Amit May Cohen (she/her) is a Los Angeles based composer and multi-instrumentalist best known for her colorful and eclectic approach to film and TV scoring.
Amit’s diverse stylistic range is represented in her hybrid-orchestral comedy score for Disney Channel’s Zombies 2 and Zombies 3 (co-scored with renowned composer George S. Clinton), her guitar-centric documentary co-score with Dara Taylor, 37 Words, and her innovative score for the Netflix documentary short, The Dreamlife of Georgie Stone.
She has worked as an additional composer and/or orchestrator on projects including Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw (2019), Valley Girl (2018), SWAT (2017-2020), The Sinner (2018-2020), Curious George: Cape Ahoy (2021), American Refugee (2021) and the Australian Academy Award nominated documentary In My Blood It Runs (2019).
Originally from Israel, Amit’s debut EP Volatility (2022) showcases her exploration of unique sounds and textures, striking a balance between tradition and innovation. Many of her scores have incorporated experimental elements such as bicycle chains, mouth percussion, detuned guitars, and bird sounds.
Amit has a degree from Berklee College of Music and graduated from the prestigious Sundance Music and Sound Design Lab in 2018 at Skywalker Ranch. She won 2nd Place in the MTNA National Composition Competition with her contemporary piece “Black Dawn” in 2016, and was awarded the ASCAP Emerging Film Composer Award In 2015.