Composer Bio

Vladimir  Podgoretsky

      Composer Vladimir Podgoretsky is rapidly joining the ranks of Hollywood's most dynamic young musical talents. Vladimir composed music for a comedy Igra v Pravdu (aka The Game of Truth) from acclaimed producer Timur Bekmambetov and his company Bazelevs (Russia) and worked as a additional music composer with well known film composer Harry Gregson Wiliams on his film “Equalizer”.
        Vladimir has diverse educational background in filmmaking, including composing film music, writing scripts, directing short movies. All these diversity helps him to better understand film production on every level, and create music what works best with the picture.

        After earning his B.A. in Conducting from the Moscow State Conservatory named for P. I. Tchaikovsky, Vladimir Podgoretsky started his professional career as a musical theater composer and conductor. His 2007 ballet Snow Maiden (Snegurochka) was a huge success and continues to be regularly performed in theaters throughout Moscow. Also, Vladimir wrote film score for diverse television projects in Moscow.

       After winning Fulbright scholarship , Vladimir moved to the US to study film production. He studied at the Film Scoring Master Degree program at University of North Carolina school of the Art. During his education, Vladimir audited directing and scriptwriting programs at UNCSA Film school.

         In 2010 Vladimir was invited to continue his education at UCLA film scoring program in Los Angeles. After graduating from UCLA Vladimir has been working with leading composers on films such as Rise of the Guardians, A Single Shot, The Eagle, Season Of the Witch and Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters. He has also worked on the acclaimed video game World of Warcraft and the ABC TV series Revenge. and others.
       In 2014 Vladimir has been chosen to participate at the acclaimed Moscow script-writing laboratory at the Educational Centre “KULTBURO”. His film script “Misleaded” was highly valued among top professionals of the film industry.
      In 2015 Vladimir wrote music fort acclaimed  russian 3D animation series Jingliks and wrote additional music for feature anmation movie Little from the Fishshop
In 2016 Vladimir wrote music for  popular russian TV Series about World War II Woman Commissioner. Also he just have finished writing music for the feature film Motilek (aka Butterfly) from acclaimed russian director Kostantin Hudyakov. Theatre release will
be in February 2017. Also Vladimir Podgoretsky has been invited to be the artistic director and main conductor of BOW TIE ORCHESTRA. Also Vladimir is the Head of the Remote recordings at the Moscow Studio One in Moscow, Russia.

      Recently Vladimir wrote and directed his own 20 minutes short movie UNSPOKEN starring famous Russian actors Agnija Kuznecova and Ivan Dobronravov.  

In 2013 Vladimir has been chosen to participate at Sundance Institute Music and Sound Design Labs at Skywalker Sound.

In 2012 Vladimir has won The SCL Mentorship (Society of Composers and Liricists).

In 2011 Vladimir was named as the winner of the renowned BMI Jerry Goldsmith Film Scoring Scholarship for young composers.

in 2009 Vladimir won a Fulbright 2 years scholarship for Master Degree in US.

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Winner - Moscow Educational Center "Kultburo" - script-writing lab (2014).

Winner – Sundance Institute Music and Sound Design Labs at Skywalker Sound (2013)

Winner – The Society of Composers and Liricsts mentorship (2011)

Winner – BMI Goldsmith Film Scoring scholarship (2011)

Winner – Fulbright Scholarship for Master’s degree programs (2009)