David Majzlin


Public bio

David Majzlin is an Emmy®-nominated composer and music producer whose eclectic, genre-bending approach to scoring spans across a myriad of styles unique to each project. Film credits include multiple Emmy-award-winning film THE LOVING STORY (HBO), SINS OF MY FATHER (HBO), audience favorite, HERB AND DOROTHY, (AFI Docs, Hamptons Film Fest), YOUTH KNOWS NO PAIN (HBO), ALTHEA (NYC Docs, Full Frame) multi-award winner, ANGEL OF NANJING, STILLE (Best Score - Avignon Film Festival), BEING REEL, (Grand Prize - Project Greenlight Competition), and SHENANDOAH (Louverture Films, Netflix), directed by Pulitzer Prize-Winning photographer, David Turnley.

He also wrote and conducted the trailer music for IS ANYBODY THERE?, starring Michael Caine (Big Beach Films), additional music for DIANA VREELAND: THE EYE HAS TO TRAVEL (Samuel Goldwyn Films, Venice Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival), SUNSHINE CLEANING (Nomination - Grand Jury Prize - Sundance Film Festival) - starring Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, and Alan Arkin, and source music for THE GHOST WRITER (dir., Roman Polanski, starring Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Kim Catrall), ALL GOOD THINGS (dir., Andrew Jarecki, starring Ryan Gosling, Kirsten Dunst, Frank Langella), and THE JONESES (starring Demi Moore, David Duchovny, and Lauren Hutton).

His music has appeared in countless television shows and promos including PARENTHOOD, PERSON OF INTEREST, ANIMAL PLANET, UGLY BETTY, CSI, THE CLEANER, THE GHOST WHISPERER, GREYS ANATOMY,THE TONY AWARDS, CNN, CNBC, A&E, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, and 60 MINUTES. David's commercial compositions have earned a Telly, Caddy, the First London International Advertising Award, and the International Monitor Award.

Theater credits include MANIGMA (starring Michael Aronov (THE DROP, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH), LILY: her life, his music (DiCapo Opera Theater) starring mezzo-soprano, Audrey Babcock, and THE WINTER'S TALE with Omar Metwally (MIRAL, MUNICH), a rock musical produced for The Rude Mechanicals Theater Company.

David has also worked as a coach with actors on set who are playing musicians for such films as THE MUSIC NEVER STOPPED(Sundance Film Festival), starring J.K. Simmons, Julia Ormand, and Lou Taylor Pucci,  and GREETINGS FROM TIM BUCKLEY, starring Imogen Poots and Penn Badgley. He was also commissioned to compose original works for HELIOS DANCE COMPANY (choreographer, Laura Gorenstein Miller) and LABYRINTH DANCE THEATER (choreographer, Sasha Spielvogel). He has written for animation with director Chris Miller (PUSS IN BOOTS, SHREK THE THIRD), as an orchestrator with composer Paul Cantelon (DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY) and as a programmer and arranger with recording artists Lou Reed, Fernando Saunders and violinist Daisy Jopling of the string trio Triology.