Vivien Benjamin Villani

Vivien Benjamin Villani

Music Composer

Los Angeles, California

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November 2016
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About Vivien

French Film Composer based in Los Angeles

Degrees in Music Theory and Film Studies from Paris Schools of Music and University of Pantheon-Sorbonne

Professor of Film Scoring at ESEC and 3IS in Paris from 2005 till 2015

Writer of 2 books released in France and Italy:
- Practical Guide of Film Scoring ("Guide pratique de la musique de film", Scope Editions, 2008 in French)
- Dario Argento: all the facets of the creativity of the Master of Horror ("Dario Argento: Toutes les facettes de la creativite du Maitre de l'horreur", Gremese, 2008 in French and Italian)

Wrote original soundtracks for various fiction films and documentaries, including THE SMILING MAN by AJ Briones, which got support from Eli Roth through Crypt TV with 9+ Million views, and got broadcast by Robert Rodriguez on El Rey Network with an introduction by John Carpenter


  • Better Days

    Better Days (2018)
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  • From the Dead

    From the Dead (2017)
    Film (Animation, Drama, Horror and Thriller) Composer After Janie accidentally murders her husband during disputed infidelity over a stripper, her husband's brother introduces her to an Aztec spell that resurrects him from the dead; Unfortunately, he returns to take revenge.

  • The 7th Night of Thelema: A Virtual Ritual

    The 7th Night of Thelema: A Virtual Ritual (2017)
    Film (Short and Horror) Composer Add a Plot »

  • Latched

    Latched (2017)
    Film (Short, Fantasy, Horror and Thriller) Composer An obsessive choreographer on a creative retreat with her toddler awakens a fairy corpse with disturbing intentions

  • Morning After

    Morning After (2017)
    Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Composer We're in a hip apartment in Montreal, on a hot summer night. A group of friends gather around a table, and play a sensual game involving chocolate and French kissing. We learn that Edward and Michael are long time friends, but Michael has a chip on his shoulder. When it's Michael's turn to sample the chocolate game, his girlfriend Teegan dares Alex, Edward's lover, to kiss Michael. Michael realizes that his sexual uncertainty may now be more than just a passing phase. As the night goes on, after many drinks and some weed, laughter, bonding, and dancing, the dawn slowly approaches, and Michael and Edward reminisce on their lives. Michael reveals what's troubling him, and confesses he felt something when Alex kissed him. Unbeknownst to them, Alex heard their conversation, and enables a threesome, that ends up with the whole gang together. What will the morning after hold? Written by Kristian Hodko

  • [Caul Unknown]

    [Caul Unknown] (2017)
    Film (Short, Drama, Horror, Mystery and 1 More) Composer A young woman abandons technology for 7 days in a house where she confronts her darkest fear.

  • Monday

    Monday (2016)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Drama) Composer Carlos bored and without motivation faces a thirty crisis lives with Raquel a promising girl that now is only hope. Stock in the middle of Los Angeles, Carlos will be discovered the ironic sense of his life when a normal Monday turns out in to a short affair.

  • Confidence Game

    Confidence Game (2016)
    Film (Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance and 1 More) Music department Sylvie runs a crime ring on Long Island and violently manipulates her minions to exact a deep revenge on the notoriously unethical film producer David.

  • Out There in the Dark

    Out There in the Dark (2016)
    Film (Short, Horror and Mystery) Music department After visiting a haunted house, two teenage girls are plagued by supernatural phenomena that lead them to uncover a chilling secret.

  • Ces liens invisibles

    Ces liens invisibles (2015)
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  • Locked Out of Heaven

    Locked Out of Heaven (2015)
    Film (Short, Drama, Music and Romance) Composer A woman is nearly struck down by a San Francisco cable car, but is saved by a stranger on the street.

