Giovanni Rotondo

Giovanni Rotondo

Music composer in London, England

About Giovanni

I am a film and videogame composer. I recently scored the New Zealand movie Orphans & Kingdoms, the TV movies Il Confine and Il Giudice Meschino and the docu-film Ilaria Alpi - L’ultimo Viaggio for the RAI channels. I also provided music for the video games Zotrix and Boxes With Guns.

While in Rome, I led a film scoring course at the Italian National Film School. Among the guest lecturers that participated are Academy Award winners Ennio Morricone, Mychael Danna, Ludovic Bource and Nicola Piovani. As a tribute to my hometown I composed Napoli, a 4-movements Symphony. A succesfull crowdfunding campaign helped me producing The 8-bit Time Machine, an album homaging the 80s’ video game culture.

I started playing piano at age 4. I graduated Summa Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music majoring in Film Scoring. Shortly after I enrolled in the Los Angeles Internship Program. During that time I moved my first steps in the movie business participating in such projects as Sam Raimi's Spider-man 3 and John Singleton's Illegal Tender. After that I worked on many movies among which The Ramen Girl and Calvary.

Name: Giovanni Rotondo

Lives in: London, England

Occupation: Music Composer


  • Il Confine

    Il Confine (2016)
    TV Movie (War) Composer Add a Plot »

  • Ilaria Alpi: L'ultimo viaggio

    Ilaria Alpi: L'ultimo viaggio (2015)
    TV Movie (Documentary) Composer Add a Plot »

  • Bologna due agosto: I giorni della collera

    Bologna due agosto: I giorni della collera (2014)
    Film (Drama) Music department Add a Plot »

  • Calvary

    Calvary (2014)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Music department Father James is a small-town priest in Ireland whose Sunday confessionals suddenly include a threat to kill him in a week's time as a matter of principle. Deeply troubled and conflicted about how to respond, Father James tries to go on with his calling through that week. However, that proves impossible as he is confronted with a troubling variety of spiritual challenges from both his estranged daughter and his own parishioners. In those dispiriting struggles, Father James' life begins to fall apart as time runs out towards a confrontation that seems to crystallize his values and what he wants his life to be. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (

  • Orphans & Kingdoms

    Orphans & Kingdoms (2014)
    Film (Drama) Composer One night. One house. One Island. Everything changes for a lonely man and three delinquent kids. Three teenagers on the run, break into an empty holiday home on Auckland's stunning Waiheke Island. It's party time for the siblings until the owner unexpectedly arrives home, is knocked unconscious, and one of them is seriously injured. An unlikely bond forms as they attempt to get off the island. Written by Anonymous

  • Il giudice meschino

    Il giudice meschino (2014)
    TV Movie (Drama) Composer Add a Plot »

  • Il Generale Della Rovere

    Il Generale Della Rovere (2011)
    Film by Carlo Carlei Composer: additional music

  • Ganado

    Ganado (2011)
    Film (Short) Composer Add a Plot »

  • Il Dieci - The number ten

    Il Dieci - The number ten (2011)
    Film (Short) Composer Add a Plot »

  • Mia madre

    Mia madre (2010)
    TV Movie (Drama) Music department Add a Plot »

  • Fuga Per La Libertà - L 'Aviatore

    Fuga Per La Libertà - L 'Aviatore (2008)
    Film by Carlo Carlei Composer: additional music

  • Il sangue dei vinti

    Il sangue dei vinti (2008)
    Film (Drama and History) Music department An Italian family is fractured after World War II ends.

  • The Ramen Girl

    The Ramen Girl (2008)
    Film (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Music department Abby, four years out of college, an aimless child of privilege, comes to Tokyo to be with her boyfriend, who promptly leaves for Osaka. She wants to stay in Tokyo in hopes he'll come back to her, but she's miserable: she speaks little Japanese and has a dull job as a law-firm gopher. She stumbles into the neighborhood ramen shop operated by the aging master chef Maezumi and his wife Reiko. His soup cheers Abby, so she decides to apprentice herself to him. He's uninterested, she's insistent, so he shouts at her and gives her all the cleaning to do. Weeks go by; she's persistent. Will he ever actually teach her to cook? And if he does, will she bring the requisite spirit to the job? Written by <>

  • Fuga per la libertà - L'aviatore

    Fuga per la libertà - L'aviatore (2008)
    TV Movie (Biography, Drama and War) Music department Add a Plot »

  • Spider-man 3

    Spider-man 3 (2007)
    Film by Sam Raimi Assistant music editor


  • Best original soundtrack - Est Film Festival

  • Award of excellence - Global Music Award

  • Best original score fo a short-film - CortoLovere


  • Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA)

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