Mateo Messina (Matt Messina) is a television, film and symphony composer. His work includes many shorts as well as "Juno" (2007). Mateo Messina’s style of songwriting and composition has earned him accolades. He has received numerous film score awards, including the Festival Tous Courts in France for The Freak, One Reel Film Festival for Terra, and ASCAP Awards. Messina’s recent features include Stardust Pictures film "L!fe Happens," which premiered at the LA Film Festival June 14, 2011.