From subtle yet suspenseful melodies in Sniper Reloaded, Hollow Man 2 and The Breed to action-packed movie scores such as Live Free or Die Hard, film composer Marcus Trumpp has shown immense orchestral and electronic skill.He was nominated for a Cesar Award for his score to the French gangster epic, Mesrine. Over the past decade, Trumpp has written, orchestrated and recorded music for film, television, commercials and multimedia in the US, Germany, England and China. A classically trained musician from Stuttgart, Germany, Trumpp's scores combine the richness of the Old World with the restless energy of his adopted homeland in the New World.Since his arrival in Hollywood in 1998, Trumpp has collaborated on a broad range of projects. These include such box office hits as 2012, I, Robot, Red Eye, and Underworld: Evolution; video and computer games Medal of Honor, GUN, and James Bond: From Russia with Love; as well as smaller independent work such as Vikaren, Legwork, and The Persistence of Dreams. In addition to his film work, Trumpp has composed various concert pieces. In 2001, his Manipulator Suite for large orchestra, was performed by the Symphony Orchestra of the European Patent Academy to sold-out concert halls throughout Southern Germany.His career in composing music for film began in 1994 when he wrote the score for the award-winning German picture My Grandfather and The Man in the Moon.In 1998, Trumpp attended the Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television Program at the University of Southern California, where he received training from such film music luminaries as Elmer Bernstein, David Raksin, and Leonard Rosenman. Upon completion, ASCAP selected Trumpp to attend its Film Scoring Workshop, which made one of his biggest dreams come true -- to work with the Hollywood Studio Symphony.Trumpp continues to collaborate with some of the world's most outstanding musicians, composers and orchestrators. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California.