Music by LA-based composer Dimitri Smith has been heard in movie theaters, prime time TV programs, Nintendo Switch consoles, and virtual reality headsets around the world.
Dimitri composed additional music for every episode of the Emmy nominated score to Netflix/ Ryan Murphy Productions’ 1940’s period-piece Hollywood. H e was also the co-arranger of the Main Title, which won the Emmy for “Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music” in 2020. Dimitri is also an additional music composer for the 2021 Netflix film Kate, which stars Woody Harrelson and Mary Elizabeth Winstead. In 2019, he composed additional music for FX’s Emmy-winning show Fosse/Verdon, and Amazon Studios’ Carnival Row. He has also licensed his music to many popular TV shows, such as The 2018 People’s Choice Awards, CBS’ NCIS: LA, and MTV’s Awkward, Finding Carter, The Real World a nd Are You the One?.
Dimitri composed a 70’s funk score for Girl Callin’, starring Kate Berlant and produced by Vice Media/Refinery29, which premiered at the 2019 SCAD Savannah Film Festival. Additionally, he was the composer for the Google-commissioned virtual reality series Immerse, the multiple award-winning documentary 1-800-Give-Us-Your-Kidney, and co-composed the theme song for LA’s most-watched sports show KTLA Sports Final.
In 2020, Dimitri composed and performed the theme song for TikTok’s New Years Eve Live show, which featured stars such as Jason Derulo, Cardi B, and Lil Yachty. Dimitri has written multiple scores for the stop-motion animated The Tiny Chef Show, helping spark a viral internet sensation with millions of views. Dimitri has also composed original music for Red Bull and Mary Kay marketing campaigns, and wrote the score for the critically acclaimed video game Little Triangle, available on all major gaming platforms.
Also an accomplished arranger and orchestrator, Dimitri was the choral arranger for New Line Cinema’s 2016 film, Keanu, arranged opening music for the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards, orchestrated the season 3 finale of Amazon Studios’ Tumble Leaf, and wrote/produced arrangements for a number of songs in NBC’s America’s Got Talent a nd NBC’s Little Big Shots.
Dimitri grew up in Wenatchee, WA, and moved to Los Angeles in 2009 to attend Pepperdine University and pursue a career in film scoring. He now lives in Ventura, CA with his wife Molly.
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