About

Damon

Welcome to Score Vault. Established by Damon Criswell, an award-winning American composer, producer and orchestrator best known for his film and television scores. He has a versatility, knowledge and mastery of various musical styles along with a command of technology which all blend with his swift work ethic and easy demeanor. At Score Vault, we excel at creating thematically atmospheric music and textures with an intuitive awareness of making a statement through the music via juxtapositions or counterpoints. Our courage to offer unexplored ideas in the landscape of the music reveals our unwavering goal to capture the meaningful vision of directors and producers, resulting in moving aural portraitures or dynamic scenes of life.

At Score Vault, we have provided the music for many top commercials for RAM, Verizon, AT&T, LG, Sony, Samsung, Coke and Toyota just name a few. Damon Criswell has also scored several Scooby Doo movies: “Music of the Vampire”, “Moon Monster Madness” and “Frankencreepy”. For episodic television, Damon has scored 120 Episodes for the Disney shows “Fish Hooks” and “Kick Buttowski”. Recently, he has had many songs placed in the movie “Once upon a time in Venice” with Bruce Willis as well as providing the dramatic score for “The Dog and Pony Show” with Mira Sorvino and Ralph Macchio, “The Puppy Swap”, “Ben 10: Race Against Time”, “The Final” and many others. 

Damon was honored at the 2013 BMI Film and Television Awards for composing music for one of the year’s top-grossing network television series, Disney’s animated series Fish Hooks. The honor was bestowed upon him, in collaboration with Andy Sturmer, for the highest rated music on Disney by a BMI composer. In 2012, Damon was honored as a nominee for Best Original Music at the Academy of Web Television Awards for his score for the web series Continuum.  Shoot Magazine awarded Best Music for a Commercial to the SONY Bravia “Ballet” campaign for which Damon wrote the music.  He also composed the music for LG’s Something’s Lurking which won the “Gold Award” at the 52nd CLIO Awards. He was also a nominee for the 168-Hour Film Project as Best Composer for his score for “Still Born”, judged by Ralph Winter (X-Men Producer) and Mark Clayman (The Pursuit of Happyness Executive Producer) among distinguished others.

At Score Vault, we also specialize in movie trailers and recent credits include “The Dressmaker”, “Unleashed”, “Coup d’Etat”, and “Majorie Prime”. Our music is heard worldwide through national and international commercials, major film releases, and TV shows on the Disney Channel, NFL Network, FOX Sports, CNN, NBC, A&E, Nat GEO, Saturday Night Live, Golf Channel, Outdoor Channel and on many other international shows.