Creator to Creators S 6 Ep 12 Sherri Chung

podcast May 23, 2024

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 Bio: Award-winning composer Sherri Chung has been recognized internationally as a trailblazing composer for film and television. Her music transcends genre, and fuses inspirations—both traditional and emerging—in support of filmmakers’ visions worldwide. Sherri composed the score for HBO Max/Amblin’s animated series Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai, and most recently; the Peacock original series, Based on a True Story, the Netflix feature film, Happiness For Beginners, and NBC’s Found. Frequently recognized for her other television credits, including the CW network series Kung Fu, Batwoman, and Riverdale, NBC’s Blindspot, and Ava DuVernay’s limited series The Red Line, she has also scored numerous feature films, documentaries, and commercials. Recent film credits include Warner Bros Studio’s Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase, and The Lost Husband, the latter which garnered her a Society of Composers and Lyricists nomination for Best Score for an Independent Studio Film. She also composed the score for The Other Side of Home, which was shortlisted in the 2017 Oscars for Best Short Documentary. Her outstanding work has not gone unnoticed, as Sherri is a 2024 nominee for the IFMCA Breakthrough Composer of the Year.
Alongside her composing work, Sherri is also a pianist, vocalist, performer and songwriter. As a vocalist, she has recorded for films, commercials, trailer music, and television (ABC’s Resurrection, CW’s Arrow and NBC’s Blindspot).  Her voice can also be heard on the Netflix documentary series The Keepers (Emmy nominated for Outstanding Documentary). An active member of the film music industry, Sherri also serves as Governor of the Music Branch of the Television Academy.

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