Bachelor’s in Music Composition, Master’s in Audiovisual and currently working on his PhD research on Live Film Music - both at University of Sao Paulo – USP, Anselmo Mancini is a Brazilian composer who has been accumulating a wide range of studies and work experience over the last decade.
In 2018 performed his spectacle “The Dance of Evolution” at G-Summits San Francisco and Chicago, USA; and Bogota, Colombia. In 2017 participated to the San Francisco Dance Film Festival – also in the USA - as composer and representative of the dance film Vanitas, debating with directors the artistic process within their works. In 2014 was finalist of the Transatlantyk Instant Composition Contest, in Poland, where won the 4th prize and honorable mention for original rhythmical work. The festival is directed by Jan A. P. Kaczmarek and had Jóhann Jóhannsson at this edition among the jury (both Oscar winners: 2005 and 2015, respectively).
Moreover, in 2013 Mancini performed twice in Germany: firstly, the spectacle “Final City – Choir City – Reverse City” at the Book Fair, in Frankfurt. Secondly, the Cine Concert ‘Live Hitchcock’ at Rational Theater, in Munich; both with his original music. Besides, played on the piano solo his soundtrack for Max and the Lady Doctor, by Max Linder in the SMI Postgraduate Conference 2013, in Dublin, Ireland; where also presented his paper on musical accompaniment in the cinematographic universe.
Likewise, in 2012 was contemplated with the Santander Bank Scholarship of International Mobility in order to attend an exchange postgraduate program in Film Studies at King’s College London, UK. Mancini has also participated to the International Gran Canaria Summer Festival of Choir Conductors 2009, Spain (where two of his pieces for choir were premiered: En las Noches Claras and Anhelo Infantil); and performed at Montreux Jazz Festival 2006, Switzerland.
Finally, Mancini is Professor in the postgraduate course of Scoring for Cinema and TV at Anhembi Morumbi University, in Brazil. Besides, he is the founder of the platform Cine Concerto BR , the first Brazilian organization exclusively specialized in different kinds of cinematographic concerts. Also, runs his own music company called Totem LiveX, which is specialized in live performance spectacles for events. In their portfolio are international leading brands such as GE, Michelin, 3M, Siemens, HP, among others.