SANDRO DI STEFANO
SANDRO DI STEFANO (Award-Winning Composer, Arranger, Conductor)
Composer of a long series of audiovisual productions, around 60 between Feature films and TV films, Docs, Short films, Commercials and Installations, Cartoons, in several Eu Countries and in USA.
His activity it’s mainly oriented to the "Composition, Orchestration , Arranging, Programming and Orchestra Conduction". Experts in computer music and virtual orchestration too.
He wrote books about Film Music, such as “Music for image”, together to Oscar Prizes Ennio Morricone and Nicola Piovani.
His last USA movie “The Executioners” it's distributed by Lions Gate (USA) and by the Oscar Prize Company Voltage Pictures (EU), and his film “Flashburn” was screened in Cannes Festival 2017.
In the meantime in Europe, his last movie “The man with the magic box", released in Poland, coming from an Award Special Mention Winning original Screenplay in Cannes Festival 2015. He is at work on the last movie of Christopher Lambert (Highlander) and Maria Grazia Cucinotta (Life is beautiful) “Voice of the wolf".
Sandro in 2016 was the official composer engaged for the Vatican Jubilee’s film and in addition to the soundtrack, he wrote the main piece with Lyric by Pope Francis and the next season will be released the monumental works - 10 episodes - on a Vatican commission, “Sacred Art”, with Alberto Angela and produced by RAI tv and Official Vatican TV.
COMPOSER, ARRANGER and CONDUCTOR / main works
2017 Sacred Art (10 episodes) | TV documentaries – filming (ITA)
2017 Voice of wolf | cinema feature – filming (ITA)
2017 The man with the magic box | cinema feature (PL)
2017 The executioners | cinema feature (USA)
2017 Flashburn | cinema feature (USA)
2017 Unhinged | cinema feature (USA)
2016 Jubilee, the way of forgiveness | TV (ITA)
2016 Father Pious, builder of mercy | TV (ITA)
2016 Second Spring | cinema feature (ITA)
2015 Discovering the Vatican Museums (6 episodes) | TV (ITA)
2015 The eve | cinema short (ITA)
2015 Janara | cinema feature (ITA)
2014 Reverie of a solitary stroller | cinema feature (ITA)
2013 The last battle of the alps | TV (ITA/FRA)
2012 Attic | TV (USA)
2012 A better life | cinema feature (ITA)
2011 Museum of wonders | cinema feature (ITA)
BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC AND MUSIC DESIGN AWARDS
LA CHIOMA DI BERENICE/Awards (ITA, 2016)
FREAKEMACINE FESTIVAL DE CINE Sci-Fi y Fantástico/Awards (SPA, 2015)
LOS ANGELES HORROR COMPETITION PLATINUM/Awards (USA, 2015)
INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS - GOLD WINNER/Awards (USA, 2015)
NYC INDIE FILM AWARDS - GOLD AWARD /Awards (USA, 2015)
INTERNATIONAL MOVIE AWARDS - GOLD AWARDS WINNER/Awards (Indonesia, 2016)
LOS ANGELES REEL FILM FESTIVAL/Awards (USA, 2016)
INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS - GOLD WINNER BEST MUSIC DESIGN (USA, 2015)
DEPTH OF FIELD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL COMPETITION- BEST MUSIC DESIGN (USA, 2016)
TERROR FILM FESTIVAL CLAW AWARD - BEST MUSIC DESIGN (USA, 2015)
Conservatory of Music - L'Aquila (Italy)
CET (film score school) – Terni (Italy)
Professor of Fiilm Music Composition at Matera Conservatory (ITA)