Jeff Broadbent is a multiple Hollywood Music In Media Award-winning and Global Music Award-winning composer whose passion for music and sound has been heard around the world in numerous video games, television programs, trailers, and films.
Broadbent has composed music for some of the leading video game companies in the world including Activision, Warner Bros., Sony Online, Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, and Disney Interactive. His unique and authoritative musical style combines the power and depth of the orchestra with cutting-edge synthesizers and sound design elements, making him a very unique, adaptable and versatile composer. Such musical diversity is evident in Sony Online's PLANETSIDE 2 in which Broadbent fused elements of orchestra, rock, and electronic genres, winning him a Hollywood Music In Media Award for Best Video Game Score and a Global Music Award of Merit. Jeff's ambient sound-design inspired score for Ubisoft's I AM ALIVE resulted in rave press reviews, an Outstanding Production Winner Award (Game Music Online), and an additional Hollywood Music In Media Award nomination. Broadbent's adrenaline-fueled action music has been heard in blockbuster film video games such as TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON (Soundtrack Geek Awards - Best Video Game Score Nomination), EXPENDABLES 2, and TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES, as well as leading fantasy video games including DRAKENSANG ONLINE and CHAMPIONS OF ANTERIA.
In addition to Broadbent's work for video games, his music has been featured on prime-time television for networks including CBS, MSNBC, and FOX, as well as promos for shows including MARVEL AGENTS OF SHIELD, NCIS, and HAWAII FIVE-O. Broadbent has composed production and trailer music for some of the world's leading music houses including WARNER CHAPPELL and POSITION MUSIC, with trailer music placements including X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST, JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT, ASSASSIN'S CREED and CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS III AWAKENING. Jeff's music has been heard by millions of listeners around the globe.
Jeff studied composition at Brigham Young University, earning a Master’s degree in composition, and honed the craft of film and game scoring at UCLA, learning from mentors such as composer Robert Drasnin (Gunsmoke, The Twilight Zone) and Thom Sharp (Aladdin, The Little Mermaid). Broadbent currently resides in Portland, Oregon and is represented by COOL Music in London and Los Angeles.
“PlanetSide 2 is expertly scored by Jeff Broadbent... Each faction receives its own flair in the music department... Sound Score: 95/100 - Outstanding"
Ten Ton Hammer (PlanetSide 2)
“Tremendously haunting and poignant… Superb atmosphere and musical score…”
Computer and Video Games (I Am Alive)
"Dark of the Moon delivers an exceptional sound package... The music was incredible and fit the action of the gameplay and emotion of the cutscenes."
Game Chronicles (Transformers: Dark of the Moon Video Game)