EMIL FRIIS /// COMPOSER
Emil Friis is a composer and songwriter based in Copenhagen Denmark.
A largely self taught musician and producer, through his lack of formal training Emil has created a musical language filled with sensibility, tension, brightness and somber beauty, resulting in a mixture of genre bending sounds. Emil uses his unique and intuitive approach to composing, coupled with an ever changing array of synthesizers and effects, orchestral and live instruments, guitars, piano, electronics, percussion, to help push the boundaries of current scoring trends.
Recently Emil has scored director Morgan Jon Fox’s short The One You Never Forget, which is produced by writer/director Craig Brewer (The Legend Of Tarzan, Dolemite Is My Name, Coming To America 2) and premiers February 2019 in the US. 2018 saw Friis score Sundance Ignite Fellow Kevin Brooks’ award winning short Bonfire, the second film the two worked together on. In 2018 Emil also scored DR1/Danish Broadcasting Corporation’s much talked about and Prix Europa nominated true crime series Hvid Mands Dagbog/The Circumciser as well as composing the new main themes for Station 2, Denmark’s biggest network TV2’s popular real life weekly crime show, at show that also happens to Denmark’s longest running. In addition to these recent projects Emil has scored many of DR/Danish Broadcasting Corporation’s most prestigious documentary projects and has scored or had music placed in numerous productions from the likes of CBS, CANAL+, TIME, DANISH TV2, DANISH TV3, DR1, DR2, DR3, KANAL 5 ect.