Marco Werba

Composer | Music Department | Producer
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Giallo (2009) | Dead on Time (2018) | Native (2011)
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1963 (age 54)
(with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
Not willing to work unpaid
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Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • COLONNA SONORA * – Best music for "Zoo" 1989
  • FANTASY AND HORROR AWARD * – Best music for "Giallo" 2010
  • FANTAFESTIVAL * – Best music for "Giallo" 2010
  • ITALIAN GOLDEN GLOBES * – Best music for "Native" 2011

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  • * Born in Madrid (Spain) in 1963, Marco Werba has lived in Rome, Italy since 1966. He is a versatile
    composer and has an extensive background in the music field, earning a Degree in Composition and Choral Conducting. He also studied at the Mannes College of Music in New York attending workshops
    in composition, orchestration and Film music. In addition, he studied conducting at the Academie de Guerande in France.

    His first musical score, in 1989, for director Cristina Comencini’s film Zoo won the prestigious Italian “Colonna Sonora” Award, when Ennio Morricone and Francis Lai, received “Colonna Sonora – Lifetime Achievement Awards”.

    Marco Werba has gone on to score a range of historical dramas including Anita–Una Vita per Garibaldi (Anita, a life for Garibaldi), and, in collaboration with Academy-Award winning composer Francis Lai, Amore e Libertà, Masaniello (Love of Freedom). He often works in the Horror and Thriller genres, most recently composing the soundtrack of Giallo, the pulp thriller by cult horror director Dario Argento, starring Adrien Brody. This score won the “Fantasy & Horror Award”, the “Fantafestival Award 2010 ” and the “Fantasy Horror Cine Festival Award 2011 ”.

    He is noted for his work as a film score composer but has also written a number of classical concert pieces including Adagio for the victims of Auschwitz, Dark Symphony and Symphonic Tango.

    In 2011 Marco Werba received the “Globo d'Oro” Award (“Golden Globes” of the Foreign Press Association in Italy) for the music of the thriller Native, directed by John Real.

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