In the late-1980s Chuck began scoring films for Roger Corman’s New Horizon Pictures. He recorded musical soundtracks for many action, horror, science fiction and drama films through the mid-1990s.
SHARKANSAS WOMEN’S PRISON MASSACRE
To date Chuck has composed and recorded over 60 feature film scores, two TV series and a several web series. He scored such retro epics as Tracy Lord’s “Not of the Earth”, Heather Locklear’s “The Return of Swamp Thing” and the 1980s VHS monster hit “Chopping Mall”. Chuck now scores contemporary films for Syfy, Cinetel Films, Insight Films and many independent film producers.
|The following are recent feature films which are appearing on Syfy Channel. Produced by Insight Films and Cinetel Films|
- The Amazing Live Sea Monkeys
- The Lair
- Weird TV 2000
- Space Ninja
- Runaway Box
Golden Cobb Award for his score “The Bone Eater”
Cinemusic CD Release Critical Quotes:
“…musical passages that have the listener sitting on the edge of their seat even without the images the music was written for. John Mansell, Cinemascore and Soundtrack Archives
“…This is top of the line craftsmanship…” – Steven A. Kennedy, Film Score Monthly
“…The cd is highly recommended and well worth seeking out…” – Randall Larson, Mania
“…this is unadulterated fun, great music,and it’s good to just sit and listen to something whose only mission is to entertain once in a while. It’s a blast!…” – James Southhall, MovieWave
“…Cirino is one of the better electronic composers and there’s certainly plenty I enjoy here…” – Jeff Hall, Screensounds
“…Cirino has a mood for motion and excitement in his music that I’m really enjoying better than some of the music I hear which tries to be unobtrusive….” – Goeff Willmetts, SF Crowsnest
“…Chuck Cirino scores for electronics with orchestral sensibility. Melodic ideas, genuine harmony, dynamic rhythms permeate each project. Lean orchestrations allow crisp texture to material…” – Douglas Fake, Intrada
“…synthesized music, but perfectly assimilated to the orchestral sound…” – Rubén Franco Menéndez, Spirit
“…he turns limitation into a literally huge musical virtue…” Daniel Schweiger, Film Music Magazine
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