School of Music Visiting Artist Series
Anton Sanko is a music composer, orchestrator and producer born in New York City. He is currently working on an adaptation of Chekhov's "The Seagull", starring Annette Bening and Saoirse Ronan, directed by Michael Mayer. He has recently scored “Jackals”, a thriller starring Johnathon Schaech, Stephen Dorff and Deborah Kara Unger, directed by Kevin Greutert; “Big Bear”, a comedy starring and directed by Joey Kern, also starring Pablo Schreiber and Adam Brody; "Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Fiction Ever Made", directed by Jeremy Coon and Tim Skousen; and “The Drowning”, a thriller starring Julia Stiles and Josh Charles, directed by Bette Gordon. This past year Anton was nominated for an Emmy for his work on “E.O. Wilson – Of Ants and Men” for PBS. He also scored the epic seven-part mini series “Great Migrations” for National Geographic, for which he received an Emmy. In 2013 he was nominated for another Emmy Award for his work in the Lifetime Original Movie “Ring of Fire”. Sanko’s other credits include, “Ouija” (2014), “Jessabelle” (2014), “Visions” (2015), “The Possession” (2012), “Rabbit Hole” (2010), and HBO’s series “Big Love” (2009-11).