Tiannan Cai 蔡天楠


    Film Composer



    Music Director of Movement Music Productions, Inc.

    Movement Music Productions好莱坞配乐公司音乐总监


    Faculty at the Academy of Art University

    Music Production & Sound Design for Visual Media


  • Biography


    Tiannan Cai, award-winning composer, music producer, multi-instrumentalist, founder & music director of Movement Music Productions. His music in multiple capacities with many different music styles, from film scoring, classical, and avant-garde to pop, jazz, and Chinese traditional music. He is also very accomplished in music technology, both hardware, and software: an imperative in today's world.


    In recent years, Tiannan has scored an impressive number of films, animations, and video games. He has conducted and recorded his music at Warner Brothers Eastwood Scoring Stage, The Village Studios, EastWest Studios, Capitol Studios, and Paramount Recording Studios in Los Angeles.


    Tiannan’s film and animation credits include “One Hundred Thousand Bad Jokes 2”; "Amnesia", which Produced by Jackie Chan; “Mission Quandary”, which nominated for the 39th Montreal World Film Festival; His score for animation “Soul Land (DouLuo DaLu)” received 2 awards of China International Cartoon & Game EXPO. His score for the movie "Love is Color Blind” wins 9 International Film Festival awards; He has worked with Director Mike Johnson (Nominated for the 77th Oscar for Best Animated Feature) for Chinese-American Co-producing animation “Ping-Pong Rabbit”; Animation "The Brilliance of Time" by the production team of "Big Fish & Begonia". Tiannan also composed the opening theme for Coloroom Pictures that produces “Ne Zha”, which is the top-grossing Chinese animated film in 2019.


    Tiannan’s video game scores include DreamWorks Animation game: “DreamWorks Most Wanted''; Steam VR video game "Star Dust" nominated for 2016 Golden Plume Award; Tencent Games: “Dragon Nest 2”; NetEase Games: “Justice Online''; Perfect World Games: “Shadow of Nyog'', IGG Games: "Kingdoms Mobile''. His other works include: LG Electronics Commercial; Fantawild amusement park music; ceremony of 2nd Silk Road International Film Festival;


    Tiannan’s music is performed in concert by Orchestras worldwide, such as Pacific Symphony in Orange County, Dream Orchestra in Los Angeles, and Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra in China. As a music director, Tiannan is producing and orchestrating for the World of Warcraft Music Festival by Blizzard Entertainment, which will premiere in June 2021.


    Tiannan graduated from the University of Southern California with Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television, and holds an MFA in Music Production from the Academy of Art University. Early in his career, Tiannan served as Orchestrator & Music Producer for film composer Heitor Pereira: “Despicable Me 3”, “the Angry Birds Movie” at Remote Control Productions, which was founded by Hans Zimmer who is recognized as one of Hollywood’s most innovative musical talents. Tiannan is on the faculty of Academy of Art University, teaching orchestration in the Music Production for Visual Media Department.


    蔡天楠,Movement Music Productions 好莱坞配乐制作公司作曲家、音乐总监。美国旧金山艺术大学Academy of Art University音乐制作系教授。


    他曾多次与国内外著名电影公司合作,创作了大量优质的作品。作曲风格多样:从浪漫的抒情曲风到大气磅礴的史诗风格,乃至幽柔婉转的民族风格,尤其擅长大型管弦乐的配乐与编曲。曾多次在洛杉矶好莱坞的著名电影配乐录音公司如:华纳兄弟公司、派拉蒙录音公司、EastWest 录音公司、Capitol RecordsThe Village Studios,录制自己的配乐作品。并多次与好莱坞著名管弦乐队,如Pacific Symphony、洛杉矶Dream Orchestra等合作。他的音乐作品专辑更是在全球100多个国家发行。


    蔡天楠自幼学习钢琴,小提琴以及作曲。毕业于南加州大学电影音乐作曲系。在美留学期间,跟随著名作曲家Bruce Broughton(奥斯卡最佳配乐提名,24次艾美奖提名)学习作曲。随后加入导师Christopher Young音乐工作室(电影《蜘蛛侠3》、《大闹天宫》作曲)。2015年加入著名配乐作曲家 Hans Zimmer 的 Remote Control Productions 电影音乐工作室,成为旗下配器师、音乐制作人。参与制作好莱坞电影神偷奶爸 3》,《愤怒的小鸟大电影》, 抢劫坚果店2


    蔡天楠的主要电影、动画配乐作品有:《十万个冷笑话2》大电影配乐;为电影 《Mission Quandary》 配乐,并且成功入围第 39 界蒙特利尔国际电影节的World Competition 主竞赛单元;参与由国际巨星成龙监制的电影《我是谁2015》的配乐工作,担任配器职务;为电影《Love is Color Blind》作曲,获得9大欧美国际电影节的奖项;电影《Arctic Night》作曲;与Mike Johnson(奥斯卡最佳导演提名)合作,为电影《Ping-Pong Rabbit》作曲。为B&T大鱼海棠团队的动画《时间的光辉》创作配乐;担任企鹅影视出品大型动画《斗罗大陆》音乐总监;为腾讯视频史诗巨制《武庚纪》配乐;为中国首部3D 仙侠动画《太乙仙魔录》配乐;为光线传媒彩条屋影业电影设计logo音乐等。


