Sage Lewis



Sage Lewis is a composer who writes original music for film, television, VR/AR, and brand campaigns. Drawing from orchestral, electronic, and international influences, he evokes neo-classical sounds that are unique to a narrative. Sage’s music can be heard in The Dial at the upcoming New Frontiers showcase at Sundance Film Festival; or in the feature film Operator starring Martin Starr, Mae Whitman, Retta, and Cameron Esposito on Netflix; Manic on HBO; The Surrogate on the Oculus Store; Lost L.A. on public television, B-Grade Renegade on the Apple App Store, or Blessed on Amazon Prime. His Original Motion Picture Soundtrack for Operator was released by the Orchard and is available on all digital music streaming Platforms.

Sage’s soundtracks have screened at festivals including Sundance, SXSW, Tribeca, Cannes, Telluride, Slamdance, International Documentary Film Festival, and the Havana Film Festival. Companies including Google, Facebook, Stripe, and Maiyet have hired him to score their product campaigns.

Sage was a 2014 Sundance Documentary Film Scoring Lab Fellow at Skywalker Sound and a fellow for the 2019 BMI Conducting Workshop for Visual Media Composers. He has received numerous grants, awards, and commissions from institutions such as the American Composers Forum, Theater Communications Group, Center Theatre Group, and the City of Los Angeles.

Originally from Minneapolis, Sage received a BA in Music Composition Oberlin Conservatory and an MFA in Music Composition at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). Alongside his composing career, Sage has a passion for designing experimental performance and technology projects and has facilitated extensive and groundbreaking international collaboration between artists from the U.S. and Cuba. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife Aleigh and their two daughters Maisie and Beatrix.

Selected Credits


While the Trees Sleep (Short) 
Sunday Films 
Director: Emilie Sabath 
Starring: Betsy Moore, Adam McCall, Russ Boyer

The Avocado (Short) 
Director: Darwin Serink 
Producer: Darwin Serink 
Starring: Tooney Acevedo, Shawn Cahill, Jason Catron 

6th Floor: Expanding Possibility (Documentary Short) 
Come What May Productions 
Director: Tommee May 
Producers: Jessica Hester, Derek Schweickart 
Starring: Candace Silvers, Jacob Mondry, Sheila Hughes

Cruze & Company 
Director: Logan Kibens 
Producers: Aaron Cruze, Logan Kibens 
Starring: Martin Starr, Mae Whitman, Nat Faxon 
* SXSW Film Festival 2016 World Premiere 


The Ground Beneath Their Feet (Documentary) 
Dadabhoy Films 
Director: Nausheen Dadabhoy 
Producer: Nausheen Dadabhoy

Aban and Khorshid (Short) 
Rude Truth 
Director: Darwin Serink 
Producers: Chris Leggett, Tommee May, Candace Silvers 
Starring: Mojean Aria, Bobby Naderi 

Slab City Prom (Documentary Short) 
Director: Jordan Blady 
Producers: Jordan Blady, Dominique Porter 

Caterwaul (Short) 
Director: Ian Samuels 
Producer: Brian Higdon 
Starring: George Murdock, Robert Rose, Joe Fitzback

Eyes and the Ice (Short) 
Director: Ian Samuels 
Producer: Mark Levine 
Starring: Sean McBride, Michael Massei


Song of Stone (Short) 
Director: Sara Pocock 
Producers: Sara Pocock


Lost L.A. (3 Episodes) 
KCET Link 
Director: Logan Kibens 
Producers: Giulia Caruso, Logan Kibens 
Starring: Nathan Masters

Manic (Short) 
Director: Kate Marks 
Producer: Kimberley Browning 
Starring: Dot-Marie Jones, Sydney Sweeney, Nicki Micheaux 


The Surrogate (Virtual Reality) 
VR Playhouse 
Director: Peter Flaherty 
Producers: Logan Brown, Peter Flaherty 
Starring: Olga Fedori, Patrick Mulvey, Jessica Kaye