Called "a haunting artist to watch" by Rolling Stone, Alexandra Petkovski is an accomplished composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist, artist, and songwriter from Toronto, ON, Canada. Alex creates
genre-defying music exploring contemporary polytextural, orchestral cinematic, hybrid-synth, trailerization, and vocalise sonic spaces. After obtaining her Master of Music in Composition, Alex entered the world of Film/TV/advertising music, taking a sabbatical from New York University’s Steinhardt School of Music, where she was pursuing postgraduate studies for film scoring. Winner at the 20th Annual Game Audio Network Guild Awards for “Best Original Song” (“Déjà Vu”), she has worked with ensembles like the Penderecki String Quartet, BU Jazz Chamber Ensemble, Concreamus Choir, Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra and had works heard across multiple platforms such as SXSW, Disney+, TIFF, Billboard, Blumhouse Productions, Amazon Prime, Netflix, Freeform, HBO, MTV and PBS. Most recently, Alex can be heard on the score for horror film “Abandoned” starring Emma Roberts, and performed on the theme song for Amazon Prime's original comedy series, "The Lake," providing additional melodic and lyrical vocal music to head composer Peter Chapman. "The Lake" was premiered at Inside Out festival, starring Jordan Gavaris, Julia Stiles and Madison Shamoun.
Alex's solo music artist project, FJØRA, has become widely known throughout both the contemporary pop and Film/TV world, as her hybrid style of voice and orchestral composition serves as a unique way of scoring audio-visual mediums. Her coined genre - "cinematronic" - combines elements of electronic and cinematic styles. This can be heard throughout her work across Film, TV and commercials, such as music for American Horror Story's Season 10 "Double Feature" trailer, theme song "Déjà Vu" for Playstation's video game series Deathloop (as heard in remixes by artists like Steve Aoki, Future and Madison Beer), custom music for Adidas’s International Women Campaign 2022 and film score work like her additional score for Stephanie Economou (Jupiter’s Legacy) on Gillian Jacobs’ Disney/Lucasfilm feature documentary, “More Than Robots” (premiering at SXSW 2022 and streaming on Disney+).
On the Recording Academy’s 2021 Grammys ballot, Alex is a huge advocate for female presence throughout the music industry, striving to foster awareness for inclusivity and diversity in each project she undertakes. Alex was asked by Linda Perry to reimagine her iconic hit song, "What's Up?" for Blumhouse Productions horror movie series, "Welcome to the Blumhouse,” released and aired on Amazon Prime. Her music video for "What's Up?" premiered on Amazon Music.
Alex released a custom sample pack with Splice, is a strong standing member of the Alliance for Women in Film/Television, Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Science, Screen Composers Guild of Canada, friend of the Guild of Music Supervisors, a Gold Member with the Society of Lyricists and Composers, and Voting Member with the World Soundtrack Academy.
Alex has performed showcases for the GMS and has been awarded Best Musician and Composer across multiple festivals, including the New York Independent Cinema Awards, New York International Film Awards, Paris Film Festival, Official Selection for ARFF, Cannes World Film Festival, TIFF Women's Official, L.A. Underground Film Festival, and Honorary Selections with RIIFF. Author of Managing Rapid-Fire Deadlines for the Aspiring and Evolving Music Creative (as published by New Music USA), a Hollywood Music in Media multi-nominee, Clios Winner and Shortlist nominee, Alex was a selected participant in New York University's Feature Film Scoring Workshop in 2021. A panelist speaker for TIFF, WUP (Chicago, IL “Female Composers” Panel), CANPUB, and a producer for BYXXINC; the first ever all-female producer sync camp in L.A., Alex is currently a composer in residence with the Canadian Film Centre, “The Slaight Family Music Lab”, chaired by Marc Jordan and Lesley Barber.
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