Saunder Jurriaans is a contemporary film composer writing alongside Danny Bensi in New York. They first started playing music together when they formed the unique instrumental rock band Priestbird in 2001. They recorded 4 acclaimed albums and were invited to tour internationally with many reputable bands including Pearl Jam.

In 2010, they were approached to write their first feature movie score "Two Gates of Sleep" which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. Soon after, they were asked to score the critically acclaimed feature "Martha Marcy May Marlene" and Denis Villenueve's "Enemy" - winning Best Musical Score at the Canadian Screen Awards.