Hey there! I'm Ceiri Torjussen

Location: Los Angeles
Experience: 20 years
Title/Headline: Composer
Known for: Live Free or Die Hard, Repo Men, The Canal, Pistorius
Minimum time: 5 minutes

About Me

Multi award-winning composer Ceiri Torjussen’s music was described by the Los Angeles Times as a “sudden bolt of creative lightning.” Welsh-born, but based in Los Angeles, his experience runs the gamut of independent films, documentaries, network TV, animation and numerous large-budget studio films. His credits include HITMAN: AGENT 47, DIE HARD 4, REPO MEN, UNDERWORLD: EVOLUTION, HELLBOY, iROBOT, THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW, TERMINATOR 3: RISE OF THE MACHINES and SCARY MOVIE 2.

He recently completed scoring the feature film BURN, a thriller starring Josh Hutcherson and Suki Waterhouse. In 2018 he scored the 4-hour, epic docuseries PISTORIUS for Amazon, about the famed Paralympic athlete and convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius. Other recent projects include the dark drama ALL CREATURES HERE BELOW, and the horror film PRIMAL RAGE (released theatrically in 2018) . He received a Daytime Emmy Nomination for Best Original Score for his music to the hit animated series DIVE OLLY DIVE!

  • Studio Films
  • Independent Film
  • Feature Film
  • Feature Film Animation
  • Features
  • Animation
  • Television
  • documentary
  • Short Films
  • music production
  • Composition
  • Film Composing
  • Film Scoring
  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • Thriller
  • Horror
  • Romance
  • Kids
  • Action
  • sci-fi
  • score mixing
  • Music
  • Musician
  • Film score
  • Soundtrack
  • TV
  • TV Music
  • Orchestration
  • Orchestrating
  • Conducting

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