"I believe music and film go together so well because they are in a sense the same thing."


Michael Vignola, born and raised in New York City, is known for combining a unique blend of Classical, Ambient, and Electronic music with elements of sound design. a multi-award-winning film composer and founder of Emergence Audio, a boutique sample library, and virtual instrument company. Vignola's track record is a testament to his commitment and love for the craft and is always looking to push the boundaries of creation that you might not expect. Vignola loves to build themes that weave in and out of the storyline in which he says gives the film a musical consciousness. At the age of 10, he began learning piano and also taught himself how to play the guitar at the age of 15 which lead him to play in multiple indie bands in the NYC area from 1997-2008 and traveling all around the country on a Tour called "The Vans Warped Tour" in 2006. It was in 2016 that Michael started composing for film and has since won multiple awards on various projects, to releasing his first solo LP in Dec. 2018 called "The Place Between Time".

Vignola has had over 100k sync placements, won 8 best soundtrack/sound design awards from various film festivals, and has scored to picture on over 150 projects since 2016 which include feature films, short films, TV series, web series, media, video games, and immersive virtual reality projects. (HBO, Discovery, MTV, NBC, ABC, BBC, CNN, Science Channel, SKY, NASA, History Channel)

Michael has 28 years of experience in writing and arranging music and 21 years in recording, mixing and mastering.


Film Genres Michael enjoys working in: (In no particular order)Thrillers, Drama, Sci-Fi, Mystery, Documentaries, Action, Horror, Fantasy, Crime Film, War Film, Modern Western, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Indie Film, Neo-Noir.



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