Maxime Hervé - Music composer in Paris

photo credit: Alex Legallet

Maxime Hervé started his career in Los Angeles as an assistant for the Oscar winning composer Mychael Danna. He had the chance to work and learn with talented composers in Montreal and London, such as Brian d’Oliveira, Michel Corriveau, Youki Yamamoto.

In 2017, Maxime went back to France and stared to work exclusively as a composer. His fruitful collaboration with 3D company Unit Image leads him to compose the music of Beyond the Aquila Rift, an episode of the acclaimed Netflix series Love Death & Robots. He recently scored the documentary about the Indian dancer Terence Lewis, Indian Man directed by Pierre X. Garnier.

Maxime is currently working on his first full-length movie Go Fast by Harald Hutter, as well as his second game Solasta: Crown of the Magister developed by Tactical Adventures.

With origins as a drummer, Maxime is self-taught with a passion for orchestral music, electro and ethnic sounds. He stands out for his ability to merge musical genres, create rich and unique sounds, and skillfully combine music and image.

He has been awarded and nominated at numerous festivals for his work and received the first prize of the Young Talent Award at the Media Sound Hamburg 2017.

Maxime Hervé commence sa carrière à Los Angeles en tant qu’assistant du compositeur oscarisé Mychael Danna. Il a eu la chance d’apprendre et de travailler avec des compositeurs de renoms à Montréal et Londres, tel que Brian d’Oliveira, Michel Corriveau et Youki Yamamoto.

En 2017, Maxime revient en France et commence à travailler exclusivement en tant que compositeur. Sa fructueuse collaboration avec Unit Image l’amène à composer la musique de Beyond the Aquila Rift, un épisode de la série acclamée Love Death & Robots de Netflix.Il a récemment signé la musique du documentaire Terence Lewis, Indian Man réalisé par Pierre X. Garnier.

Maxime est actuellement en travail sur son premier long-métrage Go Fast de Harald Hutter, ainsi que sur son second jeu vidéo Solasta: Crown of the Magister développé par Tactical Adventures.

Compositeur multi-instrumentiste, largement influencé par les musiques électroniques, la musique orchestrale ainsi que les musiques du monde, Maxime Hervé se démarque par sa capacité à fusionner les genres musicaux, à créer des sonorités riches et uniques et par son habileté à associer adroitement musique et image.

Maxime a été nommé et récompensé à plusieurs festivals pour son travail, il a notamment reçu le prix du Young Talent Award au Media Sound Hamburg 2017.



Nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Music for the music of Geomapping Love - NYC Web Fest 2022


Nominated for the best score production music track - The Production Music Awards


Winner at the Lobster’s Films music composition competition – Gindou Cinéma


Nominated at the TMC London Film Festival for the score of Antonin? (directed by Nicolas Legendre)


Winner at International Monthly Film Festival for the score of Antonin? (directed by Nicolas Legendre)


Semi-finalist at the Los Angeles CineFest for the score of Antonin? (directed by Nicolas Legendre)


Nominated at Paris Art and Movie Awards for the score of Antonin? (directed by Nicolas Legendre)


Winner at the Young Talent Award Media Music – Media Sound Hamburg


Top 30 finalist among 222 participants at the Oticons Faculty International Film Music Competition


Nominated at the SABAM Award for Best Young International Composer at the World Soundtrack Award 2015


Winner at the Montreal International Film Music Competition 2015 for the music of the movie Segment – also nominated for the music of the movie The Cage