Golden Globe®, GRAMMY® and Emmy® nominated composer Benjamin Wallfisch’s career spans over 60 feature films, most recently co-scoring, with Academy Award®winning composer Hans Zimmer, Denis Villeneuve’s critically acclaimed BLADE RUNNER: 2049 leading to a nomination in the 2018 BAFTA awards for Best Original Score.
Other recent projects include Andy Muschietti’s IT, the most successful horror film of all time, Academy Award Best Picture nominee, HIDDEN FIGURES, co-scored with Hans Zimmer and Pharrell Williams, David F. Sandberg’s box office hit ANNABELLE: CREATION, Gore Verbinski's A CURE FOR WELLNESS, the Steven Spielberg produced short film AUSCHWITZ, directed by Academy Award winner, James Moll, and a contribution to Hans Zimmer's Academy Award® nominated score for Christopher Nolan's DUNKIRK.
With over 20 acclaimed albums of his music released to date, Benjamin has performed live in over 100 concerts worldwide, leading orchestras such as the London Philharmonic, Philharmonia, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and the Sydney Symphony at venues including the Hollywood Bowl, Sydney Opera House and Royal Festival Hall. He has collaborated, recorded and performed his music with artists including Lang Lang, Herbie Hancock and Yuja Wang, and has over 50 concert music commissions to his name.
He has collaborated three times with Pharrell Williams, including a live performance at the 2015 GRAMMY Awards and recently partnered with Adele, arranging her 2017 GRAMMY performance of 'Fast Love'. Benjamin is grateful to count industry legend Hans Zimmer as his mentor and regular collaborator.
In 2014 Benjamin was appointed an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music, London and in 2017 was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.