|Birth name||Kelvin J Galloza|
|Born||September 1, 1987|
Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
Kelvin Galloza (born September 1, 1987) is an American/Puerto Rican composer, musician and producer, known for his films, television and video game scores. Galloza is known for his original music for ad campaigns for films such as The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Spider-Man: Far From Home. He has been awarded a special recognition award by the municipality of Aguada, Puerto Rico. Galloza has also been involved in productions for the Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson . Galloza joined the Board of Directors for the International Film Festival Enfoque  in 2019 and has since introduced the Best Film Score Award to the festival.
As a producer he has worked alongside many Grammy Award-winning producers such as Tom Weir and JJ Blair.
Life and career
Kelvin was born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico and raised between New Jersey and Puerto Rico. Both his mother Maria and his late father Teofilo are both Puerto Rican. He is the youngest of 6 siblings. He began music lessons at a young age and went to graduate from University of California, Los Angeles Music for Media program. Growing up, he was always interested in the film industry, taking videocameras and making short films with his neighborhood friends and then scoring them.
Shortly after arriving in Los Angeles, Galloza met John McCarty, son of Clifford McCarty (McCarty, one of the most respected authorities in the field of film music for more than half a century) who encourage him to pursue a career in the industry. He began as an assistant for several Hollywood composers. Shortly after he got to score the short film Aden's Route (2009) and later landing the first blockbuster spot for Jonah Hex.
In 2011, he was hired to make the premier trailer music for the video game Rayman Origins, where he had to integrate ethnic voices and instruments. Later he met filmmaker Faith Granger and got involved in her film Deuce of Spades as a composer for additional music with which went on to win over 7 awards including best picture at the Automoto Film Festival.In the same year his music traveled around the world to the production of Mijn vader is een detective: De wet van 3 and its sequel The Battle (2012) where he served as an additional composer.
In 2014/15, he took a shot at the horror movie world working on films such as Tice (short film) and feature film Classroom 6 directed by Brazilian Jonas Odenheimer. This year he also joined Emmy Award winning film and TV composer Rich Dickerson and together went on to score several cartoon shows for studios such as Spindo TV, ABC Learning and Fox Studios.
Galloza has been announced to compose the film score for the upcoming film Say Goodbye, directed by Aaron Carlson and written by Chuck Lawson, set to release in October 2020 and Escape Inutil set to release in 2021.
Film, TV and digital series
|2009||Aden's Route||Jennifer Pattison||Short Film|
|2009||Jungle Lights||Cameron Thomas||Short Film|
|2010||Jonah Hex||Jimmy Hayward||N/A|
|2010||Elimination||Juan Carlos Vargas||N/A|
|2010||The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader||Michael Apted||N/A|
|2011||Deuce of Spades||Faith Granger||N/A|
|2011||Mijn vader is een detective: De wet van 3||Will Wissink||Nederland|
|2012||Mijn vader is een detective: The Battle||Will Wissink||Nederland|
|2012||Wholly Guacamole||David Alan Ruben||Short Film|
|2013||Galactic Sandbox||Matthew S. Rodgers||N/A|
|2013||No Time To Sleep (Russell Wilson)||Matthew S. Rodgers||N/A|
|2014||Tice||Kathryn Mallinson||Short Film|
|2014||Zane and the Steampunk Riders||Bob Holmes||N/A|
|2014||Humboldt Hillbillies||Animax Entertainment||N/A|
|2015||Classroom 6||Jonas Odenheimer||N/A|
|2015||The Flower Robber||Hassan Shoob||N/A|
|2015||20th Century Fox Christmas Special||Rich Dickerson||N/A|
|2015||Norman & Murphy||ABC Learning||N/A|
|2015||Detention 7||Rich Cando||N/A|
|2016||Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice||Zack Snyder||N/A|
|2017||The Current War: Director's Cut||Alfonso Gomez-Rejon||N/A|
|2018||The Judgment of Kyle Noble||Danilo Dayani||N/A|
|2019||Spider-Man: Far from Home||Jon Watts||N/A|
|2019||The Gift of Friendship||Emanuel Lopez, Alexis O. Mendez||Short Film|
|2019||Ashanti||Carolina Roman||Short Film|
|2019||The Outrider||Aaron Carlson||N/A|
|2020||Los Bandidos||Fran Mendez||Short Film|
|2020||Cafe con Lluvia||Emanuel Lopez||Short Film|
|2020||Say Goodbye||Aaron Carlson||N/A|
|2021||Escape Inutil||Eb Alers||N/A|
- "Kelvin Galloza on Moviebuff.com". Moviebuff.com. Retrieved 2020-02-09.
- Russ Wilson[citation to reliable source, print or e, goes here]
- "ENFOQUE International Film Festival". ENFOQUE Film Fest... Retrieved 2020-02-09.
- Noble, Barnes &. "Classroom 6". Barnes & Noble. Retrieved 2020-02-09.
- Filmcourage (2015-10-10). "I Always Find Serenity Through Cinema by CLASSROOM 6 Filmmaker Jonas Odenheimer - Now on iTunes!". Film Courage. Retrieved 2020-02-09.
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