Sundance 2020 Composer Spotlight: Roque Baños
Film: His House
Roque Baños was born in Jumilla (Spain). He completed his studies at the Madrid Royal Conservatory of Music with honors. He also studied at Berklee College of Music (Boston), majoring in Music Composition for Film and Jazz. At Berklee he received the “Robert Share Award” and the “Achievement Award” and he graduated Summa Cum Laude in Film Scoring and Performance.
His work as a film composer has been distinguished with numerous awards and nominations, both with national and international recognition, including three Spanish Goya Awards. He currently resides between Los Angeles and Madrid. Among his latest works of exclusively American production are Evil Dead, Don’t Breathe and The Girl in the Spider’s Web by Fede Álvarez, Oldboy by Spike Lee, In the Heart of the Sea by Ron Howard, Risen by Kevin Reynolds, The Miracle Season by Sean McNamara or The Commuter by Jaume Collet-Serra.