Russ Makiwicz Russ Makiwicz Russ Makiwicz


Russ Makiwicz started composing soundtracks in 2008, and has since created music and sound design for a variety of TV commercials, short film, documentaries, radio jingles and interactive museum soundtracks.

In his music, Russ combines his love of all things orchestral, with a certain affinity for the intimate, authentic expression of folk music, and a curious search for new electronic sounds. Having started out as a self taught film composer, in 2014 he earned a 'Specialist Certificate in Orchestration for Film and TV' at Berklee Online, as well as the Berklee Online Celebrity Scholarship Award.

Most Notable Awards

Shipley Arts Festival Composition Competition 1st Place
Berklee Online Celebrity Scholorship Award
Oticons Faculty International Film Music Competition Finalist

Working as a freelance composer for Somesound, Kwarszi Music and Machinimasound, his clients have included The Danish Broadcasting Corporation, Leo Pharma, Tuborg, The Danish Castle Center, Velfac, Copenhagen Fashionweek and The National Film School of Denmark.


2014 Danish Castle CenterSoundtrack
2012 Hence the Piano - Quiet Cues by Russ MakiwiczOriginal Composer
2011 Earth TrainOriginal Composer

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