Sep 12, 2018
Jeff is speaking on a panel at the 2018 GMS conference this Saturday at USC. It's called "How Composers Get Hired", with John and Patrick Houlihan (VP Film Music Fox Films) at 4pm. Drop by and say hi if you're there.
Jul 5, 2018
- "All You Ever Wanted" premieres in Rome Italy this weekend. Directed by Barry Morrow (Rainman) and starring Darren Chriss (Glee), we recorded the score with a 52 piece orchestra in Budapest. More details to follow soon about the US release date and score album. This score is romantic, melodic, and even a bit old fashioned, here's a link...
- "Huge In France" Excited to be working again with Jarrad Paul and Andy Mogel (The Grinder) on this upcoming Netflix series starring Gal Elmaleh. More details to follow soon.
Mar 30, 2018
This teen romance/comedy opens today in limited release by Voltage Pictures. Directed by Scott Speer (Step Up Revolution, Midnight Sun) and produced by Adam Shankman (Hairspray) and Nicolas Chartier (The Hurt Locker). It stars Ross Lynch, Olivia Holt, and Rob Riggle. Soundtrack album on Itunes next week.
Mar 10, 2018
IFC Is releasing the dramedy "Furlough" in limited theatrical and VOD on Friday 3/16/18. Directed by Laurie Collyer (Sherrybaby) and produced by James Shamus. It's a roadtrip dramedy where Oscar-nominated Meilssa Leo (The Fighter) is released for a weekend to visit her dying mother. It's a touching and funny drama. The score is minimal, with solo cello, bowed guitar, upright bass. See the music page for music samples.
Nov 4, 2016
Oct 6, 2016
This CBS/Lionsgate co-production opens Friday. Based on the best-selling novels by James Patterson. Directed by Steve Carr (Dr. Dolittle, Paul Blart) and starring Lauren Graham, Rob Riggle, Andrew Daly, and Efren Ramirez (Napoleon Dynamite). Check the music page for score samples.
Sep 23, 2016
Excited to be a part of this amazing charity event on 11/3 at 7pm at the Malibu Screening Room. Featuring live original scores, performed by The Helix Collective. Tickets available here.
Jeff is scoring this new series starring Minnie Driver on ABC Wednesdays at 8:30. Check it out.
Jul 15, 2016
Jeff Cardoni has been hired to score the upcoming family comedy Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life. The film is directed by Steve Carr (Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Daddy Day Care, Dr. Dolittle 2) and stars Griffin Gluck, Lauren Graham, Rob Riggle, Thomas Barbusca, Andy Daly, Jacob Hopkins and Adam Pally. The movie is based on the New York Times bestseller of the same title by James Patterson (Zoo, Kiss the Girls) and chronicles the trials and triumphs of Rafe Khatchadorian as he uses his wits to battle bullies, hormones and the tyrannical, test-obsessed Principal Dwight. Chris Bowman & Hubbel Palmer (Masterminds) and Kara Holden have written the screenplay. Leopoldo Gout (Alex Cross) and Bill Robinson (Zoo) are producing the project. Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life) is set to be released on October 7, 2016 by CBS Films/Lionsgate. Visit the official movie website for more information. Link to Film Music Reporter article.
Jun 27, 2016
Thanks for tuning in to the Season 3 finale of "Silicon Valley". I feel lucky to be but a small part of this incredible assembly of talent. Can't wait for Season 4. Some music tracks from the finale are up on the music page. And hopefully we'll have some type of soundtrack release for next season, featuring all of the incredible songs that Mike (as well as Rudy and Jason at Hit The Ground Running) and some score cues as well. Stay tuned.....
Jun 3, 2016
Excited to be scoring this new series for CBS. Based on the film starring Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke and directed by Antoine Fuqua, this show takes place 10 years later. It stars Bill Paxton as a corrupt cop. Written by Will Beall (Gangster Squad) and directed by Danny Cannon (Gotham), it will premiere mid-season on CBS.
Mar 17, 2016
Really proud to have worked on this one, from Oscar nominated writer/director Bob Nelson (Nebraska), starring Clive Owen, Maria Bello, Patton Oswalt, Matthew Modine, Robert Forester, and the incredible Jaeden Lieberher (St. Vincent).
