BIOGRAPHY

Chilean born, London based composer. His music has been broadcast in over 20 countries, including ABC Australia, BBC, Channel 4, Channel 5, ITV, NatGeo, TVE and Netflix. He has written the music for eight TV Series, including Hijos de las Estrellas 1 & 2 (2014, 2018) and Proyecto Arca 2 (2019) – by the Academy Award winning production company Fábula. He has scored four feature films and over 50 short films, animations and commercials, many of which have won international awards. Jorge orchestrated and was part of the creative team of the musical The Happy Prince, premiered at The Place, London in May 2019. In 2014 he was commissioned arrangements for choir and organ that were performed at St. Peter’s Cathedral and Paul VI Hall at the Vatican at a ceremony held by Pope Francis. Jorge has released three soundtrack albums that are available on all digital platforms and three albums with EMI Production Music UK.

He was nominated to the Pulsar Award in 2019 for Best Music for Films and five times to the Jerry Goldsmith Awards (in 2018 for Best Music for Documentary, in 2015 and 2016 for Best Music for TV Series, and in 2013 and 2017 for Best Music for Advertising). The Acquedolci Independent Film Festival reviewed his music for the animation Coma, winner of the 2012 edition ‘…for the refinement of the music writing, effectively functional to transport the viewer to an imaginary space and unconscious time…’

Jorge studied a Master in Screen Composition at the Royal College of Music in London under Joseph Horovitz and composition and orchestration under Kenneth Hesketh, obtaining an MMus in Advanced Composition in 2011. He graduated with a BMus (Hons) degree in Composition and Arranging in Jazz and Classical Music in 2006 at a Berklee associate school (Projazz, Chile).

Jorge is a visiting lecturer at the University of Bedfordshire, where he teaches music for media and sound design.