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, is an award-winning composer, music producer, multi-instrumentalist, educator, 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 was Produced by Jackie Chan; “Mission Quandary”, which was nominated for the 39th Montreal World Film Festival; His score for the animation “Soul Land (DouLuo DaLu)” received 2 awards of China International Cartoon & Game EXPO. Animation "Yao-Chinese Folktales" by Shanghai Animation Film Studio and Bilibili; 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 "LuoYang" by the iQiyi, which nominated 2022 Busan International Film Festival Best Asian Animation. Tiannan also composed the opening theme for Coloroom Pictures which produces the animated film “Ne Zha” (the top-grossing Chinese animated film in 2019).


    Tiannan’s video game scores include the DreamWorks Animation game: “DreamWorks Most Wanted''; the Steam VR video game "Star Dust" nominated for the 2016 Golden Plume Award; the Steam adventure game: "SCP: Secret Files"; 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 the 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 the World of Warcraft Music Festival by Blizzard Entertainment, which premiered 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”, and “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 the Academy of Art University, teaching orchestration in the Music Production for Visual Media Department.


    蔡天楠,旅美作曲家,音乐制作人,美国洛杉矶Movement Music Productions音乐总监,现任旧金山艺术大学Academy of Art University电影音乐制作系教授。


    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。


    蔡天楠毕业于南加州大学电影音乐作曲系。在美期间,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》)。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;上海美术电影制片厂和哔哩哔哩联合出品《中国奇谭》配乐;电影 《Mission Quandary》 配乐,入围第 39 界蒙特利尔国际电影节的World Competition 主竞赛单元;成龙监制电影《我是谁2015》配乐;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;担任企鹅影视《斗罗大陆》音乐总监;爱奇艺出品《风起洛阳之神机少年》音乐制作(2022釜山国际电影节最佳亚洲动画提名);腾讯视频《武庚纪》配乐;中国首部3D 仙侠动画《太乙仙魔录》配乐;光线传媒彩条屋动画Opening Title音乐设计等。


    蔡天楠的游戏音乐作品有:暴雪游戏《魔兽世界》音乐节音乐总监;梦工厂出品游戏《梦工厂大冒险》;网易游戏《逆水寒》;腾讯游戏《龙之谷2》;Steam 冒险游戏《SCP收容:秘密档案》;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:受邀为洛杉矶Pacific Symphony交响乐团创作管弦乐曲《The Classical Chinese》,并在Segerstrom音乐厅首演;为洛杉矶Dream Orchestra管弦乐队在派拉蒙录音公司录制专辑;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


    Soul Land (DouLuo DaLu) Ending Theme


    Magical Legend (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)


    After Us (Original Score for Game)

    “After Us ”游戏音乐原声全球发行

    Original Soundtrack for Video Game "After us"

    Stardust (Original Score for Game)

    Stardust 游戏原声带

    JinDong Impressions


    A Wonderful Flower (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

    A Wonderful Flower 原声带

  • 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


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