A Skype Conversation with Lucas Vidal
Berklee Media Lab
150 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA, 02215
- Co-Founder of Music & Motion Productions
- Recent composition credits include The Raven, The Cold Light of Day
- Slated to score the upcoming Steve Jobs Documentary
- He will discuss:
- Prepping to record for full orchestra
- Working with directors
- Networking and working in the industry
Lucas Vidal is a versatile and expressive composer nominated for Discovery of the Year at the World Soundtrack Awards. His feature film scores for 2012 include jOBS starring Ashton Kutcher, The Raven with John Cusack and The Cold Light of Day starring Bruce Willis and Sigourney Weaver. A native of Spain, Vidal made history at the Berklee College of Music where he was the youngest student to ever compose and record the score for a feature film with an 80-piece orchestra. He then moved to New York to continue his studies under the guidance of Richard Danielpour while attending the Julliard School of Music.
Vidal was exposed to the intricacies of music composition at a very young age, allowing him to develop his distinct style of composition and a unique use of longhand writing skills. In addition to numerous feature films, his impressive resume includes writing a piece for the opening gala of the Boston Ballet, conducing at the Boston Symphony Hall, commercial advertising and video game soundtracks. He has recorded over 100 sessions in most of the major studios throughout the United States and Europe. Vidal currently splits his time between Madrid and Los Angeles.