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composer Biggi Hilmars represented by UK Film and Music

Biggi Hilmars (Iceland)

Composer Biggi Hilmars
Notable Credits



Feature documentary for global release

Directed by Ashley Morris  for Wild Blue Media and Fremantle

(Coming soon)


8 episode thriller series for TV4

Directed by Cecille Mosli  for Yellow Bird and Sagafilm

Nominated for ‘Best score/album’ at The Icelandic Music Awards 2021

Nominated for International Panorama and Audience Award 2020, Series Mania, France


Feature documentary for BBC4

Directed by Christian Collerton for Swan Films

Winner of Best Natural History Documentary at Grierson Awards 2020

Gold Medal winner at New York Film & TV Festival 2020


Feature documentary series for The National Geographic and Sky

Directed by Matt Dyas for The Development Partnership


VR feature documentary directed by Jonathan Rudd

Winner ‘Best Documentary VR Experience’ at Raindance 2018

Winner ‘Alternative Realities Audience Award’ at Sheffield Documentary Festival 2018

Winner ‘The British Arrows’ Awards 2019

Winner ‘Creative VR Award’  at Lumina Awards 2018


The music of Icelandic composer Biggi Hilmars, described as having a ‘unique beauty’ needs little introduction. His work on film scores, television, movie trailers and commercials, will be familiar to many for its’ distinctive, provocative and deeply original sound that combines classical, electronic, ambient, avant-garde and popular influences.

Recent notable credits includes the Nordic TV drama series ‘Thin Ice’ directed by Cecilie Mosli, produced by Yellow Bird and Sagafilm, the feature documentary ‘The Last Igloo’ produced by Swan Films for BBC4, the National Geographic adventure documentary series ‘Fiennes: Return to the Nile’ starring Joseph Fiennes and Sir Ranulph Fiennes, directed by Matt Dyas, the multi-award winning Channel 4 VR documentary ‘Grenfell Our Home’ directed by Jonathan Rudd.

Other recent film work includes the crime thriller ‘Beeba Boys’ written and directed by Academy Award Nominee Deepa Mehta, Gordon Buchanan’s BBC2 documentary ‘Reindeer Family & Me’, the official movie trailers for ‘I Smile Back’, starring Sarah Silverman and Thomas Vinterberg’s ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’ starring Carey Mulligan. Recent commercial credits include ‘Apple iPhone 11 Pro’, ‘Mercedes Benz Vision EQ Silver Arrow’, ‘Thomson Holiday’s Moments’ ad campaign, recorded at Abbey Road Studios with the London Chamber Orchestra, which Biggi received a nomination for at last year’s Music & Sound Awards.

– IMDb Mini Biography By: Kim Willsher, The Guardian