Florian Reithner has worked as a composer, producer and silent film musician with the Austrian Film Archive since 2006. He studied composition with Ivan Eröd, David Babcock and others at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. He also completed church music studies with Franz Danksagmueller and Michael Stephanides.
In 2008, Florian was appointed composer-in-residence for the Ensemble Filmharmonie. Since 2011, he also holds the position of chief conductor of this orchestra. He gained several prizes at international music competitions, such as the International Lions Club Composers Competition 2005 and the MM Jazzfestival Young Jazz Artist of the Year 2007. Florian also keeps busy as a freelance composer and keyboard performer and works as organist and choir master in several church congregations in Vienna.