Marc Timón

Marc Timón

Music Composer

Los Angeles, California

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About Marc

Born in 1980, award-winning film composer Marc Timón is considered one of the most brilliant and active Spanish composers of his generation. Timón is what is called a comprehensive musician: composer, conductor and player. He combines composition of genres such as cinema and documentary soundtracks, musicals, symphonic productions, choral and chamber music, jazz, pop-rock, electronic and video games with the orchestral conduction and the orchestration of all of his movies.

Timón is currently based in Los Angeles, working at the major Sonic Fuel Studios and at the same time composing for many projects for United States and Europe. Some of Timón’s best credits include the Marvel Tv Series “Agent Carter” (programmer and orchestrator) and as a composer, the feature films “The Little Wizard” (Jerry Goldsmith Award 2014) -animation/fantasy-, “El árbol sin sombra” (Best Spanish Score 2014 at MundoBSO Awards) -drama/horror- and the epic soundtracks for “Coliseum” and “Witches” (for symphonic orchestra and choir). All of them are released by the prestigious label MovieScore Media, one of the most relevant labels in the soundtracks world.

In the concert music field, Timón’s works have been premiered around the world, including countries as England, France, Germany, Finland, Cuba, Portugal, Spain and United States.

He has extensive experience conducting and recording soundtracks in Bulgary, Ukraine and Spain. As an instrumentalist, on his film scores he plays piano, keyboards and tible, an ethnic woodwind instrument with a medieval/folkloric sound. He has a great career in his country, having performed concerts at the most important halls (Gran Teatre del Liceu, Palau de la Música, Auditorium of Barcelona, etc.).

His passion for art, literature, cinema and his constant desire to learn leaded him to graduate in Musical Composition at the Higher Music School of Catalonia (ESMUC is the most prestigious higher music school in Spain) in 2006 with Honors and in Journalism at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) in 2002, which is a great challenge to know about the technic and narrative audiovisual language for an optimal communication with the film director.
More than 30 national and international awards for his work in the field of film music and for his concert pieces support Timón’s music and help him to approach each project with great enthusiasm. Some of the most important awards are the International Jerry Goldsmith Award (2006/2010/2014) and the Nomination in 2013 as Best Young Composer of the Year at the Goldspirit Awards with “The Little Wizard”, among others.

Apart from the already mentioned “The Little Wizard” or “El árbol sin sombra”, of his entire production are noteworthy his film soundtracks for “Frogman” (2011), directed by the American filmmaker Jim Westrick and the documentary “Wild Connection” (2011), among others. In the musical genre may be highlighted the composition of “Josafat The Musical”– premiered with a great success of audience at the Municipal Theater of Girona- and “Music to fall in love”, performed at the Symphonic Hall in the Auditorium of Barcelona.

In cinema, each story and each genre need their own sound and style. Each movie needs you to listen to its images and its narrative to turn that into the best appropriate color in its soundtrack. That’s why Timón starts from the eclecticism, the importance of the combination between melody and textures and the fusion of different modern and traditional musical elements to approach any kind of film, always from the curiosity and concerns for the theme of this script.

Unique traits: Film/Tv Music Drama/Sci-fi/Adventures/Epic/Thriller/Animation/Horror/Indie www.marctimon.com

Credits

  • El Afilador

    El Afilador (2017)
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  • Letargo

    Letargo (2015)
    Film (Short and Drama) Composer Alex is a boy who has just broken up with Marc, his partner for several years. In a cold winter night, their dog sickens and Alex brings him to the hospital. This situation forces Marc and Alex to meet again in a long night in which everything that seemed asleep awakens. Written by Xavier Miralles (director and writer of this short)

  • Norte

    Norte (2015)
    Film (Short and Drama) Composer A terrorist of E.T.A. and his direct victim's wife are in the same room of Nanclares de la Oca prison, ten years after the murder of her husband.

  • El árbol sin sombra

    El árbol sin sombra (2013)
    Film (Drama and Horror) Composer Ingrid is about to change the city to go to college and Tina, her best friend, fears that this change may separate them. Together with his friends camping in the woods to share the last moments before their lives change with the arrival of new studies. They do not need anything more than his own company to be fine, but amid the tranquility of the forest will encounter another group of people willing to show them that the link is not as strong as they think.

  • El pequeño mago

    El pequeño mago (2013)
    Film (Animation, Adventure and Fantasy) Composer A Norman pirate ship berths at the quay of the small Galician town of Tui, with orders to sack the village. Bieito Dubidoso, barely 9 years old but armed with startling magic powers, manages to get them expelled. The news of the miracle spread like wildfire all over the region and, from then on, he will be widely known as "The Little Wizard". Together with his inseparable friend Destreza, he will embark on endless adventures and will face Bishop Juan, lord and master of the city, who will not forgive Bieito for showing him as a coward to his vassels. Will The Little Wizard keep himself safe in his adventures? Written by Anonymous

  • A Very Happy and Healthy Life

    A Very Happy and Healthy Life (2012)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Family) Composer Have you ever felt tired, confused or disconnected? What you need is a guide for a new and balance happy and healthy life.

  • Frogman

    Frogman (2011)
    Film (Short, Action and Drama) Composer The story is about a Navy Seal and his son who wants to follow in his foot steps, but he wants his son to go to college. The son enlists the father to help him train for the Seals program, but instead of really helping him, he tries to break him and make him quit. Written by Anonymous

Awards

  • Jerry Goldsmith Award for "The Shadowless Tree"
    (2014)

  • Best Spanish Soundtrack of the Year at MundoBSO Awards
    (2014)

  • Nominated as Best Young Composer at GoldSpirit Awards
    (2013)

  • Jerry Goldsmith Award for "The Little Wizard"
    (2013)

  • Best 6 Spanish Scores at Scoremagacine for "The Little Wizard"
    (2013)

  • Jerry Goldsmith Award for "Witches"
    (2010)

Education

  • Music Composition at Higher Music School of Cataonia (ESMUC) -Barcelona, Spain-
    (2002-2006)

  • Bachelor's in Journalism at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)
    (1998-2002)

  • BM in Piano Performance at Isaac Albéniz Conservatorium
    (1987-2000)

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