Vincent van Warmerdam is widely known for his scores for
feature film, documentary and television. He was awarded European Film Composer of the Year for The Northerners (Alex van Warmerdam) and a Golden Calf for Kicks (Albert ter Heerdt)
He scored the Palme D'Or nominated Borgman and the Nipkow awarded documentary series Guilty. Rojo (Benjamin Naishtat), the Argentinian feature he scored was selected for the 2018 competition of Toronto International Film Festival and nominated for the Silver Condor Best Music. His latest collaboration was with Chilean director Maite Alberdi for her documentary The Mole Agent (selected for the international documentary competition at the Sundance Film Festival)
He was a founding member of Hauser Orkater and developed as a composer in the Mexicaanse Hond. He created a serie of musical plays for Orkater: The Formidable Yankee, The Prefab Four, Blackface and Who Murdered Mary Rogers? a.o. and recently created in his own right Murder Ballads, Judee Sill and Not the Tommy Cooper Story with Michel Sluysmans. Now he's preparing musical theatre about the Dutch born manager of Elvis Presley, Colonel Parker who escaped his homeland for grim reasons.
He composed for, or worked with the Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Dutch Wind Ensemble, the Metropole Orchestra, Jules Buckley, The Ebony Band,
De Kift, Tim Knol, My Baby, Awkward i, de Toneelmakerij, Het Nationale Toneel, Calefax, Carel Kraayenhof, Barbara Hannigan, Noordhollands Philharmonic Orchestra & the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra a.o. and was Edison nominated for the Moondogs album Diamond in the Crowd. With Kees Prins he co-wrote the Ajax club anthem 'Mijn Club'.
He currently plays the guitar in the band Mr. Ferocious.
In 2016 made his debut as a novelist with 'De Plectrumfabriek' (the Plectrum Factory)