Resume

EDUCATION

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Organ Performances (2010 – 2012) 110 cum laude / 110

Conservatorio di Musica “Nino Rota”, Monopoli (Ba, Italy)

Courses: Organ praxis, organ Solo and Orchestral repertoires, Musical Analysis, Orchestra Conducting, Chamber Music, Composition, Jazz

Performances, Psychology of Music, Hystory and Aesthetic of Music

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Music Education (2006 – 2008) 110 cum laude / 110

Conservatorio di Musica “Nino Rota”, Monopoli (Ba, Italy)

Courses: Pedagogy, History and Aesthetic of Music, Music Education, Psychology of Music, Choir Conducting, Composition, Piano

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Organ and Composition (1999 – 2005) 105 / 110

Conservatorio di Musica “Nino Rota”, Monopoli (Ba, Italy)

Courses: Counterpoint and Fugue, Harmony, Piano, Organ Praxis and Repertoires, Organ Improvvisation, Composition, Gregorian, Hystory of Music


TECHNICAL SKILLS

Audio and other Softwares: Apple Logic, MakeMusic Finale, Image-Line Fruity Loops, Prophellerheads Reason, Ableton, Cubase SX, Vst and libraries, Steinberg Wavelab; extensive background on digital producing, counterpoint, arranging, recording, mixing and mastering.

REFERENCES

Markus Utrio, Dean of the Arts and Culture Degree Program, Metropolia University of Applied Science, Helsinki (Finland)

Alberto Triola, General Director of Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and Artistic Director of Festival della Valle d’Itria (Italy)

OFFICIAL FESTIVAL SELECTIONS, SCREENING & PRIZES

Short film “Le Projectionniste”, dir. by Najat Jellab (2013, co-prod. Morocco – Canada)

Best Short Film AWARD – Harlem International Film Festival (USA); Special Jury AWARD – Luxor African Film Festival (EGYPTE); Nominated best director – Short of the Month (INDE); screenings:

Court-Metrage Corner, Festival des Cannes, 2014; Montreal World Film Festival (CANADA); Boston Museum of Fine Arts (First Night International Film Festival – USA); Sofia MENAR Film Festival (BULGARIE); Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois (CANADA); Richmond International Film Festival (USA); Festival International du Film Panafricain (FRANCE); Festival Cinémas d’Afrique (SUISSE); Sercine – Festival Sergipe de Audiovisual (BRESIL); Festival “Jenseits von Europa XIII” (ALLEMAGNE); Festival Paris Court Devant – compétition régionale (FRANCE); Quintessence – Festival international du film de Ouidah (BENIN)

“Diciannove e Settantadue”, dir. by Sergio Basso (2013, Italy) : premiere at the “XIV Festival del Cinema Europeo di Lecce” (2013); awarded at the “Sport Movies & Tv 2013 – 31st Milano International FICTS Fest”

“At 7 o’cloth – L’oumo che cuce il tempo”: special award: “Autumn Short Film Festival Somerset, Kentuky (USA, 2014)”; official selection: “NYC Indepentent Film Festival” (2015); “XI LIFF,Levante International Film Festival” (Italy, 2013); “I PIFF Ponente International Film Festival (Italy, 2013)”; XV Festival del Cinema Europeo di Lecce (Italy, 2014); “I PAZMANY FILM FESTIVAL (Hungary, 2014)”; IV OPUZEN Film Festival (Croatia, 2014)” ; “IX AUTUMN Short Film Festival (USA, 2014)”; “X EFEBOCORTO Film Festival (Italy, 2014)”; II Premio Stefano Contessa (Italy, 2014); screened at: GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL (Italy, 2013); ARCIPELAGO (Italy, 2013); Isola del Cinema, Tiberina, Roma (Italy, 2013)

LIST OF WORKS (last update 2015)

motion pictures original scores, production music, sound design and features

(some commissioned works are available at www.minimacroma.com )

