Uno HELMERSSON – Composer (Sweden, Denmark)

Uno Helmersson is an award winning Swedish composer whose credits include the worldwide hit tv series The Bridge, broadcast in more than 100 territories and for which he was awarded a Golden FIPA.  Other major credits include the Emmy winning Armadillo documentary series  following a group of Danish soldiers for 6 months in Afghanistan; Magnus, about the life of Norway’s Mozart of Chess directed by Benjamin Ree for Norway’s Moskus Film; Susanne Bier’s A Second Chance, additional score; Mikkei Norgaard’s The Absent One; and Zentropa’s Department Q film series.

A graduate of the Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm, Uno started his professional life as assistant to Johan Soderqvist, one of Scandinavia’s leading composers, working with him on  the multi-award winning Bafta nominated Let the Right One In; Recorded Picture Company’s Oscar nominated Kon-Tiki; Monastery: Mr. Vig and the Nun; Love And Rage; Bettina Oberil’s The Murder Farm; Mirmar Film’s Together; Second Chance; and Erik Poppe’s Troubled Water. Working with Johan was hugely beneficial in developing Uno’s skills as a composer and they later worked together as co-composers on a number of projects including Zentropa’s The Absent One and Pelle Hybbinette’s Behind Bron;

Uno’s other credits include Jordan Bayne’s award winning US indie movie The Sea Is All I know and Vibeke Idsoe’s  Norwegian feature Løvekvinnen. He’s scored several shorts including Happy Tears, starring Alan Cummings and Chance of Rain both for Berlin’s FilmGym;  Bobbi Jene for director Elvira Lind; Kiruna-Kigali for director Goran Kapetanovic; Lee Cronin’s Irish adventure Bill & Chuck and the fantasy Through the Night; the drama Before You Hit The Ground; and Jerker Josefsson’s Virus.
He has worked on some major award winning documentaries  including  Bobbi Jene; Mads Ellesoe’s The Child Soldier’s New Job; Michael Graversen’s Dreaming of Denmark; Nanna Frank Mollers’s A Civilized Country; December Film’s 1,2,3, Dance and Macbeth: Det Rode Rum.

Uno’s IMDb page

Uno’s soundcloud

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