Nicklas Schmidt (born 1976, in Aarhus, Denmark) is a Danish composer of classical music and music for motion pictures.
He holds a masters diploma with honors from the St. Petersburg State Conservatoire, and a post graduate soloist-composers diploma from the Royal Danish Academy of Music.
Actively composing since 1995, Nicklas Schmidt’s music has been featured in a number of international festivals and concert halls, including the Tonhalle in Zürich, the Tivoli Hall in Copenhagen, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, MBNA Shannon International Music Festival (Ireland), Profile Intermedia (Germany), Langvad Chamber Music Days (Denmark) and the Nordic Music Festival (Russia).
In 2005 Nicklas Schmidt began composing music for a number of feature films, documentaries, short films, animated shorts, video games and TV series.
The score for “Chameleon Beach” won the “Best Music” award at the 2009 Green Screen International Wild Life Film Festival in Germany.
In 2010 he was selected for the prestigious Berlinale Talent Campus.
2012 saw a “Best Score” nomination for the Danish Film Academy Award “Robert” and a “Harpa” Nordic Film Composers Award nomination.
His scores have been recorded with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, The Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, The Budapest Art Orchestra and the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.