Ellie Cumming

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Ellie Cumming is a Composer specializing in film and television.

Ellie pursued her musical studies in composition at the West Australian Academy of the Performing Arts. She completed her Bachelor of Music in Composition, and her Honours Degree in 2011 where she was awarded the inaugural ‘Dr. Harold Schenberg Music Prize‘, receiving a scholarship to study in the United States of America. Ellie then completed her post-graduate at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School, writing music for several short films and documentaries.

Ellie’s short films have been exhibited at the Cinequest Film Festival, Berlin – Down Under Berlin, Toronto International Film Festival, the 51st Chicago International Film Festival, the London Sci-Fi Film Festival and the Fourth Edition of Filmstrip International Film Festival, among several others.

Ellie attained a position at Jigsaw Music where she has continued orchestrating, copying and studio assistant work on various local and international films, including, “Peter Rabbit“, “Lego Batman“, “Gods of Egypt“, “Spacebear” and “Lego Ninjago“, as well as numerous stage productions, including “Conchita“, “SYO IGNITE Symphonic Dance for VIVID Sydney” and “Muriel’s Wedding: The Musical“.

Ellie journeyed to Los Angeles, where she interned at Michael Levine’s Studio and has now become a part of their Mpath Composing Team. Furthermore, she has collaborated with Pete Seibert on the “Deloitte Music Video“, as well as working on Andrew Lippa’s Musical, “Unbreakable“. Ellie has joined Catherine Joy’s music team where she has copied and studio assisted on the Miriam Cutler documentary, “Love Gilda” that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2018. Ellie is currently writing additional music on Benjamin Speed’s team for the Australian-Chinese film, “At Last”.