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Another interview where I talk about my story and some projects I really care for

Elena Maro INterview Canvas Rebel

Thanks to David Tan at CanvasRebel 

READ HERE

My new blog article for Stage 32, this time on well-being and

self-love

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“Tell It Like a Woman” screened at TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood for Los Angeles, Italia Film, Fashion and Art Festival

Beyond grateful to be surrounded by so many amazing women!

So beautiful to see and hear the audience being touched, inspired and empowered by the film!

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"Borrowed Plumes" 

written and directed by Ritu Singh Pande

is Semi Finalist at Flickers'

Rhode Island International Film Festival

I will be back in September at

the iconic TCL Chinese Theatres

in Hollywood with another film

I had the pleasure of scoring!

METEORIC will be screening as part of Silicon Beach Film Festival

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I have been a blog Contributor on Stage 32 for the past three years, here is one of the most popular blog articles I wrote

Read here

STAGE 32 BLOG Elena Maro

Festival debut for Cuore Segreto!

It screened at "Inventa un Film" at Lenola, Lazio, Italy.

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Above the Branches was awarded "Best Sci-Fi Short" in Atlanta

 

Here's the trailer featuring extracts from my original score for the film.

CUORE SEGRETO: Italian Premiere!

The film, produced by AIDO, premiered in Turin, Italy on July 7th!

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METEORIC NEWS!

METEORIC, the modern western written and directed by Philip Sedgwick featuring my original score has advanced to Semi-Finals in the Stage 32’s 8th Annual Short Film Contest.

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Diane Warren and Sofia Carson perform "Applause"

from the film "Tell It Like a Woman"

at The Oscars®

Diane Warren and Sofia Carson perform "Applause"

from the film "Tell It Like a Woman"

at The Oscars®

The performance of “Applause” at The Oscars® was simply stunning and breathtaking!
I was deeply touched right away by the intense presentation of “Tell It Like a Woman” by Cara Delevin
gne.
Then magic happened: the stage was suddenly crowded because, there, standing with Diane and Sofia, were all the voiceless women of the world.

Cuore Segreto: Italian Premiere!

The film will be screened at the  historical "Cinema Ambrosio" in Turin, Italy on July 7th

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BORROWED PLUMES: PREMIERE!

The film screened

at Big Apple Film Festival in New York

on Saturday, May 20th!

METEORIC NEWS!

The film was awarded Best Short at Zoe Film Awards in Atlanta

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New Score in the making!

This film will truly touch your HEART!

And it was shot in my hometown

in Italy 💖

#staytuned

The Academy Award® nominated film  "Tell it Like a Woman"

for which I am one of the composers,

to debut in UK on Prime Video on May 8th

Read the  article on Glamour UK

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"ABOVE THE BRANCHES"

HITS BOSTON!

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"Above The Branches",

written and directed by Matt Kravitsky and featuring my original score,

will be screening

at Independent Film Festival Boston

 

"TELL IT LIKE A WOMAN" NOW AVAILABLE FOR STREAMING

"Tell It Like a Woman"

is now on all digital platforms!
Watch, enjoy, be touched, inspired

and feel the power!
 

"METEORIC"

North California Premiere!

"Meteoric"

written and directed

by Philip Sedgwick,

and featuring my original score,

screening

at Poppy Jasper International Film Festival

 

Diane Warren and Sofia Carson perform "Applause"

from the film "Tell It Like a Woman"

at The Oscars®

The performance of “Applause” at The Oscars® was simply stunning and breathtaking!
I was deeply touched right away by the intense presentation of “Tell It Like a Woman” by Cara Delevin
gne.
Then magic happened: the stage was suddenly crowded because, there, standing with Diane and Sofia, were all the voiceless women of the world.

Elena Maro Composer THE SCL AWARDS

Diane Warren presented with The SCL AWARD for the song "Applause" from the film "Tell It Like A Woman"

Congratulations to Diane Warren and Sofia Carson for this award!

I had a blast at the SCL Awards Ceremony, the room was filled with incredible talent and what I see happening with the film is amazing. So happy and honored to be part of it as a composer

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"Tell It Like A Woman" screening at the United Nations in New York on March 3rd

 

Looking forward to this! 

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OSCAR NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED!

Diane Warren’s incredibly empowering anthem APPLAUSE for the film TELL IT LIKE A WOMAN (for which I am the composer for one of the segments _ the animation "ARIA") 

ACADEMY AWARD® NOMINEE FOR BEST SONG!

SCREENING AT THE CHINESE THEATRE

 

ABOVE THE BRANCHES,

written and directed by Matthew Kravitsky,

and scored by me

 screening at TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on February 28th 

at Golden State Film Festival

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AND THE WINNER IS...

"Above The Branches" was presented the Filmmaker Award for Outstanding Short - Sci Fi at Sherman Oaks International Film Festival

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ABOVE THE BRANCHES, which I had the pleasure

of scoring,  played

at the Yonkers Film Festival (YoFiFest)

on December 6th at 8pm in Yonkers, NY! 

