Film music company MovieScore Media was founded by former journalist Mikael Carlsson in November, 2005. Best known for its two soundtrack labels, MovieScore Media and Screamworks Records, the company has released over 150 score albums and received one Grammy Award nomination and multiple nominations for the ‘Soundtrack Label of the Year’ award by the International Film Music Critics Association.
MovieScore Media has released around 170 soundtrack albums and since the launch of the company in 2006. Among the many acclaimed albums are Merlin (Rob Lane), Let the Right One In (Johan Soderqvist), Pandorum (Michl Britsch), Treasure Guards, Age of Heroes and A Lonely Place to Die(Michael Richard Plowman), Centurion (Ilan Eshkeri), Submarine (Andrew Hewitt), In a Better World (Johan Soderqvist) and The Innkeepers (Jeff Grace).
Recently, an album released by MovieScore Media’s sub-label Screamworks Records, The Shrine (music by Ryan Shore), was nominated for a Grammy in the ‘Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media’ category. MovieScore Media has been nominated to the International Film Music Critics Association Award for ‘Film Music Record Label of the Year’ six years in a row.
Apart from his soundtrack label business, Mikael Carlsson also works as a freelance soundtrack producer for other labels, composers and companies. He also offers consulting services and has been hired by concert halls and symphony orchestras to assist in their production of film music concerts. Mikael Carlsson is also a composer in his own right, writing music for television (including the Scandinavian version of hit series Top Model) and concert music for choir. For more information on Mikael’s activities as a composer and concert producer, please visit www.mikaelcarlsson.com.