Works

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Animation

Family Composer

September 2019

Made in 24 hours as part of the 24 hour film competition, Family is a short animation in the style of a comical "70s family sitcom" opening.

Clingy Composer

September 2019

Clingy is an animated short by Jay Gabriel about a joyous piece of gum that unfortunately becomes abandoned.

Aware Sound Designer

September 2019

Aware is an animated short by Minha Song about the experience of anesthetic through the lens of a creature that does not understand what's happening.

Fishing Minigame Composer and Sound Designer

September 2019

Chelsea Li's Fishing Minigame is a short animation in the style of a video game.

Searching Composer

April—May 2019

Unreleased animated film by Vincent De La Torre.

Teaser for Untitled film Composer

April—May 2019

Teaser for Alex Vvedenskiy's animation. Shown exclusively at the CalArts 2019 Carter Animation Open Show.

Luvsick Trailer Composer

April 2019

Trailer for Stephanie Snider's animation Luvsick. Shown exclusively at the CalArts 2019 Carter Animation Open Show.

Negative 1001 Knights Teaser Composer

April 2019

Teaser for Nahla Hambazaza's film Negative 1001 Knights. It was shown exclusively at the CalArts 2019 Character Animation Open Show.

Mahou Shouject Trailer Composer

April 2019

The trailer for Baguette Productions USA's new film was shown exclusively at the CalArts 2019 Character Animation Open Show.

1951 Composer

April 2019

Jay Lee's 1951 follows a story of children during the Korean War. The film premiered at the CalArts 2019 Character Animation Open Show.

Paper Trail Composer

March—April 2019

Matt Herring's Paper Trail is a mystery about missing newspapers and the kid who goes out to hunt them down. It was premiered at the CalArts 2019 Character Animation Open Show.

Willow Composer

March—April 2019

Willow, by Noah Dean, is a wild journey that can't quite be summarized in a description like this. It was premiered at the alArts 2019 Character Animation Open Show.

Turkey and Mouse Composer

February—April 2019

Vivian Le's Tutkey and mouse is a Christmas tale about a hungry mouse trying to get some food from a greedy turkey. It was shown at the CalArts 2019 Character Animation Open Show.

Spring Herald Composer

February—April 2019

Curie Lu's Spring Herald takes viewers on a journey of the coming of springtime through a girl riding a dragon on a fantastic fantasy environment. It was shown at the CalArts 2019 Character Animation Open Show and at the CalArts 2019 Producer's show as part of the producer's show selection.

Pour La France Composer

February—April 2019

Vincent Chansard's Pour La France is an animated short that takes place in France during 1871. It is about the provisionary French Government's assault to take back Paris.

My Roomate's a Vampire! Composer

January—April 2019

En Nelson-Correia's short is about accepting yourself for who you are through a vampire introducing herself to her new roomate. It premiered at the CalArts 2019 Character Animation Open Show.

Cravings Composer

January—April 2019

Kim McMahon's cravings is a horror short about a girl who sees herself going through a terrifying transformation. It premiered at the CalArts 2019 Character Animation Open Show.

Brain Composer

April 2018

Brain is a 30 second animation by Nahla Hambazaza about the infective nature of bullying on schoolchildren. It was created for the United Nations #HeForShe movement.

Yes Exit Composer, Additional Sound Design

March—April 2018

Nahla Hambazaza's animation Brain is about self-realization and impressions told through a surrealistic nature. It was created as a yearly film for CalArts character animation program and was premiered in the CalArts 2018 Character Animation Open Show.

Abu Composer, Additional Sound Design

February—April 2018

Abu is a two-and-a-half minute animation by Brenda Kleinman. It is about a young girl who is trying to save her grandfather from death but finds herself in a fantasty world while doing so. It was created as a yearly film for CalArts and shown in the CalArts 2018 Character Animation Open Show.

The Little King Composer

February—April 2018

Claire Carter's The Little King is a two-and-a-half minute animation about a young boy who became a king at too early of an age. It was created as a yearly film for CalArts and shown in the CalArts 2018 Character Animation Open Show.

In The Woods Composer

January—April 2018

In The Woords is a one-and-a-half minute animation by Matthew Herring about an explorer destroying nature through his greed. It was created as a yearly film for CalArts and shown in the CalArts 2018 Character Animation Open Show.

I Got Arrested in South Korea? Composer, Sound Designer

September 2017

I Got Arrested In South Korea? is a one-minute animation by Brenda Kleinman that tells a partially-true story about sunbathing in South Korea.

Cotton Eye Joe Anime Opening Composer

September 2017

Cotton Eye Joe Anime Opening is a one-minute 30 second animation by Nahla Hambazaza that mimics the style of an anime opening to tell the story of Cotton Eye Joe with some twists.

Very Mary Christmas! Sound Designer

January—April 2017

Minha Song's animation Very Mary Christmas! is a one-and-a-half minute animation about a man who makes a wish and finds himself tumbling through a wild series of events. It was created as a yearly film for CalArts and shown in the CalArts 2017 Character Animation Open Show.

Bedhead Composer, Sound Designer

January—April 2017

Brenda Klienman's animation Bedhead is a one-and-a-half minute animation about a girl being attacked by her own hair late one night. It was created as a yearly film for CalArts and shown in the CalArts 2017 Character Animation Open Show.

