Cornel Wilczek is a Composer, Music Producer and Sound Artist living in Melbourne Australia who has been active in the international music community since 1997. He has an MA in Sound Art / Soundtrack (2007), and runs and owns Electric Dreams Studio, in South Melbourne, Australia
Music to Film and TV
In 2012 Cornel completed his first feature film soundtrack for the Australian film “Save Your Legs” (released Feb 2013). Later in 2013, he worked and completed two other films, Zak Hilditch's apocalyptic thriller "These Final Hours" (to be released July 2014) and Angus Sampson's drug smuggling, intestinal thriller "The Mule" (later in 2014).
He also completed his first TV series, Season 1 of Nowhere Boys, Matchbox Pictures (first screened in Australia Nov 2013), in which he received his first AACTA nomination for best Australian Original Music Score for TV.
Cornel is also renowned as one of Australia’s most in demand composers for the advertising industry, having scored over 150 TV commercials both locally and internationally. His work in this sector has been recognised with multiple awards.
Cornel is currently working on Tony Ayre's feature film, the romance/thriller "Cut Snake".
More info on current projects and copies of viewing material can be delivered in person or by email.
Electric Dreams Studios
In January 2009 Cornel opened his commercial sound and music studio in South Melbourne to accommodate and consolidate all his sound production. Electric Dreams Studios is a high-end, acoustically designed space (engineered by Chris Morton) that facilitates creative development, broadcast composition and mixing, surround for TV and film, as well as album production. The studio houses 9 employees, including producers, composers, sound-designers and engineers.
Solo Music Artist
Cornel has released four albums under the alias Qua on labels in USA, Japan and Australia.
Touring internationally as a live performer since 2002, Qua performance highlights include two of Australia’s biggest Music Festivals - “Golden Plains” and “Laneway Festival” in 2007 and 2008. He has also played at Liquid Architecture (National 2003), O’Nest (Japan 2005), Sydney International Arts Festival 2009 and Perth Arts Festival 2010.
Cornel’s work has also been exhibited in sound installations at international galleries such as San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, ACMI & CCP.
As a Record Producer Cornel has produced and engineered over twenty albums for local and international artists including two award-winning albums for The Wagons: “The Rise and Fall of Goodtown” and “Rumble Shake and Tumble”. He has also produced for Clare Bowditch, Architecture in Helsinki, My Disco, Miaou, World’s End Press, Mountains in the Sky and PVT.