"The best film music is not what you hear, is what you feel"
Publicist
BAM Music Publishing
Award winner Marcel Barsotti is a Swiss film- advertising- & pop composer. From 1982 - 1988 he studied composition, piano, conducting and clarinet at the Conservatory of Munich (Germany) and in the studios of film composer Harold Faltermeyer.
His musical spectrum ranges from electronic scores, ambient soundscapes, minimal, jazz and underground, polka & traditional, tekkno, to orchestral film and chamber music.
During these years he worked with famous directors and producers like Sönke Wortmann, Günter Rohrbach, Caroline Link, Luc Besson-Production, Carl Schenkel, Anno Saul, Josée Dayan, Eberhard Junkersdorf, Paul Hills and Hark Bohm. Since 1995 Barsotti has composed the scores for more than 100 national and international movies & commercials such as Pope Joan (Die Päpstin), The Miracle of Bern (Das Wunder von Bern), Jesus Loves Me (Jesus liebt mich), Germany. A Summer’s Fairytale (Deutschland. Ein Sommermärchen), The Sea Wolf (Der Seewolf) or the The Bible Code (Der Bibelcode).
In 2010 Barsotti received the German Record Critics` Award and the Director’s Choice Gold Medal for Excellence for Pope Joan. He was also nominated in 2010 by the Verband der deutschen Filmkritik and by The Score of the Year 2009 for Pope Joan. Barsotti gots three nominations by the German Television Award and he won the Award for best Commercial 2005. He is also contributing to the worldwide ethnic Sample Library Ethno World. In 2017 he founded the production music company Tunesformovies and he was nominated for German Music Author Award.
From 2019 - 2022 Barsotti released his first electronic solo albums Transpicuous and Earth, 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. In 2023 Barsotti won many international awards with various of his film scores, including the Rome International Music Award and the New York Cinematography Award.
  • Director (8 Credits)
    Transformation2024
    Short
    Transformation (German Subtitles)2024
    Short
    DNA2023
    Music Video
    La Línea Imaginaria - The Music Video2023
    Music Video
    On Your Planet2023
    Music Video
    Fields2022
    Music Video
    Last Tree on Earth2022
    Music Video
    The New Human2022
    Music Video
  • Writer (7 Credits)
    Transformation2024
    Short
    Transformation (German Subtitles)2024
    Short
    La Línea Imaginaria - The Music Video2023
    Music Video
    On Your Planet2023
    Music Video
    Fields2022
    Music Video
    Last Tree on Earth2022
    Music Video
    The New Human2022
    Music Video
  • Producer (7 Credits)
    Transformation2024
    Short
    Transformation (German Subtitles)2024
    Short
    DNA2023
    Music Video
    La Línea Imaginaria - The Music Video2023
    Music Video
    On Your Planet2023
    Music Video
    Fields2022
    Music Video
    Last Tree on Earth2022
    Music Video
  • Composer (4 Credits)
    Fields2022
    Music Video
    Forgiveness, Ten Years Without Spring2022
    Short
    Last Tree on Earth2022
    Music Video
    The New Human2022
    Music Video
  • Author (4 Credits)
    DNA2023
    Music Video
    The Portrait2023
    Film Score
    Forgiveness, Ten Years Without Spring2022
    Film Score
    Klabautermann2021
    Film Score
  • Music (4 Credits)
    La Línea Imaginaria2023
    Film Score
    The Portrait2023
    Film Score
    Forgiveness, Ten Years Without Spring2022
    Film Score
    Klabautermann2021
    Film Score
  • Sound Department (1 Credit)
    Transformation2024
    Short
  • Cinematography (1 Credit)
    Fields2022
    Music Video
Nomination
La Línea Imaginaria
Next Generation Indie Film Awards
Los Angeles, USA
2024
Winner
Forgiveness, Ten Years Without Spring
Hollywood Blood Horror Festival
