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Kasrashvili Ana
Kasrashvili Ana (GG)
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Born and raised in Batumi, Georgia, Ana began studying piano and violin at age six. Inspired by a picture, she wrote her first piano piece at the same age.

In 2020 Ana composed trailer music for a mystery/drama ‘The Other Me’ written and directed by Giga Agladze with David Lynch on board as executive producer. In 2018 she wrote music for a short film ‘Flow’ by Veronika Kurz and also worked on commercial projects with Ezra Productions in Hollywood and advertising agencies in Georgia.

In 2018 Ana won the Juan Gil International Soundtrack Composition Prize. The winning piece - The True Treasure’ was performed by the Film Symphony Orchestra at Auditorio Victor Villegas in Murcia.

In September 2018 she became one of Berklee Valencia alumni ambassadors. Ana attended the 2017 ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop with Richard Bellis in Los Angeles. During this month-long program, she recorded and conducted her original 3-minute cue for Scott Derrickson's ‘Doctor Strange’ at Fox Newman Scoring Stage with a 64-piece orchestra.

In 2015 Ana won a California Independent Film Festival (CAIFF) Film Scoring Competition, named as a composer of the year, for scoring an eight-minute movie - ‘Bridgebuilders’.

In 2014 she was awarded the Howard Shore scholarship to study at Berklee College of Music Valencia Campus. One year after Ana received her Master of Music Degree in Scoring for Film, Television and Video Games from Berklee. During the time of her studies, she had the opportunity to record her music at Abbey Road Studios with a 51-piece orchestra and with the Budapest Art Orchestra.

Ana was selected by the Berklee Faculty of Scoring for Film, Television and Video Games as the recipient of the Outstanding Scholar Award (G’15). Before Berklee, she studied piano performance and accompaniment at R. Laghidze Music School in her hometown, Batumi.

In 2014 Ana received Georgian Theatre Society Award - ‘The Best Composition of the Year’ for a musical theatre - ‘Fame’  In addition to film scoring projects, she also devotes her time to songwriting as well.

In 2020, Ana won the Sabam Award for Best Original Composition by a Young Composer at the World Soundtrack Awards.

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