Cyril Morin

Cyril Morin is a multi-award winning composer, who has scored over 130 soundtracks for both film and television. He is re-known throughout the international press for his long lasting "multiple talents (Variety)".

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Cyril Morin
Blois, France
Nationalité française
Profession Composer

His score for the critically acclaimed "Samsara" (directed by Pan Nalin), won honors at AFI and festivals in Santa Barbara and Melbourne. The soundtrack continues to be a hit internationally, garnering many dedicated fans, and has made Morin something of a cult composer.

He was nominated for a World Soundtrack Award and a European Film Award for "The Syrian Bride", and his score for "Little Jerusalem" (directed by Karin Albou with Elsa Zylberstein), which screened during Critics week at the Cannes Film Festival, earning him two awards. His music for "That Day," directed by Jacob Berger, was cited as being "a wonderfully varied and evocative score..." by The Hollywood Reporter. Other projects include "A Simple Heart" (the Flaubert adaptation with Sandrine Bonaire), "Ultimatum" (with Gaspard Uliel) and the Eran Riklis's "Human Resources Manager" (with Mark Ivanir), which won Best Score in Vallaloid, Spain.

Morin has also worked on numerous TV features, documentaries and the critically acclaimed series "Mafiosa" (directed by Louis Choquette with Hélène Filières) and "Borgia" (directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel , a Tom Fontana series).

Recently, he scored Zhou Sun's "I Do" (with Li Bingbing), and also Eran Riklis's "Playoff" (with Danny Huston) and "Zaytoun" (with Steven Dorff), which screened at the Toronto film festival, AFI and London film festivals. Zaytoun's score get a nomination for the Jerry Goldsmith Awards.

Since the 90's, Morin has also produced over 30 albums, soundtracks and solo albums for his label, Massive Music. He has also orchestrated songs for Madonna, Mirwais, Kery James and the Indian singer Vidya Rao. Also a solo artist, Morin's "The Evolutionist" has been hailed a "cinematic journey" and "a beautiful fusion of sound" by critics.

Cyril Morin is doing his directorial and producer debut. He directed "The Application Café", a short film shot in the California desert, which touches upon the American myth.

In 2012, he wrote and directed The Activist, a thriller about American political unrest regarding the Native Americans at Wounded Knee. Released in 2014, the film won awards at the Sedona, Tenerife, and Red Nation film festivals. It also received two Henri Langlois awards in France. The Activist was named one of the top 10 essential Native American films by Indian Country Today.

In 2015, he released Hacker's Game, a love story between two hackers, starring Pom Klementieff (Old Boy, Spike Lee, Guardian of the Galaxy2) and Chris Schellenger (The Canyons, Paul Schrader). This film swept the Indie Fest Film Awards with four wins. His next film, NY84, was released in 2016. Inspired by the artists and music of the 1980s, the film looks at the beginnings of the AIDS crisis in New York.

In 2017, Cyril Morin's "An American Trilogy" (3 features about 3 American tragedies) will be released worldwide on Blu-Ray, along with a documentary to provide an amazing and in- depth look at the filmmaker's concept behind the project.

In 2017 He is jury member of [Festival de l'Ecrit à l'écran].

In 2018, a new version called "Hacker's Game Redux" of his 2015 film was released, featuring Pom Klementieff, Chris Schellenger and Ross Butler. Cyril Morin composed also the music of several movies like "Desrances" (directed by Apolline Traore - London Film Festival) and the Indonesian film "Love All" about the life of Olympic winner Susi Susanti. A new jazz solo Album "New dawn" was also released that year.

2019, several solo album are released, one based on the "Ayurveda" medicine (released in 2001) and a "music conrète" experience called "Il Crea Tura. Several music and script are now on the tracks.




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Récompenses et Nominations



  • THE ACTIVIST Best Movie, Henri Langlois awards, Prize of the International Press (2015) Won Best Movie, Henri Langlois awards, Prize of the Cinema Students (2015) Won Best Movie, Sedona Film Festival (2014) Won Best Actress, Red Nation Film Festival (2014) Won Best Movie, Tenerife Naturman Film Festival, Spain (2014) Won Best movie, Indian Film Festival, Stuttgart (2014) Nominated Best movie, American Indian Movie Award (2013) Nominated
    HACKER'S GAME Best Movie, Indie Fest Film Awards (2015)Won Best Art Direction, Indie Fest Film Awards (2015) Won Best Score, Indie Fest Film Awards (2015) Won Best Song, Indie Fest Film Awards (2015) Won Best Film, Director, Tenerife International Film Festival (2015) Nominated Best producer, Best Score, Tenerife International Film Festival (2015) Nominated
    NY84 Best Movie, Big Apple Film Festival NY (2016) Nominated Best Movie, Saint Louis Film Festival (2016) Nominated Best Movie, Henri Langlois Awards (2017) selection
    THE APPLICATION CAFE USA Movie Awards (2013) Finalist Holly short Film Festival (2012) Nominated Short Film Corner, Cannes Film Festival (2013)

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Liens externes

  • Portail du cinéma français
  • Portail de la musique
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