About The Speaker
Levente Kovács (1993) is a Hungarian composer. He studied Applied Composition at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest. In 2018, he completed his Master’s degree in Media Composition at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna. He was a finalist in the FMF Young Talent Award(s), Transatlantic Film Score Competition, and the Oticons Faculty Film Score Competition. Levente has taken part in numerous film music courses. He had the opportunity to learn from Alexandre Desplat and John Debney, among others. In 2017, he was selected as one of 12 composers from over 300 applicants for the ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop in Los Angeles. He recorded his own music for a scene from “Cinderella” at 20th Century FOX Studios. He was the orchestrator of the 90- minute “Sound of Thrones” concert in Budapest and the Oscar Medley for the Hollywood concert in Vienna. In 2018 and 2019, Levente finished second in the Vienna Film Music Award. He finished second in the Pannonia Film Music Competition and received the Junior Prima Award in Hungary in 2019. In 2020, he won the German Game Music Award. His music for the two video game trailers was performed by the Bremen Youth Orchestra. In 2021, he and Nadiia Odesuk composed the film score for the Ukrainian film “Sniper. The White Raven”. He occasionally writes audio demos for the Vienna Symphonic Library and has been working for four years as a freelance composer, arranger, pianist and piano teacher in Augsburg.