Bill Stankey is a composer, performer & sound designer specialising in atmospheric music production. In late 2011, he launched Sunfall Records, releasing the debut EP “Prelude to Sunfall” through his own private label. He followed the EP with a number of collaborations, working with producers, artists & filmmakers on a variety of remixes & independent films as he continued to develop more of his original music from his studio in Pittsburgh. His work as a film composer includes original scores for for Quantum Theatre, fashion designer Deborah Lindquist & adventure filmmaker Danny Strasser. He also has completed original scores for director Jared Passante’s “Pass Me By” and Talia Shea Levin’s “All-Sight”. His most recent scoring work includes the feature film “A Fancy Piece of Homicide” (directed by Joseph Varhola & starring Bingo O’Malley/Mark Tierno), “Samantha Moonley’s Greatest Feeling” (directed by Garrett Kennell/David Light) and the trailer for the upcoming Lionsgate film “Deepwater Horizon”, directed by Peter Berg (Lone Survivor) and starring Mark Wahlberg, Kate Hudson, Dylan O’ Brien, Kurt Russell and John Malkovich.
His most recent sound design work includes a collaboration with composer Jongnic Bontemps for Steven Caple Jr’s “The Land”, and sonic landscapes for composer Steven Lebetkin’s “Cycles of the Earth” ballet.