Michelle Osis is an Ontario-based composer for Film, TV, and advertising. She emigrated from Sydney Australia in 2014 where she worked as a freelance screen composer and has composed music on a number of award-winning films including, A Little Bit Behind (dir Paul Slater), Let It Rain, and Bamboozled (dir Matt Hardie). Michelle scored the award-winning films Fake Blood, Alive (both directed by Rob Grant), Knuckleball (dir Mike Peterson) co-composed with CFC alumni David Arcus, The Corporate Coup d'Etat (dir Fred Peabody), and Bloodthirsty (dir Amelia Moses). She also scored the feature film Juggernaut (dir Daniel DiMarco) where she had the pleasure to work alongside Mark Korven, as well as Neil Parfitt and Grammy award-winning musician Garry Kvistad, recording various instruments including Mark Korven's 'Apprehension Engine'.
Most recently, you can hear her music on the David Suzuki narrated documentary series The Nature of Things: The Science of Fear. Michelle received a Canadian Screen Award nomination for her work on The Corporate Coup D’Etat in 2020 and a 2021 Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Original Score for her work on Bloodthirsty. Michelle is also a classically trained pianist and an electronic music producer (AKA Imperial Visions) and recently released her first single 'Dopamine' on all music streaming platforms.
She is a Canadian Film Centre Slaight Music Residency program graduate, holds a Graduate Certificate in Screen Music at the Australian Film Television Radio School, and Bachelor of Music in Composition and Music Production at the Australian Institute of Music.