FACULTY

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RICHARD BELLIS

Host/Mentor
Lecturer

Richard Bellis is an Emmy award-winning composer; author of “The Emerging Film Composer: An Introduction to the People, Problems and Psychology of the Film Music Business”; is a past president of the Society of Composers & Lyricists; served on the faculty of the University of Southern California’s Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television course and UCLA Extension’s Film Scoring Certificate program: served on the Board of Governors for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and for 21 years was host/mentor of the “ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop with Richard Bellis”.

NATASA PAULBERG

Executive Director
 

Natasa Paulberg is an award-winning Australian/Irish composer who writes music for film, gaming, trailers, TV, advertising and the concert hall. Natasa received the Fulbright scholarship for  UCLA’s Film Scoring Program in Los Angeles and scored the acclaimed The Hunger documentary, narrated by Liam Neeson. She won two Best Original Score awards for the film The Yellow Dress, and has been twice nominated for a Jerry Goldsmith Award in music for film and advertising.

VASILIS MILESIS

Executive Director
 

Vasilis Milesis is a film composer, orchestrator and music technology professor. He is the first Greek national to receive a Master’s Degree from Berklee College of Music in Film Scoring, where he graduated with Summa cum Laude. Vasilis has won several awards for his work in scoring for films, including Best Score at Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood, winner of the Bare Bones International Film & Music Festival and is a four times winner at the Global Film Festival Awards.

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SAMUEL MARLIERI

Composer, Orchestrator,

and Performer

Samuel Marlieri studied saxophone, clarinet and percussion in Piacenza, Parma, Siena, Modena (Italy) with Giuseppe Parmigiani, Massimo Ferraguti, Garrison Fewell (Berkeley School of Jazz, Boston U.S.A.), Gianluigi Trovesi and Stefano Battaglia, receiving the“Best student” award. He has performed in a variety of styles in some of the most renowned theatres and venues in Europe and abroad. Samuel has achieved many awards in musical contests and performed with the RAI (Italian National TV) Orchestra, Philharmonic Italian Orchestra (OFI), Arturo Toscanini Orchestra (OSER), Hello Mr. Sax, and Italian Rhythmical-Symphonic Orchestra, whereby he was soloist or first saxophone/clarinet.

HENRIK LINDSTRÖM

Composer, Sound Designer and Sound Editor

Henrik Lindström is a film composer based in Stockholm, Sweden. He began his film scoring career with the Swedish WWII feature film Beyond the Border (2011). Since then, he has scored both feature and short films, and jingles for both the Swedish National Television and National Radio.

Henrik has a Master of Fine Arts in Music for Motion Pictures and Contemporary Media from the European Academy of Fine Arts, where he also received the Mychael Danna Scholarship. Henrik won the Young Talent Award at the Krakow Film Music Festival in 2020 and in 2017 and was picked as the winner by Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe on Nat Geo’s “Show Us Your Musical Genius” film scoring competition.

MANOS PSARRIS

Sound Engineer and

co-owner of StudioTerra

With more than 20 years experience in audio engineering, Manos Psarris studied electronic engineering at Piraeus University of Applied Sciences and received his masters in piano from the Conservatory of Glyfada. His final thesis focused on Speaker Design & Acoustics and he attended and presented at seminars from Meyer Sound on "Sound System Design and Implementation". Manos is co-owner of the StudioTerra recording studio, and is a highly sought after audio engineer for live venues and studio recordings.