Jahn Sood is a New York based writer, composer and music editor. He is currently developing comedy series The Kukrejas. He recently wrote, composed and produced a short film called We Were an Island. His credits as music editor include films by Todd Haynes, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Janicza Bravo, Kelly Reichardt, Jacqueline Olive, Jerrod Carmichael, Cooper Raiff, AV Rockwell, Craig Johnson, John Lee, Boaz Yakin, Mona Fastvold & more. Previously, he assisted composer Pat Irwin on the scores for Nurse Jackie (Showtime), Bored to Death (HBO), Feed the Beast (AMC), The Good Cop (Netflix), Peg Plus Cat (PBS); and did music preparation for The Affair (Showtime), Gypsy (Netflix), Adam.
In 2022, Sood received a Cinema Eye Honors Award for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design, and a MPSE Golden Reel Nomination for Outstanding Sound Editing on a Feature Doc (both with Leslie Shatz) for his work on Todd Haynes’ The Velvet Underground. In 2019, Sood won “Best Score” at the Berkshire Short Film Festival for his work on We Were an Island. He is an artist-in-residence in Roundabout Theater Company’s “Space Jam” program (since 2019) and a recipient of “How the Light Gets In” a commission from the New York Musical Festival and the ASCAP foundation.
Sood has also directed, recorded and edited more than 200 audiobooks including works written and narrated by John McPhee, Tracy K Smith, Loudon Wainwright III, Anne Fadiman & more. His original works for the theater including The Disappearing Man, In A Sea of Faces and others have been presented in New York, regionally and internationally. He was a founding member of Ezra Furman & the Harpoons and toured nationally with the group, and is a graduate of NYU Tisch (MFA) and Tufts University (BA).
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