15 17 Oct '24

Zeltia Montes

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Function: Film composer WSAcademy: WSA Voting Member
Zeltia Montes is a Spanish Academy Award ̈ Goya ̈ winner for Best Original Score for the 2022 Oscar shortlisted movie The Good Boss, starring Javier Bardem, and a Goya nominated composer for Best Original Song for the 2016 Goya Best Documentary Delicate Balance. Zeltia composes music for film and TV with a passion for blending sampled sounds used in unique combinations with orchestral and electronic sounds. Her music been recognized by the Platino Awards for Iberoamerican Cinema, the Feroz Awards of the Spanish Press Association, the Spanish Cinema Writers Circle Awards, the Jerry Goldsmith Awards, the International Film Music Critics Association and the Hollywood Music in Media Awards among many others. Her recent credits include the musical movie Voy a Pasarmelo Bien, starring Karla Souza, where she worked with the legendary rock band Hombres G, the thriller series The Gypsy Bride, directed by Paco Cabezas, whom she also collaborated with in the thriller Adios, starring Mario Casas, the Netflix psychological thriller The Silence of the Marsh, starring Pedro Alonso, or the documentary Sad Hill Unearthed, starring Clint Eastwood and Ennio Morricone. She has recently completed The Wait by F. Javier Gutierrez (Rings, Before the Fall), Que Nadie Duerma from Antonio Mendez Esparza (Life and Nothing More, Here and There) both to be premiered in 2023 and the Netflix spinoff Bird Box Barcelona from the Pastor brothers (Carriers, The Last Days) that was number 1 worldwide on Netflix. She has also recently premiered Mario Casas directorial debut My Loneliness Has Wings and the second season of The Gypsy Bride. Zeltia is a new member of the Oscars Academy.

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