About

As founding members of critically acclaimed Toronto based band Do Make Say Think, Ohad Benchetrit and Justin Small have been creating engaging and epic music together for over fifteen years. As composers, their focus has always centered around artistic integrity, passion, and spirited experimentation.

Cinematic in nature, Do Make Say Think has been featured in such award-winning films as The Corporation, Scared Sacred, Everything’s Gone Green, and the Oscar-winning Syrianna. The band has also had the honour of doing live scores for silent film masterpieces including the 1919 film ‘Tales of the Uncanny’ in 2009 and most recently for TIFF Bell Lightbox’s presentation of Eric Von Stroheim’s 1924 film ‘Greed’

Ohad and Justin have composed original score for feature films ‘A Simple Curve’,Bruce McDonald’s ‘Hard Core Logo 2’, Jay Cheal’s ‘Beauty Day’, an Art Gallery of Ontario curated installation piece for the 2007 nuit blache, and a remix for the film ‘Walk All Over Me’ . In addition, Justin has sound-tracked a documentary for the CBC titled ‘Annie Pootiotook’.

As a member of Broken Social Scene, Ohad has also had the opportunity to score Bruce MacDonald’s “The Love Crimes of Gillian Guess” and “The Tracey Fragments”,  “Snow Cake” directed by Marc Evans and more recently, ‘Day Dream Nation’ by Michael Goldbach. An accomplished engineer and producer, in 2007 Ohad produced Kevin Drew’s critically acclaimed debut solo album “Broken Social Scene presents Kevin Drew…Spirit If”.

Projects are always in the works and will be updated on this site.

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2 responses

  1. Greetings Ohad and Justin. My name is Chris Perkins-Cook. I am a indie filmmaker, and was curious about if you would ever consider composing for indie films and how much you charged. I tried to look up information on how to contact you, but this was as far as I could go with limited web presence. Even a reply, would be an honor.

    Thanks so much

    -Chris

    September 6, 2013 at 3:51 pm

    • Hey Chris,
      Thanks for the reply. You can always contact us at
      telepathic.out.take@gmail.com
      We have done extensive work for indie films. It really depends on the budget. Where are you located?
      All the best
      -Justin and Ohad

      September 13, 2013 at 10:22 am

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