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.
What a year it has been for Simon Kölle!
It all began with finishing the last couple of cues for Vilsen (Ave Mater), making some additional music for the short Gola Inte, making some music to a roleplaying game, a logo and making the music for a computer game.
After doing a commercial Simon finished the music to the, later on, several award winning short “Legend of Dark Rider: The begining”, who became a hit. Composing for yet another commercial – this time Grabber screws and then start working on a app game called Conduct This! A game that’s now a huge hit and on the toplists in many countries. Simon revisited the game many month’s later to make even more music.
Then Simon finally made his Hollywood debut compsoing the music for The Perfect Weapon (2016) directed by Titus Paar who also directed Legend of Dark Rider: The Begining. Right after that Simon made some improvational music fot the Event/LARP The Solution were the participants listened to the music nonstop for 48 hours.
Simon helped his friends Pixelbeast at The Game Assembly out with composing the music to their examination computer game Zvonar.
Simon produced and composed the music for the short film #Ingenskitiminkropp which is a film about doping in martial arts. The film will be released early 2017. Director Richard Jarnhed co produced and directed the film.
Late in the summer, Simon started to compose music for americal trailers together with director Rasmus Tirzitis. A total of 6 trailers were done during the autumn. Simon also founded the trailer music group called STK Group.
Simon composed the music for two commercials for the company BEX with Titus Paar as the director.
Simon started working with Paradox Interactive on a small project that could lead to more. Director/editor Rasmus Tirzitis created the final trailer for Vilsen (Ave Mater) and Simon composed the music.
Director/writer Richard Jarnhed created 4 event films for Hotell Kung Carl and Simon both composed the music and worked with sound design on the project.
In November and December Simon, together with Joel Forssell, composed the music for Vitt Skräp (White Trash) yet again but this time with a different sound and approach. As some small changes are left to do early 2017 it will be counted as a 2017 production.
Writing and Producing
Together with long time friend Richard Jarnhed they founded the platform Tulpa Creatives which will work in many constellations and with different projects. The first Tulpa Creatives projects were the Hotel-films and the drama documentary #Ingenskitiminkropp.
Tulpa Creatives have during some time now developed a TV Series (with Henrik Summanen and Joel Forssell) and late in december Simon and Richard started yet another project together with actor and executive producer Mattias Lundberg. The two projects differ a lot in both style and scope. More information will come on www.tulpa.nu
Simon was also one of the producers of Vilsen (Ave Mater) and was responsible for making a distribution deal and much more.
Last but not least Simon kept on writing for martial arts on www.fightermag.se and worked as sports commentator.
Several interesting projects are about to take form. Simon will early in 2017 compose the music for a feature film and record an orchestra in Lisabon. The developing of two different TV series will be something Simon work a lot with. Simon is open for job offers and collaborations as a composer, composer and writer. Simon’s main focus is always composing though but the love for writing and producing are close second.
Simon founded the STK Group this summer which compose music for american trailers. Simon collaborates with director and editor Rasmus Tirzitis who edit trailers for an USA based distributor mainly focusing on indiependent films but also other more mainstream releases.
So far Simon has composed the music for three trailers. STK Group consist of composers Simon has gathered to, for starters, help him out when he has to much to do but it might evolve to something more. The talented members of the group are except the founder Simon Kölle:
Jeroen van Hiel – a Belgian composer
If you are interested in having Simon and The STK Group to compose for your trailer don’t hesitate to contact Simon firstname.lastname@example.org
For references contact Rasmus Tirzitis at: +46 (0) 739 29 86 28 or email@example.com
Except composing music at the moment for a major company (secret project) with Richard Jarnhed as director, writing for an upcoming interactive theatre event, composing (only started) for the film Vilsen or “The Loss” as it is called in english (the score will feature two choirs) and working as a commentator at MMA events and being the editor in chief at Fightplay.tv something great has begun!
After months of preparation’s Simon and his friend Joel Forssell teamed up with a crew of really talented artists: Omar Fye, Richard Jarnhed, Rasmus Tirzitis, Love Kölle, Andreas Doyle and Erik Bolin. The reason for the meet was to begin a project which Simon has dreamt about for a long time. More updates will come later on about this project and more.
Rasmus Tirzitis took some time off the work on the grand feature Vilsen (The Loss) and made a little short film called “Fången” (The Prisoner). A film with a nice twist and music with hints of Danny Elfman and Phillip Glass. Simon did the music for this short on just 2 days. Fången will be released on Cannes Film Festival 2014.
Threads of Destiny is the name of fan film in the world of Star Wars. It took 8 years for a large of group of people to finish this fan film which will premier in february. Simon has made the music to the final trailer (see above) of the project. The music in the film itself is not composed by Simon.