Jonas Friedman is a diverse and eclectic musician who began his career as a music producer, writing songs and recording records for rock bands, pop and hip hop artists in the mid-200's. Over time his passion to work in film and television led to him writing on several notable television franchises and scoring for large orchestras on blockbuster feature films for multiple academy award winning producers. He is a self-taught, multi-instrumentalist playing keyboards, guitars, bass, guitarviol, drums and countless custom made string instruments. This passion for blending live performances with his own contemporary brand of sound design has given Jonas a unique and increasingly in demand voice that can be heard on several notable projects.
Some of Jonas's most notable credits include writing addition music for renowned composer Tom Holkenborg (aka Junkie XL). Jonas was hired by Tom to help oversee the music production as well as write music on the James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez 3D action adventure Alita: Battle Angel, and the Peter Jackson-produced film Mortal Engines. Additionally Jonas scored the Channel 4 mini series Chimerica with Holkenborg, as well as an episode of Love, Death & Robots on Netflix.
In 2020 Jonas co-scored Fox Televisions A.I. thriller entitled NEXT with four time Emmy winning composer Sean Callery.
Additionally Jonas wrote music with Callery on Liam Neeson's action-thriller The Marksman which debut as the #1 movie in America. He also contributed music to Nat Geo's The Hot Zone, Marvel's The Inhuman's and CBS's Bull.
As a key collaborator with renowned composer Mark Snow, Jonas recently wrote additional music on Marvel's latest X-Men spinoff entitled The New Mutants. He also worked with Snow on FOX’s two season revival (Seasons 10 & 11) of their smash hit television series The X-Files.
As Jonas continues to expand his already diversified portfolio, his mastery of studio technology and passion for live musicianship drive his love of finding new ways to communicate musically in the modern world of storytelling.