MOVIES

Diciannove e settantadue – dir. by Sergio Basso (2013)

with Pietro Mennea – Docufilm produced by Sharon Production,

Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia Production,

RAI – Radiotelevisione Italiana, Apulia Film Commission, Rome, ITA

SHORT FILMS

Le Projectionniste – dir. by Najat Jellab (2013)

with Aniss Elkohen, Fadwa Taleb, Abdllah Ferkous, Youssef Ait Mansour

produced by Atrium Productions, Oma Prod (co-prod. Morocco – Canada)

distribution: Atrium Productions, Marrakech, MA – Montreal, CA

At 7 o’cloth – L’uomo che cuce il tempo – dir. by E. Azzollini & L. Perrucci (2013)

produced by ANCI, IllusiaFilmworks, ITA

Switch me off – dir. by Debora Vrizzi (2012)

produced and performed by Debora Vrizzi, ITA

La Naissance – dir. by Lindsay Adler (2012)

performed by Shaun Ross, prod. by Lindsay Adler, New York, USA

Living the dream – dir. by Ewan Dyer (2012)

produced by Andy Salamonczyk, UK

The Cynical Clicker – dir. by Raquel Arce-Benitez (2011)

produced by The Bunchies, Los Angeles, USA

Modification- dir. by Jimmie Rhee (2010)

produced by DEFY Agency, Culver City, USA

One True Free Market – dir. by Fan Yang (2010)

produced by London School of Film, UK

ADVERTISING & Animated Commercials

PUMA®‎ Jersey for Rayados (2015)

produced by K4OS Films Inc. – Kuter Casa Productora for PUMA®‎

Client: Rayados de Monterrey FC

PUMA®‎ Jersey for Atlas FC (2015)

produced by K4OS Films Inc. – Kuter Casa Productora for PUMA®‎

Client: Atlas FC

Tyson Chick N’ Twist (2014)

Agency: Crudeladies.com, Client: Tyson®

Granoro – Dedicato (2014)

Agency: GFCAssociati, Client: Granoro

Claro Sports (2014)

Agency: Crudeladies.com, Client: Claro Sports (Mexico)

Promesas Renault (2012)

Agency: Crudeladies.com, Client: Renault® México

Reebok Crossfit (2012)

Agency: Crudeladies.com, Client: Reebok®

Kellogg’s “Los Popskares” campaign (2012) (10 episodes)

Agency: Crudeladies.com, Client: Kellogg® – cornpops.com.mx , México

1) Carrera Pops®, 2) Una Poplícula de miedo, 3) Actividad Pops®

4) Pesadilla Pops®, 5) Asesina Pops®, 6) Popman, El pop de la noche

7) Residencia Pops®, 8) Detective Pops®, 9)Hombres Pops®

10) Los Popskares 2012

Kellogg’s “Los Popskares” campaign (2011) (8 episodes)

Agency: Crudeladies.com, Client: Kellogg® – cornpops.com.mx , México

1) Amos de los Pops®, 2) Coche Pops®, 3) Devora Pops®

4) El Mago Popper, 5) Legado Pops®, 6) Parque Pops®

7) Piratas Pops®, 8) Pops®Ring

MTV Video Premiere of the week (2010)

Agency: Crudeladies.com, Client MTV for Toyota®, Los Angeles, USA

IdeaLinkOpen Advantage in 90 seconds (2010)

Agency: Pascalblais.com (Montreal, CA), Client: brainbankinc.com

DOCUMENTARY

coFWD – dir. by Mdhamiri a Nkemi (2012)

produced by Sophie Lasson, London, UK

Her Name was Rachel – dir. by Najat Jellab (2012)

produced by Najat Jellab, Montreal, CA

WEBSeries

Malachite – opening theme (2013)

prod. by B.Witham, M. Mcinally London, UK

Out of control (2012) (3 episodes)

prod. by Gandhi Fernando, Dione Kuraoka,

Ko Wills, Jillian Payne – North Hollywood, USA

O.V.E.R.G.R.O.U.N.D. (2010) (5 episodes)

prod. by Emilie Herbert, thegentlemensclub.co , London, UK

1) überkitsch german contemporaries, 2) Francisco Ortega, 3) Alix Marie, 4)Little London Fields Festival, 5) Terry Saint Clair

Miscellaneous

Raptor (2014)

produced by Schön! Magazine,

dir. by Fabrizio Narcisi, Francesco Bonasia

feat. clothes collections by NEIL BARRETT, Y-3 and Kokon To Zai.

