Bryan Barcinas is best known for his work as a composer, arranger, and orchestrator for movie, television, and video game music. He has scored award-winning films and animations that have premiered in the Bucheon International Film Festival(2016) and Sundance (2017), as well as other festival circuits in North America, Asia, and Australia, garnering over a million views on Youtube and Vimeo separately. He has also received recognition for his collaboration with San Francisco’s Pier 9 3D Sculptures work, “Blooms II” (2017).
With a strong affinity for storytelling, Barcinas began experimenting with musical instruments and film at an early age. He has then briefly assisted composer Jay Vincent for the Cartoon Network animated show, “Ninjago” (2014) and has worked as an on-set assistant at Paramount Studios for Nickelodeon.
Having studied under the tutelage of conductor Elizabeth Sellers and orchestrators Neal Desby (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and Guardians of the Galaxy) and Benoit Grey (Assassin’s Creed:Brotherhood), Barcinas earned his B.M in Media Composition from the California State University Northridge, where he was the recipient of the 2016 Igor Paltsev Scholarship and multiple others awarded for showing great promise as a composer. In 2017, he earned a coveted spot in the Society of Composers and Lyricists’ Mentor Program.
Dedicated and focused, Barcinas is a composer that focuses on the visceral, emotional weight of music and its effect on the arc of the story. He continues to be voraciously passionate towards working with directors, game developers, and other creative people alike. In his free time, he is also involved in the Project Resonance orchestra as the music director and conductor.