Patrick Jonsson is a film composer living and working in London, UK. In 2014 he composed the score for Academy Award and BAFTA-nominated feature documentary ‘Virunga’, directed by Orlando von Einsiedel and executive produced by Leonardo Di Caprio. The film was nominated for over 40 international awards and Patrick’s score was voted one of the best film scores of 2014.
Soon afterwards Patrick composed the score for documentary ‘Frame by Frame’, directed by Alexandria Bombach and Mo Scarpelli, which premiered at SXSW, for which Patrick was nominated for ‘Best Documentary Score’ at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards 2015.
Patrick recently collaborated again with the same team behind ‘Virunga’ on Academy Award-winning Netflix original short documentary ‘The White Helmets’, about a group of heroic rescue workers in Syria. The film was an official selection at Telluride and Toronto before premiering on Netflix in September 2016.
During 2016, Patrick also scored ‘Dog Days’, a Chinese drama by American director Jordan Schiele which was developed as part of the Cannes Cinefondation Residence and premiered at the Berlin Film Festival 2016 in the Panorama line up. He also scored ‘Moon Shot’ a web series about the Google Lunar XPrize, produced by JJ Abrams/ Bad Robot.
Alongside his own composition work, Patrick has assisted composers on a number of major feature films including ‘Thor’, ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ and ‘Brave’.