REYKJAVIK, ICELAND // Veigar Margeirsson is co-founder and VP of Creative at Pitch Hammer Music. Based in Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Reykjavik, Pitch Hammer Music specializes in high-end custom music services to the theatrical, television, and video game marketing industries. In addition to composing himself, Veigar oversees a team of the industry’s best composers, sound designers and mixers.
Pitch Hammer has contributed to marketing campaigns for hundreds of major motion picture campaigns such as Joker, The King’s Man, Soul, Candyman, Black Panther, Blade Runner 2049, Jurassic World, and Fantastic Beasts; as well as television and streaming productions such as Game of Thrones, Westworld, Stranger Things, and Vikings, and multiple video game campaigns for Activision’s Call of Duty franchise.
Veigar is regarded as an industry leader in orchestral scoring with thousands of combined placements in motion pictures, television, commercials and trailers. He was nominated for Best Score at the 2019 Iceland Music Awards for his work on 'Efi - Dæmisaga,' and won Best Original Score at the 2011 Badalona Film Festival for the acclaimed short film 'In a Heartbeat.' He has also written arrangements for many orchestras such as The LA Philharmonic, The Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, The Iceland Symphony Orchestra and The Reykjavik Big Band.
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