    蔡天楠的游戏配乐作品有:暴雪娱乐《魔兽世界》音乐节;梦工厂工作室和创梦天地《梦工厂大冒险》;网易游戏《逆水寒》;腾讯和盛趣游戏《龙之谷2》;完美世界游戏《旧日传说》;IGG游戏《王者天下》;Steam VR 游戏《星尘:地球之书》配乐,获 2016 金翎奖。他的其他作品有:第二届丝绸之路国际电影节闭幕式音乐制作;华强方特主题公园配乐,等等。

  • 专辑发行


    Magical Legend (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)


    After Us

    “After Us ”游戏音乐原声全球发行

    Original Soundtrack for Video Game "After us"

    Stardust (Original Game Score)

    Stardust 游戏原声带

    JinDong Impressions


    A Wonderful Flower (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

    A Wonderful Flower 原声带

  • Recent Activities




    World of Warcraft Music Festival, Music Director


    Scoring “DreamWorks Most Wanted”


    电影《Arctic Night》配乐

    Music for "Arctic Night"


    Scoring for One Hundred Thousand Bad Jokes 2


    Music Director of Animation "Soul Land"


    NetEase Game: "Justice Online"


    Scoring for Animation "The Brilliance of Time"


    Scoring for 3D Animation "Wugeng Legend"


    Scoring for 3D Animation "Magical Legend"


    Steam VR game "Star Dust"





    Scoring for mobile game "Kingdoms Mobile"

    Scoring for mobile game "Divine Soul"

    Scoring for mobile game "Justified"


    Composing for the remarkable event: China unveiled its first large passenger jet: C919



    Scoring for 2nd Silk Road International Film Festival


  • Experience 经历

    Movement Music Productions, Inc. 配乐制作公司音乐总监;



    Music Director of Movement Music Productions, Inc.

    Founder of Tiannan Cai Music Studio.


    Scoring for Films and Animations

    · 电影《Arctic Night》配乐。

    Scoring for Feature film "Arctic Night".


    · 彼岸天B&T大鱼海棠团队动画《时间的光辉》配乐。

    Scoring for "The Brilliance of Time" by Production team of "Big Fish & Begonia"


    · 光线传媒彩条屋影业logo音乐设计。

    Composed opening theme for Coloroom Pictures LOGO


    · 企鹅影视出品2018玄幻动画《斗罗大陆》音乐总监。

    Music director of animation "Soul Land"


    · 2017《十万个冷笑话2》大电影配乐。

    Scoring for movie “One Hundred Thousand Bad Jokes 2”



    Music for Animation "God Trouble Me" trailer


    · 电视剧《红》作曲。

    Scoring for TV series "the Red"


    ·为电影《Love is Color Blind》作曲,获得9大欧美国际电影节的奖项。

    Scoring for the movie "Love is Color Blind” wins 9 International Film Festival awards


    · 腾讯动漫出品《蓝漠的花》配乐,主题曲创作。


    · 玄机科技和腾讯视频共同出品的《武庚纪》配乐作曲。

    Composing for Chines 3D Animation "Wugeng Legend", which produced by Tencent Video and Sparkly Key Animation Studio.


    · 为海润影视出品《诡案组之魔影杀手》配乐。


    · 为中国首部3D仙侠动画《太乙仙魔录》配乐。

    Composing for Chinese 3D Animation "Magical Legend".


    · 金东城市宣传片《金东印象》配乐。亲自指挥30人管弦乐队在传奇的好莱坞East West Studio录音。

    Composing for Chinese City Promotional Video: Jindong Impression. Conducted 30-piece Orchestra, and recorded at East West Studio 1.


    · 参与由成龙监制的电影“我是谁2015”的配乐工作,担任配器职务。

    Orchestrating for Chinese Movie "Amnesia ", which Produced by Jackie Chan.


    · 蔡天楠配乐的短片电影“Mission Quandary”成功入围第39届蒙特利尔国际电影节的World Competition主竞赛单元,该片成为主竞赛单元唯一入选的中国短片电影,并于2015年8月份在加拿大首映。

    Composing for film "Mission Quandary" nominated for the 39th Montreal World Film Festival, World Competition Section.


    Scoring for Video Games and Other Visual Media

    · 暴雪娱乐《魔兽世界》音乐节首席音乐家。

    Music Director for World of Warcraft Music Festival 2021.


