Helge Borgarts is a German composer for games, film and television. He started his career with Blue Byte Software, the developer and publisher of famous games like the Settlers, Battle Isle or Extreme Assault. From 2006 to 2013 he was CEO of phenomedia publishing gmbh, one of Germany’s best-known developers and publishers of computer- and videogames, famous for the brand “Moorhuhn”. During that time he produced and/or scored more than 25 games for all important gaming platforms.
Since 2013 he is working as a freelancing composer and 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 video games music concerts, e.g. with the Young Classic Sound Orchestra or the WDR Funkhausorchester.
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 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”. Helge scored trailers for developers and publishers like Crytek, Stratotainment or Higgs Games. He wrote and scored the orchestral soundtrack for the video game “Jade Rousseau – The Final Revelations” and produced and contributed music to the game “Tiger & Chicken”, which was awarded as Best Mobile Core Game at the German Developer Awards. He also scored the latest game of that brand “Crazy Chicken Strikes Back” and provided the music for the games “Bring Them Home” and “Transroad”, the latter developed by the award-winning team from Deck13. With his partner Thomas Stanger he founded the brand “BowsToHymns” which contributed music for companies like Spitfire Audio, Warner/Chappell Music Production, SPM Music Group, Trailer Brigade, Orchestral Tools or Steinberg. Their latest scores were for the highly acclaimed games “The Surge – The Good, the Bad and the Augmented” and “The Surge 2”.
Helge works in Mülheim an der Ruhr and Cologne.