Amit May Cohen is a composer from Israel best known for her nominated score to the recent award winning doc, Wrestling Za’atari.
She has worked as an additional composer and/or orchestrator on various projects that include Disney’s Z.O.M.B.I.E.S (2018), Valley Girl (2018), Star Trek – Discovery (2017), S.W.A.T. (2017), and The Pirates of The Caribbean Summer Show for Disneyland Japan. Amongst the composers she has worked with are George S. Clinton, Ronit Kirchman, Tim Williams, and Roger Neill. Honors and awards include being chosen as participant in the prestigious Sundance Music and Sound Design Lab 2018 at Skywalker Ranch; 2nd Place in the MTNA National Composition Competition with her contemporary piece “Black Dawn”; the ASCAP Emerging Film Composer Award 2015; and nominations for Best Score in the Milan and London International Film Festivals for Wrestling Za’atari. In 2017, Amit and her colleague Drew Krassowski founded Sweet Potato Audio, a company that offers custom music and sound design for media. Clients include Vizor Interactive, AMIKOO Theme Park – Mexico, and French composer Sacha Chaban.
Her musical interests and expertise include everything from jazz to rock, and from contemporary concert to world music, and exploring all the new and amazing possibilities that today’s technology offers.