Hello. My name is Matei Vasilache. I’m a film and video game music composer and sound designer based in Romania. I’m a member of the Smart Sound Studios team.

I started studying music since childhood, my main instrument being violin. Later on I’ve studied piano and lastly, guitar, which finally became my main instrument.

Afterwards, I started experimenting with another side of music, recording and producing the music of the bands I played with along the years.

When I first recorded a song, after I added all the elements and listened to the final product, I felt an immense satisfaction hearing how each track added a new emotion to the respective tune.

This is how I realised that music has a special capacity to convey emotion to a listener in a special way.

A while later, I studied Sound and Editing in Film School. The years spent there have combined my love for music with the newly discovered world of film, and graduating from a Master programme in the art of film sound helped a lot in consolidating this link in my work.

In my opinion the story comes first in a film. Film music has the mission to help and elevate that story, in order to obtain a superior form of emotion.

In order to reach that outcome I like to search and create interesting sounds, themes and harmonies meant to work out a complex, dense atmosphere which is to consolidate and support the narrative and lyrical elements of each story I am dealing with.