Gustavo Santaolalla

Music Department, Soundtrack, Composer

Music Department, Soundtrack, Composer


Argentine musician and leader of the now defunct bands "Arco Iris" and "Soluna", Gustavo Santaolalla was one of the references of his country's national music by the end of the 1960s and beginning of the 1970s. During the 70s he relocated to the United States, where he formed the band Wet Picnic, with Aníbal Kerpel, Aaurie Buhne and Robert Brill, ...
Birth date
1951-08-19
Awards
Won 2 Oscars. Another 30 wins & 35 nominations.

Known For


Brokeback Mountain
Brokeback Mountain
Music Department (2005)
Babel
Babel
Music Department (2006)
Wild Tales
Wild Tales
Composer (2014)
The Motorcycle Diaries
The Motorcycle Diaries
Composer (2004)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
Music departmentAbuelas, una película sobre (y con) Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo.
(Documentary) (singer) (post-production)
Music departmentEl Cid
(TV Series) (musician - 5 episodes, 2020) (programmer - 5 episodes, 2020) - Expiación (2020) ... (musician) / (programmer) - Campeador (2020) ... (musician) / (programmer) - Ordalía (2020) ... (musician) / (programmer) - Baraka (2020) ... (musician) / (programmer) - La conjura (2020) ... (musician) / (programmer)
Music departmentFreak Power: The Ballot or the Bomb
(Documentary) (Music By) / (Original Music) / (score mixed by) / (score produced by)
2020
Music departmentThe Last of Us: Part II
(Video Game) (score producer)
2020
Music departmentMapa de Sueños Latinoamericanos
(Documentary) (musician)
2020
Music departmentThe Fight
(Documentary) (music producer) / (performer) / (themes by)
2020/I
Music departmentLos Tigres del Norte at Folsom Prison
(TV Special documentary) (music producer)
2019
Music departmentMaking a Murderer
(TV Series documentary) (themes by - 10 episodes, 2015) (theme by - 1 episode, 2018) - Number 18 (2018) ... (theme by) - Fighting for Their Lives (2015) ... (themes by) - Lack of Humility (2015) ... (themes by) - The Great Burden (2015) ... (themes by) - Framing Defense (2015) ... (themes by) Show all 11 episodes
Music departmentTo End a War
(Documentary) (composer: theme music)
2017
Music departmentBefore the Flood
(Documentary) (composer: theme music)
2016
Music departmentHell on Wheels
(TV Series) (composer - 57 episodes) - Done (2016) ... (composer: theme music) - Railroad Men (2016) ... (composer: theme music) - Any Sum Within Reason (2016) ... (composer: theme music) - Gambit (2016) ... (composer: theme music) - 61 Degrees (2016) ... (composer: theme music) Show all 57 episodes
2011-2016
Music departmentJane the Virgin
(TV Series) (composer - 20 episodes) - Chapter Thirty-Seven (2016) ... (composer: original themes) - Chapter Twenty-Four (2015) ... (composer: theme music) - Chapter Twenty-Three (2015) ... (composer: theme music) - Chapter Twenty-Two (2015) ... (composer: theme music) - Chapter Twenty-One (2015) ... (composer: theme music) Show all 20 episodes
2014-2016
Music departmentBorrowed Time
(Short) (music producer) / (music recording mixer) / (musician)
2015/I
Music departmentThe Last of Us: Left Behind
(Video Game) (music producer) / (musician: drums & percussion)
2014
Music departmentOn the Road
(score mixer) / (score producer) / (score recordist)
2012
Music departmentBiutiful
(music producer) / (musician)
2010
Music departmentNanga Parbat
(music producer) / (musician)
2010
Music departmentLinha de Passe
(musician)
2008
Music departmentCafé de los maestros
(Documentary) (music producer)
2008
Music departmentThings We Lost in the Fire
(composer: themes) / (performer: ronroco and guitars)
2007
Music departmentBabel
(music producer)
2006/I
Music departmentBrokeback Mountain
(score producer)
2005
Music department21 Grams
(score producer)
2003
Music departmentBurnt Money
(music supervisor)
2000
Music departmentStar Maps
(music consultant)
1997
Music departmentThe Princess Academy
(additional music)
1987
Music departmentShe Dances Alone
(music arranger)
1981
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackAbuelas, una película sobre (y con) Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo.
