Function: Composer WSAcademy: WSA Voting Member
Alexis Grapsas is a Los Angeles based composer whose music can be heard in a variety of studio and independent films, as well as top rated television productions. Originally from Lefkada, Greece he started playing piano and violin at the age of 4, studied harmony and composition at the age of 7, and grew up in a classical conservatory, where he would spend hours practicing after school. After spending his early adult life in Athens, Greece attending college for composition but also mechanical engineering, his love and passion for music prevailed and earned him a scholarship to study film scoring in Boston, MA where his US journey began. Alexis has been living in Los Angeles since 2008 pursuing a career as a film and television composer and has worked on more than 35 films and 300 episodes of television. With a background that combines classical music training, advanced composition studies, and deep knowledge of music technology and production, he uses a variety of scoring approaches that involve orchestra recording, unique acoustic instrument treatment, electronic sounds and music programming. He is very comfortable with large or small orchestral settings, and has scored and recorded for more than 150 sessions in LA. He is a Sundance Institute Alumni, Film Independent Fellow, and has won composition and scoring awards. He is currently based out of his studio on the Warner Bros Studio Lot. He has collaborated with many talented directors, studio producers, and top industry colleagues who trust his creative input and deep understanding of contemporary filmmaking. Latest credits : Pig | Neon Films, Endeavor Content Big Shot | Season 1 (10 episodes) Disney+ Monday | Premiered at Toronto Film Festival | IFC FIlms Trigonometry | mini-series premiered at Berlinale | HBO Max, BBC