Life and career
Sanko’s prominent production credits include producing and writing with Suzanne Vega on Solitude Standing and Days of Open Hand, and producing and writing on Jim Carroll’s last album Pools of Mercury. He has also produced Lucy Kaplansky, Anna Domino and Skeleton Key.
Sanko has composed for many TV series and documentaries, notably the score for Big Love, Masters of Horror, and the epic seven-part global programming television event Great Migrations for National Geographic which aired on the National Geographic Channel in November 2010.
Sanko's first film that he composed was the 1991 HBO TV-movie Women & Men 2. More notable film scores that Sanko is responsible for include the 2012 horror film The Possession, 2013's Nurse 3D, and 2014's Ouija.
- Love Always (1996)
- Before Women Had Wings (TV Movie) (1997)
- Strangeland (1998)
- Saving Face (2004)
- Masters of Horror (TV Series) (2006) (1 episode)
- Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal (TV Movie) (2008)
- Handsome Harry (2009)
- Big Love (2009-2011)
- Rabbit Hole (2010)
- Great Migrations (TV Mini-series) (2010)
- The Possession (2012)
- Nurse 3D (2013)
- Ouija (2014)
- Jessabelle (2014)
- The Drowning (2016)
- Jackals (2017)
- Amanda (2018)