Emily Pitts

Composer and Sound Designer

for interactive and linear media



TAble Stakes

(Documentary Score)

Table Stakes is a documentary short following two African-American comic book writers navigating the challenges of the industry. Working with director Khai Thu Nguyen, wrote and produced an original score for the film. (See trailer to left)

Nominated for Best Short Film, San Diego Black Film Festival 2019
Official Selection: San Diego Black Film Festival, San Francisco Documentary Festival, Afro Comicon, Visions Du Reel Media Library, Sheffield Doc/Fest Doc/Player

American BabyloN

(Short Film Cue)

This cue was scored in collaboration with filmmakers from SFFILM and recorded with live musicians at Skywalker Sound.


(Short Film Score)

This film about discovery was used for the 2018 Berlin International Film Scoring Competition. All music and sound was produced by me as an entry.

Games & Interactive MEdia


FAcebook Messenger KIDS

(Interactive Music & Sound Design)

Created sound effects and music for Augmented Reality games in the Facebook Messenger Kids app. Also provided JavaScript implementation of sound behavior in Spark AR Studio. All sound, music, and implementation for the effects in this reel were done by me.

Themes from "Headwinds"

(Original compositions)

These cues were created and recorded in collaboration with SFCM and Sony Interactive. Headwinds is a fictional video game based off the plot of The Martian. Students were asked to compose, prep scores, record, and produce tracks for the game. Both of these tracks were selected from student work for recording by professional musicians at Sony Interactive.

Game Music

(Original compositions)

These "spooky" game music cues were created with interactivity in mind, as a final project for a Game Audio class at San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

Portal 2

(Sound Re-Design)

This sound re-design presents my own take on gameplay footage from Portal 2, made as a final project for a Sound Design class at San Francisco Conservatory of Music (all sound added by me).