CHRISTOS ANDREOU

Film/TV Composer

Pockets

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The Fisherman and his soul [Theatre Play]

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Ballyseedy - Christmas is here! (Carol of Bells)

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Resolve Stain Remover - Mudflaps

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A Winter's Tail (Christmas Wonderland 2013)

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Barclays : Goal

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Aishe is going on vacation

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EMI Production Music : Epic Trailers

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Charles Schwab : Halo

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Barzakh (2013)

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Charles Schwab : Cash Management

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Iglo (Come Together)

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HUGE NYC Image Film

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Μοιραία Φεγγάρια (Fatal Moons)

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BRAUN : Multiquick Juicer (Rehab)

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Arabesque Soundtracks

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11:50 (Eleven Fifty)

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Meat me in Plainville

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Daughters of Rome (OST)

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Daughters of Rome (excerpt 1)

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Daughters of Rome (excerpt 2)

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Sylia

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StarWind Games : Jet Croc | Battle Frogging

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Always say 'Aishiteru'

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Biography

Christos is a London based Film and TV composer who has composed music for an array of international projects, among others, the music for the advertising campaigns of Charles Schwab, Barclays and Iglo. He is also a core composer of HAUS International, through which his music has been featured on channels such as CNN, Sky Sports, HBO, BBC, CNBC, ABC, History and Discovery.

He is extremely passionate about working with upcoming directors and has composed the music for various short films the latest of which being the short film "Pockets". His score for "Barzakh" was nominated for "Best Original Score" at Corona Fastnet Film Festival 2013. He has also composed the music for Eleven Fifty [11:50] which was awarded the 2nd prize at the "Cyprus Short Film Festival 2012" and the music for "Meat me in Plainville" which won the "Best Horror Film Award" at the 12th Annual Coney Island Film Festival 2012.

He recently composed the music for the play "The Fisherman and his Soul" performed by the SKALA Theatre in Cyprus.


Credits

2015

Vancouver Bay | Bavaria Film (for ARD) | [TV Feature] - Additional Music

Herzensbrecher | Bantry Bay Productions (for ZDF) | [TV Series] - Music Editor

Inga Lindström | Bavaria Film (for ZDF) | [TV Feature] - Score Preparation

The Ethiopian | Moovie GmbH (for ARD) | [TV Feature] - Ethnic Music Consultant, Music Assistant

Pockets | Speed of Light Productions | [Short Film] - composer

The Fisherman and his soul | SKALA Theatre | [Theatre Play] - composer

2014

Christmas is Here! | StormLight Productions [TV Commercial] - composer

Mudflaps | Resolve Stain Remover [TV Commercial] - composer

2013

A Winter's Tail | Christmas Wonderland [TV & Cinema Commercial] - composer

Barclays | Goal | Barclays Commercial [US TV commercial] - composer

UniTrust Media Productions | Aishe is going on vacation [Short-film] - composer

EMI Production Music | Epic Trailers [Trailer Music] - composer / co-composer

Charles Schwab | 'Halo' [US TV Commercial] - composer

Barzakh | [Short Film] (nominated 'Best Original Score' at Corona Fastnet Film Festival 2013) - composer

Charles Schwab | 'Cash Management' [US TV Commercial] - composer

Iglo (Come Together) | [TV Commercial] - composer

HBO GO | Short documentary for HBO GO - composer

2012

Μοιραία Φεγγάρια (Fatal Moons) | [TV Drama Series] - composer

Arabesque Soundtracks - Cinematic Music for Film & TV [Trailer Music] - composer / co-composer

Eleven Fifty [11:50] [Short Film] - Awarded the 2nd prize at the 'Cyprus Short Film Festival 2012' - composer

2011

Sylia | SKALA Theatre | [Theatre Play] - composer

Meat me in Plainville | 'Best Horror Film Award' at the 12th Annual Coney Island Film Festival 2012 - composer

Daughters Of Rome | StormLight Productions [Short Film] - composer

2010 - 2006

Always say 'Aishiteru' [Short Film] - composer

Catch a Falling Star [Animation] - composer

Two Too Many [Short Film] - composer

The Surface [Short Film] - composer

Pandora Revisits [Animation] - composer

Tales from the Brother's Douvergier [Short Film] - composer

Nightchase [Stop-motion animation] - composer


Orchestrator / Score Editor

Additional Orchestrator / Programmer | Let Your Light Shine | London 2012: Torch Relay Anthem

Score Editor for John Harle's work BLUEBIRD

Score Editor and additional Orchestrator for Mark Slater's music for Interstellar's Production '400 Years of the Telescope'.



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Pockets [Official Trailer]

Genre: Short Film
Client: TW Films / StormLight Productions

Two strangers meet on a rural bench in the early hours of a Tuesday morning. Both with their independent secrets.

The Fisherman and his soul

Genre: Theatre Play (Drama)
Client: SKALA Theatre

A short story by Oscar Wilde about a fisherman who meets and falls in love with a mermaid, giving up his soul in the process.

Christmas is Here!

