Gil Talmi

Brooklyn, New York, United States


Gil Talmi is a world-renowned Emmy nominated composer with a focus on socially conscious projects. Gil's music can be heard in a variety of award winning films and TV programs worldwide, from productions for Warner Brothers, Paramount and Fox to pro bono collaborations with The International Rescue Committee and StoryCorps. Gil's most recent feature work includes music for the documentary "New Year Baby" (Broken English Prods/ITVS), winner of the Amnesty International 'Movies That Matter' Award, "Forgotten Ellis Island" [PBS]. "Between The Folds" [Greenfuse Films/ITVS] and “Entre Nos” [IndiePix Studios], a narrative feature written and directed by Paola Mendoza and Gloria LaMorte, winner Best Film at the Traverse City film festival. A gifted composer, Talmi's music reflects a wide spectrum of influences. Gil studied film composition at UCLA with Ian Krouse and the late David Raksin. He also furthered his passion for world music at UCLA’s esteemed Ethnomusicology department. Blending his traditional orchestral background with eclectic world music sensibilities Talmi has created a signature sound that can be heard in many award winning productions worldwide. In addition to his vast knowledge in numerous musical dialects, Gil also speaks English, Dutch, Hebrew, German and French. Gil was nominated for a "National News and Documentary Emmy Award" for his work on "CBS Evening News with Dan Rather". Talmi’s 1700 square foot scoring facility with inspiring views of Manhattan is located inside the Brooklyn Navy Yard (a stone’s throw away from Steiner Studios). The studio’s unique location, ambiance, and state of the art equipment work together to complement the innovative, high quality scores that Talmi creates for studio and indie films alike. You can visit Gil's website at ________________________________________________________________________