The Music of Swing Away

  Music score for this lighthearted and empowering feature film which was shot on location in the island of Rhodes, Greece. The music incorporates many elements of greek island music and instrumentation and blends them with a more traditional cinematic score of piano, strings and stringed instruments to create a lively and exciting soundtrack. Directed by Michael Nickles. 2016.

Beneath the Olive Tree

This is a heart wrenching documentary focusing on the lives of women who managed to survive exile, heartbreak and torture during the Greek civil war that followed WWII. Their stories come alive from diaries written during their ordeal and recently discovered buried beneath an olive tree on the island of their exile. This very emotional soundtrack which also came out …

The Music of A Short Film About Guns

A Tribeca film festival winner by director Minos Papas, this film examines the scourge of gun trafficking through the eyes of a war correspondent, an investigator, a US army general as well as a an African child soldier who survived his years of war and lived to tell his story. The score is eerie but direct. 2014.

The Music of Shutterbug

This is the first feature film directed by Minos Papas. It’s mystery noir, filmed guerrilla style in after-hours NYC and tells the story of a fashion photographer who loses his sight and goes searching for it in some pretty unusual places in the company of some pretty unusual guides. I created a dark edgy electronic score for this film using …

The Music of Absolute Calm

This is a short film directed by Roey Schmool. It’s a love story that blossoms under and despite some impossible odds. The flowing, lyrical score adds pathos and depth to this little gem of a film.

The Music of “Kalipolis”

Two of my favorite scores were created for the first 2 short films I scored for director Minos Papas. They are beautifully dramatic, lyrical and showcase a lot of what people recognize as my signature style of blending world, rock and electronic sensibilities with Amy Carpenter’s voice to create uniquely emotional amalgams of melody and sound.

The Music of “Back to the Fatherland”

Music score for the documentary feature directed by Austrian director Kat Rohrer and Israeli director Gil Levanon. The film examines the lives of jewish survivors of the Holocaust from Austria now living in Israel, whose grandchildren wish to return back to Austria and Germany and pursue their lives, ambitions and relationships there. The score has a mideuropean sensibility based on …