Christopher Tin


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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 Composer
(2016)
Crazy Rich Asians Soundtrack
(2018)
Tess Composer
(2016)
Sausage Party Music Department
(2016)

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 2020 Sogno di Volare (Video short)
 2016 Civilization VI (Video Game)
 2016/I Tess
 2016 Offworld Trading Company (Video Game)
 2012 Karateka (Video Game)
 2012 The Lost Bird Project (Documentary)
 2011 Dead Space: Aftermath (Video)
 2010 With Lyrics (TV Series short) (1 episode)
 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 Battle Plan Under Fire (TV Series)
 2004 The Lodge (Short)
 2004 Nova (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 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)
 2000 Jump! (Short)
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Christopher currently lives and works in Santa Monica, California.

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