Maciej Zieliński is one of the most outstanding Polish composers of his generation.
His compositions encompass classical music, soundtracks, theatre music, songs and original television music. His watermark is to combine contemporary electronic sounds with traditional instruments, which makes his compositions sound original and unique.
He graduated from the composition faculty of the Frederic Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw and from the Royal Academy of Music in London.
He has written scores for some of the biggest Polish blockbusters of recent years (an audience of over 10 million in Poland) and independent US productions. His music has been released on nearly 30 albums. He received nominations for the Polish Film Academy Award - “Eagles” in the category “Best Music” for the scores to “The Photographer” dir. by Waldemar Krzystek (2016) and “Humble Servants” dir. by Mariusz Gawrys (2017).
His contemporary classical music has been awarded at many musical contests including two international (in Czech Republic and Germany). In February 2012 he received a nomination for “Frederic” the Polish Music Industry Award in the category “Best Composer of the Year”. In 2019 he received “Best Score” awardat “New Filmmakers LA Awards” in Los Angeles for his music to “Alaska is a Drag” dir. by Shaz Bennett.