Bernhard Drax writes music for TV, commercials and feature film. His orchestral score for the Disney comedy "Sommer" gained critical acclaim in Germany as the film remained among the top ten for 4 consecutive months in 2008.
A solo album every two years or so is as good as it gets these days....
In the virtual world “Second Life” Bernhard regularly files machinima reportages on social and political issues. His story on virtual Guantanamo won the 2008 Human Rights Media Awards from internews France. Many of his songs can be heard there as well!
As news director at NPR member station KAZU in Pacific Grove from 2002 to 2004, Bernhard was instrumental in transforming the local news operation by producing high quality local content, filing for national programs as well as training reporters and technical staff.
Bernhard studied composition at the Richard-Strauss Conservatory in Munich Germany and audio engineering at the University of California at Los Angeles. He is currently in pre-production for a comedy feature for Disney and the virtual worlds documentary "Login2Life" (release winter 2009).
Bernhard lives on the Central Coast of California with his wife and son.