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Joel Douek

Joel Douek is a film and television composer. His documentary works include Galapagos 3D about life on the Galápagos Islands, The Wildest Dream about Mount Everest, and Flying Monsters 3D about the pterosaurs.[1][2][3] In addition to documentaries, he has also provided the music to the English adaptations of anime such as Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie, cartoons such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles[4] as well as live-action films such as The Tall Man[5] and the BBC series First Life with Sir David Attenborough.[6] In 2010, he received a nomination for Best Original Score for a Documentary Feature at the International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) for his work on The Wildest Dream.[7]

Joel Douek
Born London
Occupation(s) Music composer



Film and televisionEdit

Year Series Role Notes Source[8]
2010 The Wildest Dream Nominated–Best Original Score for a Documentary Feature, IFMCA [9][7]
2010 Flying Monsters 3D    
2011 The Bachelor King 3D   Trailer  
2012 Kingdom of Plants 3D    
2012 The Tall Man   [10]
2013 Galapagos 3D   [11]
2013 Across All Borders Original Score short film [12][13]

Anime and cartoonsEdit

Year Series Role[a] Notes Source[14]
2004 Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie: Pyramid of Light Music   [15][16]
  Shaman King Original Music   [17]
  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles   Fox TV  
  Ultimate Muscle   Fox TV  
  Incredible Crash Test Dummies   Fox TV  


  1. ^ Compositions for anime shows are for the English production


  1. ^ "California Science Center's film 'Galapagos 3D,' exhibit 'Ecosystems' explore nature's wonderland". October 10, 2014. Retrieved March 15, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Flying Monsters 3D: Film Review". October 3, 2011. Retrieved March 15, 2015. 
  3. ^ "A Mountain View". August 5, 2010. Retrieved March 15, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Joel Douek - ONE TRACK MUSIC". Retrieved 7 July 2015. 
  5. ^ "The Tall Man (Todd Bryanton, Joel Douek and Christopher Young)". Retrieved 2016-03-01. 
  6. ^ "David Attenborough's First Life - BBC Two". BBC. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 
  7. ^ a b "IFMCA: the International Film Music Critics Association - 2010 IFMCA Awards". Retrieved 7 July 2015. 
  8. ^ "Film and Television featured scores". Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  9. ^ "The Wildest Dream". Atlantic Productions. Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  10. ^ "The Tall Man [Original Film Soundtrack] - Todd Bryanton,Joel Douek,Christopher Young - Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  11. ^ "California Science Center's film 'Galapagos 3D,' exhibit 'Ecosystems' explore nature's wonderland". Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  12. ^ "Across All Borders". Across All Borders. Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  13. ^ Moreano, Keir (March 3, 2013). Across All Borders - A Documentary. YouTube. 
  14. ^ "Anime featured scores". Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  15. ^ Kehr, Dave (August 13, 2004). "Film Review: For Movie and Its Marketing, A Marriage of Convenience". New York Times. 
  16. ^ Beck, Jerry (2005). The Animated Movie Guide. Chicago Review Press. p. 323. ISBN 9781569762226. 
  17. ^ Browning, John Edgar; Picart, Caroline Joan (Kay) (2010). Dracula in Visual Media: Film, Television, Comic Book and Electronic Game Appearances, 1921-2010. McFarland. p. 164. ISBN 9780786462018. 

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