RaphaŽl Gesqua's professional career began in the video games industry, in the early 1990s, under his real name RaphaŽl Gesqua, after he was previously known in the middle of the 16-bit demoscene, under the Audiomonster pseudonym adopted in 1989.

The composer worked with game designers, such as Paul Cuisset, for whom he will arrange the soundtrack of the video game Flashback, for the Commodore Amiga, in 1992. The game has remained best world selling French videogame ever for many years.

He also worked twice with Pierre Adane, creator, among other things, of the Top Spin video games series, and for which he composed the soundtracks of Snow Bros video game, for Commodore Amiga, in 1991 (whose output is canceled at the last time for legal reasons), and in 1993, for Mr. Nutz, the platform video game, for Super Nintendo, Sega Mega Drive / Genesis and Nintendo Gameboy, which was a great success and went out of stock, just days after its release.

Collaboration with Paul Cuisset also continues immediately, and the composer entirely composed and arranged the video game musics for Shaq-Fu (featuring the famous basketball player Shaquille O'Neal), Fade to Black (direct sequel to Flashback), and Moto Racer, as a sound director of company Delphine Software International.  Fade to Black and Moto Racer also got, in addition to their music, their sound effects entirely made by Gesqua. Again, "Moto Racer" has remained best world selling French videogame ever for several years.

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Collaboration with Paul Cuisset also continues immediately, and the composer entirely composed and arranged the video game musics for Shaq-Fu (featuring the famous basketball player Shaquille O'Neal), Fade to Black (direct sequel to Flashback), and Moto Racer, as a sound director of company Delphine Software International. Fade to Black and Moto Racer also got, in addition to their music, their sound effects entirely made by Gesqua. Again, "Moto Racer" has remained best world selling French videogame ever for several years.

After the Delphine Software period, Gesqua resumed its status as an independent composer, and created the original music, sound effects, and even voices for many titles, like Marvel Super Heroes 3D, Code Lyoko, Horse Life, the DodoGo! series, Pop Island, the Cocoto series, and many other titles.

Pop Island soundtrack (Odenis Studio) earned him a nomination for Milthon 2009 awards, for Best Soundtrack.[citation needed]

He also composed the music for Glory Days and Glory Days 2, for which he won two nominations on the IGN site, in 2007, for Best Soundtrack, facing The Legend of Zelda - Phantom Hourglass, the Nintendo game.

From 2003, Gesqua began his career in movies, and met then worked with several directors, such as Fabrice Blin, Thomas Lesourd, Christophe Monier, or Julien Maury, from the directors duo Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo, with whom he worked twice on his shorts, then compose the soundtrack for the first film of the duo, namely Inside (A l'intťrieur), the horror film presented at Cannes Film Festival in 2007, and starring Beatrice Dalle, Alysson Paradis, and Nicolas Duvauchelle, among others.

This first experience resulted in a failure, producers rejecting the composer's work.

The second collaboration will be the good one, and in 2010/2011, Gesqua signs his first soundtrack for a feature film, with the Livid (Livide) film, produced by La Fabrique 2, and released in theaters in France, on December 7, 2011.

In 2013, the composer worked again with director Fabrice Blin, for his film documentary "Super 8 Madness", about the genesis of Super 8 horror films in France. Also at the beginning of 2013, the composer also has composed the soundtrack of a new English videogame licence, "Nimnims" from Mickim Games.

In 2014, he worked again, also, with directors Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo, for their film "Among the Living" / "Aux Yeux des Vivants". The critical reception reserved for the film's music were excellent, in the United States first, through the SXSW Austin, Texas, where the film was rated in the top 10 of the event by the famous "Fangoria", and frequently praised by music critics who attended the screening. Parallel to the film's release, a digital and CD version of the soundtrack has been released by MovieScore Media and Kronos Records resepctively.  The composer returned to work again with the duo of directors for their upcoming segment of the USA's "ABCs of Death 2" feature film.
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