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A highly regarded writer and arranger of music for commercials. He co-founded Elias Associates in 1980; it later became Elias Arts. Elias is considered one of the world's most successful composers in the advertising field and helped usher electronic and rock music into advertising, bringing an end to the domination of the jingle and establishing an... See full bio »
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 2009 Children of the Corn (TV Movie)
 2007 Pathfinder
 2000 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
 1999 Pensacola: Wings of Gold (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- True Stories (1999)
- Burke's Breach (1999)
- Tattoo (1999)
 1999 The Century (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1996 Recon
 1994 Leprechaun 2
 1993 Jailbait (Video)
 1993 Morning Glory
 1992 The Heart of Justice (TV Movie)
 1990 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Sacrifice (1990)
 1989 Grave Secrets
 1989 Far from Home
 1989 Forced March
 1989 Parents
 1988 Shakedown
 1988 Two Moon Junction (music composed by)
 1986 Vamp
 1985 Tuff Turf
 1985 Almost You
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Co-wrote a song for the score of Mi Vida Loca with John Taylor of Duran Duran. See more »

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Co-created the original MTV promo with John Petersen and guitarist Ray Foote, which has occasionally appeared in films while playing on tv screens. See more »

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