Upcoming film composer Salvatore Mallimo holds a Master of Music degree in Film Scoring from Berklee College of Music. Comfortable working in multiple genres and styles for different forms of media, he is excited to meet and collaborate with interested filmmakers and game developers.
Salvatore Mallimo received a Best Score Award from the Red Dragon Creative Awards (January 2022) for the promo video for the novel Piccolo Santino. In addition, he earned an Honorable Mention for his submission to the 2021 Horror Hotel Film Scoring Competition. Furthermore, his score was featured in the animated short War With Myself (2020) directed by Sal Mallimo Sr., a Semi-Finalist in the 2021 Osaka Film Festival, a Finalist in the 2021 Dubai Independent Film Festival, and an Official Selection of the 2021 San Francisco Indie Short Festival, 2020 Madrid Film Awards, and 2021 Hong Kong Indie Film Festival among others. Similarly, he also scored the short film Tiana (2020), directed by Mariya Samoylova.
Salvatore has also spent over 20 years as a classical pianist, appearing as a solo recitalist throughout the New York Metropolitan area, most notably at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall. He holds three degrees in classical piano performance, including a Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University-New Brunswick and a Bachelor of Music degree from Montclair State University. For audio and video of Salvatore's playing, as well as more information on his performance career, please visit: www.salvatoremallimopiano.org