Francesco De Donatis

Francesco De Donatis

/ Director

My Story

Film Music Composer, Francesco de Donatis è un musicista che incanta il pubblico con le sue composizioni per film, commercias, documentary, TV e videogiochi.

Noto per aver composto musica per oltre 300 pubblicità come: SUNOCO, REEBOK, TEQUILA 1800, GREY POUPON, ZZZQUIL, TIAA, PEUGEOT EUROPCAR, PHARMA TRANSPLAN, THE LUMINEERS, VISTA PRINT, SUBWAY RADIO, HELLO TOOTHPASTE, BON APPETIT PIZZA, GSBH, GSBH HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CASE STUDY, UMASS STOCK RICERCA, ANIMATION AMERISOURCE, INSPIRA ecc.

Ha composto musica per LE IENE (Mediaset) per Vaporart con Matteo Viviani.

Nel 2012, ha composto la colonna sonora del documentario “Jet Set Quando L’aereoporto sembra Via Veneto” di Antonello Sarno (MEDIASET) vincendo il primo premio di ROMA FILM FESTIVAL 2012 con la proiezione del documentario su tutti gli ALITALIA FLIGHTS a partire da marzo 2013 .

Nel 2012, ha vinto il primo premio al Contursi Film Festival con la colonna sonora per il cortometraggio “FACCIA DA LADRO” di Alessandro Palminiello, ROSSELLINI PRODUCTION di Roma.

Nel 2015, ha vinto il premio “Best of Fest” al Colorado Environmental Film Festival con il documentario “Time Capsule” della BBC, Chris Summerfield, LA USA.

Nel 2003 ha studiato Composizione e Canto Lirico presso il Conservatorio “Nino Rota” di Monopoli (BA).

In seguito, nel 2006, vince una borsa di studio per entrare in Accademia Chigiana, specializzandosi in composizione di musica per film sotto la guida del Maestro Luis Bacalov.

Francesco de Donatis vince una borsa di studio e si laurea in Film Scoring con Minor in Music for Video Game presso il prestigioso Berklee College of Music di Boston, USA ed in Composizione presso l’Università di Salford, a Manchester, nel Regno Unito, con borsa di studio.

Studia Composizione Contemporanea con il famoso compositore M Tibor Józef Pusztai, Orchestrazione con Richard Davis ( Orchestrator for Robin Hood principe dei ladri), film scoring con George S. Clinton (Austin Power Composer), Sheldon Mirowitz ( The Nazi officer’s wife, Odissey of life etc.) Dario Eskenazi (My first wedding, To fool a thief etc etc) and music for videogames con Michael Sweet (Xbox 360 logo,Cartoon Network, Sesame Workshop, PlayFirst etc etc)

Attualmente Francesco de Donatis lavora come film composer presso diverse House Production  americane come la Gratitude Sound , GMP, John Arms Production Music.

 

RESUME

My Filmography

  • Year Film Title Description
  • 2020 Chewtonglen Hotel Composta la musica per lo spot Chewtonglen Hotel di Stefano Petroni
  • 2019 Memoria Nueva Trailer Composta la musica per il trailer del documentario Memoria Nueva di Stefano Petroni
  • 2019 Memoria Nueva Composed music for the documentary "Memoria Nueva" by Stefano Petroni
  • 2019 Anafe Composta la musica per lo spot di Anafe di Matteo Viviani "Le Iene"
  • 2019 Save the Olives Composed the music for two spots "Save the Olives"
  • 2019 Your Hearth in Me Composed music for the show The Massive Spectacular (Las Vegas - USA)
  • 2018 Nemici Composed music for the play "NEMICI" by Robert Stainer, director Caterina Firinu
  • 2017 SALENTO PRODUCTIONS Founded Salento Productions and composed music for the commercials: Salento Productions Promo, Parrucchieri de Pascalis, Un Sorriso per Mimi', Castello Monaci, Cantieri Riuniti
  • 2016 LE IENE 'Vaporart" Composed the Soundtrack for the Docu-Spot "Vaporart" by Matteo Viviani LE IENE Mediaset
  • 2016 The Brink Composed the Soundtrack for the shortmovie "The Brink" by Louisa Marie Juckes, Manchester UK.
  • 2015 ULTIMATE BLACK SHEEP Composed music for the documentary ULTIMATE BLACK SHEEP Alex Freke-Murin– Manchester, Unite Kingdom
  • 2015 Time Capsule In 2015, won First Place “Best of Fest” at the Colorado Environmental Film Festival with the documentary “Time Capsule”, Chris Summerfield, BBC, LA USA
  • 2015-2020 Gratitude Sound Gratitude Sound: Commercial Work –Boston, MA Composed music for commercials “SUNOCO,TEQUILA 1800, PHARMA TRANSPLANT, REEBOK, TRUNK CLUB, THE LUMINEERS, VISTA PRINT, SUBWAY RADIO, HELLO TOOTHPASTE, BON APPETIT PIZZA, GSBH, GSBH…
  • 2014 Elias Arts Composed music for Alias Arts for the commercials: Zzzquil, Grey Poupon, TIAA, Paderno Health Revolution
  • 2013 Operation Overclock Composed the Soundtrack for the videogames "Operation Overclock" by Jeffrey Chau, Viterbi School of Engineering, Los Angeles USA.
  • 2012 Jet Set "Quando l' aereoporto sembrava via Veneto" In 2012, composed the Soundtrack of the documentary "Jet Set Quando L'aereoporto sembrava Via Veneto" by Antonello Sarno (MEDIASET) and he won the first prize of ROME FILM FESTIVAL 2012 with the screening of the documentary on all ALITALIA FLIGHTS from March 2013.
  • 2012 Faccia da ladro Won first prize at the Contursi Film Festival with the composition of the soundtrack for the shortmovie "Faccia da ladro "by Alessandro Palminiello Rossellini Production of Rome.
  • 2012 Palindrome Composed the Soundtrack for the shortmovie "PALINDROME" by Ryan Cultrera Smalltown Picture – Los Angeles, CA
  • 2011 Combocut Worked at Combocut production (Milan-Italy) as composer for commercials (Pegeout Europcar, Unione Italiana, Reggia Regina Margherita).
  • 2010 Blackswan Composed the Soundtrack for the advertising for "Blackswan" by Oscar Padi (Valencia Spain)
  • 2010 Don Tonino Bello Storia di un Uomo Composed the Soundtrack for the documentary "Don Tonino Bello Storia di un Uomo" by Alessandro Torsello Spiriti Bollenti Puglia Region.

My Award

  • Year Film Title Award(s)
  • 2015 Time Capsule In 2015, won First Place “Best of Fest” at the Colorado Environmental Film Festival with the documentary “Time Capsule”, Chris Summerfield, BBC, LA USA
  • 2012 Jet Set "Quando l' aereoporto sembrava via Veneto" In 2012, composed the Soundtrack of the documentary "Jet Set Quando L'aereoporto sembrava Via Veneto" by Antonello Sarno (MEDIASET) and he won the first prize of ROME FILM FESTIVAL 2012 with the screening of the documentary on all ALITALIA FLIGHTS from March 2013.
  • 2012 Faccia da ladro Won first prize at the Contursi Film Festival with the composition of the soundtrack for the shortmovie "Faccia da ladro "by Alessandro Palminiello Rossellini Production of Rome.
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