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Gioacchino Balistreri, is an italian director, screenwriter, soundtracks and theatre music composer living in Switzerland. He carries out workshops on the world of the orchestra and soundtracks in the LAC multicultural center of Lugano. He obtained a master degree in Music and Arts from the A. Scarlatti conservatory in Palermo, graduating with full marks as a pianist. He studied Music Composition for Film at the Chigiana Academy in Siena, under the guidance of the Academy Award-winning Maestro Luis Bacalov. In 2010 he completed a Master of Arts from the Department of Education and Learning in Locarno. Among his works, he composed the music for a play directed by Mauro Avogadro “Eichmann – Where the night begins” by Stefano Massini, with Ottavia Piccolo and Paolo Pierobon. He has composed the theme song for Tramp Limited, the production house of the Italian actors Ficarra & Picone. He also composed the original soundtrack for the Nico Bonomolo animated short movie "Confined" (Lucky Red), candidate for David di Donatello, it was inserted in the long list for the 2018 Academy Awards. His first short film as director, screenwriter and composer, “De Angelis” (Premiere Film), it obtained the honorable mention as first time director at New York Movie Awards 2021, it won twice the award for best original soundtrack at Barcelona PFF 2020 and Mirabilia IFF 2021. He conducts a soundtracks workshop at the Locarno International Film Festival.
Official Selection
De Angelis
Parma Music Film Festival
Parma
Official Selection
De Angelis
Castiglioni Film Festival 2021
Castiglion Fiorentino
Official Selection
De Angelis
Fusion International Film Festival 2021
Valentia
Official Selection
De Angelis
Tracks Music Awards 2020
Los Angeles
Official Selection
De Angelis
First Time Filmmaker Session 2020
London
Official Selection
De Angelis
International Sound&Film Music Fest 2021
Pula
Official Selection
De Angelis
Festival del Cinema di Cefalù 2021
Cefalù
Official Selection
De Angelis
Diorama International Film Festival 2020
New Delhi
Official Selection
De Angelis
Andromeda Film Festival 2021
Istanbul
Official Selection
De Angelis
Brazil IMIFF 2021
Rio de Janeiro
Official Selection
De Angelis
Your Story Matters 2021
Newark
Official Selection
De Angelis
Southeastern International Film Festival 2020
Nashville
Official Selection
De Angelis
Golden Bridge Istanbul Short Film Festival 2021
Istanbul
Dalì Award - Best Soundtrack Music Score
De Angelis
Barcellona Planet Film Festival 2020
Barcellona
Best Original Soundtrack
De Angelis
Mirabilia International Film Award 2021
Turin
Honorable Mention - First Time Director
De Angelis
New York Movie Awards 2021
New York
Special Mention
De Angelis
Prato Film Festival 2021
Prato
Birth Date
September 28, 1982
Birth City
Palermo
Current City
Lugano
Hometown
Bagheria
Gender
Male
Eye Color
Brown
Zodiac Sign
Libra
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