Toronto Based Film Composer and Television Composer

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2014 Saving Hope
Nominated!
CSA Best Original Score for a Dramatic Program

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2008
Nominated!
Gemini Awards
Best Original Score for a Dramatic Program
Life With Derek

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2007 – Life With Derek
Won Film and TV Awards Best Score for a Non-Animated Children’s Educational TV Program

LATEST CREDITS

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Saving Hope

Saving Hope 2012 Erica Durance and Michael Shanks Entertainment One / NBC Television – 2012
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Whiskey Business

Whiskey Business 2012   Pauly Shore, Cynthia Preston Entertainment One / CMT Television – 2012 In this two hour movie, self-proclaimed “Guido,” Nicky Ferelli, (Pauly Shore) runs away from his mob-tied family when he is wrongly accused of murder, and ends up hiding out in a small southern town making a new and unusual variety Read More
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Salem Falls

Salem Falls 2011   James Van Der Beek, Sarah Carter Automatic Pictures / The Lifetime Network – 2011 Based on the best-selling Jodi Picoult book, former teacher Jack McBradden moves to Salem Falls after a student’s crush led to false accusations and a wrongful conviction for sexual assault. He finds a job and settles into Read More
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NEWS

Saving Hope has been renewed.

Saving Hope has been renewed for a 4th season of 18 episodes. Read more at CTV.ca

Saving Hope

Currently scoring the third season (18 episodes) of Saving Hope, which is now airing on CTV. Episode 3 has drawn 1.3 million viewers.

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Gary Koftinoff is an award-winning film composer, well established in both film and television. His love for this medium informs a keen musical imagination, which has enhanced the experience of over 30 films and over 200 episodes of television.

 

In 2005, he received a Gemini Award for Best Original Score for a Dramatic Series for “Dark Oracle” (YTV), and in 2007 he won a Film & TV Music Award for Best Score for a Non-Animated Children’s TV Program for the 70 episode Disney Channel series “Life With Derik” (Disney/Family Channel). He also just received a Canada Screen Award Nomination (2014) for Best Score in a Dramatic Series for “Saving Hope” (CTV).

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