BEtriangle S#013 (2013)

produced by Fabrizio Narcisi, Francesco Bonasia, ITA – (featuring “Paolo Palazzo – Shape it up”)

Family Portrait – by Debora Vrizzi (2012)

produced and performed by Debora Vrizzi, ITA – (sound design)

Living the dream – dir. by Ewan Dyer (2012)

produced by Andy Salamonczyk, UK – (main theme “Living the dream”)

Audi A6 3D Mapping Nomadic Installation (2011)

Agency: Lumina Motion, Chile – (sound design)


Optical Reflection – by Caleb Vinson (2010)

prod. by Caleb Vinson, Chicago, USA – (production music)


CINE DE MI TIERRA LATV (2010)

Agency: Crudeladies.com, Client: LATV, Mexico – (production music)

CINE DE LA TARDE (2010)

Agency: Crudeladies.com , client: LATV, México – (production music)

Horror of Mooting Heads – by Ryan Nellis (2010)

produced by MootMagMovie.com , Los Angeles, USA – (production music)

LATVXMAS (2009)

Agency: Crudeladies.com , Client: LATV, Mexico – (production music)

OFFICIAL REMIX release

The Glow Remixes Ep – “The Glow – Paolo remix” (2011)

produced by RJD2 – RJ’s Electrical Connection – USA (available on iTunes, Amazon, Rjd2.bandcamp)

Come ti fa Mad – “Toorbo Remix” (2014)

produced by Tantaroba and Madman – ITA (available on iTunes)

SHORT FILMS FOR SCHOOLS

Nero Fumo – dir. by Gianluca Fumarola (2009) produced by I.C. “G. Salvemini”, Talsano, IT

Caro diario – dir. by Gianluca Fumarola (2009) produced by Istituto Andria, Massafra, IT

Tra i vicoli del cuore – dir. by Matteo Gentile (2008) produced by Università dell’Età Libera, Martina Franca

Di vita in vita – dir. by Matteo Gentile (2008) produced by AVIS, Martina Franca, IT

Una nuova storia – dir. by Gianluca Fumarola (2007) produced by Istituto Comprensivo Bonsegna, Sava, IT

Gli Anni ribelli – dir. by Gianluca Fumarola (2007) produced by ITIS “E. Fermi”, Francavilla Fontana, IT

Valentina – dir. by Gianluca Fumarola (2006) produced by IPSS “A. Motolese”, Martina Franca, IT

TVTTB – dir. by Gianluca Fumarola (2005) prod. by IPSS “A. Motolese”, Martina Franca, IT

Game Over – dir. by Gianluca Fumarola (2005) produced by Liceo Classico Tito Livio, Martina Franca, IT

TreperUno – dir. by Gianluca Fumarola (2004) prod. by Istituto Tecnico Commerciale “Da Vinci”, Martina Franca, IT

Il Re viaggiatore – dir. by Gianluca Fumarola (2003) prod. by Scuola Elementare “A.R. Chiarelli”, Martina Franca, IT

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

“Iperbole di un sentimento” for flute and piano (2009)

premiere at “Conservatorio di Musica Nino Rota”, Monopoli, IT

“Werde Munter, mein Gemüte”, for pipe organ (2008)

premiere at “XX Festival Organistico Internazionale di Treviso e della Marca Trevigiana”, solista: Leonardo Carrieri

“Jayabaya’s prophecies” for voice, cello, piano, percussion, live electronics (2008)

premiere at “Conservatorio di Musica Nino Rota”, Monopoli, IT