Award-winning Colombian-Canadian media composer renowned for his innovative fusion of traditional folkloric acoustic instruments with contemporary electronic synthesis.

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Andres — Galindo Arteaga

In 2015, Andrés began to study at Centennial College’s Music Industry Arts and Performance program, where he graduated with honours in 2018. Shortly after, he completed an internship at the Screen Composers Guild of Canada. Most recently, Andrés was one of ten participants selected to be part of the 2022 SOCAN Labs, formerly known as the scoring retreat where he worked composing under CSA Rich Williamson’s guidance (“Scarborough”, 2021, TIFF) and Steph Copeland (“The Oak Room”, “Vicious Fun”).

Among his many professional credits, notable highlights include works featured in TV networks such as Sky History, BYU tv, Bell Media and film festivals some of these include Canada Shorts, Montreal Film Festival, Berlin Shorts Awards and a premiere at TIFF Bell Lightbox for the score he composed for the short “Acid Wash” which was also picked up by TIFF for their “Short Film, Big Ideas: Community Impact” 2023 program.

Andrés has also been honoured to share his expertise as a guest speaker at esteemed institutions such as the Canadian Film Centre, the Canadian Musicians Co-op, and the Musical Conservatory of Ibague, Colombia.

Andrés’ ability to craft unique and distinctive soundscapes enabled him to compose additional music for prominent composer Gemini and CSA-winning composer Mark Korven (“The Black Phone”, “The Lighthouse”, “The Witch”).

In addition, Andrés is a three-time SOCAN Foundation AV and he has been awarded grants from esteemed institutions such as the Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council and FACTOR.

Andrés continues to bring fresh, musical currents in various projects ranging from TV series, Films, and Documentaries to his own instrumental compositions.

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