Genre: Commercial
Client: Ballyseedy
Creative Direction: StormLight Productions
Music arr. by: Christos Andreou

Ballyseedy Lifestyle and Garden Centre (Christmas Commercial 2014)

Ballyseedy Lifestyle and Garden Centre Christmas Commercial 2014, with local kids from Scoil Mhuire Naofa, Carrigtwohill in Cork & Kerry county in Ireland, singing and playing the Christmas classic "Carol of the Bells" using objects around the Ballyseedy Christmas stores!

Mudflaps

Genre: TV Commercial
Client: Resolve
Creative Direction: HAUS International LLC
Music by: Irv Johnson & Christos Andreou

Resolve Stain Remover - Mudflaps (TV Commercial 2014)

Sometimes it only takes a little bit of dirt to make a huge difference. And dogs rarely track only a little bit of dirt.

A Winter's Tail

Genre: TV & Cinema Commercial
Creative Direction: StormLight Productions

A Winter's Tail - Christmas Wonderland TV & Cinema Commercial 2013.

GloHealth Christmas Wonderland aims to capture the magic of Christmas. A festival of family entertainment from iSkate Ireland's largest ice rink, to the foods of a Continental Christmas Market and including Funderland, a special Santa's Christmas Circus, an adventure journey through Jingle Town, the famous Custard Pie puppet company and award winning international illusionist Guy Barrett.

GloHealth Christmas Wonderland will be a festival to delight the senses and capture the joy and fun of the season - all in one location at the RDS from December 6th.

Barclays : Goal

Genre: TV Commercial
Client: Barclays
Agency: Ogilvy and Mather
Creative Direction: HAUS

Barlcays TV Commercial - Goal.

As featured on various programmes on :

Aishe is going on vacation

Genre: Short Film (Drama)
Client: UniTrust Media Productions

Written and Directed by Haris Therapis with Christopher Greco on the leading role and Alkis Kritikos, Andreas Tselepos, Alexia Charalambidou, Sofoklis Kaskaounias, Prokopis Agathokleous and introducing Panagiotis Georgiou.

A Turkish war correspondent is sent to photograph the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974 and finds himself witnessing the cold execution of Cypriot captive hostages. A man of strong ethnic pride and supporter of the invading military regime, comes face to face with the army's cruel policies and is forced to make a choice, whether to keep silent and remain an accomplice, or be humane.

A Unitrust Media Production. Based on real events.

Violin, Tambura and Oud by Panayiotis Agglogallou

EMI Production Music - Epic Trailers

Genre: Trailer Music
Client: EMI Production Music

EMI - KPM 869 - Epic Trailers. Electrifying, emotive, blockbusting, story-driven tracks tailor-made for trailers. A collaborative partnership between Tolga Kashif, James Collins, Simon Hanhart, Robin Scott and Christos Andreou.

As featured on various programmes on :

Charles Schwab : Halo

Genre: TV Commercial
Client: Charles Schwab
Agency: HAVAS WorldWide NYC
Creative Direction: HAUS

Charles Schwab TV Commercial - Halo. Animation by Thornberg and Forester

As featured on various programmes on :

Barzakh (2013)

Genre: Short Film (Drama)
Client: StormLight Productions

Barzakh (from the arabic meaning 'hindrance', or limbo) is a short film from award winning screen writer Lindsay Sedgewick.

Forced to flee his home in Afghanistan, Rabah must rebuild his life under the Irish asylum system.

Violins: Nikos Pittas and Panayiotis Agglogallou
Flute / Clarinet: Christos Andreou
Vocals : Christos Andreou

The film won the 1st Prize for the 'Local' category in the Underground Short Film Festival 2013. It was also nominated for 'Best in Cork' and 'Best Original Score' at the Corona FastNet Short Film Festival 2013

Charles Schwab : Cash Management

Genre: TV Commercial
Client: Charles Schwab
Agency: HAVAS WorldWide NYC
Creative Direction: HAUS

Charles Schwab TV Commercial - Cash Management. Animation by Thornberg and Forester

As featured on various programmes on :

Iglo (Come Together)

Genre: TV Commercial
Client: Iglo
Agency: BBDO Proximity Düsseldorf
Creative Direction: HAUS

Iglo (Come Together) - TV Commercial (2013)

HUGE NYC Image Film

Genre: Promo
Client: HUGE
Agency: HUGE
Creative Direction: HAUS

Short documentary for HBO GO created by HUGE to illustrate the process of creating the iOS format for HBO GO. HBO GO, is a website which features 600 hours of content available for streaming in standard or high definition.

Μοιραία Φεγγάρια (Fatal Moons)

Genre: TV Drama Series
Client: Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation

Daily TV Series being broadcast at 7.25 pm from CyBC1. The story is about the great love that joined Alexandros and Christina. But 'Fate' seemed merciful to them. The 1974 war separated them and their love endured through time and distance. However, cruel 'Fate' decided to give them a second chance after 38 years. The series is inspired by the book of Maro Kranidiotis 'When Fate Decides'.

