“Q: What effects were you going for when writing the score? A: As film composer I tried to show in the main theme the personality of the main character even the mood of the story, getting to communicate the audience what the story is about trying to reinforce the visual message. I had to know deeply the argument, the characters psychology and the movie concept to attempt my goal, and I got it!! Q: What kind of themes do you like to examine in your work? A: My work is always subdued to the movie story. Usually, to translate feelings seems the most important function of the score, but it isn’t just that. Among all the music functions, I’d assert that the most important is to describe characters, and, at the same time, reflect the story’s atmosphere, reinforcing so the narration in a parallel way,) or telling what isn’t seen in the images nor told in the dialogues. When I meet a director, I always ask him about his concept of the story, and it’s after this conversation when the”
Eliza Gale - An Interview With Film Composer Sergio Pena
“The cinephile looking through a microscope at the film will discover the beauty of the handiwork of every single crew member on the project. They'll see the gorgeous cinematography by Alan Vidali, and they'll feel the heart-felt score composed by Sergio Pena. From start to finish I was given the gift of an amazing team.”
Russell Bailey - Indiewire
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Sergio Pena, a film composer in the american cinema
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Recording session of "Met in NYC" scoring at Mans Studios
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