Charles Desser

Charles Desser

C M Dess
Music Composer

Beverly Hills, Florida

Member Since:
February 2016
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About Charles

I provide music for the video world through a variety of formats.I have experience writing directly to picture with and without temp tracks. My music has been placed into over 50 TV shows. Currently I have several hundred works, these works are organized into themed collections.and distributed by music licensing clearance agencies such as BMG and APM Music.

Credits

  • American Ninja Warrior

    American Ninja Warrior (2013 - 2014)
    Television (Action, Game-Show and Sport) Music department Contestants run, jump, crawl, climb, hang, and swing through crazy obstacles as they compete to become the next American Ninja champion.

  • Brother vs. Brother

    Brother vs. Brother (2014)
    Television (Reality-TV) Music department Team Jonathan VS Team Drew. The Brothers get two teams built of various skills (i.e contractors, designers, realators) & have a series of competitions, each week sending home a competitors. The final man (or women) standing takes the title of Brother VS Brother. Written by Stephanie Bullough

  • WWE Elimination Chamber

    WWE Elimination Chamber (2014)
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  • Chopped

    Chopped (2013 - 2014)
    Television (Reality-TV) Music department Chopped challenges four promising chefs to turn a selection of everyday ingredients into an extraordinary three-course meal. In each episode, four chefs compete. The show is divided into three rounds; in each round, the chefs are given a basket containing between three and five unrelated ingredients, and the dish each competitor prepares must contain all of these ingredients. Written by Toby Padilla

  • Rome

    Rome (2013)
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  • Savage Family Diggers

    Savage Family Diggers (2012 - 2013)
    Television Music department Ex Semi-Professional Wrestler Ric Savage and his family travel America searching for hidden items in various locations

  • I'd Kill for You

    I'd Kill for You (2013)
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  • Katie

    Katie (2013)
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  • Swamp Wars

    Swamp Wars (2012 - 2013)
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  • Face Off

    Face Off (2012 - 2013)
    Television (Game-Show and Reality-TV) Music department Face Off is a competition/elimination series exploring the world of special-effects make-up artists and the unlimited imagination which allows them to create amazing works of living art. Not only will the show incorporate effects make-up, it will include a wide range of skill sets including prosthetics, 3-D design, animatronics, sculpting, eye enhancers, puppeteering, casting and molding. Each episode involves reveals of the competitors' finished work, and it all culminates in one winner and one grand prize that will launch a career. Written by Anonymous

  • Official 2012 World Series Film

    Official 2012 World Series Film (2012)
    Film (Documentary and Sport) Music department There was no torture this time. There was a special season. The San Francisco Giants clinched their eighth National League West Division title and then faced elimination six times in a thrilling 2012 Postseason run. Six times they rose up in victory, battling to a World Series championship. Together they were Giants. Together they are champions. Written by Anonymous

  • CNBC Originals

    CNBC Originals (2012)
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  • WWE NXT

    WWE NXT (2012)
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  • Very Bad Men

    Very Bad Men (2012)
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  • Bar Rescue

    Bar Rescue (2012)
    Television (Reality-TV) Music department In Spike TV's new series, Bar Rescue, Jon Taffer, one of the country's top restaurant and bar consultants, will give failing establishments one last chance to succeed. The show will delve into every business facet of running a bar from creating a profitable drink/food menu to crowd management to music selection to managing disgruntled employees. This marks the first food/beverage-themed show for Spike TV, furthering its effort to expand and broaden its audience. Taffer will use his "in-your-face" style along with his renowned method of management called "Taffer Dynamics" to transform the bar into a vibrant, profitable establishment. He will utilize everything from state-of-the-art science such as eye tracking technology, monitoring of body temperature and even reading pheromone output in patrons in order to create an ambitious plan of action. Taffer will focus on one establishment per episode from cities all around the country. Taffer's wife, Nicole, will appear in the show along with... Written by Jiilo_Kim

  • Auction Hunters

    Auction Hunters (2011 - 2012)
    Television (Reality-TV) Music department Auction Hunters, Allen Haff and Ton Jones, travel America bidding on unclaimed storage units they think will contain the most hidden treasure - worth big cash - the better the history the higher the price.

  • Caught on Camera

    Caught on Camera (2011 - 2012)
    Television (Documentary and News) Music department Britain is being watched by millions of CCTV cameras. But who are the people who are watching us, and do the cameras make us any safer?

