In the past 6 months, Amit composed and produced the music for the TV series HATUFIM (AKA The Israeli version of HOMELAND). The episodes will be broadcast every Monday evening on CHANNEL 2, as well as on MAKO website at the following link: http://www.mako.co.il/tv-hatufim/season2
Footnote will open in New York & Los Angeles movie theaters on March 9th, 2012. The film has been nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film category, on the 84th annual Academy Awards. The soundtrack album has been released by Milan Records and is now available on Amazon.com, and on iTunes. You can read a recent review on the soundtrack written by Daniel Schweiger on Film Music Magazine.
Amit Poznansky was honored with the composer-award for the music he's written for the play Zaza's Friends (Directed by Shirili Deshe). The ceremony took place at the Haifa Children's Theater Festival 2010. More details on the winners can be found here.
September - December 2009
Amit completed orchestrations and musical production for 3 major theater projects: Yentl (Music by Yossi Ben-Nun), a production of the Cameri Theater, The Count of Monte Cristo (Music by Dori Parnes), Beer Sheva Theater, and Peter Pan (Music by Tal Blecharovitz), Haifa & Orna Porat Theaters. The first two productions are honoured with numerous nominations for the upcoming Theater Award Ceremony, including the best-music-score category.
Henry Le Cooking, A new CG animated short film by Arik Ben-Ari, Yaniv BenDor, Avichai Yeyni, and Rotem Aharon has just been released. Amit Poznansky composed and produced the music score. You are welcome to watch the movie at the following link: [Watch HLC]
June 21, 2009
The premiere of Amit's song-cycle, Life of the Dead, based on poems by Hanoch Levin, performed by the Copenhagen Girls' Choir (Sankt Annæ Pigekor), and conducted by Claus Vestergaard Jensen, has just taken place at the Esajas Church in Copenhagen, Denmark. A video of the 3rd movement, can be viewed here. More details can be found at Edition Svitzer's website and on Amit's MySpace blog.
June 16, 2009
Ynet, Israel's most popular newspaper, has published an article on the world premiere of the "Life of the Dead" song cycle, as performed by the Copenhagen Girls' Choir (June 19th, 2009). Read article...(In Hebrew).
Amit's new compilation CD, Music for Film & TV, has just been released! To order a copy, please contact him directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. CD's will be available for online purchase (CD Baby, Amazon) soon. Please stay tuned.
The premiere of the new production of the musical Fiddler On The Roof has just taken place at Tel-Aviv's Cameri Theater. Amit was responsible for the orchestrations' adaptation - combining both samplers and live players. The show has recently received great reviews in Israel's major newspapers, and is currently a smash hit in Tel-Aviv. You can now watch a selection of songs at the following YouTube Video. Enjoy!
The piece Waltz for Flute & Piano has just been published by the Edition Svitzer Company, based in Copenhagen, Denmark, and it is now available for online purchase on their website. Additionally, it was performed by the great Duo Svitava, in concert at the Royal Danish Academy Of Music, and you can find a video of that performance on the Music Page, as well as at the following link on YouTube.
Virtual Instruments Magazine published its feature interview with Amit Poznansky in the June/July issue. In it Amit discusses his approach to composing and sequencing and focuses on his Broadway Big BandTM pieces, as well as his other orchestral works. Check it out at www.virtualinstrumentsmag.com.