  • Snip

    Snip (2015)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Drama) Composer This short film follows Jim Oakley, a newly dead high school teacher, who learns to say goodbye to his loved ones with the help of one spunky teenage girl. This young guardian angel, Maggie, explains that all humans are physically connected by strings. In life, they hold everyone together - but in death, they hold you down. So, unless Jim can cut all his ties by the end of the day, he'll be stuck in this awkward transitional stage for good.

  • The Smiling Man

    The Smiling Man (2015)
    Film (Short, Horror and Thriller) Composer A six-year-old innocent girl is upstairs in her room watching cartoons. She is in her home cocooned in total safety, however, completely unsuspecting of the fact that she is actually being watched by an intangible, yet constant and equally insidious menace. But she is so young and her purity makes her such an easy prey for whatever fiendish lurks in the shadows, yearning to entice the frail lithe girl just a bit closer to it, little by little. Undoubtedly, the trail of enticements is lustrous and dazzling and utterly inescapable, but sadly, so is the girl's fate. Written by Nick Riganas

  • A Cry from Within

    A Cry from Within (2014)
    Film (Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Music department A NYC family is stuck in the hamster wheel of money and spending and position. When the mom, Cecile, loses a baby, the family decides to simplify their lives and move to the country. The house they choose slowly lets it be known that it has chosen them as well and the mystery and connection unfolds in a terrifying and tragic reveal. Written by Anonymous

  • Mecs meufs

    Mecs meufs (2013)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Fantasy and Romance) Composer Bob knows it: when it comes to seduction, men are the weaker sex. But what if things were switched around...?

  • Hafida

    Hafida (2013)
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  • Uncomfortable Silence

    Uncomfortable Silence (2013)
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  • Beatitudines

    Beatitudines (2012)
    Film (Short and Family) Composer A current interpretation of the Evangelic episode of the Beatitudes . A tribute to Jesus Christ, living today's life and walking among people .

  • Infidelity Vignette

    Infidelity Vignette (2012)
    Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Composer Infidelity, Happy & Together Vignette is a montage that highlights a particularly deciding moment in the lives of the three involved in a love-triangle.

  • Scène d'amour

    Scène d'amour (2012)
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  • Les boutons dorés

    Les boutons dorés (2012)
    Film (Short and Drama) Music department Myriam is a solitary and dreamy young woman. After her sewing courses, she goes to a department store to spy on a security guard she observed, during his break, from the window of her class. He attracts her. She follows him through town.

  • The Deep End

    The Deep End (2012)
    Film (Short, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Music department Anna Burrows, locked away in a 1950's mental institution tries to put the few relics of her past together as she tries to find a way out of the sterile and isolated environment. A familiar friend, a beautiful red moth, holds her hand as she chooses between reality and fantasy. Written by Anonymous

  • La Chanson du silence

    La Chanson du silence (2012)
    Video (Short, Drama and Romance) Actor A film poem.

  • L'Oracle d'Eléa

    L'Oracle d'Eléa (2011)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Fantasy and Romance) Composer Just as Elea gives up hope on finding her true soul mate, an encounter with an extraordinary oracle leads her down a new path towards a fateful meeting with the charming prince of her dreams...

  • P.S. Je te hais

    P.S. Je te hais (2011)
    Film (Short and Drama) Composer Upon returning home from a business trip, a young yuppie, Simon, discovers some devastating break-up notes left for him by his girlfriend, Elea.

  • Poème pour Louis

    Poème pour Louis (2010)
    Film (Short, Drama, Family and Music) Composer Louis, who is deaf since childhood, lives with Anna, who is deaf too. After a car accident, Louis gains surdity while Anna stays deaf. Then everything turns inside out.

  • Instinctif

    Instinctif (2009)
    Film (Short and Drama) Composer The search of Jerome, who is getting hire in a shop, in order to finally be able to meet his biological mother.

  • Les filles de feu

    Les filles de feu (2008)
    Film (Short and Drama) Composer A suburb housing. Two girls on the phone are looking for each other but never succeed to meet. One of them vanishes.

  • La route, la nuit

    La route, la nuit (2007)
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  • A's Enigma

    A's Enigma (2005)
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