Eli Bennett Nominated for 2018 Leo Award!

April 30, 2018 (Vancouver, BC) – The Nominees for the 20th Annual Leo Awards were announced this morning and Eli Bennett was nominated for “Best Musical Score in a Feature Documentary” for his score on “Believe: The True Story of Real Bearded Santas”!

For the complete list of Leo Awards nominations, please visit:

“Believe: The True Story of Real Bearded Santas” is available on Amazon:

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Eli Bennett Wins Two SOCAN Awards for Best Film Score

August 10, 2015 (Toronto, Ontario) – The SOCAN Foundation today announced eight recipients of the fifth annual SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Audio-visual Composers.

This year’s competition attracted 46 entries, awarding $21,000 to eight prizewinners. “This is a unique competition, the only one of its kind in Canada,” says Rick MacMillan, Manager, SOCAN Foundation. “It offers us an excellent opportunity to spotlight the many talented composers working in Canada’s vibrant film and television industries.

Eli Bennett was awarded the following SOCAN Awards:

– Second prize in the Non-fiction category for “Believe: The True Story of Real Bearded Santas”

– Shared second prize in the Fiction category for “Jobless”

For the official press release, please visit the SOCAN Foundation website: HERE


Eli Bennett featured in SOCAN Magazine

Canadian music magazine “Words and Music” (SOCAN) has featured Eli Bennett in the current Winter 2015 edition.