Bernstein is currently elected to the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Board of Directors of the Society of Composers and Lyricists, the Board of Directors of the ASCAP Foundation and serves as Vice President of the Academy of Motion Picture’s Foundation. He has taught on the graduate film scoring faculty at USC, and presents film scoring seminars over the past 15 years at UCLA Extension. He has received an ASCAP Deems Taylor Award for his writings on music and is author of the recent book, "Film Music and Everything Else” as well as numerous articles and a second book on film music to be published later this year. Mr. Bernstein has composed scores for over 100 motion pictures (www.imdb.com), including musical contributions to Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill, Vol.1 (music which was originally used in the classic car chase film White Lightning (1973 film)).
Also scores for genre classics A Nightmare on Elm Street (the original), The Entity, Stephen King's Cujo, George Hamilton's Dracula spoof Love At First Bite, and a wide variety of comedies, dramas and action films. He has provided music for Academy Award winning documentaries Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision and Czechoslovakia 1968, as well as for the Tom Hanks Vietnam saga, Return with Honor. His many made-for-television films include an Emmy nominated score for the Jane Seymour historical epic Enslavement: The True Story of Fanny Kemble, HBO's multiple Emmy Award winning Miss Ever's Boys with Alfrie Woodard, Michael Mann's Emmy winning 10-hour miniseries Drug Wars I & II, Hallmark Hall of Fame's Emmy winning Caroline?, Jack London's The Sea Wolf (Emmy nominated for Best Score), and Emmy Nominated mini-series The Long Hot Summer starring Don Johnson, Cybill Shepherd and Jason Robards, as well as the acclaimed historical mini-series Sadat, starring Lou Gossett Jr. Positions held * Board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (current) * Board of directors of The Society of Composers and Lyricists (current) * Board of directors of the ASCAP Foundation (current) * Taught on the graduate film scoring faculty at USC * Teaches an UCLA Extension film scoring seminar annually Albums and Soundtracks * MASS: Voices of the World (1991) - album * CBS Schoolbreak Special: Little Miss Perfect (won the Emmy for "Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction and Composition") - Score * A Nightmare on Elm Street - Score * Cujo - Score * Deadly Friend - Score * Excessive Force - Score * Enslavement: The True Story of Fanny Kemble - Score * Sea Wolf (Emmy nominated for Best Score) - Score * Out of the Ashes - Score * Profoundly Normal - Score * Crossing the Line - Score * White Lightning - Score * Bull Run - Score * After Innocence - Score * Love, Lies and Murder - Score * Refusenik (AKA Let My People Go) - Score * Sweet Nothings in My Ear - Score * The Entity - Score * Love at First Bite - Score * Drug Wars: The Camarena Story (Michael Mann Emmy winning 10 hour mini-series) - Score * Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision - Score * Czechoslovakia 1968 - Score * Return with Honor- Score * Miss Evers' Boys - Score * The Long Hot Summer - Score * White Lightning (1973 film) - Score * Kill Bill Volume 1 - featured on the soundtrack Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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