Joel P. West

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Joel P. West is a songwriter and film composer based in Los Angeles who is known for his scores for Short Term 12, Grandma, and I Am Not A Hipster. His music has been described as "showing great emotional nuance" and "warn, richly textured, & pastoral." His work is heavily inspired by the wilderness and wide open spaces of North America. His career... See full bio »

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The Glass Castle Composer
Short Term 12 Composer
Grandma Composer
Band of Robbers Composer


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 2019 Just Mercy
 2019 American Refugee (Documentary short)
 2019 Street Food (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes)
- Singapore (2019)
 2018 Hunter Gatherer (Short)
 2018 Chef's Table (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Cristina Martinez (2018) ... (music by)
 2017 Red Light Feeling (Short)
 2017 Mae (Short)
 2017 The Glass Castle (music by)
 2017 The Bachelors
 2016 Youth in Oregon (composer)
 2015 Minimum Wage (Short) (composer)
 2015 I Am Sun Mu (Documentary)
 2015 The Thousand Year Journey (Documentary short)
 2015 Safelight
 2015 Janey Makes a Play (Documentary)
 2015 Guest Room (Short)
 2015 Grandma
 2014 About Alex (as Joel P West)
 2014 Short Term 12: Behind the Scenes (Video documentary short) (music)
 2014 Short Term 12: Making the Music (Video documentary short)
 2013 Short Term 12
 2009/II Finding Home (Documentary)
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