Ivan M.
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Born in Zaragoza (Spain) in 1977 in a family of musicians. He began his musical studies at the age of five under the musical tutelage of his parents. He studied at various music schools and at the Zaragoza Conservatory, until obtaining the Professional Degree in 1998, combining it with the Diploma of Foreign Language Teaching at the University of Zaragoza.
In 1998 he studied a Postgraduate Degree in Sound and Multimedia Engineering at the University of Zaragoza, as well as a Master in Music Production and Recording at the CES Madrid school in 1999.

During adolescence, he began to be interested in music technology, and to use synthesizers and computers to create his own musical pieces. He also makes several forays into pop-rock formations.

His first professional work as a composer for audiovisuals was at the hands of the Tele 5 promotions department in 1997, since then he has composed numerous advertising campaigns and promotions, up to the present day.

Since that time he has composed the soundtrack of series such as: "Un paso adelante”, "Los Hombres de Paco", "Lex", "El Barco", "Luna: El misterio de Calenda", "Buenagente", "Anclados" , “Bienvenidos al Lolita", “El accidente“, "Vis a vis- Locked Up“, “El embarcadero - The pier", “Madres”, “Sky Rojo”, “La casa de papel - Money Heist“ and “Zorro”.

In the cinematographic field, he composes the music for various short films: "Acelera", "Nemo", “Dos segundos de silencio“, "Jack the ripper", as well as arrangements and additional music for various feature films: “Tres metros sobre el cielo“, “Tengo ganas de ti“ and "Kamikaze".

At the beginning of the 2000s he made several tours as a live musician: “Upa dance 2003”, “Circodelia 2001”, “Dante 2000”, as well as the Mérida 2002 Classic Theater Festival with “Troya S.XXI”.

In recent years, it has been required in many talks and masterclasses organized by entities such as Berklee Valencia, SGAE, Loyola University, LabSeries Valencia, Musimagem Brasil, Fimucite, Mosma and Fimucs.

In 2020, “We are the resistance: Money Heist in concert” was premiered within the framework of the Tenerife International Film Music Festival (Fimucité), with the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra. Attends both concerts and performs live. This live show was repeated in Arena Festival 2021 in Poland.

Also in 2020, within the framework of the Malaga Film Music Festival (Mosma) a compilation of pieces selected from all the TV series in which it has participated was be premiered in concert.

In November 2021 the Film Music Festival of Seville (Fimucs) premiered in concert a suite from “La casa de papel - Money Heist”, in January 2022 The Savaria Symphony Orchestra (Bulgaria) premiered in a concert a new suite of “La casa de papel - Money Heist”, and August 2023 Sonafilm premiered a 3rd new suite from “La casa de papel - Money Heist”

In 2018 he was a finalist for the “Camille Awards 2018” with “La casa de papel - Money Heist”, in 2019 he received the award “Music for Spanish audiovisuals” (Musimagen) for the series “Vis a vis” and the "Jerry Goldsmith Award" for "La casa de papel - Money Heist”.

In 2020 he received the “Music for Spanish audiovisual” award (Musimagen) for the series “La casa de papel - Money Heist”, and he was a finalist in the “Camille Awards 2020” with “La casa de papel - Money Heist”.

In 2022 he wins the “Camille Awards 2022” with “La casa de papel - Money Heist”.

He currently combines his composition work with the teaching in the degree of Musical creation and production at Loyola University.