Federico Jusid is a Spanish composer, born in Buenos Aires, who resides and works between Madrid and Los Angeles. He has written the scores for more than 30 feature films and over 15 television series. His work includes the score for the Academy Award®-winner for Best Foreign Film THE SECRET IN THEIR EYES (2009, Dir. by Juan José Campanella), for which he received the nomination for the Spanish Academy Goya Award® for Best Original Score.
He has recently worked with Alberto Iglesias writing additional compositions for the original score of Ridley Scott´s EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS, and he has also composed the soundtrack for KIDNAP (Luis Prieto) with Halle Berry, to be released later this year, and HAPPY 140 (Gracia Querejeta). Other notable scores include THE LIFE UNEXPECTED (Jorge Torregrossa), EVERYBODY HAS A PLAN (Anna Piterbarg), THE ESCAPE (Eduardo Mignogna), THE HIDDEN FACE (Andrés Baiz), I WANT TO BE YOUR SOLDIER (Christian Molina), and more recently THE IGNORANCE OF BLOOD (Manuel Gómez Pereira) or BETIBU (Miguel Cohan).
On television, his most recognized work is the soundtrack for the Spanish historical drama ISABEL, MY QUEEN with whom he won several awards, such as International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) Award and Reel Music Award. In 2015 he made the score for the TV series UNDER SUSPICION and THE REFUGEES (co-production with BBC International) and prepared the original score of CHARLES, KING EMPEROR, sequel to ISABEL, MY QUEEN. He has also composed works for concert hall for various chamber ensembles, choir and soloists.