Film/Commercial Work

Work as Sofia Hultquist and Drum & Lace

 
 
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'The Gospel according to andré' - Directed by Kate Novack

Co-score with Ian Hultquist on feature length fashion documentary about the life of fashion icon André Leon Talley.

Premiered September 2017 at Toronto International Film Festival 2017 ; NYC premiere at Tribeca Film Festival 2018

The doc is now available to rent/buy on iTunes!

 

'love and Bananas - an elephant story' - Directed by Ashley Bell

Co-score with Ian Hultquist on feature length documentary about Asian Elephant Conservation and the rescue of a 70 year old Asian Elephant.

Premiered April 2018 at the Environmental Film Festival in DC

Now available for streaming on STARZ

 
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'Invisible Hands' - Directed by Shraysi Tandon

Feature length documentary directed by Shraysi Tandon that exposes child labor and child trafficking within the supply chains of the world's biggest corporations.

Opening in theaters November 2018 - November 23rd NYC // November 30th LA

 
 
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'The First Monday in May' - Directed by Andrew Rossi

Co-score on feature length fashion documentary that follows Anna Wintour (Vogue) and Andrew Bolton (Metropolitan Museum) as they bring to life the Met Costume Institute's 2015 exhibit "China: Through The Looking Glass". 

Opened Tribeca Film Festival 2016

Select Press

First Monday in May : Watch the Trailer for the New Met Gala Documentary (Vogue.com; 2/22/16)

2016 Tribeca Film Festival to open with Met Gala Doc The First Monday In May (Tribecafilm.com 2/22/16)

Composing the Music for the Met Ball Doc Sounds Like the Coolest Job Ever (Racked 4/15/16)

Tribeca '16 Interview: Composers Ian & Sofia Hultquist on fashioning "First Monday in May" (Moveable Fest 4/15/16)

Composer Interview : Ian Hultquist & Sofia Hultquist (Film and Game Composers 4/13/16)

Hear The Complete Score from 'The First Monday in May' (Cut Print Film 9/30/16)

Original Motion Picture Soundtrack out via Little Twig Records 

 
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‘Aphrodite’ - directed by Nicolas Varela

Narrative short ‘Aphrodite’ directed by Nicolas Varela that premiered at the Los Angeles Live Score Film Festival (LALSFF) 2018.

As a winning composer of the LALSFF 2018, the score to ‘Aphrodite’ was performed live by the Helix Collective at an event at Barnsdall Theater in July 2018.

The final score was performed entirely by the Helix Collective.

 

‘#Endperiodpoverty’ - Always UK Commercial

Original music for Always UK’s campaign #EndPeriodPoverty (broadcast + online). The ad was aimed to bring awareness to Period Poverty in the UK.

Agency - Heavy Duty Projects

 
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‘sisterhood’ girls who code visual album

Original music composition for three of the ‘tracks’ from Girls Who Code’s ‘Sisterhood’ album released in honor of the Day of the Girl 2018.

This album was made in association with Yours Truly.

The three ‘tracks’ work on were:

On Being’ animated series about fearless women worldwide

ASMR Activism’ feat. Sasheer Zamata and others

Outro’ directed by Kelly Teacher about Gia Grier

 
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'Lenny' HBO Docs Series Pilot

Composed music for the pilot episode of 'Lenny', based off of Lenny Letter and produced by Lena Dunham, Jenni Konner and Stacey Reiss.

Premiered at Sundance 2018 in the Special Events programming. 

 

"Jasilyn : Activist of the Land" directed by Lina Plioplyte (Levi's x Girlgaze)

Original score for short film "Jasilyn : Activist of the Land" directed by Lina Plioplyte as part of the #IShapeMyWorld series by Levi's x Girlgaze. 

The series was released on International Women's Day 2018 to celebrate International Women's Month. 

Press:

"Levi’s and Girlgaze Launch #IShapeMyWorld Film Series for Women's History Month" - Teen Vogue

Girlgaze collaborations page

 

'Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Factory Symphony' directed by Wenck Brothers

Sound design, music editing and composition for Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Symphony Factory, featuring and honoring the skilled workers at their North Carolina factory. Video shot, edited and directed by Wenck Brothers

 
 

“Feast of the Wolf’ Series by Grey NYC x Youtube Storytelling

Original score for ‘Feast of the Wolf’ series created by Grey NYC for Youtube’s Storytelling Initiative. The theme this year was re-imagining old classic fairytales with a modern twist. The 6 second shorts premiered at Sundance 2018 and the 45 second premiered at SXSW 2018 at the Youtube Corner

ADWEEK article “Youtube Partnered with Create Agencies to Tell 6-Second Versions of Classic Tales at Sundance

 

“inside the world of asian dommes' banana mag x dazed

Music for short film 'Inside the World of Asian Dommes'- a short film by Banana Magazine that premiered on Dazed Digital in May 2018. Directed/shot by Victoria Ng/Stanton Productions

Dazed article “Banana is the DIY magazine by and for Asians growing up in the west

 

'Neighbors' directed by Charlene Bagcal

Post sound mixing, sound design, and score for short horror film 'Neighbors' by Charlene Bagcal for Crypt TV

 

'Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Program (CTAOP) 10th Anniversary' directed by Change for Balance

Original score for mini-doc to honor and celebrate Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Program's (CTAOP) 10th Anniversary, directed and shot by Change for Balance. Released online on December 1st 2017 in honor of World AIDS Day. To find out more about CTAOP's mission see their website

 

'Chasing the sun' directed by tamar levine

Original music for Victoria's Secret Pink Spring 2017 Campaign 'Chasing The Sun', online globally and in-store.

 

'SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES' - DIRECTED BY CHARLENE BAGCAL

Sound design and composition for art=film "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes", directed by Charlene Bagcal, concept by & starring Kate Miller/Rose Petal Pistol

 

Press - 'With "Rose Petal Pistol", Kate Miller Does It All' - W Mag May 16, 2016

 
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'trapped' - directed by Tara Violet Niami

Original Score for short movie 'Trapped', shot on 35mm film and presented at the AFI Conservatory Cinematography Visual Essay Showcase 2017

 

'Breakthrough Episode #2.2 Cyber Terror' 

Additional Music for National Geographic series Breakthrough, Season 2 Episode 2 titled 'Cyber Terror'.

 
 

'Build it Beautiful - Apothecary' - squarespace campaign

Composition for Squarespace's 'Build It Beautiful' campaign featuring Apothecary. International TV/Cable & online campaign. 

 

Press - 'Squarespace Debuts New TV Campaign 'Build It Beautiful'' - AdAge July 2015

 
 

'OCTV Presents : I am many things' - DIRECTED BY lee o'connor

Soundscape Score, sound design and sound mixing for Opening Ceremony's short film "I Am Many Things", directed by Lee O'Connor, about what it means to be queer, Muslim and American today. 

Press - full Opening Ceremony story & editorial here

 
 
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'Silicon cowboys' - directed by jason cohen

Additional music for feature documentary 'Silicon Cowboys', scored by Ian Hultquist, about the rise and fall of Compaq computers.

World Premiere SXSW Film Festival 2016

 
 

advanced love : mort and ginny

Original music for the first short film in Advanced Style's new series Advanced Love. Premiered on i-D Magazine, May 2016

Press- 'Older and Wiser: Documenting Advanced Style All Over The World' - i-D Magazine May 2016