Authors

Giovanni RotondoGiovanni Rotondo

Editor in Chief of Film Scoring Tips.
Giovanni Rotondo is an experienced film and television composer based in London. He has scored many award winning feature films, TV movies, documentaries and video games. More info here: giovannirotondo.com

Dario MarianelliDario Marianelli

Dario Marianelli was born in Pisa, Italy. He composed the soundtracks for Bumblebee (2018), Paddington 2 (2017) Kubo and the Two Strings (2016), Anna Karenina (2012), Atonement (2007), V for Vendetta (2005), The Brothers Grimm (2005) and Pride & Prejudice (2005). He received three Oscar nominations for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score. In 2008, Marianelli won both an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the score of Atonement. He has collaborated with the director Joe Wright five times, on Pride & Prejudice, Atonement, The Soloist, Anna Karenina and Darkest Hour.

Pia Di Ciaula ACE, CCEPia Di Ciaula ACE, CCE

Pia Di Ciaula is a Canadian film and TV editor based in the UK. Di Ciaula's credits include Tyrannosaur, directed by Paddy Considine, winning 40 awards worldwide; A Very English Scandal directed by two time Oscar nominee Stephen Frears, starring Hugh Grant; and Netflix's multi-BAFTA, Emmy and Golden Globe winning series The Crown, directed by Emmy winner and three time Oscar nominee Stephen Daldry. Di Ciaula has received nominations for a Gemini, two Genie's, BAFTA and RTS nominations for Best Editing.

Shie RozowShie Rozow

Shie Rozow (pronounced shy ro-zov) is a composer and music editor who's credits include blockbuster films like AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON, HUSTLE & FLOW, TRAINING DAY, TV shows like ARROW and KRYPTON and indie films like JASMINE, and CAPTAIN HAGEN’S BED & BREAKFAST. For more visit his website at www.shierozow.com

Adonis AletrasAdonis Aletras

Adonis Aletras is a working film/TV/media composer with 100’s of credits on US network/cable Television, games and apps. His music can be heard in Emmy award winning Television shows and he is a voting member of the Television Academy (Emmys) and the Recording Academy (Grammys). A prolific composer, his catalogue currently exceeds 2000 signed tracks. He is a graduate of Berklee College of Music.

Ross ShotlandRoss Shotland

Founder & President of Enjoy The Ride & Enjoy The Toons Records. Coordinator of licensing agreements with strategic partners
in regards to vinyl reissues & digital hosting. Has worked direct with companies such as Sony Music, UMG, WMG, Rhino
Entertainment, The Jim Henson Company, WaterTower Music, Equal Vision
Records, among many other indie labels. He also often works direct with
the artists when licensing out of print releases for vinyl and/or
digital reissue.

Tristan NoonTristan Noon

Tristan is a British TV composer based just outside of London. He studied briefly at the University of Surrey and has gone on to orchestrate music for high budget productions such as the AAA rated video game 'LEGO: The Incredibles' and ITV 1's flagship drama 'Endeavour'. He also orchestrated, music prepped and music copied the music for synth-pop/electronic legend Gary Numan’s UK tour with the Skaparis Orchestra in November 2018. As well as his work as an orchestrator, Tristan has had music published by prominent production music companies such as Audio Network, EMI and Universal leading to a large variety of prime time syncs. In 2017 he wrote and launched an eBook called From DAW to Score - if you like the content above, you can visit his blog or purchase his book at a discounted price by entering the code FILMSCORINGTIPS during checkout (valid until the end of January).

Chris SmithChris Smith

Chris Smith is a British composer and producer whose work spans song writing, TV commercials, corporate films, sound branding, television, film, theatre, animation and library music.

For more than twenty years, as founder of one of the UK’s most successful music production companies, he was involved in the production of critically acclaimed and award-winning music for hundreds of TV commercials, television programmes, films and theatrical productions.

Chris is a passionate defender of creators’ rights and has served on the boards of PRS/MCPS, BASCA and ECSA. He is a director of PCAM, the Society of Composers & Producers of Applied Music.

Gabriele ContiGabriele Conti

Gabriele Conti is a professional audio engineer with many years of experience in the film scoring industry.
He has worked with many great composers both for Cinema and TV.
You can find more info about his credits on his IMDB page.

Andrea TonoliAndrea Tonoli

Born in 1991 Andrea Tonoli is a composer, pianist and multi-instrumentalist located in Milan, Italy.
Andrea has written, released and performed worldwide 6 albums in the last 5 years, with some of his works being used as soundtracks for movies, commercials and documentaries by important companies such as National Geographic. More info: www.andreatonoli.com

Simone CorelliSimone Corelli

Born in Milano in 1969 Simone Corelli is an experienced rerecording sound mixer for movies and teacher located in Roma, Italia.
He wrote two books, “Elementi di Cinematografia Sonora” and “Pro Tools in One Hour (coffee break included)”.
He loves photography, hifi, baroque musique and plays harpsichord.

Robert DraneRobert Drane

Combining marketing and music, Robert Drane is a writer and composer based in North Yorkshire, England.

Iria PizaniaIria Pizania

Iria is an award-winning Film Producer and Director with work screened across the world and receiving a string of nominations and awards at international film festivals. She has produced shorts and feature films as well as worked in different production capacities. Her credits include the award winning shorts China Doll, Tutu & Pointes and the feature The Journey starring Jason Flemyng (Lock, Stock & two smoking barrels) and Lindsay Coulson (Eastenders). Iria is currently working on producing a slate of films as well as being a vocal advocate and activist for promoting equal opportunities and wider access into the screen industries.

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