Deserted (Original Soundtrack)

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Deserted is a 2016 animation short film produced and directed by Anna Anakhasyan at the School of Visual Arts in New York.

Following the story of a lonely, emotional cactus who desperately wants to find true love, the music to “Deserted” features passionate guitar, trumpet and wind solos (recorded live in Los Angeles) and a host of latin percussion, all backed by the high-energy, lush, and emotional strings players of the Budapest Scoring Symphony Orchestra.

The very first shot was what changed my film viewing experience forever–with the outstanding creative work from Jerome. For months I had been familiar with seeing the film without any sort of rhythm or identity. It only took a few seconds, and the story and visuals came together. Music is something that can only be felt, and is very touching in the art of film. I knew I felt the vast wind of comedic and romantic emotions while listening to the score. It is from the bottom of the heart that I am so grateful Jerome was a part of it.
— Anna Anakhasyan


Composed, Orchestrated, and Produced by Jerome Leroy

Strings performed by The Budapest Scoring Symphonic Orchestra

Session Supervisor: Balint Sapszon

Recording Engineer: Gabor Bucko

Pro Tools Editor: Miklos Lukacs

Recording Producer: Miklos Lukacs Jr.

Score Mixed by Guillermo Marin

Mixed at RED57 Studios, Burbank, CA

Mastered by Patricia Sullivan, Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood

Album Art Direction by Javier Burgos


Thanks to Perrine and Joachim; Anna, John McIntosh, Jimmy Calhoun, and the Computer Art Department staff at the School of Visual Arts in New York; Balint Sapszon and all the musicians involved in creating this score; Guillermo Marin; and James Jamail and Pat Sullivan.

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