Jonathan Hartman

Feature Films

March 2017 Recording Session

Hartman scoring Session 0317

STRING SESSION, MARCH 2017 I recently had the opportunity to record here at my studio for a number of upcoming projects.  While I can’t go into detail (yet) on the projects, I thought it would be fun to show you some pictures of our space here in Los Angeles, and a bit of the process. I was recording live strings for two projects.   Here’s a view of the scoring stage from our control booth just prior to recording: My contractor, Nicole Garcia, brought in some amazing players. We started on the first musical cues with a string quintet comprised of[…]

THIS LAST LONELY PLACE- US Release

TLLP One Sheet 2

Sept 2016 THIS LAST LONELY PLACE has been released in the United States.   Indican Pictures has distributed the film, and it is now available on demand with cable providers, as well as on Apple Itunes.   Very proud to be involved in this dark neonoir thriller, exec produced by the Humphrey Bogart Estate.   You can purchase the film here:  https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/this-last-lonely-place/id1133088439?ign-mpt=uo%3D4 The Trailer is available here: https://trailers.apple.com/trailers/independent/this-last-lonely-place/        

This Last Lonely Place- Theatrical release 8/12/16

TLLP-11 Theatrical release

I’m very happy to announce that THIS LAST LONELY PLACE will be in limited theaters this Friday, August 12th.  A fill nationwide VOD release will happen in early September.  If you are in Los Angeles, you can watch the film this Friday at the Laemmlee’s Santa Monica theater.   You can purchase tickets here:    http://www.laemmle.com/films/41003  

THIS LAST LONELY PLACE- Theatrical Release

TTLP Theatrical Announcement Aug 11

I’m very happy to announce that THIS LAST LONELY PLACE is finally being distributed!  The film will have a limited Theatrical Release starting on August 11th, 2016, followed by full VOD release in September.  Our Los Angeles premiere will be at the Laemmle Film Center in Santa Monica on August 11th.   I’m proud to have been a part of this incredible film, beautiful written and directed by Steve Anderson, produced by Josh Mandel and the Estate of Humphrey Bogart!  Starring Rhys Coiro, Xander Berkeley, and Carly Pope.

This Last Lonely Place- Film Released

Rhys Coiro as Sam

This Last Lonely Place, now available on demand online Nov 10, 2104 THIS LAST LONLY PLACE is now available to watch via streaming and non-DRM download!   I recently scored This Last Lonely Place, starring Rhys Coiro, Xander Berkeley, & Carly Pope. You can watch the film at: http://www.thislastlonelyplace.com Leonard Martin describes This Last Last Lonely Place as  “A taut, surprising,compelling film noir. Well-acted and extremely well shot on the streets of Los Angeles at night. I thoroughly enjoyed it!”  Directed by Steve Anderson and produced by Industry Standard films and Humphrey Bogart’s revitalized Santana Films.  It was a real pleasure to[…]

THIS LAST LONELY PLACE- Upcoming Release.

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The Humphrey Bogart Estate’s production company will offer fans the chance to see it early Sep 22, 2014 Fans of Humphrey Bogart-style noir will soon have a few ways to get their movie fix. Santana Films is releasing This Last Lonely Place via Indiegogo for fans wanting to see it early — and then will make it available online for streaming or download at www.thislastlonelyplace.com via VHX, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively. Santana Films, which is run by Bogart’s estate and filmmaker Steve Anderson, is making their film available DRM-free beginning Oct. 28 after the Indiegogo campaign concludes. Anderson, who directed This Last Lonely Place, is calling it[…]

“This Last Lonely Place” @ Newport Beach Film Festival

@ The Newport Beach Film Fest 2014

May 15, 2014 Very happy to announce that THIS LAST LONELY PLACE premiered at the Newport Beach Film Festival. The film has had great early reviews, including one you can read here: http://twitchfilm.com/2014/04/newport-beach-2014-review-this-last-lonely-place-a-fine-tuned-pitch-dark-noir.html#ixzz30OofjaNX The film won the jury prize for best cinematography and I’ve received a lot of great letters and emails concerning the score. Thank you everyone! The picture recently picked up a foreign sales agent and is now off to Cannes!                      

This Last Lonely Place

TLLP One Sheet 12-18-13

Jonathan is scoring This Last Lonely Place Jan 3, 2014 We are pleased to announce that Jonathan Hartman is composing the original score for “THIS LAST LONELY PLACE”, written & directed by Steve Anderson.   This Last Lonely Place is a crime drama, which follows Rhys Coiro (“Entourage”), a down on his luck cab driver,  through one dangerous night in Los Angeles.   After picking up a wealthy businessman (Xander Berkeley ) and his mistress (Carly Pope) the night spirals out of control.  With millions of dollars at stake, who’s playing whom? Produced by Josh Mandel, and executive produced by the newly[…]

The Employer Premieres JUNE 7, 2013

Domestic Release announcement

 May 16, 2013  My latest film, THE EMPLOYER will be released on June 7th, 2013.   The Employer premieres “On Demand” on Comcast, Cox Communications, Time Warner Cable, Brighthouse Networks, AT&T U-verse, Verizon FiOS, XBOX Network, Playstation, and Apple ITunes.  I was so proud to be a part of Frank Merle’s directorial debut.  It’s a wonderful cast, a great plot, and a great musical score!  Visit the official website to learn more about the movie!   http://www.theemployermovie.com/ .

The Employer @ LA Indie Film Fest

The Employer poster (original)

Mar 14, 2013 THE EMPLOYER is screening Friday, March 15th, 2013 at the LA Indie Film Festival.   You can find more info and purchase tickets to the event here:  http://laindiefilmfest.com/schedule/features/the-employer/ At the Awards Ceremony of the Film Festival, Jonathan won the LA Film Fest award for “Best Original Score” for his work on THE EMPLOYER.