Andrea is an award-winning composer for film, theatre and visual media. An alumnus of The Royal College of Music, Berlinale Talents and The Hospital Club Emerging Creatives Programme, he was born and raised in Rome, where he pursued both university and conservatoire studies, graduating with honors in Philosophy as well as Music Composition. In 2013 he moved to London and completed his education at the RCM with a Distinction MMus in Composition for Screen.
Andrea’s recent credits include the title music and additional music to ‘Il Contagio – Tainted Souls’, in collaboration with composer Paolo Vivaldi. The feature received its premiere at the 74th Venice International Film Festival, and was released in Italian cinemas in September 2017. Between 2017 and 2016 he also composed music for the award winning short films Winter Hymns (dir. by Dusty Mancinelli), Condrong (dir. by Gonçalo Almeida) and Scaramouche Scaramouche (dir. by Arthur Môlard). In 2016 he was featured as a producer for the recording of Vito Palumbo’s Violin Concerto, recorded at Abbey Road Studio 1 with the London Symphony Orchestra. Among current and recent commissions, he has worked on projects supported by Creative Europe ‘Astrologaster’ (Nyamyam), Inflo Films/BravoFact ‘The Big Crunch’, Film London/Flamin ‘Ophelia 2.0’.
In 2015 Andrea won a Jerry Goldsmith Award with his ‘Song for Adele’, and in later years he has been nominated best score in the Feature Film, Short film and Advertising sections of the awards. In 2013, his choral work ‘Ave Maria’ won the 2nd prize at the Lviv International Composition Contest.
Andrea’s work has been broadcast on CBC in Canada, and screened at international film festivals such as Venice, Clermont-Ferrand, TIFF, BFI Flare, Fantasia, Screamfest LA, Atlanta Film Festival, Aesthetica, FEST and the European Independent Film Festival.