Film composer Francesco de Donatis is a passionate musician, captivating audiences with his compositions for Film, TV and Video Games.

He composed music for over 300 commercials as

SUNOCO, REEBOK,TEQUILA 1800, GREY POUPON,ZZZQUIL,TIAA,PEUGEOT EUROPCAR,PHARMA TRANSPLANT, TRUNK CLUB, THE LUMINEERS, VISTA PRINT, SUBWAY RADIO, HELLO TOOTHPASTE, BON APPETIT PIZZA, GSBH, GSBH HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CASE STUDY, UMASS STOCK SEARCH, AMERISOURCE ANIMATION, INSPIRA etc etc

He composed music for LE IENE (Mediaset) for the commercial Vaporart.

In 2012, composed the Soundtrack of the documentary "Jet Set Quando L'aereoporto sembrava Via Veneto" by Antonello Sarno (MEDIASET) and he won the first prize of ROME FILM FESTIVAL 2012 with the screening of the documentary on all ALITALIA FLIGHTS from March 2013.

In 2012, won first prize at the Contursi Film Festival with the soundtrack for the shortmovie "FACCIA DA LADRO" by Alessandro Palminiello, ROSSELLINI PRODUCTION of Rome.

In 2015, won First Place “Best of Fest” at the Colorado Environmental Film Festival with the documentary “Time Capsule” BBC, Chris Summerfield, LA USA.

From his early childhood, de Donatis has proven to have a strong musical sensibility and unique talent as a composer. In 2003, he studied Composition and Vocal Performance at the Conservatory "Nino Rota" Monopoli (BA). Following in 2006, he won a scholarship to enter the Academy Chigiana, majoring in Composition for Film under the guidance of  the Oscar Winner Maestro Luis Bacalov.

Francesco de Donatis graduated in Film Scoring with a minor in Video Game Music at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston USA under scholarship and in Composition at University of Salford in Manchester UK under scholarship. He studied contemporary composition with the famous composer M Tibor Józef Pusztai, Orchestration with Richard Davis (Orchestrator for Robin Hood prince of thieves), film scoring with George S. Clinton (Austin Power Composer), Sheldon Mirowitz (The Nazi officer's wife, Odyssey of life etc.) Dario Eskenazi (My first wedding, To fool a thief etc) and music for videogames with Michael Sweet (Xbox 360 logo, Cartoon Network, Sesame Workshop, PlayFirst etc etc)

Currently Francesco de Donatis works as a film composer at several American House Productions such as Gratitude Sound, GMP, John Arms Production Music.

MEMORIA NUEVA July 01, 2019

In 01/07/19 composed music for the documentary "Memoria Nueva" by Stefano Petroni

SAVE THE OLIVES June 20, 2019

Composed the music for two spots "Save the Olives"

Your Hearth in Me March 15, 2019

Composed music for the show The Massive Spectacular (Las Vegas - USA)

NEMICI October 20, 2018

Composed music for the play "NEMICI" by Robert Stainer, director Caterina Firinu 

SALENTO PRODUCTIONS May 23, 2017

Founded Salento Productions and composed music for the commercials: Salento Productions Promo, Parrucchieri de Pascalis, Un Sorriso per Mimi', Castello Monaci, Cantieri Riuniti

LE IENE 'Vaporart" November 16, 2016

Composed the Soundtrack for the Docu-Spot "Vaporart" by Matteo Viviani LE IENE Mediaset

The Brink September 20, 2016

 Composed the Soundtrack for the shortmovie "The Brink" by Louisa Marie Juckes, Manchester UK.

ULTIMATE BLACK SHEEP November 01, 2015

Composed music for the documentary ULTIMATE BLACK SHEEP Alex Freke-Murin– Manchester, Unite Kingdom

Time Capsule October 13, 2015

In 2015, won First Place “Best of Fest” at the Colorado Environmental Film Festival with the documentary “Time Capsule”, Chris Summerfield, BBC, LA USA

Gratitude Sound May 01, 2015

Gratitude Sound: Commercial Work –Boston, MA Composed music for commercials “SUNOCO,TEQUILA 1800, PHARMA TRANSPLANT, REEBOK, TRUNK CLUB, THE LUMINEERS, VISTA PRINT, SUBWAY RADIO, HELLO TOOTHPASTE, BON APPETIT PIZZA, GSBH, GSBH…

Elias Arts March 05, 2014

Composed music for Alias Arts for the commercials: Zzzquil, Grey Poupon, TIAA, Paderno Health Revolution

Operation Overclock July 17, 2013

 Composed the Soundtrack for the videogames "Operation Overclock" by Jeffrey Chau, Viterbi School of Engineering, Los Angeles USA.

Jet Set "Quando l' aereoporto sembrava via Veneto" March 01, 2013

In 2012, composed the Soundtrack of the documentary "Jet Set Quando L'aereoporto sembrava Via Veneto" by Antonello Sarno (MEDIASET) and he won the first prize of ROME FILM FESTIVAL 2012…

Faccia da ladro June 14, 2012

Won first prize at the Contursi Film Festival with the composition of the soundtrack for the shortmovie "Faccia da ladro "by Alessandro Palminiello Rossellini Production of Rome. 

Palindrome June 01, 2012

 Composed the Soundtrack for the shortmovie "PALINDROME" by Ryan Cultrera Smalltown Picture – Los Angeles, CA

Combocut October 11, 2011

Worked at Combocut production (Milan-Italy) as composer for commercials (Pegeout Europcar, Unione Italiana, Reggia Regina Margherita).

Blackswan June 10, 2010

Composed the Soundtrack for the advertising for "Blackswan" by Oscar Padi (Valencia Spain) 

Don Tonino Bello Storia di un Uomo May 05, 2010

Composed the Soundtrack for the documentary "Don Tonino Bello Storia di un Uomo" by Alessandro Torsello Spiriti Bollenti Puglia Region.