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Teachers Alberto Torres
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Alberto Torres

Filmmaking Filmmaking Filmmaking Filmmaking

Specialty

Composition of music for movies, series and advertising. Musical production. songwriting. History of music in the cinema. Audiovisual aesthetics.

Training

Professional Degree in Piano and Musical Language from the Jacinto Guerrero Conservatory of Toledo
Degree in History and Music Sciences from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) and the University of La Rioja (UNIR)
Modern Harmony, Production, Arrangements, Piano, Guitar and Percussion at Escuela de Música Creativa
Degree in Journalism from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM)
Diploma as Sound Technician by the Community of Madrid

Career path

Composer, producer and songwriter.

He writes music for film and television, exploring musical genres based on visual narrative and tracing its limits through a frontier and, at times, experimental perspective.

His classical training and his career in pop through various bands have allowed him to tackle an eclectic range of projects, from experimental electronics to orchestral music, passing through flamenco or indie rock.

Internationally, he has worked for productions in Mexico, Germany, Colombia, Costa Rica and El Salvador. His soundtracks have toured festivals such as Cannes, Locarno, MoMA New York, San Sebastián, Toronto, Sao Paulo or Bafici Buenos Aires.

Subjects and workshops

BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN CINEMATOGRAPHY AND AUDIOVISUAL ARTS
Music and soundtrack

MASTER IN DIRECTING OF FILM AND TV SERIES
Staging Workshop

Research lines

Music for cinema. Avant-garde popular music. Audiovisual narrative confluences. Ancient flamenco songs. Noise. sound texture. Poetry and contemporary theater.

Awards, mentions and recognitions

Artist selected by AECID for the International Cultural Cooperation Catalog
Young Creators Scholarship by the Junta de Castilla La Mancha
Haus Heich Musikwerkstatt Scholarship in Aachen (Germany) by the Jacinto Guerrero Conservatory / Toledo City Council

"Buy me a revolver" (OST):
Nominated for Best Original Score at the Ariel Awards of the Mexican Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences
Nominated for best original music at the Spanish Audiovisual Awards

"Nowhere" (OST):
Nominated for best original music at the Fimucité Awards

"Bug" (OST):
Nominated for best original music at the Fimucité Awards

"Vico Bergman" (OST):
Nominated for best original music at the Fimucité Awards
Astarte Award for Best Original Score

"Flow!" (OST):
Nominated for Best Original Score at Top Indie Films Awards
Nominated for Best Original Score at Maverick Movie Awards
Nominated for Best Original Score at Peloponnesian International Film Festival

“Panicotidiano” (album):
UFI/MIN Award for Best Album Design

"Love lasts 27 shots":
Award for best original music at Huetor Vega Short Film Festival
Award for best original music at Mostra de Cinema Jove d ́Elx

“Peterpunkcabaret!” (OST):
FNAC Villa de Bilbao Award

Other merits

Musical production of the Max Awards (2013), Forqué Awards (2013), Opening Gala 60th Valladolid International Film Week (Seminci, 2015)
Podcast Production Governance for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Latin America

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