(Documentary) (performer: "Abuela") (post-production)
SoundtrackThe Last of Us: Part II
(Video Game) (performer: "The Last of Us (Cycles)")
2020
SoundtrackAmphibia: After Season 1 (Part 2)
(Short) (writer: "Main Menu Music from The Last of Us (Main Melody Bass Only)")
2019
SoundtrackMystery Ten
(Short) (writer: "The Choice")
2018
SoundtrackBlinded by the Lights
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Episode #1.8 (2018) ... (performer: "De Usuahia A La Quiaca")
2018
SoundtrackThe Delivery
(Short) (writer: "The Hour")
2018/VII
SoundtrackEric Clapton: A Life in 12 Bars
(Documentary) (performer: "Lost") / (writer: "Lost")
2017
SoundtrackCumulonimbus Kandarian
(Short) (writer: "I Will Never Let You Go")
2017
SoundtrackDerniers jours à Shibati
(Documentary) (performer: "Lago Frías") / (writer: "Lago Frías")
2017
SoundtrackInfected
(TV Series) (performer: "The Path (Infected Theme)")
2016
SoundtrackBefore the Flood
(Documentary) (writer: "Before the Flood", "Between Two Poles", "Thin Ice", "Trembling", "One More Step", "At Dusk", "Thin Ice Reimagined", "The Melting Pot")
2016
SoundtrackHell on Wheels
(TV Series) (performer - 6 episodes, 2011 - 2016) (writer - 6 episodes, 2011 - 2016) - Railroad Men (2016) ... (performer: "Hell on Wheels Main Title" - uncredited) / (writer: "Hell on Wheels Main Title" - uncredited) - Further West (2014) ... (performer: "Hell on Wheels Main Title") / (writer: "Hell on Wheels Main Title") - Bleeding Kansas (2014) ... (performer: "Hell on Wheels Main Title") / (writer: "Hell on Wheels Main Title") - Scabs (2012) ... (performer: "Hell on Wheels Main Title") / (writer: "Hell on Wheels Main Title") - Viva La Mexico (2012) ... (performer: "Hell on Wheels Main Title") / (writer: "Hell on Wheels Main Title") Show all 6 episodes
SoundtrackJane the Virgin
(TV Series) (writer - 10 episodes) - Chapter Thirty-Nine (2016) ... (writer: "Jane the Virgin Theme" - uncredited) - Chapter Thirty-Three (2016) ... (writer: "Jane the Virgin Theme") - Chapter Thirty (2015) ... (writer: "Jane the Virgin Theme") - Chapter Twenty-Four (2015) ... (writer: "Jane the Virgin Theme") - Chapter Twenty-Two (2015) ... (writer: "Jane the Virgin Theme") Show all 10 episodes
2014-2016
SoundtrackMaking a Murderer
(TV Series documentary) (performer: "Weak of Heart", "The Last of Us") / (writer: "Weak of Heart", "The Last of Us")
2015
SoundtrackMartha & Niki
(Documentary) (performer: "Kat's Gut") / (writer: "Kat's Gut remix ", "Kat's Gut")
2015
SoundtrackTwo Forty-Six
(performer: "Jardin", "Returning", "Walking in Tokyo", "The Catch", "Lagos Frías", "Montana", "El Cruce", "Amazonas", "Requiem", "Through the Rainwall", "The Maze", "Way Up", "Del Pago", "Elam Victorious", "Iguazu") / (writer: "Jardin", "Returning", "Walking in Tokyo", "The Catch", "Lagos Frías", "Montana", "El Cruce", "Amazonas", "Requiem", "Through the Rainwall", "The Maze", "Way Up", "Del Pago", "Elam Victorious", "Iguazu")
2015
SoundtrackThe Book of Life
(music: "I Love You Too Much", "The Apology Song", "Te Amo y Más" (uncredited), "Si Puedes Perdonar" (uncredited)) / (performer: "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy") / (producer: "I Will Wait", "Creep", "Just a Friend", "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy", "I Love You Too Much", "Can't Help Falling In Love", "The Apology Song", "Cielito Lindo", "Home", "No Matter Where You Are")
2014
SoundtrackDuro de domar
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Mex Urtizberea/Man Ray (2013) ... (writer: "Mañana campestre")
2013
SoundtrackSavages
(performer: "Iguazu") / (writer: "Iguazu", "Borges y Paraguay")
2012
SoundtrackOn the Road
(producer: "That's It") / (writer: "That's It")
2012
SoundtrackWhen Harry Left Hogwarts
(Video documentary) (performer: "Iguazu") / (writer: "Iguazu")
2011
SoundtrackEncuentro en el Estudio
