about me

Multi-award winning composer Marcel Barsotti is an impressive and extraordinary talent who creates powerful individual film scores and electronic music that expand the possibilities of storytelling. The composer is known for a wide range of international projects, from the impressive highly awarded international drama La Línea Imaginaria (2023), to the acclaimed Constantin Production Pope Joan (2009) and The Miracle of Bern (2003), the dystopian thriller Forgiveness (2022), to the well-known Warner family entertainment comedies Jesus Loves Me (2012) and The Return of the Racing Pig (2006), to the most successful german documentary Germany. A Summer`s fairytale (2006) and the international fantasy movie The Bible Code (2008).

Barsotti‘s numerous more than 80 wins & nominations include the Bristol Independent Film Festival Award, German Record Critics Award, Rome & Madrid International Movie Award, New York Cinematography Award, Goldspire International Film Award, Atlantis Moondance Award, nominations at the Cannes World Film Festival, International Sound & Film Music Festival, Next Generation Indie Film Awards, Global Film Festival Los Angeles, German Television Award, German Film Academy Award, German Film Critics Award, German Music Authors Award and more than 40 other international credits.

Since 1995 Barsotti has composed the scores for more than 100 national and international movies & commercials. During these years he worked with famous directors and producers like Sönke Wortmann, Günter Rohrbach, Caroline Link, Luc Besson-Production, Carl Schenkel, Josée Dayan, Eberhard Junkersdorf and Hark Bohm.

From 1982 – 1988 he studied composition, piano, conducting and clarinet at the Conservatory of Munich in Germany. He is also contributing to the worldwide ethnic Sample Library Ethno World. In 2017 he founded the production music company Tunesformovies. In 2022 Barsotti starts a career as a music video director and received several wins like the International Singapore Competition Award & the London Movie Award.

From 2019 – 2022 Barsotti released his first electronic solo albums Transpicuous, Earth & YOX, as well as the orchestral cycle Americana, all of which were placed in the Spotify charts/playlists for several months and became very popular with numerous listeners and millions of streams of his more than 30  Soundtracks. In 2023 Barsotti started with his first orchestral concert tour.

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