Enis Rotthoff is a German composer who splits time between Los Angeles and Berlin. His passion for scoring films combined with his orchestral mastery and cutting edge electronic sounds, has made him a leading voice for cinematic music in Germany and has contributed to his growing international reputation. Through his focus on close collaborations with filmmakers, he is able to build true cinematic concepts providing a unique musical language for each film he scores.
Born in 1979, Rotthoff has pursued his dream of becoming a composer since childhood. He earned a scholarship for young composers, before studying and working with Academy Award winning composer Jan A.P. Kaczmarek. He deepened his craft with studies of Film Music at the Film University Babelsberg and Audiovisual Communication at the University of Arts Berlin. In 2007 he was selected as a Sundance Composers Lab Fellow and in 2018 received the German Music Author´s prize for his work as a film composer.
His range of music includes works for small ensembles, electronic works and big orchestral pieces that include both rare and electronic instruments. He has collaborated and recorded with some of the finest European Orchestras and Soloists such as trumpet player Till Brönner, cello-virtuoso Johannes Moser or violinist Kolja Blacher.
Enis has collaborated with directors like Wolfgang Petersen on "Four Against the Bank" and David Wnendt on "Look who´s Back” & the Sundance Grand Jury Prize nominee, “Wetlands." He also scored the highly acclaimed film "Measuring the World," which he recorded with the Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna and garnered him a Jerry Goldsmith Award nomination.
In addition Enis has composed the music for many feature films in the United States and in Europe, including movies such as "Silver Tongues", "Free Willy- Escape from Pirates Cove", "The White Orchid", "A Quiet Love", "The Price" and "Stereo."