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Petra Salsjo

The Art of the Heart (Pilbara) (2018) - Documentary

This Little Piggy (2017) - Feature Film

EBV (2017) - Short Film

Miro (2016) - Short Film

Halfbeard (2016) – Short Film

Charles Perrault (2016) – Documentary

Lifes a Drag (2015) – Short Film

Eldest of None (2013) – Telemovie

Daves Dead (2012) – Short Film

The Telegram Man (2012) – Short Film


Immersing herself in almost every area of music making, Petra Salsjö has a strong melodic flare and is an accomplished pianist and vocalist. Having studied Improvisation at the Victorian College of the Arts (completed with first class honours), she completed Post Graduate Studies in both Screen Music (AFTRS) and Composition (Melbourne University 2014). Petra has composed for short, feature and documentary films. She has also released two independent EP’s and written for dance projects and art installations. She has toured nationally, received high rotation airplay and collaborated with some of Australia's finest musicians and songwriters. ‘Miro’ (2017), for which she composed, orchestrated, recorded and mixed the score, received BEST Original Soundtrack from the International Veterans Festival Red Poppy Awards in Canberra, Australia. It debuted at the Washington GI Film Festival, USA and was nominated for Best Short Film at the 2017 AACTA AWARDS. Her first feature was nominated for Best Original Soundtrack at the 2016 Sydney Indie Film Festival. Petra composed, orchestrated, recorded and mixed her original music for the acclaimed short film ‘The Telegram Man’ and went on to receive Best Original Score at the St Kilda Film Festival 2011. ‘The Telegram Man’ received a BAFTA LA, was screened in Gallipoli at the Dawn Service from 2012 to 2018 and archived by the American Academy of Motion Pictures in Hollywood.

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