Games and Interactive Experiences

Inflexion Programmer, Sound Designer

August 2019

Inflexoin follows the story of a robot taking a robot factory hostage in a dyatopian near-future. It was created as an entry in the 2019 GMTK game jam, where individuals and teams had 48 hours to make a video game from scratch all the way to publication.

Artificial Inheretance Composer

March—May 2019

Directed by Anna Grossman, Artificial Inheretance is a virtual reality experience that transports players into a digital world where they can steal peoples' identities through voice.

MASH Additional Music Composer, Programmer, Audio Integrator

January—May 2019

Mash is a fun live mashup music making game where two players work together to merge popular songs, creating new creations. Berardo wrote additional music to play under the known tracks to keep them flowing together. The game was made in the CalArts Game Makers Club Admin Team.

Witch's Daughter Executive Producer

January—May 2019

Witch's Daughter was created by a team of students in the CalArts Game Makers Club 2019 Spring Semester. The player explores a procedurally-generated world filled with monsters and mystery.

The Buckaroo With No Name vs. Mr Sleaze: A Fistfull of Water and Vengeance! Executive Producer

January—May 2019

This game was created by a team of students in the CalArts Game Makers Club 2019 Spring Semester. It is a puzzle game about a cowboy who is stuck in quicksand and must lasso to his boot.

Iris Executive Producer

January—May 2019

Iris was created by a team of students in the CalArts Game Makers Club 2019 Spring Semester. It is a platformer that takes place in a post-apocalyptic world.

Georgia Executive Producer

January—May 2019

Georgia was created by a team of students in the CalArts Game Makers Club 2019 Spring Semester. It is a narrative game following a truck driver's 5-day delivery.

I Am Not Here - Demo Composer, Programmer, Audio Integration and Implementation

September—December 2018

I Am Not Here is an upcoming 3D Side-Scrolling game about a ghost trying to find its way back to its grave late one night. The ghost must use its poltergeist powers to navigate the terrain and avoid evil librarians on their nightly watch. The music, which was implemented through Wwise, is fully dynamic and highly responsive to the player’s actions. In Addition to music, Berardo also was the game's lead peogrammer. The game was made in the CalArts Game Makers Club Admin Team.

Starlight Executive Producer

September—December 2018

Starlight was created by a team of students in the CalArts Game Makers Club 2018 Fall Semester. It is a narrative game that takes place in a post-apocalyptic world where you meet its former inhabitants.

Story of the Lightning Bugs Executive Producer

September—December 2018

Story of the Lightning Bugs was created by a team of students in the CalArts Game Makers Club 2018 Fall Semester. It is a narrative game where the player meets people possesed by "lightning bugs".

Dungeons and Dating Executive Producer

September—December 2018

Dungeons and Dating was created by a team of students in the CalArts Game Makers Club 2018 Fall Semester. It is a dating sim where, when the dates go wrong, the party has to fight monsters.

Cloud City Executive Producer

September—December 2018

Cloud City was created by a team of students in the CalArts Game Makers Club 2018 Fall Semester. It is a dating sim where the main character comes across a city in the clouds filled with unique characters.

KnightOut Audio Implementation, Additional Music

July—September 2018

KnightOut is a medival-themed game where players build forts and castles with defences in an attempt to fend off other players. The music was implemented with Wwise to support an exciting and dynamic soundtrack that keeps up to the wild gameplay. The game will be available on both the Nintendo Switch and on PC.

You Wanna Pizza Me? Composer, Sound Designer

August 2018

You Wanna Pizza Me? is a game that was made in 72 hours for the Ludum Dare 42 game jam entry. The player plays as a pizza delivery person and has to beat up other pizza delivery people to steal their pizzas and deliver the pizzas to houses.

Desolation Composer

July 2018—Present

Desolation is a Portal 2 mod being developed by Emberspark Games. The game takes place in the same universe as Portal 2 and is set on the same timeline as the original games. The release date is currently unknown.

Art Theif Composer

October—December 2018

Art Theif is a point-and-click adventure video game made by a ten person team under the CalArts Game Makers Club. It follows the story of a young new security guard, Olive, who has to explore a magical museum to find a thief who stole many of the museum's paintings. The game was featured on the front page of itch.io for a couple weeks shortly after its release.

Abyss Composer

July 2017—Present

Abyss is a Portal 2 mod being developed by Team Abyss. Abyss is set in a parallel version of Portal 2's world. The release date is currently unknown.

Film

WAITING FOR LEGROS 2: THE EYE OF THE TIGER Additional Composer

June 2019

Two victorian ladies face it off in Waherhouse 9's film "WAITING FOR LEGROS 2: THE EYE OF THE TIGER". Berardo wrote upbeat rock music to be played at the end of the film.

Our Mother's Wake Composer

Febuary 2018

Our Mother's Wake is a short film directed by Marley Townsend about two siblings coping with their mother’s death by arguing over a fishbowl. The film was shown at CalArts Bijou Fest 2018.

4th Period Composer, Sound Designer

January 2017

4th Period is a short film directed and filmed Lilia Pretto about anxiety and conformity in modern school systems. The film was shown at CalArts Bijou Fest 2017.

Daddy's Doll Composer

January 2017

Daddy's Doll is a short film directed and filmed Lilia Pretto about loss of innocence through abuse. The film was shown at CalArts Bijou Fest 2017.

The Child's Game Composer, Sound Designer

October 2016

The Child's Game is a short film directed and filmed Lilia Pretto that tells the story of someone’s encounter with the “black-eyed children”. The film was shown at CalArts Bijou Fest 2017.