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010) - Gustavo Santaolalla (2010) ... (performer: "El viaje", "Ando rodando", "Mañana campestre", "De Ushuaia a La Quiaca", "Secreto en la montaña", "Pa' bailar", "No existe fuerza en el mundo") / (writer: "El viaje", "Ando rodando", "Mañana campestre", "De Ushuaia a La Quiaca", "Secreto en la montaña", "Pa' bailar", "No existe fuerza en el mundo")
SoundtrackSo You Think You Can Dance Canada
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Season 3 Finale: Winner Revealed (2010) ... (writer: "Grand Guignol")
2010
SoundtrackBombay Diaries
(writer: "A Love Letter To The City", "Arun Getting Closer To Yasmin", "Arun's Final Painting", "At The Ghat", "Intersections", "Longing, Loneliness, Loss And Love", "Munna Falling In Love With Shai", "Munna's Love", "Shai And Munna Bond", "The Aftermath")
2010
SoundtrackNanga Parbat
(performer: "Where the Mountains Meet the Sky")
2010
SoundtrackPublic Enemies
(writer: "After the Shooting")
2009
SoundtrackI Come with the Rain
(performer: "Crash Landing") / (writer: "Crash Landing")
2009
SoundtrackReligulous
(Documentary) (performer: "The Wings (From Brokeback Mountain)") / (writer: "The Wings (From Brokeback Mountain)")
2008
SoundtrackProtectors
(TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2008) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008) - Arto - Aja, automies, aja! (2008) ... (lyrics: "Riding Horses") / (performer: "Riding Horses") / (writer: "Riding Horses")
SoundtrackCafé de los maestros
(Documentary) (performer: "Un Cielo para los Dós")
2008
SoundtrackInto the Wild
(performer: "Picking Berries") / (writer: "Picking Berries")
2007
SoundtrackEntourage
(TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes) - The First Cut Is the Deepest (2007) ... (writer: "Ice Cream (Van She Remix)", "La Partida & La Salida de Lima") - Welcome to the Jungle (2007) ... (writer: "Apertura", "Lima", "La Salida de Lima", "Leaving Miramar" - uncredited)
2007
SoundtrackRipple Effect
(performer: "Gaucho") / (writer: "Gaucho")
2007
SoundtrackSputnik Fever
(Documentary) (performer: "Iguazu") / (writer: "Iguazu")
2007
SoundtrackMy Blueberry Nights
(performer: "De Usuahla A La Quiaca") / (writer: "De Usuahla A La Quiaca")
2007
SoundtrackFriday Night Lights
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Black Eyes and Broken Hearts (2007) ... (performer: "Iguazu" - uncredited)
2007
SoundtrackBabel
("Does He Who Looks for the Truth, Deserve the Truth?", "Can I Be Forgiven?", "Iguazu")
2006/I
SoundtrackIndependent Lens
(TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005) - Seoul Train (2005) ... (performer: "Iguazu") / (writer: "Iguazu")
SoundtrackThe Good Boy
(writer: "Duro y parejo")
2005
SoundtrackLord of War
(performer: "Coyita")
2005
SoundtrackBrokeback Mountain
(performer: "I Won't Let You Go", "Angel Went Up in Flames") / (producer: "I Won't Let You Go", "Angel Went Up in Flames", "No One's Gonna Love You Like Me", "Quizas, Quizas, Quizas", "I Don't Want to Say Goodbye") / (writer: "I Won't Let You Go", "Angel Went Up in Flames", "No One's Gonna Love You Like Me", "A Love That Will Never Grow Old", "I Don't Want to Say Goodbye")
2005
SoundtrackDeuda
(Documentary) (performer: "Iguazú", "De Ushuaia a la Quiaca") / (writer: "Iguazú", "De Ushuaia a la Quiaca")
2004
SoundtrackRolling Family
(performer: "Chacarera del Violín")
2004
SoundtrackYes
(performer: "Iguazu") / (writer: "Iguazu")
2004/I
SoundtrackCollateral
(writer: "Iguazu")
2004
SoundtrackShrek 2
(producer: "Livin' La Vida Loca")
2004
SoundtrackDeadwood
(TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2004) (writer - 2 episodes, 2004) - Here Was a Man (2004) ... (performer: "Iguazu" - uncredited) / (writer: "Iguazu" - uncredited) - Reconnoitering the Rim (2004) ... (performer: "Iguazu" - uncredited) / (writer: "Iguazu" - uncredited)
SoundtrackThe Motorcycle Diaries
("Jardín", "De Usuahia A La Quica") / (writer: "Jardín", "De Usuahia A La Quica")
2004
Soundtrack21 Grams
("When Our Wings Are Cut, Can We Still Fly?") / (writer: "Can I Be Forgiven?")
