Featured as one of ASCAP's Composers to Watch, ASCAP Foundation Henry Mancini Fellow, Ariel Marx, is a composer and multi-instrumentalist for film/tv and multimedia. Her scores have premiered alongside films at national and international film festivals, such as Sundance, Tribeca, and SXSW, winning awards at several for her musical contributions. Ariel draws from many different genres and often combines orchestral and folk instruments with electronics to create unique worlds of sound. Ariel earned her Masters of Music degree in composition with a concentration in film scoring from New York University's Steinhardt program, and is currently an Adjunct Faculty.
Ariel recently completed the score for Jennifer Fox's The Tale starring Laura Dern, Ellen Burstyn, Elizabeth Debicki and Jason Ritter which will premiere at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival in the US Dramatic Competition. Hair Wolf, a short film she recently scored by Mariama Diallo, will also have its premiere in competition at Sundance.
awards & recognition
Nominated for Best Original Score for Suffer at Women in Horror Film Festival (2017), Won Best Original Score for Forever at First Run Film Festival (2016) Nominated for Best Original Score for Forever at GenreBlast Film Festival (2016) Won Best Original Song for West of Her at Scruffy City Film & Music Festival (2016) Received Henry Mancini Fellowship (ASCAP Foundation) (2015), Won Best Original Score for Antiman at First Run Film Festival (2015) Received Women in Music Scholarship (The Sorel Organization) (2013).