Matthias Jakisic

Film (selection):
Der Pass
Two Sides of the Abyss
The Other Me

was born in 1977 in St. Pölten, Lower Austria and has been working as a musician since the age of 17. Initially, he mainly toured with bands in domestic
and international areas. In the mid-1990s, Jakisic increasingly focused on studio situations, resulting in over 100 recordings in which he participated.
He collaborated with artists such as Phil Gould (Level42), Christian Eigner (Depeche Mode), Al Slavik (Alphaville), Bauchklang, Peter Kruder, Otto
Lechner, Hallucination Company, Kommando Elefant, and more.

After a stay in England, he began producing dance and theater productions
for Dschungel Wien, and he was subsequently hired by the Burgtheater as a composer. He spent eight years at the Burgtheater, working on numerous
productions with directors like Peter Stein, Georg Schmidleitner, and Herbert Fritsch. At the same time, he composed for the Salzburger Festspiele, the Schauspielhaus Graz, the Theater an der Josefstadt, the Landestheater St. Pölten, Theater Regensburg, Schauspielhaus Salzburg, and others.

Jakisic toured in 40 countries, with guest ppearances at venues such as the Sydney Opera House, Jazzfestival Istanbul, London Art Festival, Rio Cello Festival, and the Taipei Art Festival, to name just a few.

Currently, Matthias Jakisic works as a composer at the Theater in der Josefstadt, where he composed the music for Daniel Kehlmann’s play “Reise
der Verlorenen” and also performed on stage. Apart from the theater, Matthias Jakisic is increasingly involved in films and series. He worked and
composed for film scores such as “Fear the Walking Dead” (AMC), “The Irregulars” (Netflix), and “The Other Me” (David Lynch) by Paul Haslinger. In
2022, he signed with the Collegno label and released his first string quartet album titled “Fragments”.

In 2023, Matthias Jakisic is composing for the successful series „Der Pass“ together with Markus Kienzl, and he will be heard as a composer for the first time at the Kammerspiele in Munich in the play “Die Vaterlosen”, directed by Jette Steckel.

agent: stefan redelsteiner