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About Sandrine

Sandrine Rudaz is a Swiss-French composer based in Los Angeles. She has recorded and conducted her scores with the finest musicians in renowned studios, including the historic Eastwood Scoring Stage at Warner Bros. Career honors include two Hollywood Music in Media Awards and a Jerry Goldsmith Award nomination. Lushly orchestral, emotionally riven, and of a modern yet timeless sensibility, her music artfully blends her European classical piano heritage with the breadth of Hollywood influences.


Sandrine scored music for over forty films including scripted feature Fate of the Night and the documentary PARADiCE, the latter earning her another coveted Hollywood Music in Media Award nomination. She is currently working on the documentary Yogis of Ukraine, directed by Bob Degus, producer of Austin Powers and the Oscar-Nominated Pleasantville, and for which she was awarded a grant from New Music USA’s Reel Change Fund. She has also scored a number of short films such as the world acclaimed Kneeling Sheep and “A” for Alpha (HBO) which won Best Original Score at the Garden State Film Festival. An accomplished pianist, Sandrine released her first album, Papillon, in 2019. She was also selected to attend the SESAC Workshop with renowned composer John Swihart (How I Met Your Mother) and the LA Film Conducting Intensive with orchestrators William Ross (Star Wars, Titanic) and Conrad Pope (The Hobbit, Jurassic Park). ​


Sandrine holds a Master of Music in Film Composition from the Pacific Northwest Film Scoring Program, a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the Conservatory of Lausanne, Switzerland, and further studied orchestration at Stanford University. Beyond her individual achievements, Sandrine is a dedicated ambassador for the Primetime Network and a member of the Alliance for Women Film Composers, Society of Composers and Lyricists, and Women In Film.

Selected Awards

  • Nominated - Independent Film (Foreign Language) - Hollywood Music in Media Awards (2023)

  • Best Original Music - The Telly Awards (2023)

  • Best Use of Music - The Communicator Awards (2023)

  • Best Music: Documentary - Hollywood Music in Media Awards (2022)

  • Best Original Score - Garden State Film Festival (2021)

  • Best Contemporary Classical - Hollywood Music in Media Awards (2019)

  • Nominated - Jerry Goldsmith Award (2019)

  • Best Orchestration - Garden State Film Festival (2019)

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