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Sarah SchachnerComposerIndependent

Combining her dynamic talents as an accomplished multi-instrumentalist and modular synth artist/programmer, International Film Music Critics Award nominated composer Sarah Schachner has developed a reputation as a bold new force in film and video game scoring for blockbuster titles such as Call Of Duty and Assassin's Creed. Hailed as "A rising star in the soundtrack world" (Game Informer), Schachner's widely acclaimed Baroque classical-action score infused with analog pulses for Assassin's Creed Unity was nominated for Best Original Video Game Score by the International Film Music Critics Association and her evocative theme "Rather Death Than Slavery" featured in HBO's Game of Thrones Season 5 trailer. Schachner also previously collaborated with Ubisoft providing additional music on Far Cry 3 and Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, nominated for a 2014 BAFTA Award for Best Original Music. In addition to her video game work, Schachner has written music for films, trailers, commercials, and TV shows. She has a long-standing relationship with composer Brian Tyler, with whom she wrote additional music and arranging on films such as Iron Man 3, The Expendables 2, Now You See Me, and the indie thriller John Dies At The End, as well as a host of video games including Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Far Cry 3, Need For Speed: The Run, and Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel. Schachner made her solo debut into film composition with 2015's The Lazarus Effect, starring Olivia Wilde, Mark Duplass, and Donald Glover.