Stenfert Charles (Saunder Stenfert Jurriaans and Daniel Charles Bensi) are multi-instrumentalists and classically trained musicians. They began their film scoring career with Alistair Banks Griffin's "Two Gates of Sleep"
(Cannes - Director's Fortnight, 2010), and have since moved on to score various features and shorts including Sean Durkin's "Martha Marcy May Marlene"
(Sundance, 2011 - winner best director, Cannes - Official Selection, 2011), Ruben Ostlund's "Play"
(Cannes - Director's Fortnight, 2011), PBS American Experience 'The Amish" and Antonio Campos' "Simon Killer" (Sundance, 2012).
Recently Saunder and Danny had the honor of composing a piece of music for the American Ballet Theater which was featured in the International Erik Bruhn Competition in Toronto. Other projects include editorial films for Vogue, Gravure, Crush and Flair magazines. Their band Priestbird
(Kemado Records) has 5 albums, and has toured extensively in the US and internationally.
OTHER PROJECTS INCLUDE:
PRIESTBIRD - www.priestbird.com
STORMS - www.myspace.com/storms
LAPDOG OF SATAN - www.myspace.com/lapdogofsatannyc