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Finally got to take a selfie with this amazing woman before we toasted her and other incredible pros at the Women In Media Holiday Party at Television City in Los Angeles!

It’s the opening day for Oscars shortlist voting and Diane Warren’s incredibly empowering anthem APPLAUSE and the film TELL IT LIKE A WOMAN (for which I am the composer for one of the segments _ the animation "ARIA")  are in the running. Thanking all you fabulous Academy voters out there in advance for your kind consideration!

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Had a blast at The Wild Bunch Film Festival in Tucson, AZ!

 

"METEORIC", featuring my original score, collected a few awards!

Left to right: actor Joel Foster, co-producer Lesley Lillywhite with her award for the screenplay “Chupacabra Sundown’ , writer director Philip Sedwick with his award for the screenplay “Belle’s Bones” and the three awards for METEORIC… and me with my award for “Best Composer Overall”

Had a great time at Santa Clarita International Film Festival for the screening of #Meteoric, the modern western written and directed by Philip Sedgwick and Executively Produced by Christina July Kim that I had the pleasure of scoring.

The audience really loved the film and followed with warm enthusiasm and laughed at all the right spots. Plus, the quality of the films participating in the festival was top notch, so, great job for team Meteoric!

#staytuned

Please, as the film continues its successful festival run, find more info and updates at:

www.meteoricmovie.com

Elena Maro Santa Clarita Film festival

NEW MEXICO PREMIERE 
FOR
ABOVE THE BRANCHES

 

“An adopted introvert aims to find his biological parents to feel a sense of belonging, but after taking a genealogy test he discovers…”
ABOVE THE BRANCHES, which I had the pleasure of scoring, is heading to New Mexico!
It will be playing at The Santa Fe Film Festival on February 23rd.

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INTERVIEW

 

Thank you so much to Shoutout Arizona!

https://shoutoutarizona.com/meet-elena-maro-composer-for-film-television-and-media/

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Oscar Nominations Voting started!

So...The second round of voting for the Oscar nomination is ongoing!

Here are the wonderful Diane Warren and Sofia Carson talking about the song "Applause" for the film "Telling Like A Woman".

Such an inspiring and empowering tune that ties up together beautifully the seven stories narrated in the film.

As the host says: "It is the song we really needed".

I am constantly amazed, inspired and empowered myself by amazing artists and people Diane and Sofia and I am deeply honored to have composed the music for one of the stories "Aria".

 

The Making of 
"Applause"

Honored to have scored one of the seven stories in the film!

OSCAR NOMINATIONS:

 SHORTLIST ANNOUNCEMENT!

Congratulation to the amazing @dianewarren!
This world needs more songs like "Applause" and more films like "Tell It Like A Woman" to change the mentality women are perceived and we can make it happen only if We Do It Together !


Dear #Hollywood, there is still so much work to do for you to recognize that no matter the looks we are all equally worth as people and professionals.
Honored to have given my contribution this time as the composer of the animation segment "Aria".

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FYC ANNOUNCEMENT!

 

"Tell It Like A Woman", the anthology for which I am thrilled to have scored the animation segment "Aria", is FYC in All Categories and its anthem "Applause", written by the fabulous Diane Warren, is FYC for Best Original Song for the Oscars.

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If you are a member of The Academy, don't miss the chance to watch the film and cast your ballot!

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The film comprehends seven diverse, empowering stories, directed by women from all over the world. Diane's song is the perfect icing on the cake, celebrating self love and self respect...the project itself delivers a strong message to us all to never give up. As long as we keep on doing what we love, that glass ceiling will break at one point... we can make it, if #WeDoItTogether

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Thrilled to share that #METEORIC, which I had the pleasure of scoring, is screening as part of two festivals this week!

It is available to watch online for Silicon Valley International Film Festival at his link https://filmocracy.com/.../5113c4e4-0024-4562-b948

Also, it will be screened in person at Santa Clarita International Film Festival on Friday (tickets: https://www.sciff.org/fridaytheater2

#staytuned on the film at

www.meteoricmovie.com

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Check Out the interview to our wonderful writer and director for "Meteoric"

with Christina July Kim for the Silicon Valley International Film Festival. 

The Festival will take place online this year.

More information and updates on the film can be found at: www.meteoricmovie.com 

ANOTHER EAST COAST SCREENING FOR AVOCADO

The film I had the pleasure of scoring will be screened as part of the Smodcastle Film Fest at the Atlantic Movie House in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey!

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Another chance to watch #METEORIC wherever you are.
It will be available for streaming as part of @sciffest on the second weekend of December.
The soundtrack album is always available on all the major music platforms and more!
Meteoric is written and directed by Philip Sedgwick and Executively Produced by Christina July Kim.

