Tobias Alexander Ratka is a composer for any kind of media. He took six years of guitar lessons, taught himself how to play the piano and additionally plays the drums. He started composing alternative music at the age of seven and specified on film music at the age of twelve. His big idols have always been John Williams (Star Wars, Indiana Jones) and Hans Zimmer (Inception, Pirates of the Caribbean) who have always inspired him and helped him to find his own style. He has been to several workshops and courses to improve his skills.
Tobias scored the Austrian short film "Paparazzo" (2017), the British student Horrorfilm "Plague Doctor" (2017), composed music for the audio series "Doorways & Dimensions" (2014). In 2016, he got selected as one of the finalists for the "Marvin Hamlisch Film Scoring Contest: Youth Category" and in 2017, he won "SECOND RUNNER-UP" at the "Marvin Hamlisch Film Scoring Contest".
When not scoring films, Tobias has a love for composing trailer music, but also arranging for big bands and composing tracks that aren't represented in the typical film music genre (like Rock, Hip Hop, Jazz, Alternative..).
Name: Tobias Alexander Ratka
Lives in: Vienna, Austria
Occupation: Music Composer
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Marvin Hamlisch Film Scoring Contest: Second Runner-Up