Bio

Simon Kölle was born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden and he already in an early age came to love stories. After years as a Playwright and Theatre Director Simon went into music wholeheartedly. Some 10+ albums later, studies in Theatre and Film Science, Dramaturgy, Writing and Film Music; Simon shifted his focus to Film Music and Music to games. Simon has worked both in the Nordic countires and Hollywood. He’s been tributed by the likes of Ennio Morricone, Oliver Stone, John Malkovich, Steven Seagal, won more than 10 awards and been nominated on film festivals.  He always work very closely with the Director/Client. Simon is also an accomplished writer with some 20 years of experience as a professional. Simon also work as a Producer on some projects. Simon is a founder of Tulpa Creatives together with Richard Jarnhed.

Hobbies

Simon’s hobbies include being an instructor in HEMA and knife fighting, roleplaying games, Go, films, TV-series and MMA.

Dream

His greatest dream is to win an Academy Award for Best Original Score.

Journalist & Sports commentator
Besides composing and producing Simon is also an accomplished sports journalist focusing on Martial Arts (mainly MMA). In that field he has owned MMAnytt.se, worked as editor in chief of Kimura.se,  was one of the owners of Fightplay.tv and now he is the editor in chief at Fighter Magazine (fightermag.se). Simonhas written the first non-fiction work about Mixed Martial Arts ever to be published by a major Swedish publisher.Simon has worked as a Sports commentator since 2010 and is the permanent commentator of the biggest MMA organization in Sweden (Superior Challenge).In the martial arts of Scandinavia Simon is well known and is interviewed in many documentaries and has worked with Zuffa (Owner of UFC), several commisions and been part of the jury of Kampsportsgalan (Swedish Martial Arts Awards).

Podcast’s
Simon run his own podcast “Musik i Film” (in Swedish) were he meets with fellow composers and others in the Film and TV industry.Simon is also permanent in “Fighterpodden” together with Mårten Söderström and Hans Wiklund.