#staytuned on the film at: www.meteoricmovie.com

THEATRICAL RELEASE ANNOUNCEMENT

 

"Tell It LIke A Woman opens TODAY, October 7th

at Laemmle NOHO 7 in North Hollywood.

You can reserve your tickets here 

https://www.laemmle.com/film/tell-it-woman

 

“Tell It Like a Woman" is a feature film comprised of seven different interconnected segments and showcases talent from all over the world.

I am thrilled to be the composer for the animation segment "Aria" directed by Lucia Bulgheroni and Silvia Carobbio.

The star studded talent ensemble includes Jennifer Hudson, Pauletta Washington, Cara Delevingne, Margherita Buy, Marcia Gay Harden, Eva Longoria, Leonor Varela, Jacqueline Fernandez, Anne Watanabe.

13 time Oscar nominated songwriter Diane Warren has penned a song called Applause for the film, which is performed by Sofia Carson.

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Hanging out with part of the team of Meteoric at the @ssff_west #afterparty 

in Hermosa Beach last Saturday night!
Left to right: Philip Sedgwick (writer -director), Lesley Lillywhite (co-producer) Me (Composer 😉), Sophia Natania Rubin (2nd AC)

"METEORIC" Soundtrack Album is available on all major music streaming platforms

and more!

ANOTHER SCREENING FOR ABOVE THE BRANCHES!

The film will be screened as part of the Sherman Oaks Film Festival

in November 

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VIRGINIA SCREENING FOR METEORIC

METEORIC will be screened as part of the Alexandria Film Festival, Virginia

in November 

"METEORIC", featuring my original score, is screening as part of the Sunscreen Film Festival West on November 4th at Hermosa Beach!

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"ABOVE THE BRANCHES", featuring my original score, is screening as part of the Studio City Film Festival!!

The festival runs November 4-10th at Laemmle NoHo 7, in North Hollywood.

Sweet and touching!

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"AVOCADO", featuring my original score, is screening as part of the Studio City Film Festival!!

The festival runs November 4-10th at Laemmle NoHo 7, in North Hollywood.

So much fun to watch!

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ANOTHER PREMIERE

 

ABOVE THE BRANCHES, featuring my original score, has its East Coast premiere!


It will be screened as part of SOHO International Film Festival NYC (SohoFilmFest) in New York on October 8th.

 

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FIRST AWARD FOR METEORIC

METEORIC, featuring my original score, was presented with hte prestigious Diamond Award for the category Featurette Films at Wallachia International Film Festival.

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METEORIC Soundtrack Album is Coming Soon 
on all major music streaming platforms!


Thrilled to share that Meteoric, featuring my original score, will be screening at Arizona Underground Film Festival in two weeks and at The Wild Bunch Film Festival  in Tucson in October

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Here's a score excerpt featuring "Finn,
"In This Together" and
"Arizona Scavenger Hunt"

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METEORIC ARIZONA PREMIERE!

METEORIC, featuring my original score, premiered on Friday September 16th at Arizona Underground Film Festival at The Screening Room in Tucson, Arizona. 

Here's writer director Philip

Sedgwick before the screening and at the following Q&A

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PREMIERE ANNOUNCEMENT!

 

ABOVE THE BRANCHES, featuring my original score, premiered on September 24th at 1pm at the Catalina Island City Hall Theater as well as online for a limited time for Catalina Film Festival.
Thanks to writer director Matt Kravitsky for having me on board!

 

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WEST COAST/ LOS ANGELES PREMIERE ANNOUNCEMENT!

 

METEORIC, featuring my original score, will be playing on November at  the Sunscreen West Film Festival in Hermosa Beach.
I will definitely see you there 🤠
#staytuned

Meteoric is written and directed by Philip Sedgwick and executively produced by Christina July Kim , Selah Pictures

 


More Festivals for Meteoric!
It will be screened as part of the Louisville International Film Festival in Kentucky and of the Texas Short Film Festival in San Antonio.

 

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“Tell It Like a Woman" is a feature film comprised of seven different interconnected segments and showcases talent from all over the world.

I am thrilled to be the composer for the animation segment "Aria" directed by Lucia Bulgheroni and Silvia Carobbio.

The star studded talent ensemble includes Jennifer Hudson, Pauletta Washington, Cara Delevingne, Margherita Buy, Marcia Gay Harden, Eva Longoria, Leonor Varela, Jacqueline Fernandez, Anne Watanabe.

13 time Oscar nominated songwriter Diane Warren has penned a song called Applause for the film, which is performed by Sofia Carson.

The project is the result of a collaboration with We Do It Together, a non-profit film production company that advocates for gender equality, founded by producer Chiara Tilesi.

The film premiered at the prestigious Taormina Film Fest in Italy and was presented with an Excellence Award.

It will be distributed in the USA And Canada by Samuel Goldwyn Films . A theatrical release is being planned for this winter.

Also, the filmmakers will embark on an Oscar campaign for the film.

I can't wait for you all to see it!

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