Diego Lozano | 18/04/88 | Mexico City

Film and concert music composer dedicated to making music and sound for cinematographic arts. In film, Diego has worked on projects including short films, feature films, documentary, t.v. mini series, video performance and web video, most of which have been selected and presented in national and international film festivals, such as International Film Festival Rotterdam, FID Marseille, FF Hamburg, Tallinn Black Nights FF, BUFF Malmö, IFF India, Santa Barbara IFF, Ventana Sur, Mar del Plata IFF, FICUNAM, Morelia IFF, Guadalajara IFF, Guanajuato IFF, Cabos IFF, Riviera Maya IFF, Black Canvas FCC, Shorts Mexico, FI Danza Jalisco, amongst others.

His concert music ranges from instrumental (solo, ensamble, orchestra), vocal, mixed media, electroacoustic and sound installation, and has been performed in Mexico, Argentina, Canada, Germany and Czech Republic, by a variety of ensembles and musicians, such as Molinari Quartet, Cuarteto Arcano, Orquesta Juvenil Universitaria Eduardo Mata (OJUEM), Tempus Fugit, Solistas Ensamble, Diego Espinosa, amongst others. His music has been presented in important venues including Sala Nezahualcóyotl, Palacio de Bellas Artes, University Museum of Contemporary Art and the Montreal Conservatory, and has been selected and awarded in several national and international competitions and festivals, such as the Manuel Enriquez International Forum of New Music (MX), International Call for Mixed Media Pieces Mega Jury (AR), Quatuor Molinari Fifth International Composition Competition for String Quartet (CA), Vancouver New Music Festival (CA) and Samadis International Composition Competition (NY).

Diego studied a Bachelors in music at the Centre for Research and Studies in Music (CIEM) and a Masters in composition at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He has studied composition with Enrico Chapela, Victor Rasgado, Arturo Márquez and Pablo Silva, and has also participated in courses and workshops in music for film, electroacoustic music, acoustic ecology, sound design, mixing and mastering and video creation. In 2020 he received the Beca Legacy Santander scholarship to study audio engineering at The Recording Workshop (OH) and in 2018 he was selected to participate in the intensive cinematographic training/gathering Talents Guadalajara. That same year he was selected as a scholarship recipient for the Arturo Márquez Extraordinary Fellowship in Composition (UNAM). He is cofounder and producer at Runa Records, a music and audio productions studio in Valle de Bravo. His scores are published by Periferia Music of United Music & Media Publishers: ummpstore.com