Federico Jusid is an Argentinian-Spanish composer who lives and works between Madrid and Los Angeles. He has written the score for more than 60 feature films and over 30 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.
Other notable scores include Federico’s compositions for Neruda, Loving Pablo; Misconduct; Kidnap and 7 Years for which he was the executive producer and has premiered the theatrical version in Spain, France, Greece, Argentina and Mexico. He composed the score for the films, Life Itself, A Twelve Year Night and the animated miniseries Watership Down, for which he´s been nominated to an Emmy Award.
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.
His most recognised concert hall compositions include Tango Rhapsody, a piece for two pianos and symphony orchestra commissioned by the Tiempo-Lechner duo for its premiere at the Martha Argerich Project, which has been presented worldwide and will be performed by the Los Ángeles Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, at the Hollywood Bowl during 2020; Kinetic Overture, premiered by the RTVE Orchestra at the Monumental Theatre of Madrid; Bidaia, an accordion concerto dedicated to Iñaki Alberdi, that will be performed by the Philharmonic Orchestra of Buenos Aires at the Colon Theatre in August 2020; Extimité, commissioned by the Spanish National Center of Music, premiered in 2018 at the Reina Sofía Art Center in Madrid; Enigmas, commissioned by the University of Alcalá de Henares in its V Centenary; Finding Sarasate, premiered at the Pablo Sarasate Centenary Tribute Concert; Danza de Aldeanos, commissioned by the National Center for Music Promotion (CNDM) to commemorate the bicentenary of Prado Museum; and La Librería del Ingenioso Hidalgo, commissioned for the celebrations of the IV Centenary of Don Quijote.