Mikolai Stroinski

Multi award-winning composer Mikolai Stroinski was born in Kenya, raised in Poland, and lives and writes music in Los Angeles.

Magna cum laude graduate of Karol Szymanowski Music Academy and summa cum laude
graduate of Berklee College of Music (Outstanding Achievement in Film Scoring), Mikolai has scored and composed music for TV programs on CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX, Discovery Channel, History Channel, HBO, SyFy Channel, and his work is broadcast worldwide. His recent TV projects include the HBO production “Bez Tajemnic” (“In Treatment”), a series directed by Agnieszka Holland (director of “The Killing” and “House of Cards”) as well as “Paradoks” and “Zbrodnia,” both series produced by Oscar-winning Opus Film, the Golden Globe-nominated production house (for the film “Ida”). At the moment Mikolai Stroinski is involved in scoring two feature projects with international distribution.

In addition to his film and TV music, Mikolai has expanded to the gaming industry, scoring music for major titles such as “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt”, “The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine” (CDPR), “Gwent: The Witcher Card Game” (CDPR), “League of Legends” (Riot Games), “Age Of Empires 4” (Relic Entertainment/Microsoft), and “The Vanishing of Ethan Carter” (The Astronauts), receiving critical and commercial acclaim worldwide. “Ethan Carter” won Best Audio at the 14th Annual Game Developer Choice Awards and a nomination for Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition at the 18th Annual DICE Awards.

Most recently, Mikolai scored the massively multiplayer online action RPG “Diablo Immortal” (Blizzard Entertainment/NetEase) and “Metamorphosis” (Ovid Works), a surreal interactive adventure inspired by the Expressionist writings of Frank Kafka, receiving the Society of Composers and Lyricists’ Award for Outstanding Original Score for Interactive Media. Currently Mikolai is scoring the dark fantasy, “Witchfire” (The Astronauts).

Favorite PSP plug-ins:

PSP VintageWarmer2: The industry classic. Adds life and charm to anything I apply it to.

PSP E27: Great EQ with a strong personality.

PSP InfiniStrip: the EQs and compressors are excellent. The lack of latency makes it an instant plugin on pretty much every track.

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