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Matija Schellander, born in 1981 in Ludmannsdorf-Bilčovs (Austria), studied double bass at the Conservatory of the City of Vienna and completed the course in computer music at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. He lives and works as a composer, double bassist and electronic musician in Vienna and composes for music ensembles, theatres, contemporary dance and film. His works and tours have taken him all over Europe, North America and Asia. He has worked with directors Ivna Žic and Franz-Xaver Mayr for many years, at Theater Neumarkt Zurich, Theater Basel, Schauspielhaus Graz, Schauspielhaus Vienna and Theater Ulm, among others. The radio play Wendy Pferd Tod Mexico with the author Natascha Gangl and the musician Maja Osojnik received the prize for the best long radio play at the Berlin Radio Play Festival 2018.

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