Michael Benoit - Composer

SUMMARY

Experienced composer and orchestrator working in film, commercials, and television; skilled at quickly producing top-notch original music in many styles; proficient in Logic, Sibelius, and Finale

TELEVISION PROJECTS

  • The Wonder Pets! work as an orchestrator and MIDI synthesist on this Emmy Award winning children’s television series airing on NickJr.
  • 4 Elements Music: compose cues for shows airing on major networks including ABC, NBC, CourtTV, and others
  • Guiding Light: compose cues for television’s longest running soap opera
  • MTV: compose cues for several popular shows including Made, Newlyweds, Pimp My Ride, Room Raiders, and others

FILM SCORES

  • Blood in the Water: featured documentary of Discovery Channel’s 2009 Shark Week event
  • Kitchen Diplomacy: documentary about an Iraqi restaurateur’s struggle to find peace as a US citizen
  • Promise of Perfume: documentary about all aspects of perfumerie
  • Life After: drama film produced for the 2008 Los Angeles 48 Hour Film Project (awarded Best Musical Score)
  • Rayburn: documentary about Speaker of the House, Sam Rayburn
  • Carpet Diem: short film produced for the 2007 Visa Invitational 48 Hour Film Project
  • Cookie de Mayo: holiday film produced for the 2007 Los Angeles 48 Hour Film Project (winner of three awards; top ten finalist)
  • Power of Oreo: industrial video for Nabisco’s Oreo cookies
  • Anytown, U.S.A: political documentary (assistant composer)
  • Hard Cell: action comedy film produced for the 48 Hour Film Festival
  • Understanding Power: documentary about the life of Robert Caro, a Pulitzer-prize winning writer
  • Pest Control: an animated horror short

RECENT COMMERCIALS

  • Everyday Heroes: Investools
  • Holiday Stripes: Children’s Place
  • Boom: Lueder’s Environmental
  • DSRL Office Race: Oreo Cookies (+)
  • Episode 1: Cisco Internet (+)
  • Core: G. I. Joe Action Figures (+)
  • Contractopia: ServiceMagic.com (+)
  • A Day In The Life: Archer Farms (+)
  • Kicking Trees: Wendy’s (+)
  • You Are Here: Six Flags (+)
  • Scrubbologist’s Lab: Scrubbing Bubbles (+)
  • Wish Big: Sears (+)
  • Corduroys: Old Navy (+)
  • Science Project: RoadRunner (+)
  • Credits: Charter Digital Cable (+)
(+) demo only

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