Costanza Francavilla is an Italian composer and music producer. She combines the use of analog & modular synthesizers, sound manipulation mixing electronica with classical music, with an evocative and minimalist approach.
Her sultry vocals and electronic dreamlike compositions fascinated Massive Attack member Tricky, with whom she collaborated for several years as a singer and co-producer. He would referred to her as 'the female version of me'.
At young age she studied classical guitar at the Santa Cecilia Conservatory of Rome.
She holds a bachelor degree in Architecture from the Westminster University of London and University La Sapienza of Rome, with a thesis in Acoustic Physics.
Throughout her carrier she's been performing with many acts in festivals and venues around the world including Royal Festival Hall, Glastonbury (UK), Sonar (ES), Montreaux Jazz Festival (CH).
In the mid 2000 she moves to Brooklyn where she founded ZEROKILLED MUSIC - a record label and artist's collective - home of a sound that floats between electronic, contemporary classical and experimental music.
She works as music producer and composer for movie trailers and her credits include Blade Runner 2049, Counterpart, The Hunger Games and The Beguiled.
As a film composer her recent works include ‘Friedkin Uncut‘ (nominated best doc-classics at Venice Film Festival 2018, best doc at David di Donatello, winner Nastri D’Argento ), a film about cult Hollywood director William Friedkin starring Quentin Tarantino, Francis Ford Coppola; ‘The End of Time’ by visionary film-maker Peter Mettler (TIFF Selection) featuring music by Richie Hawtin and Robert Henke ; ‘S is For Stanley’ about Stanley Kubrick (winner Davide di Donatello) as a co-composer with John Cummings of Mogwai; ‘Free Men’ - in collaboration with Amnesty International - an anti-death-penalty documentary nominated at Austin Film Festival and presented at several International Film Festival of Human Rights around the world (Geneva, Islamabad, Beirut, Tokyo).
Her music has been featured in advertising campaigns such as Cadillac, Netflix and US TV Shows such as Emmy Awards winner CSI among others.
As a music producer she worked with several artists from the underground NYC scene, including Afro-Punk act No Surrender’s Medicine Babies ft. TV ON THE RADIO).
She has an ongoing collaboration with Italian film composers Emanuele de Raymondi & Marco Messina for which she produced several soundtracks including the one for ‘Cuori Puri’ (Cannes Film Festival 2017).
She lives with her family in the country-side of Ibiza where she founded IBIZA BLOOM STUDIO - a recording studio/ film edit suite and artist residency.