Scoring for Film, Television, and Video Games | Visiting Artists categories | Berklee Valencia Campus

Visiting Artists and Guest Speakers

Irene Blecua

Film editor

Irene Blecua is a world-renowned film editor in Spain. She was born in Barcelona and has studied at New York University and the University of California, Los Angeles. She has built a...

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Irene Blecua is a world-renowned film editor in Spain. She was born in Barcelona and has studied at New York University and the University of California, Los Angeles. She has built a significant body of work, editing more than 30 feature films, and has recently been involved in collaborations with Netflix.

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Alberto Iglesias

Composer

Acclaimed Spanish composer Alberto Iglesias visited campus to give a clinic to students about scoring for films and his techniques for writing. He is a scholar with classical training...

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Acclaimed Spanish composer Alberto Iglesias visited campus to give a clinic to students about scoring for films and his techniques for writing. He is a scholar with classical training including piano, guitar, composition, and counterpoint, and electronic music studies. He has composed music for dozens of films worldwide and has won many awards, including being nominated for several Academy Awards, most recently for his work on the films The Constant Gardener, The Kite Runner, and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

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Alejandro Amenábar

Film Director, Screenwriter and Composer

Alejandro Amenábar is a Spanish film director, screenwriter and composer. Among other honors, he...

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Alejandro Amenábar is a Spanish film director, screenwriter and composer. Among other honors, he has won nine Goyas, two European Film Award and an Oscar. He was on campus to give a talk to the scoring for film, television, and video games program.

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Richard Davis

Author of Complete Guide to Film Scoring

Berklee’s Scoring for Film, Television, and Video Games Master's Degree Program welcomed Richard...

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Berklee’s Scoring for Film, Television, and Video Games Master's Degree Program welcomed Richard Davis, author of Complete Guide to Film Scoring, as a visiting professor. During his visit, Davis led a session with our students focusing on film scoring and orchestration. In his own words, "A big part of what I teach is storytelling through music. It's also understanding how the music fits in as a partner. It must have an intention, and a flow that communicates very specific feelings or ideas to the audience."

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Eduardo Tarilonte

Sample Library Developer

Eduardo Tarilonte is an award winning sample library developer with many best selling titles, and a prolific composer who has completed over 300 different musical projects over his 20-year...

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Eduardo Tarilonte is an award winning sample library developer with many best selling titles, and a prolific composer who has completed over 300 different musical projects over his 20-year career. He visited campus to speak to students about producing and developing sample libraries and effectively using them in compositions.

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Eric Reasoner

Film Scoring Professor at Berklee's Boston campus

Eric Reasoner is a professor at Berklee’s Boston campus in the Film Scoring department. He...

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Eric Reasoner is a professor at Berklee’s Boston campus in the Film Scoring department. He visited our campus to speak to students about his experience as a music editor and the importance of the position when it comes to composing soundtracks for film. He is a Berklee alumnus, and has held the position of supervising music editor at Segue Music. He has numerous major motion picture screen credits including Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Lethal Weapon 3, Curly Sue, Swing Kids, Die Hard with a Vengeance, and Lethal Weapon 4, and others.

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Federico Jusid

Composer

Federico Jusid is a Spanish and Argentinian composer with a prolific career, having written music for 30 feature films and over 15 television series. Currently working in Madrid and Los...

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Federico Jusid is a Spanish and Argentinian composer with a prolific career, having written music for 30 feature films and over 15 television series. Currently working in Madrid and Los Angeles, he visited the Valencia campus to give a clinic to master’s students about composition and film scoring. He is also an accomplished pianist with concert performance all over the world and has written pieces for symphony and solo piano.

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Lucas Vidal

Film Composer

Lucas Vidal is a Berklee graduate and film composer, having written for major films including Vanishing on 7th Street, The Raven, Fast & Furious 6, and others. He visited Berklee’s...

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Lucas Vidal is a Berklee graduate and film composer, having written for major films including Vanishing on 7th Street, The Raven, Fast & Furious 6, and others. He visited Berklee’s Valencia campus to speak with students about his history and work experience, motivations for composition, the value of hard work, and following his dreams.

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Maggie Radford

Managing Director of the Air-Edel Group

Maggie Rodford is an established music supervisor and producer who has worked on many feature films and television series, including The Gladiator, The Lion King, Thor, Pan, Harry Potter...

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Maggie Rodford is an established music supervisor and producer who has worked on many feature films and television series, including The Gladiator, The Lion King, Thor, Pan, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, and many others. She has a strong musical background, and has studied piano, cello, and choral music. She is currently Managing Director of the Air-Edel Group, a California based firm for music supervision and production services.

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Mason Daring

Composer

Mason Daring is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist and Emmy-winning composer for film and television. He has worked on more than 70 productions, including major and independent films,...

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Mason Daring is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist and Emmy-winning composer for film and television. He has worked on more than 70 productions, including major and independent films, and owns his own record label, Daring Records. Mason came Berklee in Valencia as a visiting professor, teaching classes on film scoring in addition to a class titled Performance Techniques in the Recording Studio.

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