Alexis Farshi is a composer producer, songwriter, orchestral arranger and a guitarist at heart. He works and lives in London and is of Persian/French descent. Having traveled throughout his years he has been influenced by a wide range of international musical styles – his work explores classical music, electronica, punk rock and ancient music. His skills include production, songwriting, orchestration and score writing with a particular adept skill for composing music to picture. His music written for film and advertising is licensed and viewed extensively on television and cinema around the world.
Over the last two decades, he has composed music for the most prestigious advertising campaigns worldwide including Levis, Guinness, Coca Cola, L’Oreal US, Dell, BBC and UNICEF working with prestigious agencies such as Saatchi and Saatchi, BBH and the Ridley Scott Agency. His composition for Johnny Walker Whisky was shown worldwide and multi platform, appearing on television, cinema and cable networks. His most recent achievement has been the worldwide Magnum advertising campaign.
His film projects have given him the opportunity to work with Film Directors such as Medhi Nowrozian, Danny Kleinman and Jake Scott. His most enjoyable film and television work to date has included composing music for a short feature film for the BFI entitled “The Mexican” which ultimately won awards at a variety of film festivals. As Music Composer his work included score writing; writing lyrics for foreign language; organising the musicians and recording, mixing and producing the soundtrack at Pinewood studios and budget coordination.
He has also composed the theme tune to the daily BBC Exchange programme, his theme subsequently winning an award. Its viewers chose his music over other music by well-known commercial artists such as New Order and the Stereophonics.
After having spent five years being represented by the world famous Air Edel as there youngest signing ever amongst a rosta of Hollywood’s top Motion Picture Composers , Alexis has now branched out and come of his own age.
As well as his extensive work with the film and television industry,Alexis has been privileged enough to write and produce for a multitude of international Superstars personally, such as Snoop Dogg , Flava Flav , members of Massive Attack, Above and Beyond and as of this year Bruno Mars.
Alexis has now an elaborate recording studio based in the heart of Shoreditch , with a multitude of guitar sounds and an SSL 4000 G series making up the centrepiece of the new studio . Alexis composes and records his projects there.
With worldwide experience and a talent for combining musical styles Alexis is an obvious and valued addition to any project.