DAVID MENKE

 

(C) 2018 Silvia Palmerini

(C) 2018 Silvia Palmerini

BIOGRAPHY

David is composer, multi-instrumentist, producer and sound engineer, graduated from University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna (MDW) and CNSM in Paris. Despite his young age, David's career is already full. He is both totally invested in the academic universe of orchestral music and oriented towards contemporary and urban music.

David starts his career in Cologne where, between 2005 and 2012, he works as assistant and sound engineer on numerous recordings (studio and live) for classical music and jazz. Then, he launches his own company in Vienna, specialized in music production and variable acoustics for concert venues.

In the meantime, he starts his career as soundtrack composer with commercials projects, as Louis Vuitton and Vice. Then, under the guidance of Gabriel Yared, he works quickly on prestigious projects. He also mutliplies collaborations with established composers like Grégoire Hetzel, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Pierre Adenot, Stephen Warbeck, Klaus Badelt...

 In 2013 he composes his first short movie 'J'aime beaucoup ta mère' directed by Remy Four & Julien War followed by the US feature film 'Stung' in 2015 directed by Benni Diez. David composes the music for 'Cesar Revelations 2015', a film by Mathieu Cesar. In 2016, he is awarded of Best Orginal Soundtrack at Budapest Film Festival for 'Le Bouquet' directed by Allen & Smithee.

Recently, David has composed original music for 'Pisces' by Cody Fern, ‘One Sunday’ by Zack Spiger and ‘Bilal’ by Benjamin Chimoy, as well as additional music for 'Si tu voyais son cœur' by Joan Chemla, 'Ma vie avec John F. Donovan' by Xavier Dolan, 'The Happy Prince' by Ruppert Everett .

Text Credits: Sophie Lamotte d’Argy

NEWS

  • 2018: 'Secret Life of Garden' by Samuel Guitton

  • 2018: 'Kings of Clubs' by Julien Segard

FILMOGRAPHY

CINEMA

     Original Soundtrack

  • 2015 : 'Stung' by Benni Diez

     Additional music

  • 2018 : 'The Happy Prince' by Ruppert Everett

  • 2018 : 'Ma vie avec John F. Donovan' by Xavier Dolan

  • 2018 : 'Si tu voyais son cœur' by Joan Chemla

  • 2015 : 'Nos futurs' by Rémi Bezançon

  • 2014 : 'La belle et la bête' by Christophe Gans

  • 2012 : 'Le transporteur - la série' by Brad Turner

DOCUMENTARIES

  • 2018: 'La vie secrète des jardins' by Samuel Guitton

  • 2011 : 'Le temps des aides à domicile' by Guillaume Terver

SHORT

  • 2017 : 'Bilal' by Benjamin Chimoy

  • 2017 : 'Pisces' by Cody Fern

  • 2017 : 'One Sunday' by Zack Spiger

  • 2016 : 'Le bouquet' by Allen & Smithee - Best original Soundtrack at Budapest Film Festival

  • 2014 : 'Gabriel' by Benjamin Chimoy

  • 2013 : 'J'aime beaucoup ta mère' by Remy Four & Julien War

COMMERCIALS

  • 2018 : Zenfone 3 (Asus)

  • 2017 : Flowers.fr

  • 2016 : Dessange

OTHER WORKS (NON-EXHAUSTIVE LIST)

  • 2018 : 'Au bout des doigts' by Ludovic Bernard: Score Recording Engineer

  • 2018 : 'Dilili à Paris' by Michel Ocelot: Music Editor / Score Engineer / Mixer

  • 2018 : 'The Happy Prince' by Ruppert Everett: Score Recording / Score Mixing / Score Programmer

  • 2018 : 'Marie Magdalene' by Garth Davis: Music Editor

  • 2017 : 'Ma vie avec John F. Donovan' by Xavier Dolan: Music Editor

  • 2017 : 'Making Noise Quietly' by Dominic Dromgoole: Music Editor

  • 2017 : 'Hampstead' by Joel Hopkins: Music Editor

  • 2017 : 'Alien: Covenant' by Ridley Scott: Midi Programming

  • 2017 : 'The Time of Their Lives' by Roger Goldby: : Music Editor

  • 2016 : 'Si tu voyais son cœur' by Joan Chemla: Music Programmer

  • 2016 : 'To Build a Fire' by Fx Goby: Pro Tools Session Preparation

  • 2016 : 'The Promise' by Terry George: Score Producer

  • 2016 : 'Radin!' by Dany boon: Music Editor

  • 2016 : 'Juste la fin du monde' by Xavier Dolan: Music Editor / Synth Programmer

  • 2016 : 'Les innocentes' by Anne Fontaine: Music Mixer / Sound Engineer

  • 2016 : 'Pattaya' by Franck Gastambide: Music Programming

  • 2016 : 'Chocolat' by Roschdy Zem: Assistant to Composer / Music Editor / Score Editor

  • 2015 : 'By the Sea' by Angelina Jolie: Assistant to Composer / Score Editor

  • 2015 : 'La volante' by Christophe Ali & Nicolas Bonilauri: Music Editor

  • 2014 : 'Bon rétablissement!' by Jean Becker: Music Arranger / Music Mixer

  • 2013 : 'Zum Geburstag' by Denis Dercourt: Music Editor

  • 2013 : 'Borgia: Episod 'The Time of Sweet Desire')' by Dearbhla Walsh: Music Editor

  • 2012 : 'Belle du seigneur' by Glenio Bonder: Assistant to Composer

  • 2011 : 'In the Land of Blood and Honey' by Angelina Jolie: Music Programming

  • 2011 : 'La guerre des boutons' by Yann Samuell: Logic Operator

  • 2010 : 'Nannerl, la soeur de Mozart' by René Féret: Music Recording Engineer

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