Original music for film
The First coast (2017)
Original soundtrack composed/recorded during the summer of 2017 for a short film about The First Coast, directed by Portland-based documentary filmmakers Timber & Frame Media.
"The First Coast is a mobile studio / exhibition space that will travel to year-round coastal communities in Maine during the off-season. Through collaborations and workshops, residents will engage in conversation about their community’s working maritime identity and personal perspective of place. The First Coast is an initiative to collect sounds, stories, images, and ideas that contribute to a collective coastal memory and seek to reconstruct existing narratives and mythologies of both Maine and Mainers."
Alex Sutula Documentary Reel (2016)
A setting of an original track ("Time") to filmmaker Alex Sutula's 2016 documentary reel.
Paper & tissue (2017)
Original music composed/recorded during the summer of 2017 for the short film "Paper & Tissue," directed by Alex Sutula. This short documentary, narrated by longtime millworker and masterful storyteller Dana, sheds light on the last paper mill in Maine, located in Lincoln.
Original soundtrack composed/recorded during the fall of 2015 for the short film "Together" (2015), a film about Bowdoin students, survival, and sexual violence, directed by Ali Ragan. The theme was co-written with Jae-Yeon Yoo; the other two tracks were written independently. All were recorded live in Studzinski Hall at Bowdoin College in November of 2015.
Theme (0:10-0:50): Jae-Yeon Yoo, piano; Sam Kyzivat, electric violin
Variation (12:14-13:01): Jae-Yeon Yoo, piano; Sam Kyzivat, electric violin
Credits (25:26-27:18): Sam Kyzivat, piano
"Together we can create a culture on college campuses that eliminates sexual assault and supports its survivors" (Together 2015, Ali Ragan).
Off Red (2016)
Original soundtrack composed/recorded during the spring of 2016 for the short fiction film "Off Red," directed, edited, and filmed by Nevan Swanson; starring Nick Barnes and Sarah Guilbault.