  • Behind the Music

    Behind the Music (2009 - 2012)
    Television (Documentary, Biography, History and Music) Music department One of two VH1 music biography series...this one profiles those artists not qualified to be "Legends", but have made enough contribution to be merited a subject of "Behind The Music". This series documents the ups & downs and personal & professional lives of the artists in question. Subjects have included Milli Vanilli, Jefferson Starship, Gloria Estefan, M.C. Hammer, and Selena. Written by hiphats <hiphats@aol.com>

  • Disappeared

    Disappeared (2011 - 2012)
    Television (Crime) Music department The heartbreaking, mystifying and unbelievable stories of loved ones who have disappeared and the families that never give up hope. Some stories remain unresolved; some reveal tragic endings and others have surprisingly upbeat resolutions. All of them are propelled by unpredictable twists and turns. Written by Toby Padilla

  • SummerSlam

    SummerSlam (2011)
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  • WWE Money in the Bank

    WWE Money in the Bank (2011)
    Television (Action) Music department Eight of SmackDown's biggest Superstars battle to climb a ladder and capture a briefcase containing a contract for a World Heavyweight Championship match at any time over the next year.

  • America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back

    America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back (2009 - 2011)
    Television (Documentary, Crime and Drama) Music department In this series, John Walsh, the father of a murdered child hosts this show that illustrates crime stories which have lead to the capture of hundreds of fugitives from the law. With as much luridness and accuracy as possible, various crimes are dramatically recreated with an appeal for any viewer with information as to the crime and the perpetrators to call the show and the authorities and help the cause of justice. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

  • WWE Smackdown!

    WWE Smackdown! (2011)
    Television (Sport) Music department Weekly sports show, with frequent commentary, interviews, side plots and hype.

  • Independent Lens

    Independent Lens (2011)
    Television (Documentary) Music department Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.

  • Custer's Last Man: I Survived Little Big Horn

    Custer's Last Man: I Survived Little Big Horn (2011)
    TV Movie (Documentary) Music department The most iconic battle in American History is looked at from the point of view of a man who may actually have survived the Battle of Little Big Horn. George Armstrong Custer and over 200 of his soldiers were wiped out by Plains Indians on June 25, 1876, but is it possible that one man, alone, lived to tell the tale? How did he survive? Why did he never come forward? And most important of all, is it true? The amazing tale of Frank Finkel is an epic story of struggle, perseverance, and survival and will shed new light on this historic moment. Written by Nick Davis

  • Pipe Dream

    Pipe Dream (2011)
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  • Secret Service Files

    Secret Service Files (2011)
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  • Ultimate Factories

    Ultimate Factories (2009 - 2011)
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  • The Official 2010 World Series Film

    The Official 2010 World Series Film (2010)
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  • Weird, True & Freaky

    Weird, True & Freaky (2010)
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  • Zevo-3

    Zevo-3 (2010)
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  • Speed of Life

    Speed of Life (2010)
    Television (Documentary) Music department The subtle nuances and hidden majesty of the natural world are revealed by using modern technology to manipulate time, light and size to analyze the speed of life.

  • Dhani Tackles the Globe

    Dhani Tackles the Globe (2009 - 2010)
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  • Wild Recon

    Wild Recon (2010)
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  • Famous Crime Scene

    Famous Crime Scene (2010)
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  • American Idol

    American Idol (2010)
    Television (Game-Show, Music and Reality-TV) Music department Twelve finalists and/or future singers (six men and six women) who were selected from America, compete in a talent contest in which they were asked to sing any song they like on this "Star Search" clone. After each song that was sung, the judges, Abdul, Jackson and Cowell, then critique that finalist's chosen song. After each show's ending, America must vote for a finalist to whom they really think their performance is good using this AT&T (now Cingular Wireless) or any other cellular phone to cast votes with. Once the votes are locked in, the judges and America decides who has the most and the least amount of votes, and the contestant with the least amount of votes is eliminated, and it goes on each week's show until the winner is crowned as "American Idol," where he/she wins a recording contract worth up to $1,000,000. The rest of the other finalists to whom they have been voted off before (the runner-up) also get recording contracts, too. Written by Gary Richard Collins II (gcollinsii@aol.com)

  • Lock 'N Load with R. Lee Ermey

    Lock 'N Load with R. Lee Ermey (2009)
    Television (Documentary, History and War) Music department Sergeant R. Lee Ermey tells of the historical value and origin of the worlds most prevelant guns and other military weaponry!

