Michael Edwards is an Australian composer, pianist and music producer based in Berlin.
In addition to his own artistic projects, his music has been widely commissioned and synced in Film, Television and Advertising.
Michael is an accomplished pianist with diverse compositional strengths, from orchestral composition through to electronic music production.
Notable television credits includes Game of Thrones (Season 8), SBS Station ID and the Today Tonight News Theme.
His collaboration with Lisa Gerrard includes the Oscar nominated film Whale Rider, Layer Cake the album Silver Tree, and world tours with her and her band Dead Can Dance. His work with Patrick Cassidy includes the award winning film Calvary. He has also written and toured with Skye (Morcheeba) and Darren Hayes (Savage Garden).
Michael’s numerous awards include nomination for Deutsche Film Music Prize 2017, Music and Sound Awards 2018, and best original music at Cannes Lions 2018.
Commissions include 13 pieces for the Konzerthaus Orchestra Berlin (#klangberlins), multiple theatre shows for Wort und Herzschlag Berlin, and Ice and Fire Theatre London.
He has written extensively for top Production Music libraries including Universal, EMI, Beatbox and Music Sculptor.
Michael graduated with a B.A Music from QUT in 1994.
Deutsche Film Music Prize Nomination 2016
Cannes Lions 2018 – Nike
Music and Sound Awards 2018
Golden Award of Montreax – 2018 Finalist
Cinefest Los Angeles 2017
Music and Sound Awards 2017 Finalist
Deutsche Preis für Onlinekommunikation 2017
Garden State Film Festival 2018
ADC/Peaks Best Youtube Clip 2017