2003
Soundtrack24
(TV Series) (1 episode) - 12:00 a.m.-1:00 a.m. (2001) ... ("Iguazú", uncredited)
2001
SoundtrackAmores Perros
("Atacama") / (performer: "Atacama", "Chico Groove" (uncredited)) / (writer: "Chico Groove" - uncredited)
2000
SoundtrackHeavy Metal 2000
(producer: "Tirale")
2000
SoundtrackThe Insider
(performer: "Iguazu") / (writer: "Iguazu")
1999
SoundtrackThe Sopranos
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1999) (writer - 1 episode, 1999) - Pax Soprana (1999) ... (performer: "Pampa") / (writer: "Pampa")
RoleTitleYear
ComposerThe Last of Us
(TV Series) (1 episode) (announced) - Episode #1.1 (2021)
2021
ComposerBIOS
(post-production)
2021
ComposerEl Cid
(TV Series) (5 episodes) - Expiación (2020) ... (music by) - Campeador (2020) ... (music by) - Ordalía (2020) ... (music by) - Baraka (2020) ... (music by) - La conjura (2020) ... (music by)
2020
ComposerFreak Power: The Ballot or the Bomb
(Documentary)
2020
ComposerMonsterland
(TV Series) (8 episodes) - Newark, New Jersey (2020) ... (music by) - Iron River, Michigan (2020) ... (music by) - Palacios, Texas (2020) ... (music by) - Plainfield, Illinois (2020) ... (music by) - New York, New York (2020) ... (music by) Show all 8 episodes
2020
ComposerThe Last of Us: Part II
(Video Game)
2020
ComposerNarcos: Mexico
(TV Series) (20 episodes) - Salva El Tigre (2020) - Free Trade (2020) - Growth Prosperity and Liberation (2020) - Truth and Reconciliation (2020) - El Dedazo (2020) Show all 20 episodes
2018-2020
ComposerThe Fight
(Documentary)
2020/I
ComposerThe First Canines
(Short) (background music)
2020
ComposerThe Last of Us
(Short) (original score)
2020
ComposerPostman2019
ComposerAll That Divides Us2017
ComposerThe Tribes of Palos Verdes2017
ComposerEric Clapton: A Life in 12 Bars
(Documentary)
2017
ComposerDerniers jours à Shibati
(Documentary)
2017
ComposerTo End a War
(Documentary)
2017
ComposerBefore the Flood
(Documentary)
2016
ComposerBorrowed Time
(Short)
2015/I
ComposerTwo Forty-Six2015
ComposerGran Chaco
(Documentary)
2014
ComposerThe Book of Life2014
ComposerAmericans & Americas Festival: Dudamel Celebrates Film Music
(Video)
2014
ComposerWild Tales2014
ComposerThe Last of Us: Left Behind
(Video Game)
2014
ComposerLouis Vuitton Presents Lunar New Year
(Video short)
2014
ComposerAugust: Osage County2013
ComposerGrounded: Making the Last of Us
(Video documentary)
2013
ComposerThe Last of Us
(Video Game)
2013
ComposerRed Brazil
(TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes) - Episode #1.2 (2013) - Episode #1.1 (2013) - Episode #1.4 (2012) - Episode #1.3 (2012)
2012-2013
ComposerNéstor Kirchner, la película
(Documentary) (original music by)
2012
ComposerEl ocaso del Macá Tobiano
(Documentary short)
2012
ComposerOn the Road2012
ComposerEva from Argentina2011
ComposerI'm Alright
(Short) (music by)
2011
ComposerHis Mother's Eyes2011
ComposerBombay Diaries
(music composer)
2010
ComposerBiutiful2010
ComposerRolling with Stone
(Documentary)
2010
ComposerThe Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom
(Documentary)
2010
ComposerNanga Parbat2010
ComposerI Come with the Rain2009
ComposerLinha de Passe2008
ComposerBabel2006/I
ComposerNorth Country2005
ComposerBrokeback Mountain2005
ComposerRendezvous
(Short)
2004
ComposerSalinas grandes
(TV Movie)
2004
ComposerThe Motorcycle Diaries2004
Composer21 Grams2003
ComposerSeptember 11
(segment "Mexico")
2002
ComposerAmores Perros
(original music)
2000
ComposerShe Dances Alone1981
RoleTitleYear
ProducerBreak It All: The History of Rock in Latin America
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 6 episodes) - Una Nueva Era (2020) ... (executive producer) - La Represión (2020) ... (executive producer) - Música a Colores (2020) ... (executive producer) - Rock en Tu Idioma (2020) ... (executive producer) - Un Solo Continente (2020) ... (executive producer) Show all 6 episodes
2020
ProducerA Son of Man
(honorary executive producer)
2018
ProducerSouth of the Border
(Documentary) (associate producer)
2009
ProducerCafé de los maestros
