She graduated from Flute and Piccolo at the above-mentioned conservatoire. She graduated from the Royal Academy of Music (London 1997- 2001) in the Media and Applied Music Course. She studied under Nick Ingman (Matrix Reloaded, Lara Croft Tomb Raider, Shakespeare in Love), Rick Wentworth (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Lara Croft Tomb Raider) and James Brett (X-Men, The Island). Throughout her career she composed original music for a variety of formats, and a couple of years ago she started to write soundtracks for one of the best selling game franchises: Need for Speed – Hot Pursuit (EA Games), Burnout Crash (EA Games), Need for Speed – Most Wanted (EA Games). She also freelances in London and Los Angeles as a Senior Sound Designer, Supervising Sound Editor, Media Composer, Music Editor, Location Sound Mixer and Recording Engineer and Mixer. She has been working along side Oscar winning directors Walter Salles (On The Road), Guillermo Del Toro (Hellboy 2, Pan’s Labyrinth), Tim Burton (Sweeney Todd), Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu (Babel, 21 Grams, Biutiful), David Yates (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix) Stephen Frears (Cheri) and Kevin Reynolds (Robin Hood, Tristan & Isolde) and award winning actors including Robert Pattinson, Garrett Hedlund, Tom Sturridge, Ralph Fiennes and Javier Bardem. Vanesa is Company Director and Creative Director at Tate Post, a post-production studio based in Soho, London, which she set up with business partner Dominique Devoucoux in 2005. She is also Need for Speed franchise audio director. For more info about Tate Post feel free to visit www.tatepost.co.uk or www.facebook.com/tatepost Read more on Last.fm.
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