Mateo Messina is a Grammy winning (Juno, 2008) composer who writes music for film, television, and the symphony.
His signature sound can be found on many of today's Oscar winning movies & independent film hits. The beauty of unfamiliar sounds becoming musical is one of Mateo's unique sought after talents.
With studios in Hollywood and Seattle, Mateo & his team have been delivering a fresh, unique style of filmscore for the past decade. His score to Juno is often mimicked, his energy is bounding, and his creativity knows no bounds. He's a dreamer and a doer. Also, since the age of 23, Mateo has written, produced, and premiered 15 symphonies. Each premiere has been a benefit concert for families at Seattle Children's Hospital. To date, he and his team have raised over $1,000,000 for these children and their families. Mateo is an accomplished musician, a unique storyteller, a seasoned producer, a dependable man of his business, and one of today's most innovative composers.
Juno (composer) :: Grammy for best soundtrack, Oscar for best screenplay (3 nominations)
Butter (composer) :: Jennifer Garner, Hugh Jackman, Olivia Wilde, & many more round out a brilliant cast in a political satire based on butter carving contests in the Midwest.
Up In The Air (additional music) :: Nominated for 6 Oscars. Golden Globe winner. George Clooney delivers a powerful performance.
While We Were Here (composer) :: A beautiful film set on the isle of Ischia, Italy. Stars Kate Bosworth, Iddo Goldberg, and Jamie Blackley. Introduced opening night of the Tribeca Film Festival.
Young Adult (additional music) :: One of Mateo's most interesting additional music assignments to date. He has 5 songs on the popular Young Adult soundtrack.
Frankie Go Boom (composer) :: Ron Perlman as a cross dresser, indy darling Lizzy Kaplan, Charlie Hunnam, and the comedy of Chris O'Dowd make for a memorable, romp of a comedy.
Lumpy (composer) :: Justin Long & Tyler Labine star in this emotional comedy about best friends, life, death, and marriage.
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