Judith Gruber-Stitzer, a notable Canadian film composer, is widely known for her scores for award winning National Film Board of Canada animated shorts. Most recently, she scored ‘The Most Magnificent Thing‘ inspired by the picture book of the same name by Ashley Spires. The widely successful animated short stars Whoopi Goldberg, Alison Pill and Lilly Bartlam. She has also scored the Oscar nominated and Cannes palme d’or winning ‘When the Day Breaks’’ which features Martha Wainwright singing an original Gruber-Stitzer song. Other animated shorts that she’s scored include the Oscar nominated ‘Wild Life’, the Emmy nominated ‘Flawed’ and the 2019 Oscar nominated short ‘Animal Behaviour’. Notable amongst her live action scores are two for the legendary American director Robert Altman. Gruber-Stitzer, though Montreal-based, works internationally. and has scored over 80 feature films, TV series, shorts, commercials, and theatrical and dance productions. Her work moves across many musical genres: electronic, orchestral, folk, and jazz to name but a few. Fall 2019 will see her going to Europe to record a Russian Men’s Choir for a new soundtrack.