Cécile Tournesac was raised in France, where she studied violin, piano, and voice from an early age. After moving to New York City to attend the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at New York University, she discovered her love for music and sound in film.
During her 4 years at NYU, she was an active producer, engineer, composer, arranger, and sound designer for projects in a variety of fields and genres. In 2009, she received the silver prize for her recording of Lenny Pickett’s NYU Jazz Ensemble at the Audio Engineering Society Student Jazz Recording Competition in New York.
After graduating with honors in 2011, she moved back to her native Paris, where she started assisting Academy Award-winning composer Gabriel Yared. For three years, she had the opportunity to work on Haute Cuisine by Christian Vincent, Tom at the Farm by Xavier Dolan, and Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet by Roger Allers, among others She is now a freelance music editor and score editor. Some of her most recent credit include The Martian (2015, dir. by Ridley Scott, music by Harry Gregson-Williams), The Danish Girl (2015, dir. by Tom Hopper, music by Alexandre Desplat), and Queen of Katwe (2016, dir. by Mira Nair, music by Alex Heffes).
Posted: Saturday, May 28, 2016