Alfonso G. Aguilar is a film composer, music producer, conductor, pianist, and a creative entrepreneur. He was born and raised in Madrid where he studied music before honing his craft at the Berklee College of Music.
Alfonso won the World Soundtrack Award’s Public Choice Award for his score to the Oscar-nominated film Klaus, Netflix’s first original animated feature film directed by Sergio Pablos (Despicable Me) and starring the voice talents of Jason Schwartzman, Rashida Jones, Joan Cusack, and J.K. Simmons. In addition to being Oscar nominated for Best Animated Feature, Klaus won the BAFTA award for Best Animated Feature Film, won 7 Annie Awards including Best Animated Feature, and received 2 Goya Award Nominations including for Best Animated Film.
His most recent work includes the thriller feature One Must Die for Paramount Pictures, writing the score for Walls Can Talk, a documentary on the origin of art from 3-time Academy Award nominated director Carlos Saura, as well as Saura’s musical film The King of all The World which Alfonso also executive music produced, the Nickelodeon series Santiago of the Seas, and the Amazon series El Cid. He also wrote the main title theme for the Netflix series Insiders, and the score for the WB / Amazon series True Story Espana.
Upcoming for Alfonso is the Amazon series Memento Mori.
His other recent work includes writing the score to romantic comedy All Roads Lead to Rome, starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Clara Cardinale, the thriller Money with Kellan Lutz and Jesse Williams and the scores to Perdida, You Shall Not Sleep and a number of international projects.
Alfonso was the music producer of the Abbey Road acoustic sessions for “Guerra”, the latest album of leading Mexican artist Carlos Rivera, which achieved gold and platinum record recognition. Alfonso is also the founder of Sounditi; an audio branding firm that applies neuroscience and artificial intelligence to develop the music ID for big brands. He also founded his own music production company based in Los Angeles, Bucarest and Madrid that specializes in film scores.