Since 2001 Stéphane Orlando is providing film music for the Royal Film Archive of Belgium (Cinematek).
In this capacity as accompanist, he experienced the important principles involved with creating sound to fit an image thus responding to the needs of the drama or theme of the film.
Today, he composes and conduct his music for long and short features or documentaries.
Stéphane Orlando has a strong knowledge of classical, jazz and traditional music, and he enjoys using all the expressive possibilities of the instruments in refined orchestrations.
Former President of the Belgian Society for Musical Analysis, he is the current President of the Belgian Composers Forum.
Silences et Eternité, Lestrappistines de Chimay, a documentary by EmmanuelAllaer, Jean-Michel Dehon and Joël Leclercq (RTBF, 2018)
Au soleil de la colo, Jean-Michel Leheu, 2014
Fin de siècle, UCL, 2002
Johnny la trouille, Maxime Pistorio, 2012
Conocer, Alejandra Canales, 2006
Yalniz, Laurent Thurin-Nal, 2015
Table Talk, Daniel Locus, 2009
Leopold, Roi des Belges, Mad Cat studio, animated film by Cédric Vandresse (ARTE, 2018)
Hold Duck, Thomas Delache, Maxime Vannienschoot, Joao Batista, 2007
Silent film (piano, duo, trio or orchestra)
More than 500 silent films accompanied for the Royal Film Archives of Brussels and many other cultural centers, including :
The Kid, Charlie Chaplin
Jeanne d’Arc, Carl Theodor Dreyer
Battleship Potemkine, Sergeï Eisenstein
The Fall of the House of Usher, Jean Epstein
Sherlock Jr, Buster Keaton
The Général, Buster Keaton
Metropolis, Fritz Lang
Safety Last, Harold Lloyd
Sunrise, Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau
Mother, Vsevolod Pudovkine
The little match seller, Jean Renoir
The Merry Widow, Erich von Stroheim
The Man with a Camera, Dziga Vertov
The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari, R. Wiene