Zacarías M. de la Riva

Zacarías M. de la Riva

Known for: Sound
Birthday: 1972-08-12 (49 years old)
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Zacarías Martínez de la Riva (born August 12, 1972) is a Spanish film composer. Notable for his work in Tad, The Lost Explorer, Riva has worked on psychological thrillers, romantic comedies, dramas, documentaries, and animated films, as well as short films and television programs. Riva began a career as a telecommunications engineer. In 1992, he attended to attend the Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he received a dual degree in composition and film scoring.After graduating, Riva returned to Spain and began working with young directors. He spent his first years as a composer, providing music for short films.Since 2000, he began collaborating with well-known artists such as Juan Bardem, Lucio Godoy and Roque Baños as an orchestrator. He later made his debut music work in a feature film for the film titled 2001's Jaizkibel. In 2004, he composed the music for the first Tadeo Jones animated short, which won a Goya Award for Best Animated Short. In the same year he composed music for several films, including The Nun, Beneath Still Waters, and Specter.In 2006, he met film producer Elías Querejeta and worked on a number of documentaries: Noticias de una Guerra (2006), Cerca de Tus Ojos (2008), and Las Catedrales de Vino (2009). In 2007, he met Manuel Carballo and composed the music for his opera, The Last of the Just. He also composed the soundtrack for another feature film, Exorcismus: The Possession of Emma Evans. In 2008, he began to work on international films, including The Anarchist's Wife, Carmo, and Imago Mortis.In 2014, he wrote the music for science fiction movie Autómata. The score was well received by film music critics, and was nominated for best science fiction soundtrack in a number of festivals. It won 2014 best Spanish soundtrack and 2014 best Spanish composer.In 2015, he composed music for three feature films. One was Mexican animated film, Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos, which was the first Mexican animated movie to receive a wide release in United States. Another was French experimental film, Evolution, directed by Lucile Hadzihalilovic, which won the Special Jury Prize at San Sebastian’s film festival. The third was an English horror movie, The Rezort, directed by Steve Barker.In 2016, he composed for the American indie-thriller PET, directed by Carles Torrens. His music has been played by several well-known Spanish orchestras, such as the RTVE orchestra, the Euskadiko Orkester, the Ciudad de Granada Orchestra and the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra. His piece Apology was used by the 2018 Drum Corps International champions Santa Clara Vanguard as part of their production entitled Babylon.

Filmography

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Movies 41

Composer
A Frozen Rooster (2021)

A Frozen Rooster (2021)

Movie
Composer
Mamá o papá (2021)

Mamá o papá (2021)

Movie
8.5
Composer
An Egg Rescue (2021)

An Egg Rescue (2021)

Movie
10
Composer
Below Zero (2021)

Below Zero (2021)

Movie
6
Composer
Superagente Makey (2020)

Superagente Makey (2020)

Movie
6
Composer
The Kill Team (2019)

The Kill Team (2019)

Movie
1
Original Music Composer
The Best Summer of My Life (2018)

The Best Summer of My Life (2018)

Movie
7.5
Music
Bent (2018)

Bent (2018)

Movie
5.6
Composer
Keylor Navas, Hombre de Fe (2017)

Keylor Navas, Hombre de Fe (2017)

Movie
Composer
Little Heroes (2017)

Little Heroes (2017)

Movie
Music
Tad, the Lost Explorer, and the Secret of King Midas (2017)

Tad, the Lost Explorer, and the Secret of King Midas (2017)

Movie
4.53
Original Music Composer
Black Snow (2017)

Black Snow (2017)

Movie
Composer
Pet (2016)

Pet (2016)

Movie
1.5
Music
Evolution (2015)

Evolution (2015)

Movie
Music
Huevos: Little Rooster's Egg-Cellent Adventure (2015)

Huevos: Little Rooster's Egg-Cellent Adventure (2015)

Movie
8
Composer
The Rezort (2015)

The Rezort (2015)

Movie
6.11
Original Music Composer
Automata (2014)

Automata (2014)

Movie
4.89
Composer
A través del espejo (2014)

A través del espejo (2014)

Movie
Composer
Sequence (2013)

Sequence (2013)

Movie
Composer
La estrella (2013)

La estrella (2013)

Movie
6.5
Music
Tad, the Lost Explorer (2012)

Tad, the Lost Explorer (2012)

Movie
4.8
Composer
Tad Jones: The Hand of Nefertiti (2012)

Tad Jones: The Hand of Nefertiti (2012)

Movie
Composer
Childish Games (2012)

Childish Games (2012)

Movie
Composer
¿Estás ahí? (2011)

¿Estás ahí? (2011)

Movie
Composer
Las catedrales del vino (2011)

Las catedrales del vino (2011)

Movie
Composer
Exorcismus (2010)

Exorcismus (2010)

Movie
Composer
My Invisible Friend (2010)

My Invisible Friend (2010)

Movie
Composer
Hierro (2009)

Hierro (2009)

Movie
Composer
Chuckle Boy (2009)

Chuckle Boy (2009)

Movie
Original Music Composer
Imago mortis (2009)

Imago mortis (2009)

Movie
Composer
Cerca de tus ojos (2009)

Cerca de tus ojos (2009)

Movie
Composer
The Anarchist's Wife (2008)

The Anarchist's Wife (2008)

Movie
Composer
Tad Jones and the Basement of Doom (2007)

Tad Jones and the Basement of Doom (2007)

Movie
Composer
Coming to Town (2006)

Coming to Town (2006)

Movie
Composer
Spectre (2006)

Spectre (2006)

Movie
Composer
Noticias de una guerra (2006)

Noticias de una guerra (2006)

Movie
Composer
Beneath Still Waters (2005)

Beneath Still Waters (2005)

Movie
Orchestrator
Real: la película (2005)

Real: la película (2005)

Movie
Composer
Tad Jones (2004)

Tad Jones (2004)

Movie
4.25
Composer
El Cid: The Legend (2003)

El Cid: The Legend (2003)

Movie
Composer
Jaizkibel (2001)

Jaizkibel (2001)

Movie

Information

Known for
Sound

Gender
Male

Birthday
1972-08-12 (49 years old)

Place of birth
Barcelona, Spain

Citizenships
Spain

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