  • Great White Appetite

    Great White Appetite (2009)
    TV Movie Music department One of the most feared predators on earth, the great white shark seems to be the perfect hunter. But, there is still so little known about this creature. Former Marine Charles Ingram travels the globe, testing and learning the limits of these sharks. Written by Anonymous

  • CIA Confidential

    CIA Confidential (2009)
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  • Made

    Made (2009)
    Television (Reality-TV) Music department Teens with dreams that they can't possibly reach under normal circumstances, are given a little help from MTV & their MADE coach to reach their goals.

  • The Daily Show

    The Daily Show (2009)
    Television (Comedy, News and Talk-Show) Music department Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to news stories, the Daily Show also has celebrities (and semi-celebrities) on for interviews with the host, Trevor Noah. Lampooning everything from televangelists to Charlton Heston ("I did not play a homo in Ben-Hur"), and shamelessly assigning faux-news epithets ("Newt Gingrich: Giant Toddler") Kilborn, Winstead, and the crew actually manage to report some real news from time to time. Written by Sam Hayes <gshayes@mail.gwi.net>

  • Global Warming: The New Challenge with Tom Brokaw

    Global Warming: The New Challenge with Tom Brokaw (2009)
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  • Vanguard

    Vanguard (2008)
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  • Exploring Time

    Exploring Time (2007)
    TV Movie (Documentary) Music department Each and every day, whether we notice it or not, an endless current of change occurs without pause, flowing relentlessly on the river of time, through and around us. Surprisingly, we never see the vast majority of these vital processes. In fact we can't see them because these events happen much too quickly or too slowly for our human senses to perceive. Scientists are now opening new windows on this landscape, illuminating nature from the inner workings of atoms to the motions of the stars, from billionths of seconds to billions of years. Written by Anonymous

  • Icons of Power: Napoleon's Final Battle

    Icons of Power: Napoleon's Final Battle (2006)
    TV Movie (Documentary) Music department By exploring the astonishing and dramatic course of Napoleon's 100 Days - the period during which Napoleon escaped from exile and marched on Paris to conquer Europe once again - the film opens an essential window revealing the inside story of modern history's greatest conqueror. Written by Anonymous

  • The Madness of Henry VIII

    The Madness of Henry VIII (2006)
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  • Decoding the Past: Cults - Dangerous Devotion

    Decoding the Past: Cults - Dangerous Devotion (2006)
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  • Punk'd

    Punk'd (2005)
    Television (Comedy and Reality-TV) Music department What happens when the biggest stars in the world get too high on the Hollywood hog? When their bank accounts start swelling bigger than their heads? Master prankster Ashton Kutcher is there to PUNK 'em down to earth. It's a reality show with a twist as Asthon makes superstars suffer for your viewing pleasure. To misquote the acclaimed thespian Steven Seagal: "You guys think you're above the law...but you ain't above ours." Written by MTV

  • Headspace

    Headspace (2005)
    Film (Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Music department 25-year-old Alex Borden is handsome, charming, and intelligent. In fact, he may be too smart for his own good as his life is swiftly becoming a living hell. Alex's nightmare begins when he meets Harry, a mysterious artist and chess-master. Alex becomes alarmed when his intellect mysteriously begins to grow, and so do the horrors that invade his nightmares, and soon his waking hours. Long-suppressed memories surface and Alex must face the terrors of his violent past, a vanished older brother, a father who abandoned both his sons, and a mother who was viciously murdered. The visions intensify and he begins to experience intense headaches that ultimately cause him to blackout. But it is only the beginning of Alex's calamity. Friends and neighbors are disappearing, and people are whispering rumors of a serial killer. Menaced from all sides by the forces of evil, Alex must overcome his past and contain his own deadly urges so he can hopefully discover what demons, both real and imagined, ... Written by Joseph B. Mauceri

  • Mortuary

    Mortuary (2005)
    Film (Horror) Music department Deerhaven has been burdened by disappearances for more than two decades and local officials have come up empty as no trace of the missing have ever been found. An eccentric psychiatrist with questionable credentials comes to town implicating the local mortician, Henry Parks. Claiming to be Henry's former doctor from a facility where Henry had been institutionalized, Dr. Gronig suggests that the mortician may not have been suitable for release and may be using his father's parlor as a cover for deeper, darker things. During the same week four young college students plan for the local Friday night bash, but Monte has bigger plans for them. He wants to do something different and takes them from party to the local mortuary for a kinky midnight treat. The problem is that some of the doctor's implications may have been true and for Monte, Sky, Tina and Tony, this will be a night they will never forget. That is if they survive. Written by Shawn Hazelaar

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