Eli Bennett – Film Composer
Four-time Leo Award-nominated film composer and thirty-five-time award-winning saxophonist Eli Bennett (Vancouver, Canada) is quickly emerging as a top new talent. The son of award-winning & Grammy nominated Canadian composer Daryl Bennett, Eli is part of a film-scoring legacy. A recent recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, Bennett was also recently recognized by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (CARAS) as Rising Star, is a two-time winner of the Canadian CBC Galaxie Rising Star Award, was awarded the 2012 Vancouver Mayor's Arts Award, and performed for two consecutive years at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Bennett is a 2012 Leo Award Nominee for his additional music score for "Nash - the Documentary" featuring basketball legend Steve Nash, and has two nominations at the 2013 Leo Awards for Best Musical Score in a Short Drama. Other credits include additional music for the feature documentary "The Exhibition", additional music for "Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman", and original scores for over two dozen short films, trailers, and commercials.