The reviews have been stellar accross the board, so check out this realy heartfelt film if you get a chance. This one gives a nice shout out to the music as well...
Feb 18, 2016
Excited to be scoring this upcoming Fox comedy, starring Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick, Adam Devine, and Aubrey Plaza. Directed by Jake Syzmanski. Coming this July. More details to follow soon...
Nov 30, 2015
Sep 4, 2015
- "The Grinder". Jeff will be scoring this new comedy for Fox, starring Rob Lowe and Fred Savage. It's produced by Jake Kasdan (Bad Teacher, Freaks and Geeks), Jarrad Paul (Yes Man), Andrew Mogel (Alan Gregory), and Nicholas Stoller (Neighbors). Series premieres Tuesday 9/29 on Fox.
- "30 for 30: Duke Lacrosse" - Jeff is scoring this riveting feature documentary about the scandal that rocked Duke university. Directed by award winning Marina Zenovich (Roman Polanski:Wanted and Desired) and edited by pal Greg Finton (He Named Me Malala).
- "The Better Half" was nominated for Best Feature and Best Score at the Action On Film International Film Festival. Film screens 9/19/2015.
- "Being Dennis" - this short directed by the amazing Trish Sie (Step Up: All In) has been tearing it up on the festival circuit, winning several best of awards.
- "The League". The final season premieres Wednesday 9/9/15 on FXX.
- And finally, thanks to Killer Tracks for the shout out. Jeff's album "The Interview" has 9 of the Top 50 most downloaded tracks this month out of a zillion. Shout out to Ryan Perez Daple for hooking it up and getting us a great orchestra recording in Budapest. Details here.
Jan 28, 2015
Jul 28, 2014
Jeff is scoring the new political thriller series "The Lottery". It airs Sundays at 10PM on Lifetime. It's written by Timothy Sexton (Children of Men) and produced by Danny Cannon (Gotham, Nikita) and Rick Eid (Hostages). Score samples on the music page.
Jun 4, 2014
The latest in the worldwide hit Step Up franchise, directed by Trish Sie, will be released by Lionsgate/Summit on 7/25/14. A score album will be released on Milan Records. Stay tuned for details and music samples. Click here for the trailer.
Jun 3, 2014
"Helicopter Mom" is a new comedy directed by Salome Breziner, starring Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), Mark Boone Junior (Sons Of Anarchy). It premieres this weekend at the Seattle Film Festival and will be in the dramatic competition at the 2014 Outfest in Los Angeles. Check the music page for score samples. Click here for the trailer.
Jan 28, 2014
Jan 17, 2014
Dec 23, 2013
As 2013 comes to a close, Jeff just signed on the score a pair of new projects:
"The Lottery" - this is a new one hour drama pilot for Warner Horizon / Lifetime. The Lottery is a dystopian future drama, set 25 years in the future when the human race faces extinction as the women of the world have stopped having children. When remarkably 100 fertilized embryos are discovered, a national lottery is setup to help decide the surrogates. It stars Marley Shelton, Michael Graziadei (American Horror Story) and Lesley-Ann Brant (Spartacus). The pilot is directed by Danny Cannon (CSI, Judge Dredd, Nikita), written by Timothy Sexton (Children of Men) , and produced by Dawn Olmstead (Prison Break).
"Miss Meadows" - is a new feature thriller starring Katie Holmes and James Badge Dale. It is directed by Karen Leigh Hopkins, and produced by Rob Carliner and Mark Johnson. More details to follow soon...
Aug 26, 2013
Aug 6, 2013
Jeff is scoring the new drama series "Full Circle" for DirecTV. Written and exec produced by Neil LaBute and produced by Nick Hamm (Killing Bono). It features a great ensemble cast including Minka Kelly (Friday Night Lights), Julian McMahon (Nip/Tuck), David Boreanaz (Bones), Kate Walsh (Private Practice). Click here for more details...
Aug 5, 2013
"The Secret Lives Of Dorks" will be released in theaters and VOD on September 27th. Click on over to MTV for some more info...
Jun 4, 2013
This indie romantic comedy hits limited theaters this Friday 6/7.
The score album was released today on Itunes. Click here to check it out...