Markus Zierhofer, Founder AudioCreatures

Markus Zierhofer, Founder AudioCreatures

Founded in 2018, Markus Zierhofer wanted to create his own place and musical identity after graduating from the Film University near Berlin. Born from a music producers household, nothing else than making music came into his mind. Besides his additional composers degree from the music university in Vienna, he always had a passion for composing for games and films and was working with a young age on bigger productions.

Now he wants to support independent and creative productions and combine his love for animation film and games and expertise in finding the right music to underline the projects identity.


  • 2018: Nominated for “Best Game Music” at the Game Audio Awards 2018 for his recently completed score for the game “Nocturnal Hunt” (2017)

  • 2017: Gold and Silver Award for the music of Disney’s BluRay release of “Bambi” at the Clio Awards (Orchestration)

  • 2017: Nominated at the Production Music Award 2017, in the category Contemporary Classic, London, England

  • 2012: “Tage der Neuen Musik 2012” Krems, Austria, composing competition “ZEITklang“ for Blasmusik, awarded for his piece “Deep Light” for Brassband

  • 2011 and 2012: two time runner up at the Vienna Film Music Prize, Austria

  • 2010: Competition “Neue Musik“ in Krems, Austria – first prize for “Saxo moods”

  • 2008: ÖKB Big Band writing competition – awarded for his compostion “Feetless”

  • “Prima la Musica” , Austria – Solo Piano (4 x First Prize Nationwide, 2004/06/08/10) Special honours for composition

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