About the composer Titas Petrikis
Dr. Titas Petrikis is a music composer, who received his PhD in film and sound composition at Bournemouth University in 2014 (supervised by Prof. Stephen Deutsch). His research explored the relation of sound design and music in films, and how soundtracks may be used to create a contextual, multi-layer meaning. Mr. Petrikis has also received his Master degree in music composing for films at Bournemouth University in 2006.
Mr. Petrikis’ talent was recognized at Cologne Soundtrack 6.0 2009 (Germany), where he was awarded Peer Raben Award for the music in short film Noirville (dir. Andy Marsh). He became a finalist of the Talent Campus Volkswagen Score competition in Berlinale 2007 (Germany). His music for films was four times nominated for the Lithuanian Silver Crane Best Music Award (2008, 2009, 2011 and 2012). Since 2012 he is a member of the European Film Academy (EFA). He joined Lithuanian Film Academy (LiKA) in 2013.
In addition to composing, Mr. Petrikis gives lectures and presentations at universities, international film teaching programs, and conferences. Mr. Petrikis has scored over 30 films, composed music for theatre, TV and radio productions, and has released several independent music albums.