Lasse Elkjaer is a Los Angeles based Danish composer who worked on several Danish and international films, and TV productions for companies such as NBC and Netflix.
Elkjaer worked as Lead Assistant for Golden Globe-nominated composer Christopher Young, Spiderman 3 (2007), Hellraiser (1987), and as Orchestrator and Arranger for five-time Emmy winning composer Jacob Groth, on feature films such as Dead Man Down (2013) starring Colin Farell, and the fantasy TV series Midnight, Texas (2017-2018).
Big Ideas – Mojo Show Ep 1-12 (2019) [animation series] ClassDojo
Lost in Space (2018) [music preparation] Netflix
Midnight, Texas (2018) [tv-serie, music arranger] NBC
Sticks (2018) [kortfilm] Tape_7
Når det rammer (2018) [kortfilm] af Rikke Louise Schjødt
Wilson’s Heart (2017) [oculus rift game, scoring assistant] Twisted Pixels Games
Bad Santa 2 (2016) [music preparation] Miramax
The Monkey King 2 (2016) [scoring assistant] Filmko Pictures
Dark Intentions (2015) [additional music] Film Wealth
In Absentia (2013) [Novellefilm] Zentropa
Dead Man Down (2013) [orchestrator] FilmDistrict
Composer Lasse Elkjær is born 1978 on Falster.
He received a masters degree in film composition at the Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, South Danish Conservatory of Music and have studied Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television at the University of Southern California (USC), under af Fulbright scholarship. At USC, Elkjaer won a mentorship with Michael Gorfaine, Partner and co-owner of the Gorfaine/Schwartz Agency.
Elkjaer was awarded for his gothic horror score for the short movie Sticks (2018), where Elkjaer worked with Hollywood cellist Tina Guo, whose cello can be heard frequently on scores by Hans Zimmer, such as The Lion King (2019).
The films Elkjaer scored has won awards at the Honolulu Film Festival, Nordic International Film Festival and First Run Film Festival in New York, Tech Doc Film Festival in Seattle, and Filmkraft in Denmark. Elkjaer’s work was selected twice for Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival in San Diego.
First prize winner at the prestigious Berlingske Tidene’s talent music competition.