    · 腾讯、盛趣游戏《龙之谷2》CG作曲。

    Scoring for Tencent Games: “Dragon Nest 2”


    · 梦工厂和创梦天地《梦工厂大冒险》作曲。

    Scoring for DreamWorks and Idreamsky Games: “DreamWorks Most Wanted”


    · 网易游戏《逆水寒》作曲。

    Scoring for NetEase Game "Justice Online"


    · 完美世界游戏《旧日传说》作曲。

    Scoring for Perfect World Games "Shadow of Nyog"


    · 2017南宁东盟博览会项目作曲。

    Scoring for China-ASEAN Exposition​


    · 华强方特主题公园《东方神画》项目作曲。

    Scoring for Fantawild Amusement Park.


    · VR游戏《星尘:地球之书》配乐,获2016金翎奖玩家最期待的VR游戏。

    Scoring for Steam VR game "Star Dust"


    · 手游《Kingdoms Mobile》配乐。

    Scoring for Mobile Game "Kingdoms Mobile"


    · 为竞技手游《Justified》担任配乐工作。

    Scoring for Chinese Mobile Game "Justified", which produced by iDreamsky


    · MOBA手游《时空召唤》担任配乐工作。

    Scoring for MOBA game "Space and Time"


    · 手游《暗黑血统 Inception》部分配乐。

    Scoring for Chinese Mobile Game "Inception"


    · 参与第二届丝绸之路国际电影节闭幕式配乐工作。

    Scoring and arranging for Closing Ceremony of 2nd Silk Road International Film Festival


    · 为C919大型客机下线仪式配乐

    Scoring for the remarkable event: China unveiled its first large passenger jet: C919



    · 加入著名配乐作曲家Hans Zimmer的Remote Control Productions工作室。成为旗下作曲家Heitor Pereira的配器师,音乐制作人。参与制作好莱坞动画电影,《神偷奶爸3》,《愤怒的小鸟大电影》。

    served as Orchestrator for film composer Heitor Pereira: Despicable Me 3, Smurfs 1&2, Angry Bird, etc


    · 参与ASCAP的Scoring Session,与著名配乐作曲家Jim Dooley合作,在好莱坞Capitol录音公司录制自己的配乐作品。

    ASCAP Scoring Session in Capital Records with Jim Dooley


    · 参与BMI混音Seminar。在著名混音师Dennis Sands(阿甘正传,复仇者联盟,蜘蛛侠,哥斯拉等混音师)的Studio:Sound Waves SB (全球首个多杜比全景声功能的混音室进行交流学习。

    BMI Mixing Seminar with Dennis Sands at Sound Waves SB Studio


    · 在华纳兄弟电影公司(Warner Bros.),Eastwood Scoring Stage录制个人配乐作品。亲自指挥65人编制的大型好莱坞管弦乐队。Scoring Session at Warner Bro., Eastwood Scoring Stage with 65 -piece Hollywood Orchestra


    · 在好莱坞The Bridge Recording录音公司与著名电影作曲家Christopher Young合作,录制自己的配乐作品。

    Scoring Session with Christopher Young at The Bridge Recording


    · 在著名的好莱坞Capitol录音公司,录制Jazz Big Band作品。首次与著名录音工程师Al Schmitt(21次获得格莱美奖)合作。

    Recording JAZZ Big Band Session in Capital Records iconic ‘Studio A’, work with Veteran producer Al Schmitt and Thornton Jazz Orchestra


    · 参与首次由USC(南加州大学)和好莱坞乐团合作的配乐录音,指导教师为Bruce Broughton(21次提名并10次获得艾美奖)。

  • Videos


    Flying with Me华纳兄弟65人管弦乐队录音

    Recorded at Warner Bros, Eastwood Scoring Stage


    Scoring for Animated Film “One Hundred Thousand Bad Jokes 2”

    龙之谷2 CG配乐

    Scoring for Tencent Games "Dragon Nest 2" CG


    Music for Animation "God Trouble Me" Trailer


    Scoring for Animated Film “Panda Tai Shan”

    <Jindong Impression III>

    Recorded at East West Studio 1, Hollywood,

    December 2015.



    <The Magic Frog> Recorded at the Capitol Records, Hollywood



    Tiannan Cai 2014 Demo Reel

    Scoring for Epic Animation <Atlantis>

    Scoring for VFX short film: Kui

    Re-scoring and sound design for Need For Speed Trailer

    Scoring and Sound Design for animation: The Little John

    Mission Quandary

    Composed for film "Mission Quandary" nominated for the 39th Montreal World Film Festival, World Competition Section.

    成功入围第39界蒙特利尔国际电影节的World Competition主竞赛单元,该片成为主竞赛单元唯一入选的中国短片电影,并于2015年8月份在加拿大首映。

    美图手机 哆啦a梦特别版广告配乐

    Scoring for Meitu Smart Phone Commercial


    Coming Soon

  • Music Works


    22-piece String Orchestra. Emotional and Horror


    Recorded at The Bridge Recording Studio

    Animation, Epic


    65-piece Orchestra, Recorded at Warner Bros. Eastwood Scoring Stage.

    Jazz Big Band recorded at Capitol Records, Hollywood


    Scoring for Horror and Action Movie "Priest", 36-piece Orchestra


    Scoring for Video Game: After Us, Combat Music


    Comedy, Magical Music



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