Jeff Broadbent is a multiple Hollywood Music In Media Award-winning and Global Music Award-winning composer whose passion for music has been heard around the world in numerous video games, films, television programs, and trailers.
Jeff’s compositions range from impactful sonic aggression to stirring and sublime emotion. His music features a rich stylistic blend of lush orchestrations, modern sound-design manipulations, cutting-edge electronics, and emotional solo instruments. By creative vision and technical prowess his scores connect the audience with the mediums of film, television, and video games, through cinematic scoring fused with sonic artistry.
Such musical diversity is evident in Sony Online’s PLANETSIDE 2, in which Broadbent fused elements of orchestra, rock, and electronic genres, winning him a Hollywood Music In Media Award for Best Video Game Score and a Global Music Award of Merit. Jeff’s ambient sound-design inspired score for Ubisoft’s I AM ALIVE resulted in rave press reviews, an Outstanding Production Winner Award (Game Music Online), and an additional Hollywood Music In Media Award nomination. Recently Jeff was commissioned to create a new main theme for Ubisoft’s ASSASSIN’S CREED IDENTITY.
Jeff’s music has been featured in major film trailers including JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT, X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST, and THE LAZARUS EFFECT. These emotionally intense soundtracks blend modern sonic design and artistic sensibilities to create deeply unique experiences.
Broadbent’s music has been featured in prime-time television shows and specials including THE CURSE OF OAK ISLAND and MARVEL: ASSEMBLING A UNIVERSE, as well as promos for leading television series including MARVEL: AGENTS OF SHIELD, NCIS, HAWAII FIVE-O, ELEMENTARY, SCORPION, and BLUE BLOODS.
Broadbent’s adrenaline-fueled action music has been heard in blockbuster movie video games such as TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON (Soundtrack Geek Awards – Best Video Game Score Nomination). He has composed rich and emotional orchestral scores for leading fantasy video games including DRAKENSANG ONLINE (Global Music Award – Best of Show) and CHAMPIONS OF ANTERIA.
Jeff’s music has been used in music videos and commercials featuring Grammy-nominated artists Fabolous and T.I., as well as advertising for Jaguar, Nvidia, and Volkswagen. His music has been heard by millions of listeners around the globe.
“The power of music to instill a wide variety of emotions is unrivaled. It is a very visceral art, one that has the ability to speak to us on many levels. I have a great passion for music, and believe that it plays an integral part in human existence. My dream is to share this passion with others.”
Jeff has won four Hollywood Music In Media Awards, a Game Audio Network Guild Award, five Global Music Awards, a Telly Award, two ASCAP Plus Awards, and has been a finalist for the NAVGTR, Game Music Online, Radio Rivendell, and Soundtrack Geek awards. He is also a voting member of The Recording Academy (Grammy Awards).
Broadbent has recorded music with orchestras and musicians in Los Angeles, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Prague, and Budapest. Jeff holds a master’s degree in music composition, in addition to studying film and video game scoring at UCLA under such luminaries as Robert Drasnin (Gunsmoke, The Twilight Zone) and Thom Sharp (Aladdin, The Little Mermaid). He is a multi-instrumentalist that plays piano, guitar, drums, bass, saxophone, world percussion, synthesizer programming, modern musical sound design, and more.