Vilsen (Ave Mater) so far got over 30 prices on film festivals and been among the official selection a lot. The latest award was won in Barcelona were Rasmus Tirzitis (editor), mine (music) and Eki Jokisalo (sound) for the trailer.
Simon just won the award of recognition for the score to Vilsen (Ave Mater). The film also won prize for best picture and best director (Rasmus Tirzitis).
Vilsen (Ave Mater) was nominated in the category of Best foreign picture, but still won the Best picture with 100′s contribution to compete against. The film festival is called Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival (HIMPFF) and is held several times during the year. In January 2017 all the winning entries of 2016 will compete in a large ceremonies contest.
Simon is greatful and happy and this will give him a great push with finishing the score of Vitt Skräp (White Trash) in just a couple of days.
Simon have revisited the wonderful game Conduct This on which he composed the soundtrack for back in in march/april. The game needed four versions of one of the two major themes. This app game might very well become a hit!
Simon has also made some Music for Paradox Interactive. Due to the contract nothing can be revealed right now.
Simon is producing an anti doping film for Svenska Budo- och kampsportsförbundet with the director Richard Jarnhed. Simon will also compose the music for the film and actors/participants are among others Sanny Dahlbeck (as himfelf), David Nzinga, Erik Bolin and Janni Larsson (as herself).
Without jinxing things; 2016 seem to become a great year for Simon Kölle. Simon is right now composing the score for an international feature film (more about it later) and a Pilot (Dark Rider).
The score for Vilsen (Swedish indiependent feature in the Nordic Noir genre) was completed 2015 but it’s possible that Simon need to revisit it one last time early 2016.
The score for the feature Vitt Skräp (White Trash) will be completed together with Joel Forssell during 2016.
More than that Simon is looking to hit his stride in scoring even more project’s and are always open to take on new challenges. Continue reading
Simon had the score almost done 100 % early 2015 but have had the time to adjust some cues and just the other day he recorded Brass, Woodwinds and Strings with a chamber orchestra.
Simon would like to thank the 52 people big music department of Vilsen which includes a choir, chamber orchestra and other musicians. The mixer Eki Sienis Joisalo of Electric Rhyme Production has been vital in the finish and also the arranger (of the choir) Joel Forssell.
Simon is proud of the final result. See the credits below.
Simon Kölle will, together with friend and colleague Joel Forssell, compose the music to the feature film White Trash (Vitt skräp in Swedish) which is a Merix Media AB film produced by Mikael Cross and Eiffel Mattson. The script is written by Anton Hagwall (Tommy) together with Andreas Doyle and Joel Forssell (yes the same one as Simon’s colleague composing the music with Simon). Lead actor is Ola Rapace (Wallander series, Tillsammans, Tusenbröder, Skyfall). Actors Ida Engvoll (Beck, Mig Äger Ingen, Medicinen), Erik Bolin (Höök, Res dej inte, Niebo), Peter Viitanen (Kådisbellan, Tusenbröder, Äkta Människor, Mördaren ljuger inte ensam), Donald Högberg (Arn – Tempelriddaren, Hundraåringen som klev ut genom fönstret, Luftslottet som sprängdes) Sebbe Stakset (known for being a member in Kartellen), Jörgen Kruth (world renowned martial artist) among others.
The film is a crime/thriller set in the 80s.
Finally a new playlist is up on AUDIO with both old cues and new ones. The new ones include samples from The Box, Drakar och Demoner: Tronländaren, Ingen Røde Øjne and a couple from the documentaries Simon composed for during 2012.
A total of 33 samples can now be listened to HERE.
Some of you readers/listeners have noted that the website don’t work that good in a mobile phone – It will be fixed one of those days.