The heartbeats of living stories. The voices of brands calling to their customers.
Tara Forth (she/her) is a versatile composer, singer, multi-instrumentalist, voice actor,
sound designer, and producer based in Seattle. She is currently serving her sixth term
as President of the Seattle Composers Alliance.
Tara's work includes musical soundtracks for award-winning features and short films,
custom commercial music, trailer scores, voiceover, audio repair, and music licensing.
In addition to musical experience and training, Tara's aptitude in creative direction,
tech, business strategy and marketing makes her a valuable partner in crafting
impactful and memorable audience experiences.
Punderneath It All
Written & Directed by Abby Hagan
Music by Tara Forth
A celebration of humor and originality, this moving feature film is delighting audiences everywhere in its inaugural festival run. Tara's original score brings heart,
whimsy and atmosphere to this rare gem of a story.
Written & Directed by Derek Johnson & Ali Scattergood
Music by Brianna Tam & Tara Forth
Sound Design by Tara Forth
Currently screening in festivals world-wide, this feature film depicts the journey and
living legacy of world-renowned photographer, Linda Troeller.
"The film’s thematic exploration is supported by a mesmerizing soundtrack composed of haunting melodies and soothing sounds of water. The music seamlessly blends with the visuals, enhancing the emotional resonance of each scene. Combined with the cinematography, the result is an immersive experience that engages the senses and invites introspection." - New Jersey Stage
ALSO ON THE 2023 FESTIVAL CIRCUIT
A short thriller written by Kim Hornsby, directed by Brad M. Johnson,
music by Tara Forth
La Belle Dame Sans Merci - Hate
A sapient, action-packed tale written/directed by Taunya Gren,
music by Tara Forth
A touching story of the limits of tough love, directed by Debra Pralle,
sound design and music by Tara Forth
'Making Of' APOSTASY
Produced by Hugo Larrinaga
Music by Tara Forth
A video documenting the creation of the
BAFTA nominated feature film, APOSTASY
Final Beat Films
Grandma Forth was right; being short can also be fun!
Tara scored this short comedy film, made in 48 hours.
Filmmaker Washington Laws is no Fool!
He crafted a fun trailer for his film's fundraiser and engaged Tara to score it.
“We love the music. It just works really well with the different shots and speed of everything. Great Stuff!”
Jessica Benhamou, JSB FILMS
“I've just heard the final music [for Evie] today and it's spine-tinglingly tense. Really fantastic in particular for the corridor and bar scene.”
John Jencks, Electric Shadow Company
Director, Let's Not Do This Tonight
“I’ve put things in place and had a watch and I shed a little tear at the end. Really, really pleased.”
Jason Glenn, Madland Productions
Cinematographer/Editor, The South Road
"The environmental sound turned out so well, and the fight scene
actually had my hair on end, which was wild
after having watched it without sound over and over again.
You are so talented and I have loved getting to work on this with you!
Thank you for all the time and energy you put into bringing the film to life.”
Lindy Boustedt, First Sight Productions
Writer/Director, Losing Rose
"I got to watch this film I have been working
on for so long for the first time today.
I can't thank you enough for
being a part of this journey.
So, all this to say, wow.
WHAT CLIENTS ARE SAYING
When an elementary school choir's performances were cancelled due to COVID-19, Tara helped the kids to end the year on a positive note.
She mixed and mastered the audio from 35 individual videos of 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders singing "Don't Give Up On Me" by Andy Grammer. She then produced a video of the performance.
Tara draws on an array of influences across genres to craft original pieces that help to bring your production to life. Following are just a few samples written,
performed, recorded and produced by Tara Forth...