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Sam Estes

After receiving his master's degree in Composition and Technologies from Boulder, CO, Sam began his career working for Tom Holkenborg (Junkie XL) as his primary assistant, doing sound design, additional composition, studio music tech, conducting and orchestration. During his years with Junkie XL, Sam worked on several films including Blind, and ... See full bio »

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Inception Music Department
The Dark Knight Rises
The Dark Knight Rises Music Department
Snow White and the Huntsman
Snow White and the Huntsman Music Department
Mad Max: Fury Road
Mad Max: Fury Road Music Department


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 2015 Black Mass (music sound design)
 2015/I Inside Out (sample instrument design - uncredited)
 2015 Mad Max: Fury Road (sample instrument design)
 2015 A Path Appears (TV Movie documentary) (composer: additional music)
 2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (sample instrument design)
 2013 Evidence (instrument design)
 2012 Half the Sky (Documentary) (composer: additional music)
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises (sample development)
 2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (sample development)
 2012 Snow White and the Huntsman (additional synth programming) / (synthesizer programmer)
 2011 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (sample development)
 2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 (sample development)
 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (sample development)
 2011 Crysis 2 (Video Game) (sample development)
 2011 Rango (sample development)
 2011 The Dilemma (sample development)
 2010 How Do You Know (sample development - uncredited)
 2010 Megamind (sample development)
 2010 Inception (sample development)
 2010 Johan1 (composer: additional music)
 2010 The Happy Housewife (composer: additional music)
 2009 Sherlock Holmes (sample development - uncredited)
 2009 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (Video Game) (sample development)
 2007/I Blind (additional composer) / (conductor) / (co-orchestrator)
 2006 DOA: Dead or Alive (additional composer: score) / (conductor) / (orchestrator)
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