Bio: Michael Bacon

Michael Bacon's recent projects include scoring Slavery by Another Name (2012 Sundance Selection), Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter,The Education of Dee Dee Ricks, The Man Nobody Knew, Gloria: In Her Own Words, The Great Famine, Top Ten Monks, Teddy in His Own Words (2010 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Nonfiction Special), Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County, The Buddah, Faces of America, This Emotional Life, King Gimp (the Academy Award Winner in the Short Documentary category), and Secret Life of the Brain (the critically acclaimed five hour documentary on PBS by Emmy Award winner David Grubin). Michael was also the Musical Director for Downtown Express, a movie about a four piece from Bushwick fronted by the disillusioned Ramona (Nellie McKay).

Michael won an Emmy for his score for The Kennedys, an Ace Award nomination for his score for The Man Who Loved Sharks, and The BMI Television Music Award and The Chicago International Film Festival Gold Plaque Award for music in LBJ.  Shows he has scored have won numerous Emmy Awards and he has scored three Academy Award winning films (The Johnstown Flood, A Time For Justice, and King Gimp). 
 
Michael's latest project, Morgenthau directed by Max Lewkowicz, is scheduled to air on WNET/PBS in the fall of 2013.