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Court Composer, Score Composer, Producer, Title Sequence Concept Artist.
Andrea was born in 1981 in Milan. At the age of 8 he realised that his great ambition was to compose classical music and film scores and 2010 he did just that. He is the owner, producer and CEO, with Giovanna Senatore, of Irish brand Media Aetas, where he manages the Scoring Studio and is a Full Member of IFTA (Best Original Score Jury Panel at IFTA Awards 2015 and 2018) and IMRO. He is a craftsman when it comes to composition and his music is quite simply stunning and eclectic. Nunzio Fazio, director/writer/producer at Coldwater Canyon Films, says “Andrea is a gifted composer. His music will move your inner being.” Awards -Outstanding Composer at the LAWebfest 2014 for Un-mate Season 2 “Stan” created by Giovanna Senatore. Official Selection at Short Film Corner of Cannes 2011 with Thy Pipe; Silver Medal for Excellence in Music for Thy Pipe Park City Film Music Festival 2011; Official Finalist for Vellum Park City Film Music Festival 2012 where he attended the Film Music Scoring Masterclass of the composer Hummie Mann from the Pacific Northwest Film Scoring Program partnered with The Seattle Film Institute; 33rd Telly Award for the season one of the web-series Un-Mate; Outstanding Composer at the LAWebfest 2013; Outstanding Producer at the LAWebfest 2013.
Andrea attended masterclasses with Conrad Pope, Martin Scorsese, Richard Bellis and William Goldstein.
When the Studio was set up we invested in the equipment that would be most suitable to our method of work, carefully selecting every single piece and item that make up the working space, ensuring the highest standards of quality and reliability. We continue investing in order to make sure we rely only on the most up-to-date tools that would guarantee high performance and the highest quality required by the sector and industry standards. During the creative process of the composition we demand from ourselves creation of the highest quality of sound and performance that our experience helps us combine into one with the final result matching our highest professional standards and desires of our clients. We rely on the best internationally recognised hardware and software programmes, which allow us to pursue our professional endeavours with calm and concentration on the final objective, that is to be able to offer you more than what you would have expected.
AWARDS & FESTIVALS
IFTA Awards 2018 (February 2018) – I was part of the Best Original Score Jury Panel at IFTA Awards 2018. I provided an assessment work on the film music scores of the nominees for the 2018 IFTA Film and Drama Awards.
IFTA Awards 2015 (May 2015) – I was part of the Best Original Score Jury Panel at IFTA Awards 2015. I provided an assessment work on the film music scores of the nominees for the 2015 IFTA Film and Drama Awards occurred on Sunday 24th May 2015 at the Mansion House.
LAWebfest 2014 – Outstanding Producing for UN-MATE Season 2 “Stan”.
LAWebfest 2014 – Outstanding Composer for UN-MATE Season 2 “Stan”.
LAWebfest 2013 – Outstanding Producing for UN-MATE Season 1 “The Beginning”.
LAWebfest 2013 – Outstanding Composer for UN-MATE Season 1 “The Beginning”.
Telly Award 2012 – bronze for UN-MATE Season 1 “The Beginning”.
Park City Film Music Festival 2012 – Official Finalist.
Park City Film Music Festival 2011 (Silver Medal for Excellence in Music for the Short Film “Thy Pipe”).
Short Films Corner of Cannes 2011 – Official Selection.
Andrea is a gifted composer. His music will move your inner being.
Andrea is truly professional, innovative, Creative, dedicated, capable and I highly recommend him.
Casagrande’s music is a music of the past. Working with him brings you to a higher level of art. It is very sensitive, intelligent and reliable.