(Documentary) (producer)
2008
ProducerSeptember 11
(producer - segment "Mexico")
2002
RoleTitleYear
ActorEl último aliento
(Video short) Gustavo
2019
ActorMemoria AMIA: La memoria
(Video short) Gustavo Santaolalla
2016
ActorHollywood Erotic Film Festival
(Video) (segment: He Believes)
1987
RoleTitleYear
WriterEl último aliento
(Video short)
2019
WriterCafé de los maestros
(Documentary) (writer)
2008
WriterHollywood Erotic Film Festival
(Video) (story - segment "He Believes")
1987
RoleTitleYear
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorRendezvous
(Short) (trainee assistant director)
2004
RoleTitleYear
ThanksThe Revenant
(Alejandro G. Iñárritu would like to thank)
2015
ThanksTwo Forty-Six
(thanks)
2015
ThanksAll That Remains
(Short) (very special thanks)
2014/IV
ThanksBirdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
(the filmmakers would like to thank)
2014
ThanksLust, Caution
(special thanks)
2007
ThanksBrokeback Mountain
(special thanks)
2005
RoleTitleYear
Self24 Horas Central
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 26 December 2020 (2020) ... Self
2020
SelfBreak It All: The History of Rock in Latin America
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - Una Nueva Era (2020) ... Self - La Represión (2020) ... Self - Música a Colores (2020) ... Self - Rock en Tu Idioma (2020) ... Self - Un Solo Continente (2020) ... Self Show all 6 episodes
2020
SelfEl cine a través de la música
(Documentary) Self
2019
SelfEncuentro en la Cúpula
(TV Series) Self - Performer
2016
SelfThe Art of Listening
(Documentary) Self
2016
SelfWild Shooting: Creating 'Wild Tales'
(Video documentary short) Self
2015
SelfLado Oberto
(TV Mini-Series) Self - Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Self
2013
SelfGrounded: Making the Last of Us
(Video documentary) Self
2013
SelfCisma
(Documentary) Self
2013
SelfPura Química
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Gustavo Santaolalla (2013) ... Self - Guest
2013
SelfGracias por venir, gracias por estar
(TV Series) Self - León Gieco/Nancy Dupláa (2012) ... Self
2012
SelfIconoclastas
(TV Series) Self - Santaolalla Matsuhisa (2012) ... Self
2012
SelfVivo en Argentina
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Gustavo Santaolalla (2011) ... Self - Guest
2011
SelfLos Goya 25 años
(TV Special documentary) Self - Nominee
2011
SelfEncuentro en el Estudio
(TV Series) Self - Performer - Gustavo Santaolalla (2010) ... Self - Performer
2010
Self¿Qué fue de tu vida?
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Gustavo Santaolalla (2010) ... Self - Guest
2010
SelfPotrero
(Documentary)
2009
SelfUnplugged
(TV Series documentary) Self - Musical Guest - Julieta Venegas (2008) ... Self - Musical Guest - Café Tacvba (1995) ... Self - Musical Guest
1995-2008
SelfCafé de los maestros
(Documentary) Self
2008
SelfJuanes: A Musical Journey
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2007
SelfLights! Action! Music!
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2007
SelfLa noche de los Oscar
(TV Special) Self - Interviewee
2007
SelfThe 79th Annual Academy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Winner
2007
SelfMusic from the Mountain
(Video documentary short)
2007
SelfQue sea rock
(Documentary) Self
2006
SelfLuciano Supervielle: El juego de la música
(TV Movie) Self
2006
SelfCorazón de...
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 6 March 2006 (2006) ... Self
2006
SelfThe 78th Annual Academy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Winner
2006
SelfLogo Movie Special: 'Brokeback Mountain'
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2005
Self21 Grams: In Fragments
(Video documentary short) Self
2004
SelfFestival Internacional de la Canción de Viña del Mar
(TV Series) Self - Musical Guest - Viña 1996: Noche 4 (1996) ... Self - Musical Guest (uncredited)
1996
SelfHasta que se ponga el sol
(Documentary) Self (as Arco Iris)
1973
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageUn ratico con Juanes
(TV Movie) Self
2007