Seth Boggess is an award-winning film director and producer, an award-winning film composer and a published classical composer whose artistic focus attempts to shed light and understanding upon the common human experience. He is the founder of Dark Yard Films along with his wife, Producer Natasha Warloe, and Producer Christopher B. B. Warloe.
Originally from Bethany, Missouri he began composing music for theater and film at the age of sixteen before attending and graduating with honors from Berklee College of Music. While working as an audio engineer in New York City he contributed to such films as Intolerable Cruelty (Universal), Ladykillers (Touchstone Pictures), Kinsey (Fox Searchlight) and Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (New Line). He has scored numerous shorts including the Slamdance 2013 official selection Lollywood (Obrigado Productions), Tribeca and Chicago International 2013 official selection AB- (A Daniel Klein film), Yawn (Relentless Filmworks), feature films including The Gadarene Swine (I & Y Productions), and incidental music for the Lenny Kravitz video Let Love Rule (Justice Mix).
Exploring the production side of filmmaking led him to be production manager for the feature film Cartel War (Tumbleweed & Relentless Filmworks) and writer/director of the short film Left Alone (Dark Yard Films) based on the the Anton Chekhov short story Misery.
Seth's accolades include winning Best Short for Left Alone at the Beaufort International Film Festival, Gold Medal for Excellence in Original Music for Left Alone at the Park City Film Music Festival, Audience Choice Award for Left Alone at the Landlocked Film Festival, 2nd Place in the Short Film Category for Left Alone at the Landlocked Film Festival, and the Audience Choice Award for Left Alone at the Route 66 Film Festival.
|"Seth is one of the best young composers I have come in contact with during my twelve years at Berklee. I find his music to be original, fresh and technically challenging."|
Professor of Composition
Berklee College of Music
|"Seth's music evidences a distinct musical personality, someone who has a natural feel for human drama and emotional truth, and not a composer who’s simply trotting out a little bit of everything to prove that he knows the language."|
Producer, Music Production Supervisor
Director of Music Composition for the Screen
at Columbia College Chicago
|A Low Country Weekly writer Teresa Bruce's review of Seth Boggess's award-winning short film Left Alone. Seth wrote, directed, edited, and scored Left Alone.|
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