b e t a f i s h is a Los Angeles-based music composition company, headed by composer/producer Jed Smith. Out of his studio in Santa Monica comes music incorporating classical, world, lounge, soul and electronic elements into both traditional and non-traditional settings, including film, television, web, album production and interactive installation sound.
Jed Smith – composer and producer has worked for and with notable cinematic and musical talents including Lionsgate, New Line, Dimension, Macy Gray, Carmen Rizzo, Paul Oakenfold, BT, Dido, Ladytron, Comedy Central, Chiat-Day, Six Degrees Records, Amp Fiddler, Shelley Harland, Jason Bentley, Ben Jelen, JunkieXL, Quango Records, Cirque du Soleil, Wim Wenders, Jez Colin, Thom Hanreich, Phillip Steir, Matt Wallace, David Arquette, Wes Craven and others.
His work has been in major Hollywood films such as The Tripper, Harold and Kumar 2, Pledge This!, Cursed, Thirteen, and Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life, as well television series such as The OC, Grey’s Anatomy, Windfall, Commander in Chief, and Reno 911! and featured in independent films screened at the Sundance and Cannes Film Festivals, as well as in other domestic, European and Korean Film festivals.
His sound design and short subject compositions have been featured in adverts for companies including Samsung, AT&T, Bacardi and HP. His custom-made instruments and performance sound installations have been featured at Soundwalk, the 2nd City Council art gallery, and twice at the Redcat, the performing arts space for the Disney Concert Hall.