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 17 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.
The Angriest Man In Brooklyn (composer) :: Robin Williams delivers a transformative and beautiful performance in his last feature film. Also stars Mila Kunis, Peter Dinklage, Melissa Leo, & James Earl Jones.
A Case Of You (additional music) :: Mateo's very original score supports great performances by a great comedic cast of Justin Long, Evan Rachel Wood, Vince Vaughn, Sam Rockwell, Sienna Miller, & Peter Dinklage.
August: Osage County (additional music) :: Nominated for 2 Oscars & 2 Golden Globes. Mateo was tapped to write for a few scenes in need of some comic relief in this interesting & heavy drama.
Barely Lethal (composer) :: Mateo integrates 80's synths with a modern twist for this teen action comedy! Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Jessica Alba, Sophie Turner, & Hailee Steinfeld.
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