Danish Film Academy Award Nomination

December 14, 2011 Featured, News

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 American Oscars.

“The Great Bear” also received a nomination for “Best Feature” in the category for movies for children and youths.
The music was recorded by the National Danish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Nic Raine.


The Great Bear Credits Theme[audio:https://nicklas-schmidt.com/wp-content/uploads/25_Great-Bear-Credits.mp3|titles=25 Credits – Den kæmpestore bjørn]

Title Sequence[audio:https://nicklas-schmidt.com/wp-content/uploads/02_Train-Ride-Title-Sequence.mp3|titles=02 Togturen – Titelsekvens]

The Final Conflict[audio:https://nicklas-schmidt.com/wp-content/uploads/21_Final-Conflict.mp3|titles=21 Det endelige opgør]

The team behind the score is:

Music composed and arranged by: Nicklas Schmidt
Orchestrator: Peter Due
Additional Orchestrations: Karim Elmahmoudi & Michael Lloyd
Music producer: Morten Mogensen
Sound engineer & scoring mixer: Jan Oldrup
Soundtrack mastering: John Rodd
Conductor: Nic Raine
Concert master: Johannes Søe Hansen
Executive producer DRSO: Curt Kollavik-Jensen
Planning coordinator DRSO: Hans Sørensen


The Robert Award ceremony is to be held in Copenhagen 5th February 2012

“The Great Bear” is currently running in French, Belgian and Dutch cinemas, as has already been in distribution in Denmark, Norway and Russia among others.