15 17 Oct '24

Ahmet Kenan Bilgic

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Function: - WSAcademy: WSA Voting Member

Ahmet Kenan Bilgiç is an award-winning multi-genre film composer, renowned singer/guitarist for the Turkish progressive band Gevende, and founder of LU Records, a niche soundtrack label and publishing company.

Bilgiç's diverse portfolio includes compositions for high-budget blockbusters and award-winning independent films such as "Butterflies," which won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival in 2018, and Leylak, which was awarded Best Short Fiction at the Tribeca Film Fest 2021. Furthermore, he has served as a jury member at the Tallinn and Istanbul Film Festivals and since 2018, he is a member of the board at MSG, which is the association of composers in Turkey.
Bilgiç has worked on various Netflix projects, including "Who Were We Running From?" which gained global attention as the most-watched series on the platform in April ’23.

Bilgiç's music is characterized by a contemporary approach that seamlessly blends global and world music elements with experimental flair, resulting in a sound that is both unique and innovative.
Bilgiç founded creative music production studio Comfortnoise.co.uk in 2022, working globally between London and Istanbul.

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