Composer, Sound Engineer, Music Editor
Co-founder of Film Scoring Lab
Luigi Pulcini is an Italian composer and a computer engineer.
He studied Composition at “Santa Cecilia” Conservatory in Roma, ITALY and Computer Engineering at Marche Polytechnic University in Ancona, dissertating a thesis entitled “The Virtual Orchestra” about the new techniques of MIDI Programming and Digital Audio Sampling applied to Virtual Orchestration.
During the last ten years he studied with particular attention the film scoring process and his education culminated with the “Film Scoring” course at Berklee College of Music, Boston (2008) and two Master Classes taught by the Academy Award-winning composer Nicola Piovani at “Santa Cecilia” Conservatory (2008 and 2009), when Piovani recognized with astonishment and enthusiasm the professionalism of his score.
In 2008, he moved to Los Angeles where he established his career as a film music composer, starting his long collaboration with composer Christopher Young on major motion pictures such as Love Happens (USA, 2009), Drag Me To Hell (USA, 2009), Priest (USA, 2011), The Monkey King (USA, 2014) and Deliver Us From Evil (USA, 2014), among many others.
In 2010, the “Society of Composers and Lyricists” selected him as one of the eight young composers attending the annual “SCL Mentor Program“.
Luigi’s original scores for the feature film The Investigator (USA, 2012) and the short film 4 (USA, 2014) were awarded with a Global Music Award in 2012 and 2014. The original score for 4 earned Luigi also an Award of Excellence at the Best Shorts Competition and a nomination in the Best Original Score category at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards 2014.
In July 2015 he scored the feature film “Deserted” directed by Ashley Avis, working with Academy Award winning film editor Douglas Crise (“Birdman”, “Babel”) and Academy Award winning sound mixer Ben Wilkins (“Whiplash”).
Luigi is now based in Los Angeles, where he founded Film Scoring Lab, a company providing music production services to the film industry.
Composer, Orchestrator, Guitarist
Co-founder of Film Scoring Lab
Saverio Rapezzi is a Composer for Film, TV and Theatre. Founder of Film Scoring Lab, a music production company based in Los Angeles, he divides his work between the US and Italy.
His film scores recently won the Award of Excellence at Best Short Competition, in California, and the Best Music Award at all’Austin Comedy Film Festival in Texas.
His first musical Esperanza, I played the game is currently in production (more info at www.esperanzathemusical.com), and the release of his latest theatrical work, Il Mal di Dante is scheduled in 2017 in co-production between Italy and Russia.
Saverio is currently working on the score for a new film, El Paciente, by Samuel Reyes. He composed the music for The System is Broken (USA, 2015), El Eco del Miedo (Mexico, 2012), Karusu: a Sicilian Tale (USA, 2013), the multi-awarded The Real Truth Behind The Real True Story: Donnie Miller (USA, 2014), My Christmas Wish (USA, 2014), Moonscape (USA, 2011) and many others, and he has also been part of the music department – as an orchestrator or music assistant – of big international movies, such as Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2 – Sword of Destiny (USA-China, 2016), Instructions Not Included (Mexico, 2013), Without Men (USA, 2011), and of Italian mainstream productions such as Soldato Semplice (2015), I nostri ragazzi (2014), Mister Ignis (2013), Gli Equilibristi (2012), Il Caso Enzo Tortora (2012), etc.
Saverio Rapezzi is a graduate of Composition at “L.Boccherini” Conservatory of Lucca (Italy) and of Classical Guitar at “P.Mascagni” Conservatory of Livorno (Italy). He also received the prestigious Film Scoring Certificate of UCLA, earned with distinction. He studied Composition with Azio Corghi at the Royal Philarmonic Academy of Bologne (Italy) and Music for Film with renowned composers such as Ennio Morricone, Luis Bacalov, Robert Drasnin, Thom Sharp, Michael Riessler and others.
In 2005 he also won the First Prize at International Music Competition of Cortemilia (Italy), with his Sonatina for clarinet and piano. His repertoire of music for concert and for film includes a long list of compositions with distinctive personality, originality and expressiveness, without limitations of genre and form.