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The Great Bear

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 new DR Koncerthuset in Copenhagen.

Venus

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 Lønqvist Rønning Sound editor: Jess Wolfsberg Music recording engineer: Mette Due Read more about the film

Velkommen til Borgen – New documentary series

New documentary series about 4 young Danish female politicians and their daily struggles in our national parliament. Premiere March 19th. I composed and produced the signature theme and background music for the 6 episodes. Director: Anja Kvistgaard Marott. Produced by Koncern Film & TV for the DK4 network. The score features soloists Loussine Azizian on violin and cellist Anja Lillemæhlum.

Green Screen Award for Best Music

Green Screen Award for “Chameleon Beach” Nicklas Schmidt won “Best Music” award at the 2009 Green Screen International Wild Life Film Festival in Eckernförde, Germany.

Zoomerne

The international award winning Zoomerne (Zoomers) now on DVD Now for sale in Denmark – check cdon.com and major shops. – Available with Danish & English subtitles. When “Zoomerne” opened in Danish cinemas, several reviewers of the film mentioned the music specifically: “Nicklas Schmidt’s score sounds like it was taken from a gigantic Hollywood production.” – Berlingske Tidende Daily “Composer Nicklas Schmidt has made a tuneful score, that contributes to