Alberto Matesanz is a Spanish composer who trained at the University of Surrey, in Guildford, and Centro Superior Katarina Gurska in Madrid. Currently, he is working as Head of Post-Production Music and Sound at Stronghold NYC, lead by BAFTA winning Stuart Brennan ("Risen", "Lionheart"), and as a Composition and Sound Design Assistant with Sefi Carmel ("Legacy of Lies", "The Human Centipede"). He is about to finish the score for the feature film "Warchief" (2022), where he is also sound designer and mixing engineer.
Some of his most recent projects have received nominations in Oscar and BAFTA qualifying festivals, such as Hollyshorts and Aesthetica ("Bye Bye Baby", 2022), and his first feature film ("Stalker", 2022) as a sound designer and mixer, starring Sophie Skelton, premiered at FrightFest in London, UK. He was awarded the Best Score Award from Tokyo-based Genre Film Celebration Festival, for his first film score to The Power of Cinema (2020).
He has also worked with the young game-developer Pemperor Games, co-composing the music, creating the sound effects and implementing audio with Wwise and FMOD, for their first video game, Shadow of Babel, nominated for Best Soundtrack and Best Game of the Year at the PSTalents Awards.
His work can also be heard within different startups. He created the sonic identity for Cinebur's logo animation, apart from composing music for the film festival's trailers and events. He has also collaborated with German AI startup Pixtunes, creating soundtracks and curating pre-existing songs for their use.
He is currently located in London, UK.
“It's a pleasure to work with Alberto. Alberto has mastered the art of composing really great and soulful music and producing it professionally. He is a very skilled, pleasant, fast, and friendly composer and producer who has great aesthetics and taste. (...) He is not only performing a job, he actually cares about the job and starts the work perfectly prepared. He goes the extra mile if necessary."
ALBRECHT PANKNIN / AI STARTUP CEO
"Having Alberto in my team is one of the best things it ever happened to me. I'm extremely lucky and I believe everyone who has worked with him can agree with me."
DIMA FARRÉ / FILMMAKER / LOS OJOS DE UNA VIEJA AMIGA, EL LUGAR MÁS OSCURO