New choir album released on iTunes

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Released 01 Oct 2012 The new choir album is now available for sale in the iTunes stores worldwide. – Featuring the Copenhagen chamber choir “Hymnia” conducted by Flemming Windekilde in a contemporary collection of choir works by Nicklas Schmidt written between 2001-2012. Including the world premiere performance of “Nowhere Now Here” with texts by American […]

HARPA Nordic Film Composer Award 2012 Nomination

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DFMC (Danish Film & Media Composers) has announced Nicklas Schmidt as Denmark’s nominee for the HARPA Nordic Film Composer Award 2012 for the score for “the Great Bear”. The prize will be awarded in Reykjavik, Iceland in October in connection with the Reykjavik Film Festival. The Nordic Film Composer Award was initiated in 2008 and is […]

Bjarke Mogensen & Prinsens Musikkorps

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The young rising accordeon star Bjarke Mogensen has commissioned a new work to be premiered 1st June 2012 where Mogensen features as soloist with the Prinsens Musikkorps Brass Ensemble. The new “Concertino” for accordeon and brass is one of a few of its kind written for this rare constellation of instruments. The ensemble will be […]

“Nowhere Now Here”

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Choir Music Premiere in May Concerts The International award winning Hymnia Chamber Choir will perform in two concerts entirely dedicated to choral music by Nicklas Schmidt. The concerts will take place at the Enghave Church in Copenhagen May 13th and at Vor Frue Kirke in Aarhus on the 20th of May. Both concerts will be […]

Danish Film Academy Award Nomination

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The orchestral score for Esben Toft Jacobsens “Den kæmpestore bjørn (The Great Bear)” has been nominated for the 2012 Robert Award in the category “Best Musical Score” The Robert is considered to be the highest honor in Danish filmmaking. The event has been inaugurated in 1984 and is the Danish Film Academy’s equivalent of the […]

Paint Splash for Nintendo Wii

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I developed the music and sound effects for this new official Nintendo Wii-ware release by KnapNok Games. Paint Splash turns your TV into an interactive canvas where kids of all ages can enjoy painting using the Wii Remote. Up to four people can paint at the same time so the entire family can participate in […]

Interview in “Klassisk” on scoring Ronal

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  “Roaring Orchestral Scores” – In the 2011 September edition of the Danish Magazine “Klassisk” Christine Christiansen interviews me about the process of creating the score for the new 3D animation feature “Ronal the Barbarian”. Read the full article in PDF (in Danish)

Trailer for Ronal the Barbarian

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My biggest film score so far is nearing completion. After a great recording session with the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra in July, only some mixing is left now before the Danish theatrical premiere in 3D on September 29th 2011. Catch a glimpse of the Epic adventure – the 2nd theatrical trailer is now available:

The Great Bear

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With a score recorded by the National Danish Symphony Orchestra, “The Great Bear” opened in Danish cinemas February 2011. The 3D-animated feature film is director Esben Toft Jacobsen’s debut. The Great Bear was in competition in the Generation programme at the Berlin Film Festival. The film has a 40 minute orchestral score recorded in the […]

Venus

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An erotic comedy – claymation short directed by Tor Fruergaard.   A graduation film from the National Danish Film School. The director wanted a ‘larger than life’ symphonic score to frame this charming story about an unconventional way to solve relationship problems. Directed by Tor Fruergaard Producer: Senia Dremstrup D.O.P.: Sturla Brandth Grøvlen Editor: Rebekka […]