ELLIOT SOKOLOV is an eclectic composer, producer, sound designer and remixer based in New York. With a background in film and television scoring, concert music, electronica, rock/pop, dance and theatre, Elliot works in a wide mix of musical styles. His feature film work includes scores for the indie features "Broadway Damage," "Roughneck" and "Comeback". His documentary film scoring includes "Kings Park: Stories From An American Mental Institution", "The Restless Conscience" (nominated for an Academy Award); and "Golden Threads." TV music includes "Good Old Boy," "The River Pirates," "Seasonal Differences," "Nova", "Nature", "P.O.V.," "National Geographic Explorer," "Intimate Portrait," "Monsters" and more than 100 animations featured on "Sesame Street". Elliot has a Masters degree in music composition from Columbia University and has received a Composer Fellowship from the U.S. National Endowment for the Arts.
Name: Elliot Sokolov
Lives in: New York City, New York
Occupation: Music Composer
Gettysburg, an American Story
Film by Michael Gray (Documentary, History and War) Composer The 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment fought bravely and gallantly for the North during the Civil War. The regiment suffered well over 200 casualties during the battles of Bull Run, Edward's Ferry, Fair Oaks, Savage Station, Glendale, Vienna, Antietam, Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. It was the role they played at Gettysburg though that cemented their place in history. As the Gettysburg Sesquicentennial approaches we follow their story and ask: What was the Civil War really all about? Written by Anonymous
Kings Park: Stories from an American Mental Institution
Film by Lucy Winer (Documentary, Biography and History) Composer Thirty years after her commitment to the violent ward of Kings Park State Hospital, filmmaker Lucy Winer returns to the now abandoned institution that once held her captive. Her meetings with other former patients, their families, and the hospital staff, reveal the painful legacy of our state hospital system and the crisis left by its demise. Written by Anonymous
Film (short) by Paul Le Mos (Drama) Composer
Video by William Kelly (Comedy and Drama) Composer Ruddy Gayle, a first generation Jamaican American living in the Bronx borough of New York City, has aspirations of making it as a reggae singer, but is constantly being held back by something from the past of which he isn't fully aware. Until he confronts his past, he will not be able to realize his dream. Written by W.B.
Film by Lucy Winer (Documentary) Composer
Film by Victor Mignatti (Comedy, Drama, Musical and Romance) Composer A quirky, romantic comedy about the complexity and frustration of finding a true love in the gay community. Marc is a struggling actor who finds an apartment in NYC by searching the obituaries. He lives with his out-of-work, eccentric fag-hag Cynthia. His best friend, Robert, is secretly in love with Marc, while Marc falls head over heels for flighty studio musician David. Things heat up as Marc's desire for David keeps him waiting by the phone, while Cynthia gets financially cut off from her rich parents and Robert struggles to express his feelings for Marc. Written by John Deming <email@example.com>
Sesame Songs: Sing-Along Earth Songs
Film (short) by Lisa Simon (Family and Music) Composer, Soundtrack Grover takes a group of children on a camping trip to Monster State Park, and learn lessons in protecting the environment.
Television (Documentary and Family) Composer Documentary series exploring various global wildlife issues and subjects.
The River Pirates
Film by Tom G. Robertson (Action, Adventure and Family) Composer A timeless story of a boy's adventures growing up in a small Southern town, Yazoo City in the 1940s during World War II, roaming with his friends, playing practical jokes, and getting into trouble.
Television (Horror) Music department A horror anthology about a family of monsters watching a different horror story every week on their TV. Each tale is separate, often cautionary with occasional dark humor and irony and features various deadly creatures.
ABC Afterschool Specials
Television by Guy Fraumeni (Adventure, Comedy, Drama and Family) Composer "ABC Afterschool Specials" was the umbrella show name for various educational shows that were shown in the afternoon, occasionally. Each episode was produced by a separate company.
Columbia University (New York, NY)
SUNY at Binghamton (Binghamton, NY)