Cyril Morin is a multi-faceted artist. Variety hails him as “a successful film composer,
producer and musician....” He has scored over 120 soundtracks and done orchestrations for
“I like to combine various sources of instruments, a mix of orchestra, traditional instruments
and electronics. This creates a lot of different textures,” he says.
His score for the critically acclaimed “Samsara” (directed by Pan Nalin with Christy Chung),
won honors at AFI and fests in Santa Barbara and Melbourne. The soundtrack continues to
sell internationally, garnering many dedicated fans, and has made Morin something of a cult
Morin’s many international accolades include two nods from the Auxerre International
Soundtrack festival for “The Syrian Bride” (Directed by Eran Riklis with Hiam Abbas) and
“Zaina” (with Simon Abkarian). He was nominated for a World Soundtrack Award and a
European Film Award, and his score for “Little Jerusalem” (directed by Karin Albou with Elsa
Zylberstein), which was screened at the Cannes Film Festival, earned him two awards.
He scored Pan Nalin’s “Valley of Flowers,” which won Best Jury Award at IFFLA LA. His
music for “That day,” directed by Jacob Berger, was called “a wonderfully varied and
evocative score...” by The Hollywood Reporter. Other projects include “Autumn” (directed
by Ra’up Mcgee and awarded in Newport Beach), “A Simple Heart” (the Flaubert
adaptation with Sandrine Bonnaire), “Ultimatum” (with Gaspard Uliel) and the Eran Riklis
“Human Resources” (with Mark Ivanir).
On the TV side, Morin has worked on political and historical films for Canal+ like “Operation
Turquoise” and “October 17th, 1961” (directed by Alain Tasma with Clotilde Coureau),
which was awarded the Emmy for best international TV film in 2006. His music from the TV
series “Mafiosa” (directed by Louis Choquette with Hélène Filières) a thriller for Canal+ was
He also worked on numerous international documentaries including “Ayurveda, Art of
Being” (awarded in Los Angeles at IFFLA). The feature documentary “Unmistaken Child”
(directed by Nati Baratz) earned him an award in Israel for best score – the film was also
honored in Boston, Fullframe, Riverun and recently aired on PBS).
Recently he composed the Tv series "Borgia " (by Tom Fontana, for Netflix), the Chinese
feature film "I do" (directed by Zhou Sun), the two last movies directed by Eran Riklis,
"Playoff" (with Danny Huston) and " Zaytoun" (with Steven Dorff), and the last two movies
of Pan Nalin “Faith Connection” (Netflix). and “Angry Indian Goddesses” (Netflix).
In addition to collaborating as orchestrator for a Madonna’s song “Paradise” off of her
album “Music,” he’s worked with multi-platinum French rapper Kerry James, a “Voice USA”
finalist. He also produced and composed for albums with Indian singer Vidya Rao (“Song for
Shunyata”) and U.S. act Zera Vaughan (“The New Seed”). Also a solo artist, Morin’s “The
Evolutionist” has been hailed a “cinematic journey” and “a beautiful fusion of sound” by critics.
Cyril Morin continues his musical journey, composing for production based in Indonesia,
Africa, Germany, France and in the US…