Film and Video Game composer
Film and video game composer Penka Kouneva is known as "an artist of uncommon talent" (NPR). She scored the games "Prince of Persia" and "Transformers" (with themes by Steve Jablonsky). She recently scored The Mummy VR game, 2 unannounced VR projects, and the feature films Aga (Berlinale'18 closing feature), Encounter (starring Luke Hemsworth), and Devil's Whisper (2018 Saturn Award Nominee, Sony Pictures release). Penka also composed for the American Astronauts on a $30M NASA attraction "Heroes and Legends" permanently housed at the Kennedy Space Center. In the last few years Penka has also scored dozens of Mobile and Steam games. She is a Universal Music-released composer ("The Woman Astronaut" and "Rebirth of Id" which received 5-star press). Her awards include Sundance Composer Fellow, Game Audio Network Guild's Recognition Award, and a Duke University Distinguished Alumna.