Los Angeles, USA
2023
Nomination Best Original Score
Klabautermann
Rome International Movie Awards
Rome, Italy
2023
Winner Best Original Score
Klabautermann
Cult Jury Film Fest
India, Pondicherry
2023
Nomination Best Original Score Klabautermann
Klabautermann
Mokkha International Film Festival
India, Pondicherry
2023
Nomination Foreign Short Film
Klabautermann
Kadin Festivali
2023
Nomination Best Original Score
The Portrait
Rome International Movie Awards
Rome, Italy
2023
Nomination Best Original Score
The Portrait
Mokkho International Film Festival
India, Pondicherry
2023
Winner Best Original Score
The Portrait
Goldspire International Film Festival
Paris, France
2023
Winner Best Original Score
The Portrait
Cult Jury Film Fest
India, Pondicherry
2023
Winner Best Original Score
Forgiveness, Ten Years Without Spring
Cult Jury Film Fest
India, Pondicherry
2023
Nomination Best Original Score Forgiveness
Forgiveness, Ten Years Without Spring
Mokkha International Film Festival
India, Pondicherry
2023
Best European Composer
La Línea Imaginaria
Rome Movie Awards
Rome, Italy
2023
Winner Best Soundtrack
La Línea Imaginaria
International Cosmopolitan Film Festival of Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan
2023
Winner Best Soundtrack
La Línea Imaginaria
Tokyo Cinema Awards
Tokyo, Japan
2023
Winner Best Original Score
La Línea Imaginaria
Bristol Independent Film Festival
Bristol, England
2023
Winner Best Original Score
La Línea Imaginaria
Williamsburg International Film & Music Competition
Williamsbrug, USA
2023
Nomination Best Original Score
La Línea Imaginaria
Global Film Festival Awards Los Angeles
Los Angeles, USA
2023
Nomination Best Original Score
La Línea Imaginaria
Milan Shorts Film Festival
Milan, Italy
2023
Nomination Best Original Score
La Línea Imaginaria
Indie Short Fest
Los Angeles, USA
2023
Nomination Best Original Score
La Línea Imaginaria
Five Continents International Film Festival
South America
2023
Finalist Best Original Score
La Línea Imaginaria
Cannes World Film Festival
Cannes, France
2023
Winner Best Soundtrack
La Línea Imaginaria
New York International Film Awards
New York, USA
2023
Winner Best Original Score
La Línea Imaginaria
Mokkho International Film Festival
2023
Winner Best Soundtrack
La Línea Imaginaria
Montreal Shorts International Film Festival
Montreal Canada
2023
Winner Best Original Score
La Línea Imaginaria
New York Cinematography Awards
New York, USA
2023
Winner Best Original Score
La Línea Imaginaria
Goldspire International Film Festival
Paris, France
2023
Winner Best Original Score
La Línea Imaginaria
8 & Halfilm Awards
Rome, Italy
2023
Winner Best Original Score
La Línea Imaginaria
Rome International Movie Awards
Italy, Rome
2023
Winner Best Film Soundtrack
La Línea Imaginaria
Intuition Earth Filmfestival
Austria, Stall
2023
Nomination Best Short Film
Klabautermann
International film festival
Piélagos Spain
2022
Nomintaion Foreign Short Film
Klabautermann
ST. ANDREWS / SAFF FILMFESTIVAL
Scotland
2022
Nomination Short Film
Klabautermann
Gässli Film Festival Basel
Basel Suisse
2022
Winner European Dramatic Short
Klabautermann
ÉCU EUROPEAN INDEPENDET FILM FESTIVAL
Paris
2022
Nomination Best Score
Klabautermann
International Short Sounds Film Festival
Bournemouth England
2022
Nomination Best Combined Use of Sound and Music
Klabautermann
International Short Sounds Film Festival
Bournemouth England
2022
Winner Best Original Score
La Línea Imaginaria
Cult Jury Film Fest
India
2022
High School
Munich Music Conservatory
Master
19931998
Birth Date
February 2, 1963
Birth City
Luzern
Current City
Starnberg
Hometown
Germany
Gender
Male
"The best film music is not what you hear, is what you feel"
Publicist
BAM Music Publishing
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