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The movie ANY DAY directed by Rustam Branaman, staring Sean Bean and Eva Longoria, featuring Elia’s score written for string quartet and solo violin will be in theaters on Friday May 1st.
Newly, Elia re-teams with director Joel Soisson and producer Mike Leahy on the feature FORGOTTEN, a suspense drama starring Francesca Eastwood.
By the middle of March, Elia accomplished writing of all eighteen episodes of Czech TV series Expozitura 2. The series premiere is preliminary set for the fall of 2015 on TV NOVA in Czech Republic.
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Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? made its debut in theaters in Las Vegas on September 12, 2014. The score for Atlas Shrugged: WiJG? also made it on the short list of scores eligible for an Oscar nomination for the 87th Academy Awards! You can buy the official soundtrack released by the Atlas Distribution Company LLC. here or as a digital download here.
A documentary, Elia Cmiral: Part 1 produced by Czech TV about Mr. Cmiral’s life and work was premiered at the Golden Prague film festival in Prague, Czech Republic. The documentary was broadcast on Czech TV Art in November 2014 and was one of the most watched films in the past few months.
By the end of 2014 Elia will have accomplished the score for two thirds of the 2nd season of the Czech TV Drama “Expozitura 2.”
July 2014 News!
The score for Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt was recorded in early July at the Bridge Recording Studios with a Hollywood studio orchestra. The soundtrack will be released in time for the movie premier in Las Vegas on September, 6th 2014. (nationwide on September 12th) Keep your eyes peeled for more info!
The soundtrack from the feature Wicked Blood was released both electronically and on physical cd on Varese Sarabande’s website.
Summer 2014 UpdateWicked Blood was released on March 4th on Netflix and Redbox. Be on the lookout for the Wicked Blood soundtrack being released soon on the Varese Sarabande label.
The end of March concluded with an exciting new collaboration on Rustam Branaman’s Any Day, a new drama featuring Sean Bean, Kate Walsh, Eva Longoria and Tom Arnold. The score was written for violin solo, piano and the LaMi String Quartet.
Elia was invited to write the score for the last part of the trilogy of Atlas Shrugged. The third installment, named Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt?, is scheduled to be scored in June of this year. The strong cast includes Kristoffer Polaha, Laura Regan, Rob Morrow and others.
Currently, Elia is considering scoring a police drama TV series being produced in the Czech Republic.
Fall 2013 UpdateThe first two-thirds of the 2013, Elia has been writing for two movies. On the first he re-teamed with director/producer Joel Soisson on his exotic thriller, Cam2Cam, shot entirely in Bangkok, Thailand. The score infuses Thai flavors with dark percussive beds/grooves with solos for Thai fiddle.
August marked Elia’s third collaboration with director Mark Young on Wicked Blood. A tragi-drama about a dysfunctional family involved in drug trafficking somewhere in the south. The movie supports a great cast, starring Abigail Breslin, Alexa Vega, Sean Bean, Jake Busey and Lew Temple. Elia makes use of many southern instruments including the dobro, dulcimer, steel guitar and mandolin while still keeping a somewhat classical-feel with a string quartet-(2 violas and 2 celli).