art was created especially for this site as part of a broader collaboration we will be announcing in the near [...]
After a limited theatrical run, Aquarians, an independent feature about faith and family, is now available on Amazon prime. We created an intimate, and sometimes mysterious, vibe with piano, accordion, winds and viola. Congrats to director Michael McGuire and the team! Click below for the trailer (featuring a cue from the original score):
I’m honored to have received a Jerry Goldsmith Award for Best Song alongside my superlative multi-hyphenate co-writer Anna Bulbrook for our song Whiteout! A giant thank you to director Cambria Matlow who asked us to write the song for the WOODSRIDER trailer based on her beautiful film. Whiteout is available now exclusively on Bandcamp (and don’t miss Anna’s stunning fiddle playing on The Woodrider from the documentary score). Click below to [...]
On Friday 10/27 I'll be releasing score albums for the feature films Eloise, A Rising Tide and Woodsrider. These films have made their way into the world over the last year and I'm beyond thrilled to share the music in album form. Both Eloise and A Rising Tide score albums are full-length releases and will be available on iTunes and Bandcamp. Woodsrider is an EP release available exclusively on Bandcamp. [...]
A Rising Tide, written and directed by Ben Hickernell premiered on Showtime this week and will be playing regularly. Check this page for more info and broadcast schedule, and more release news is coming this summer!
Director Robert Legato's feature film ELOISE is coming to select theaters and VOD on February 3rd! The film stars Chace Crawford, Eliza Dushku, Brandon T. Jackson, P.J. Byrne and Robert Patrick. Stay tuned for soundtrack release details. And congratulations to Rob on his Best Visual Effects Oscar Nomination for his stunning work on The Jungle Book! UPDATE: Nomination and WIN. Congrats Rob!
Excited to announce that the horror anthology HOLIDAYS will have its world premiere at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival. Better yet, it will be available for everyone to watch on VOD the next day! I scored Nicholas McCarthy's segment "EASTER", and the film also features segments by directors Kevin Smith, Gary Shore, Scott Stewart, Kevin Kolschand Dennis Widmyer, Sarah Adina Smith, Adam Egypt Mortimer, and Anthony Scott Burns Check out the trailer [...]
So proud that director Ben Hickernell's feature film A RISING TIDE received its world premiere at the acclaimedSeattle International Film Festival! The score is chock full of achy romantic themes, with electric guitar melodies accompanied by string orchestra -- I had a great time composing and performing on this one. Check out a clip from our scoring session below, and more news from the film is sure to [...]
A project years in the making, I'm so pleased to announce the soundtrack for MAD AS HELL, director Andrew Napier's documentary profile of Cenk Uygur and YouTube phenomenon The Young Turks. This score was especially exciting to create because it brings together elements of electronica, rock and funk (performed on buckets!) and I was fortunate to collaborate with some tremendous musicians. The album is now available [...]
Thrilled to announce that Lakeshore Records has released the original soundtrack for AT THE DEVIL'S DOOR (formerly known as HOME) It's available now on iTunes and Amazon. The CD will be released on January 13th, 2015. The film, my second feature collaboration with director Nicholas McCarthy, will be available on DVD and Blu-Ray December 16th.