Hanami (Original Soundtrack)
Hanami is a 2016 animation short film produced and directed by Ashley Domondon and Amanda Tolentino at the School of Visual Arts in New York.
The film tells the heartbreaking story of mother whose daughter recently passed away and take the audience through her journey of loss and acceptance. The visuals strike a balance between the innocence of childhood and the simple joys in life through colorful minimalistic design and animation. The score, primarily written for solo piano, winds and orchestra follows that concept and the various emotions portrayed in the film. The soloists were recorded in by in Los Angeles and the strings were performed by the Budapest Film Orchestra.
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; Amanda and Ashley; 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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