IN THE STUDIO WITH JACOB YOFFEE
On this two part In The Studio, Award-winning film and television composer Jacob Yoffee tells us how he got started scoring for film and writing trailer music. He tells us what inspired him to become a film composer from an early age to eventually studying at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, Maryland. He shares loads of insight into writing music for trailer music for huge franchises X-Men, The Hobbit, and Star Wars. In the second part of this In The Studio, Jacob deconstructs a track he wrote for an upcoming documentary about Artificial Intelligence.
Jacob Yoffee is the Resident Composer for the American Studio Orchestra and is currently scoring Disney’s hit series ‘Andi Mack‘ by Terri Minsky, the creator of Lizzie Mcguire and co-scoring ‘Best Shot’, a series by LeBron James & Maverick Carter, with famed music producer Roahn Hylton. In 2016 he was awarded an ASCAP Screen Music Award for his work on ‘Finding Carter’, a one-hour drama on MTV and his score for Saila Kariat’s ‘The Valley’ was awarded Best Score at the 2017 LIIFE. He has worked on the trailer campaigns for Fantastic Beats : The Crimes of Grindelwald, Star Wars : The Force Awakens, Ready Player One, Pirates of the Caribbean : Dead Men Tell No Tales, , Star Wars : The Last Jedi & Rogue One : A Star Wars Story. He is known for his work on Showtime’s award-winning ‘Time of Death’ series, Delirium, starring Emma Roberts and the WIGS series Blue, Christine & Celia, directed by Rodrigo Garcia and starring Julia Stiles, Dakota Fanning & America Ferrera. As a feature film composer Jacob has scored over twenty-five feature-length projects including Pawn, an action-thriller starring Oscar-winner Forest Whitaker, Ray Liotta, Michael Chiklis & Common, You Can’t Say No starring Marguerite Moreau & Peter Fonda, and A Resurrection, starring Mischa Barton and the late-great Michael Clarke Duncan.