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Ronnie Minder

Music Composer, Musician, Sound Designer

Career Summary

Ronnie Minder is an award-winning composer with a career spanning more than two decades. He was in the running for a Best Score Academy Award nomination amongst composers such as Hans Zimmer, Alexandre Desplat, Nick Cave and Max Richter. Minder was born in Switzerland, became an Australian citizen in 2021 and his work was quickly noticed even in Hollywood. His distinctive themes and ability to compose a wide range of music including contemporary, orchestral and electronic, made him a highly sought after composer, having been asked to score Ridley Scott's 'Life in a Day in Switzerland' (Scott Free Productions). His score for Australian Western-epic 'The Legend of Ben Hall' received major worldwide support and was featured on the front page of iTunes America for an entire month during Oscar season amongst scores such as 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' and 'La la Land'. Minder scored more award-winning films including Sea Shepherd's 'Defend, Conserve, Protect' featuring Dan Aykroyd (Ghostbusters, The Blues Brothers), the uplifting 'True Vision' produced by Sue Maslin (The Dressmaker) and several campaigns for Porsche starring Patrick Dempsey. He recently scored Matthew Holmes' award-winning revenge-drama 'The Cost', Henry Boffin’s upcoming dramedy ‘Strange Creatures’, coming-of-age boxing drama 'Heart of the Man' and Saban Films distributed crime-thriller 'Kane’. Minder frequently collaborates with the same directors/producers and has an array of upcoming features in the pipeline with the soundtracks to be released on his own record label Esperanto Records.


Defend, Conserve, Protect (Dan Aykroyd, Sea Shepherd) - Soundtrack Suite

The Legend of Ben Hall (Emu Creek Pictures, Two Tone Pictures) - Soundtrack Suite

Professional Credits

Festivals, Awards, Nominations

  • 2017, ASIN Awards, Australia, The Legend of Ben Hall
  • 2017, Oniros Awards, Italy, The Legend of Ben Hall
  • 2016, Southern Shorts Awards, United States, Among the Dead

Special and Technical Skills

Languages - English, German, Swiss, French

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