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Christopher Tin


Christopher Tin was born on May 21st, 1976 in Redwood City, CA to immigrant parents from Hong Kong. He is a two-time Grammy-winning composer, best known for his song 'Baba Yetu' from the video game Civilization IV, which was the first piece of music from a video game ever to win a Grammy award. He received his undergraduate education at Stanford ... See full bio »

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Civilization VI
Civilization VI Composer
(2016)
Civilization IV
Civilization IV Composer
(2005)
X2
X2 Music Department
(2003)
Sausage Party
Sausage Party Music Department
(2016)

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 2016 Civilization VI (Video Game)
 2016/I Tess
 2016 Offworld Trading Company (Video Game)
 2015 Lorelei (Short) (performer and writer)
 2013 Civ 5 Multiplayer Challenge (TV Series)
 2012 Karateka (Video Game)
 2012 The Lost Bird Project (Documentary)
 2011 Dead Space: Aftermath (Video)
 2009 Life in Limbo (Documentary short)
 2009 Diplomacy (Short)
 2009 Witnesses to a Secret War (Documentary)
 2008 Wedding for One (Short)
 2008 Another Day in Paradise (TV Movie documentary)
 2006 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2006 Ten Days That Unexpectedly Changed America (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Freedom Summer (2006)
 2005 Civilization IV (Video Game)
 2005 Kind of a Blur (Short)
 2005/II Fishbowl (Short)
 2004 The Lodge (Short)
 2004 Nova (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2004 Battle Plan Under Fire (TV Series)
 2003 MLK Boulevard (TV Movie documentary)
 2003 Sunny Intervals and Showers (Documentary) (as Chris Tin)
 2003 Once Upon Atari (Video documentary)
 2001 It Happens Across America (Documentary)
 2001 Babysitting (Short)
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Christopher currently lives and works in Santa Monica, California.

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