Christian Garcia

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composer
Switzerland
www.christiangarcia.ch

filmography

year original title English title credits
2013
L’expérience Blocher
Réalisateur: Jean-Stéphane Bron
Images: Patrick Lindenmaier
Montage: Karine Sudan
Son: Raphaël Sohier
Musique: Christian Garcia
Archives: Rhea Plangg
Productions: Adrian Blaser, Bande à part, films Pelléas
2011
La traversée
Réalisateur: Bruno Deville
Scénario: Bruno Deville, Stéphane Malandrin
Caméra: Felix Von Muralt
Montage: Michale Phelippeau
Son: Paul Maernoudt
Musique: Christian Garcia
Interprètes: André Wilms, Bernard Kordylas, Sandrine Blanke
2010
Elder Jackson
Directed by: Robin Erard
Written by: Robin Erard
Cinematography: Piotr Jaxa
Editing: Emilie Morier
Sound and Mix: Jürg Lempen
Music: Christian Garcia
Art Direction: Loïc Martin
Lighting: Emilie Guéret
Costumes: Françoise Nicolet
Producer: Elena Tatti, Thierry Spicher
2009
Edgeland Mutter
Directed by: Andrew Kötting
Cinematography:Andrew Kötting, Ben Rivers
Sound and edition: Andrew Kötting
Words: Iain Sinclair, Andrew Kötting
Music: Christian Garcia
2009
Traders
Directed by: Jean-Stéphane Bron
Cinematography: Séverine Barde
Sound: Dieter Meyer, Jérôme Cuende
Editing: Nelly Quettier
Music: Christian Garcia
Production: SAGA Productions Sàrl – Robert Boner & Les Films Pelléas – Philippe Martin
2009
Ivul
Cast: Jean-Luc Bideau, Aurélia Petit, Jacob Azanneau, Adélaïde Leroux, Tchili, Capucine et Manon Aubriot

Directed by: Andrew Kötting
Original screenplay: John Cheetham, Andrew Koetting, Andrew Mitchell
Cinematography: Nick Gordon-Smith, Gary Parker
First assistant: David Dusa
Editing: David Dusa, Baptiste Evrard
Music: Christian Garcia
Sound engineer: Bruno Auzet
Sound design: Philippe Ciompi
Mixing: Philippe Ciompi, Hans Kunzi
Executive producer: Emilie Blézat
Coproducers: Elena Tatti, Thierry Spicher

A Sciapode & Box Productions co-production, with Television Suisse Romande – une entreprise de SRG SSR idée suisse, Le Fresnoy – Studio National des Arts Contemporains

2008
D’une rive à l’autre
Directed by: Aline Brechbühl
Cinematography: Patrick Mounoud
Music: Christian Garcia
Editing: Matthias Bürcher
Sound & mixing: Gilles Abravanel
Production: Cinetik Productions
2008
Du bruit dans la tête
Cast: Céline Bolomey, Gabriel Bonnefoy, François Nadin, Frédéric Landenberg, Lucie Zelger, Alexandra Tiedeman, Pierre Mifsud

Directed by: Vincent Pluss
Screenplay: Vincent Pluss, Patrick Claudet
Cinematography: Pascal Dubi
Music: Christian Garcia
Artistic direction: Nicola Corciulo
Editing: Orsola Valenti, Florent Mangeot, Vincent Pluss
Sound: Vincent Kappeler
Sound design: Daniel Iribarren
Mixing: Ansgar Frerich
Costumes: Carole Favre
Lighting: Pascal Dubi
Production: Luc Peter, Vincent Pluss, Dirk Engelhardt

2008
La boule d’or
Cast: Marc Hueber, André Mercier, Gaëtan Paratore, Günther Schmidt

Directed by: Bruno Deville
Cinematography: Bastien Genoux
Choreography: Philippe Saire
Music: Christian Garcia
Editing: Bruno Deville
Sound: Paul Maernoudt
Production: Compagnie Philippe Saire, Le Flair

