Helge Borgarts


Helge Borgarts is a German music composer and producer for film, television and games. He started his career with Blue Byte Software, the developer and publisher of famous games like the Settlers, Battle Isle or Extreme Assault. As Managing director he set up sysis interactive simulations Germany, one of the first European companies developing online games.

From 2006 to 2013 he was CEO of phenomedia publishing gmbh, one of Germany’s best known developers and publishers of computer- and videogames, best known for the brand “Moorhuhn”. During that time he produced and/or scored more than 25 games for all important gaming platforms.

Since 2013 he works as a freelancing composer, producer and lecturer. Since 2011 Helge is the program manager for games music at the renowned festival and conference for music in film and media Soundtrack_Cologne. He was speaker at events like the Transatlantyk 2013 Poznan International Film and Music Festival or the Austria Film Music Day, is a regular lecturer at German universities and produces live video games music concerts, e.g. with the Young Classic Sound Orchestra or the WDR Rundfunkorchester.

Working in the media industry for more than 15 years, he was involved in several projects as a composer and producer. He wrote music for different films, like the Silver Screen Award winning movie “Seven” from Revanth Korukonda and for television documentaries like “Everyday life in space - life on the ISS” or “The Ghost Hunters”. He scored the soundtrack for the video game “Jade Rousseau – The Final Revelations” with big orchestra and produced and contributed music to the game “Tiger & Chicken”, the game was awarded as Best Mobile Core Game at the German Developer Awards. Together with Andreas Kolinski he scored the latest game of that brand “Crazy Chicken Strikes Back” and he recently composed and published the score for the iOS game “Bring Them Home”.

Helge produced and scored trailers for developers and publishers like Stratotainment, Higgs Games or Crytek, as well as music for the Europe-wide attended and awarded projects of the German Paediatric Pain Centre about pain and migraine.

Helge works in Mülheim an der Ruhr and Düsseldorf.