Production Editor (Executive Producers): Evi Papamichael, Klitos Kleitou
Directed by: Klitos Kleitou, Simon Pharmakas

BRAUN : Multiquick Juicer (Rehab)

Genre: Promo
Client: BRAUN
Agency: BBDO Proximity Düsseldorf
Creative Direction: HAUS / Christos Andreou

A collaborative project with HAUS International LLC and BBDO Proximity, for BRAUN (Germany) which was presented at Cannes Festival 2012.
Music Supervisor / Creative Director - Christos Andreou.

Arabesque Soundtracks

Genre: Library Music
Client: Altitude Music Ltd

Arabesque Soundtracks is a collaboration partnership between professionals Christos Andreou and Dominik Johnson. We specialise in composing, recording and producing cinematic Middle-Eastern soundtracks for Film, TV & Media projects. Using real live ethnic instruments such as Bouzouki, Cumbus Saz, Baglama, Spanish Guitar, Oud and live Orchestral Strings in our work means we create unique, high-end productions. Working from studios in Manchester and London, we deliver a full in-house service from composition, recording, mixing and editing. We can create customised Film soundtracks, TV soundtracks, production music, library music, video game music and music for any media.

11:50 (Eleven Fifty) - excerpt

Genre: Short Film (Drama)
Client: Stylianos Constantinou

Excerpt scene from 'Eleven Fifty' [11:50]. The short film won the 2nd Prize award winning short film at 'Cyprus Short Film Festival 2012' and has been officially selected for the 'Raindance Film Festival 2013'.

Xenon begins his day as usual. Precise and meticulous, as every embalmer should be, he begins preparing a body. His methods are swift and orderly, but the job he serves for so many years has something in store for him today. Something out of order.

Meat me in Plainville (excerpt)

Genre: Short Film (Drama)
Client: Greth Productions

In an alternate present where the consumption of human meat is not only socially acceptable, but it is the only form of meat available, a father and daughter with a strained relationship must escape together as their small suburban town descends into crazed cannibalism.

The film won the 'Best Horror Film Award' at the 12th Annual Coney Island Film Festival 2012.

Daughters of Rome

Genre: Short Film (Drama)
Client: StormLight Productions

This ambitious and gripping short is set against a Roman incursion into Ireland in the year 82 AD.

It follows Quintus Aurelius Petroneus (Shawn Sturnick) a Roman Centurion searching for his wife (Jane Elizabeth Walsh) & daughter (Jasmine Norman). The film features Irish, Latin and English language elements and would not have been possible without the fantastic support, knowledge and equipment of Martin McAree and Legion Ireland - The Roman Military Society of Ireland.

Daughters of Rome (excerpt 1)

Genre: Short Film (Drama)
Client: StormLight Productions

This ambitious and gripping short is set against a Roman incursion into Ireland in the year 82 AD.

It follows Quintus Aurelius Petroneus (Shawn Sturnick) a Roman Centurion searching for his wife (Jane Elizabeth Walsh) & daughter (Jasmine Norman). The film features Irish, Latin and English language elements and would not have been possible without the fantastic support, knowledge and equipment of Martin McAree and Legion Ireland - The Roman Military Society of Ireland.

Daughters of Rome (excerpt 2)

Genre: Short Film (Drama)
Client: StormLight Productions

This ambitious and gripping short is set against a Roman incursion into Ireland in the year 82 AD.

It follows Quintus Aurelius Petroneus (Shawn Sturnick) a Roman Centurion searching for his wife (Jane Elizabeth Walsh) & daughter (Jasmine Norman). The film features Irish, Latin and English language elements and would not have been possible without the fantastic support, knowledge and equipment of Martin McAree and Legion Ireland - The Roman Military Society of Ireland.

Sylia

Genre: Theatre Play (Drama)
Client: SKALA Theatre

Sylia is a play that incorporates simplicity and realism into the every day life of very believable characters. It conveys the themes of love, courage, and relationships and gives a brief look into the psyche of teenagers and young adults, and the problems, which they face in today's society. Drug abuse is the central theme of the play, an issue, which many families have to face nowadays. The main character of the play, Sylia, becomes involved in a relationship where she is drawn into drug abuse. As she walks down this path, she not only has to face society, her family and friends, but also what she has become. She is tested both physically and mentally, as are her loved ones as they face the problem that has become Sylia's reality, and they are forced to uncover the 'bitter truth' and face their responsibilities. Ultimately Sylia is a story of motherly love, friendship and courage conveying one of today's most crucial social problems and portraying that substance abuse is indeed a very dangerous, and sometimes even deadly, game.

StarWind Games : Jet Croc | Battle Frogging

Genre: Mobile Game Apps
Client: StarWind Games

Music from the original Game Applications 'Jet Croc' and 'Battle Frogging' developed by StarWind Games®

Always say 'Aishiteru'

Genre: Short Film (Drama)
Client: Greth Productions

The story of Akira, a young member of the Kato Yakuza, who, after stealing money from Boss Hiroshi, tries to hop the next train out of town, away from his crimes and worried girlfriend Ami.