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STEFANO MACCARELLI

AWARD WINNING – SENIOR SOUND DESIGNER – MUSIC DESIGNER

SOUND DESIGN

SAMPLES LIBRARY & SOUND EFFECTS

MUSIC FOR MEDIA

ORIGINAL MUSIC

MIXING

MIXING STEREO & 5.1


Hey everyone, I’m Stefano Maccarelli, Sound Designer, Music Designer & Sound Technician. I was born in Rome in 1976. I discovered music & sound design at the age of 14 with my first sampler & computer. I graduated from the School of Cinema & TV ” Roberto Rossellini ” with a 58/60 score. I began my career as a Sound Technician. I Have experienced much in my life as Sound Designer, Composer, & Sound Technician. I have over 20 years of experience in audio post-production, music production, mixing, audio technologies. I worked with several studios and brands. My Music & Sound Design has been used for dozens of Films, Docu-Fiction, Commercials, Idents, Promos, Tv-Shows, including brands like FOX, Disney, A&E Network, Marvel, Sky, RAI, National Geographic, Fox Sports & Mediaset. I have mixed many TV Shows, Trailers, movies, Docu-Fiction, with stereo and 5.1 formats. I worked for many Audio Facilities, Production Studios & Network Tv: FOX, SKY, A&E, National Geographic, Frame By Frame, Gruppo EDO, Doppiaggio Internazionale, Sound Design di Elio Gualfucci, Blue Edit, Wilder. From 2007 to 2019 I worked for Fox Network Group ( 21st Century Fox division/Disney ) as Senior Sound Designer, Composer & Mixer. I created an exclusive SFX Library for FOX in 5.1 and many other Original Sound Design elements and sample libraries.

AWARDS

  • Best 2020 Sample Library – Ethera Gold – Sample Library Review
  • Bronze Award – Promax DBA 2018 – Best Use of an Original Music
  • Gold Award – Promax DBA 2018 – Gold Award – Best Use of an Original Music
  • Bronze Award – New York Festival 2014 – Best Original Music
  • Gold Award – New York Festival 2014 – Best Original Music
  • Gold Award – Promax Europe 2012- Best Original Music
  • Gold Award – New York Festival 2011 – Best Sound Design
  • Silver Award – Promax World 2010 – Best Sound Design”
  • Finalist Cetrificate – New York Festival 2009 – Best Original Music

My Skills:

  • Sound Design
  • Sound Effects For Media
  • Sound Editor
  • Music Composer
  • Mix ( Stereo & Multichannel )
  • Sound Field Recording
  • Sample Library Developer
  • Music Technologies

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“I am still fascinated by his musical work too, also after so many, fourteen years! Of course not all of his titles arrive for all listeners, but a handful of compositions by him are so sensitive that they can trigger real or fantastic emotions! You have to differentiate between songwriters and sound designers. The sound designer Stefano, almost overlaps the limits of harmony, but still remains contextual, extremely diverse in the ductus, with varying tension-producing high points. This are then skilfully flicked off again, with a so coloured high contrast! “

JOHANN A.G BALOGHY | DESIGNER

“I have had the pleasure to have Stefano in my team at Fox for 10 years. He has always highly contributed with his tremendously skilled sound designs and music compositions, to the success of the promotional campaigns. He is a very talented artist, with extremely solid technical knowledge. On the personal level, Stefano is a very nice person and working with him is a very rewarding experience. I highly recommend him for any audio or music project, either as a freelancer or for long term cooperation.”

Alessandro Travaglini | Fraunhofer IIS

“I had the honor to work with Stefano for ten years at Fox Networks Group. His talent as musician, composer and sound designer elevated our editing to a higher level. I remember particularly the powerful original music he composed for History Channel’s “Mankind”, among the many pieces for which he won awards for during those years. Amazing professional to work with”

MARINA DE PEDRO – SENIOR EDITOR