Herwig Maurer

Herwig Maurer

soundscape artist


BIO

Academy Award nominated sound artist Herwig Maurer, recognized for his work on the film “Apocalypto,” has unique sensibilities that have attracted the film and TV worlds where he has created sound design and atmospheric electronic soundscapes for major motion pictures such as Passion of the Christ, Zombieland, Secretariat, Stomp The Yard 2, Easy A, The Ruins, Seraphim Falls and many others.”

Austrian born Herwig Maurer is a classic renaissance man, whose eclectic career continues to morph and transform across a wide range of disciplines. After fronting a punk band in his hometown Salzburg and releasing a self-produced album at age 16, Maurer ventured further into the world of production and industrial sound. Upon his move to the US in the 90’s, he released numerous electronic and techno records on international as well as US labels while flunking his final piano exam at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Extensive studies in metaphysics and alternative philosophies found expression in Herwig’s soundscapes, music as well as his visual art. He is an accomplished painter and photographer, exhibiting in the So Cal area and currently hosting underground art shows at his own Pacific N3xus Gallery in Venice Beach.