Completed the feature film Viking Saga – Rune of the Dead

I have completed the music to the USA/Swedish feature film “Rune Of The Dead”. It is a strong soundtrack that I composed with mostly inspiration from the viking era. To my aid as a musician and additional composer I had the Riksspeleman (a generally recognized badge of mastery for Swedish folk musicians) Per Runberg. I also took in several other musicians. The acclaimed singer songwriter Mohalvyr sings the theme Viverja, a song built on a theme created by Producer/Script writer Faravid af Ugglas, which plays a pivotal role.

I had a blast composing the music to this score as the director/producer/editor/script writer Rasmus Tirzitis and me truly found a unique sound which blend together the different styles of the film. I also had the oppurtunity to re use a cue that I for a long time have had the intention of revisit. Thank you Rasmus for this journey. I also would like to thank Per, Faravid and the sound and music mixer Eki Jokisalo for this collaboration.

Shoutout to the cast and crew and last but not least my musicians :

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Demo Reel 2015

Simon is proud to present a Demo Reel. Thanks to Joel Forssell who created and edited the reel. Here’s the description of the video on Youtube.

The Swedish film composer Simon Kölle’s demo reel 2015. Versatile samples of a handful of Simon’s film scores 2009-2015.

Enjoy!

For a complete list of Simon’s film music scores click HERE.

(Re)volt: SVT TV series in 10 episodes

Simon’s latest project which he is working on right now (during the summer) is a TV drama series called (Re)volt. Simon will compose music for the whole season including the intro music (together with a band that will be revealed soon). The great director and friend of Simon, Richard Jarnhed, is the sole director throughout the series.Andreas Wessberg is the Director of Photography.

The cast includes Rebecca Holst, Anna Persson, Kristoffer Berglund, Jesper Barkselius, Carina M Johansson among others.

Check out Richard Jarnhed’s new website which was made by Joel Forssell and Simon Kölle (a couple of changes will be made soon).