soundworksMiriam is an Advisor for 2015 Sundance Institute Music & Sound Design Lab: Documentary Film at Skywalker Sound. 

emmy smAmerican Promise has been nominated for three News and Documentary Emmys!

afi pink2Miriam presented a Documentary Film Music workshop for American Film Showcase/USC School of Cinematic Arts for a group of International filmmakers brought to LA for a week of programs and workshops.

This interactive handbook -- Guerilla Film Scoring -- encompasses the entire film scoring process including education, preparation, writing and recording a score, editing, mixing and mastering, finding work, career development, and sample contracts.

doc camera thumbIn Feb 2015 Miriam hosted a Master Class for the International Documentary Association -- Doc U: Music Master Class with Composer Miriam Cutler.

In this Master Class, Emmy-nominated composer Miriam Cutler shared clips from her own work to demonstrate the various ways music can be used. She also presented her unique Music Story Arc process, which is an invaluable creative and organizational tool for directors. Finally, she provided a hands-on opportunity for participants to show clips of their own work so that Miriam could provide alternative scoring ideas for the class to discuss.


emmy smOne Last Hug (...and a few smooches) - Three Days at Grief Camp wins the 2014 Emmy for Outstanding Children's Programming.

sabah smShortly after AFS orientation, I was invited to Malaysian Borneo May 29-June 6 2014 to lead workshops and mentor Malaysian filmmakers and burgeoning composers.

emmy smJuly 2014 - ONE LAST HUG (AND A FEW SMOOTCHES) has been nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Children's Programming.


Miriam Cutler talks to The Borneo Post SEEDS about the joys of composing, composing for documentaries and provides tips to aspiring composers in Malaysia.

aiff logo smI had a great time returning to the wonderful Ashland Film Festival April 3-8, 2014 as a short documentary juror.  It's such a great town and the community really supports the festival and filmmakers.  I got a chance to see some great films and spend time with many colleagues.

afs smallIn March, 2014 I was invited to participate as a Film Expert in the American Film Showcase, a major touring film program bringing American documentaries, feature films and animated shorts to audiences worldwide.

AFS is a partnership between the Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and USC's School of Cinematic Arts.

Check out the program.

Visit the AFS website.