2007
Hotel Very Welcome
Cast: Ricky Champ, Gareth Llewelyn, Eva Loebau, Chris O`Dowd, Svenja Steinfelder

Directed by: Sonja Heiss
Screenplay: Sonja Heiss, Nikolai von Grävenitz
Cinematography: Nikolai von Grävenitz
Editing: Natali Barrey, Vincent Pluss, Patric Lambertz
Music: The Festival, Christian Garcia
Sound: Andreas Prescher
Mixing: Hubertus Rath
Sound design: Daniel Iribarren
Production: Janine Jackowski, Maren Ade, Sonja Heiss
Associate producer: Dirk Engelhardt
Redaction: Christian Cloos, ZDF – Das kleine Fernsehspiel
Director of production: Nathalie Lambsdorff

Awards:
First Steps 2007 – Special Mention
Berlinale 2007 – Dialogue in Perspective Award
Brussels European Film Festival – Cinédécouvertes Award
Festival des deutschen Films, Ludwigshafen – Audience Award and Special Mention of the Jury
Fünf Seen Festival – Star Award

2006
Mon frère se marie
Cast: Aurore Clément, Jean-Luc Bideau, Cyril Troley, Delphine Chuillot, Quoc Dung Nguyen, Michèle Rohrbach, Man Thu, Thanh An

Directed by: Jean-Stéphane Bron
Screenplay: Jean-Stéphane Bron & Karine Sudan
Cinematography: Matthieu Poirot-Delpech
Original music: Christian Garcia
Editing: Karine Sudan
Sound: Luc Yersin
Mixing: Laurent Dreyer
Production design: Rekha Musale
Costumes: Géraldine Orinovski
Makeup: Nathalie Monod
Unit production manager: Serge Musy
Art collaboration: Isabelle Zampiero
Production supervisor: Adrian Blaser

Prix:
New European Film Festival NEFF Vitoria-Gasteiz (ES) – Best european film
Swiss cinematographic days, Soleure 2007 – Swiss cinema award, Best actor in a leading role (Jean-Luc Bideau)
International Festival of the francophone film of Namur – Golden Bayard for the best actor (Cyril Troley), Golden Bayard for the best original screenplay
Vienna Festival (AT) – Audience award, TV5 Monde award

2005
DESIGNsuisse
DESIGNsuisse is a series of 25 episodes presenting artists who define our everyday surroundings with their items, signs and vision. Among the portrayed designers are stars or newcomers, their work combining to a vivid display of the rich and multi-layered Swiss design.

Luc Peter directed two episodes, for which Christian Garcia composed the music:

Laurent Mercier (15/25) – Modemacher
Alexis Georgacopoulos (17/25) – Möbeldesigner

2004
À tout prix
Written & directed by: Aline Brechbühl
Cinematography: Aline Brechbühl, Patrick Mounoud, Camille Cottagnoud, Thomas Wüthrich
Music: Christian Garcia
Editing: Matthias Bürcher
Sound: Gilles Abravanel, Aline Brechbühl
Mixing: Gilles Abravanel
Production: Aline Brechbühl
2003
Mais im Bundeshuus
Written & directed by: Jean-Stéphane Bron
Cinematography: Eric Stitzel
Music: Christian Garcia
Editing: Karine Sudan
Sound designer & editor: Luc Yersin
Assistant director: Adrian Blaser
Production: Robert Boner

Awards:
Swiss Cinema Award 2004 – best documentary
Festival Cinéma du réel, Paris (FR) – Mention of the International Jury of the SCAM

2003
PHOTOsuisse
PHOTOsuisse offers an original perspective upon contemporary Swiss photography. Each of the 28 episodes features a photographer walking us into his visual world as well as his creation process. The series portrays young and rising stars as well as more famous and international artists.

Jean-Stéphane Bron directed two episodes, for which Christian Garcia composed the music:

Christian Coigny (06/28)
Olivier Christinat (27/28)

2002
On dirait le sud
Cast: Jean-Louis Johannides, Céline Bolomey, Frédéric Landenberg, François Nadin, Gabriel Bonnefoy, Dune Landenberg

Directed by: Vincent Pluss
Original screenplay: Laurent Toplitsch, Stéphane Mitchell, Vincent Pluss
Cinematography: Luc Peter
Music: Velma (Christian Garcia, Christophe Jaquet, Stéphane Vecchione)
Editing: Vincent Pluss
Sound: Vincent kappeler
Mixing: Gilbert Hamilton
Production: Vincent Pluss, Luc Peter / Intermezzo Films

Awards:
Swiss Film Prize 2003 – Best film
Festival of the first film of Annonay 2004 – Grand Prize for the best film
Seoul film and net festival (senef) 2003 – Grand Prize

biography

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