Erik Desiderio is a groundbreaking composer and sound designer for film, TV, and video games. Erik’s composition style is diverse, with a strong orchestral and electronic background. He is capable of producing a quirky, ethnic instrument based score for one film, and a large, dramatic orchestral score for the next. He excels at combining different musical styles and electronic instruments and textures to create an original soundscape.
Erik’s video game highlights includes music for Last Epoch, Star Trek Fleet Command – nominated for a Game Audio Network Guild Award (G.A.N.G.) and a Hollywood Music in Media Award, PUBG, and Diablo III: Rise of the Necromancer by Blizzard Entertainment, an expansion for Diablo III, the fastest selling PC game of all time. He also composed for the VR games Ben 10 VR, Adventure Time: Magic Man’s Head Games, and Jest to Impress Versus, as well as countless indie games and VR projects.
He produced the score for the Academy Award winning film, The Moon and the Son, and created the music/sound treatment for the HBO Max logo, and the theme for The Hot Zone which was produced by Ridley Scott.
Television credits include work on Harley and the Davidsons, Graves, The Borgias, and music for the Primetime Emmy Awards. Festival highlights include films that have been in the Sundance, Tribeca, and Toronto film festivals. He is also a recipient of a Global Music Award of Excellence for his work on The Four Players, the Clive Davis Award for Excellence in Music and the Best Original Score Award at the First Run Film Festival in New York. Commercial clients include Google, Nintendo, Samsung, Kellogg’s, Coffee-mate, and Heineken among others.