GIL TALMI is an EMMY nominated film composer, music producer and recording artist with a passion for socially conscious films.
Blending his traditional orchestral background with tasteful modular electronics and eclectic world music sensibilities, Talmi has created a signature sound that can be heard in many award winning productions worldwide.
Some of Gil’s most recent work includes original music for ALL IN: The Fight For Democracy (Amazon Studios/Story Syndicate), The Great Hack (A Netflix Original Documentary / A Noujaim Films/Othrs Production), Chavela (Aubin Pictures), Building The American Dream (Panda Bear Films/PBS), Man On Fire (Fendelman Films/PBS Independent Lens), Dykes, Camera, Action! (Caroline Berler Films), Tre Maison Dasan (Hello World/PBS Independent Lens), Straight/Curve (Epix) and the opening theme to the CBS News: 50 Years of 60 Minutes special.
Gil’s score for Backyard Wilderness (Archipelago Films) was recently nominated for Best Original Score in the 2018 GSCA Awards. In 2017, Gil’s score for Chavela was nominated for Best Original Composition Feature Film Score by the Music & Sound Awards. Gil was nominated for a National News and Documentary Emmy Award for his work on CBS Evening News and recently won Best Documentary for his score for Tales Of The Waria (PBS Global Voices).
Gil has scored the Peabody Award winning documentaries Between The Folds (PBS Independent Lens), Who Killed Chea Vichea? (PBS) and New Year Baby (PBS Independent Lens), winner of the Amnesty International ‘Movies That Matter’ Award.
Other work includes music for Food Chains (Illumine Films), Entre Nos (IndiePix), winner Best Film at the Traverse City film festival, Bill W. (Page 124 Productions), Forgotten Ellis Island (PBS) and Daisy Bates: First Lady Of Little Rock (PBS).
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 projects alike.