Amin Bhatia receives nominations for 2023 CASMA Awards

It’s time for the 2023 Canadian Screen Music Award nominations again! Our congratulations to SMA’s Amin Bhatia for his double nominations! Best Original Score Dramatic Series or Special for Ride: Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace (with collaborators Ari Posner and Joel Schwartz) and Best Original Score for Short Film for Jane Goodall’s Reasons…

John Dragonetti Scores Top Netflix doc

The top true crime documentary on Netflix right now is another in-depth exposé by filmmaker Brian Knappenberger. The doc unravels the horrifying scope of the cover up of abuse in the Boy Scouts. Yet another incredible score by John Dragonetti, longtime collaborator with Knappenberger. Incredible work by both! 

Boudica: Queen of War, score by Sean Murray 

Looks like the New York Times is as excited as we are for the newest score by Sean Murray! Boudica: Queen of War will be released in theaters and on demand October 27. The film depicts when the Roman Empire controls what is now England. Congratulations Sean!

Mark Adler scores sequel to Food, Inc

Premiering at Telluride this weekend is the heavily anticipated sequel to Food, Inc… Food, Inc 2. With score from SMA’s Mark Adler, the documentary comes 15 years after the first Oscar nominated original. Congrats Mark!

Lee Holdridge scores leading Netflix Documentary

On Netflix now: Never Stop Dreaming, the Life and Legacy of Shimon Peres is now one of the most viewed documentaries on the streaming service. Score by SMA client Lee Holdridge. The doc feature interviews with Peres family members and high profile friends and close associates.