Ruiqi Zhao

Los Angeles

Korean Town

ruiqimusic@gmail.comhttp://ruiqizhao.comIMDb
My name is Ruiqi Zhao. I just graduated from Eastman School of Music, majoring in Contemporary Media and Film Composition. I am now a composer assistant based in LA.
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Ruiqi Zhao is an award-winning composer, vocalist and pianist, specializing in writing for film and multimedia from China. She won the Gold Prize and Platinum Prize of 2023 World Melodia Championship. And she won Gold Prize and Platinum Prize and Excellent Special Creativity Award of Saint-Saëns Music Competition 2023. Her piece The Elf Led Me To You got accepted for the 2024 Women Composers Festival of Hartford. She also got accepted into VIFF AMP(Vancouver International Film Festival - Music in Film Summit 2023). She is one of the finalists of Apulia Soundtrack Awards and Semi-Finalists of FMC Film Music Contest. Besides, she was accepted into NYU Film Scoring Workshop in April, 2023 and also accepted into Joy Music House Workshop, etc. In addition, she is also a member of Television Academy, the only major organization devoted to the television and broadband screen entertainment industry.

Ruiqi is known for her ability of scoring all genres of briefs ranging from retro to modern soundings as a versatile composer. She has abundant experience working with feature films and video game trailers both from America and China. Her recent work includes the movie: A Legend, starring Jackie Chan, which will be released in 2024.One True Loves, starring Hollywood actor Simu Liu, released in April 7, 2023, the Spanish movie: Mi Otro Jon and Chinese movie “Ba Jiao Long Zhong(Never Say Never), directed by Baoqiang Wang, which hit more than 700 million box office in July, 2023. A lot of short films she scored were selected into famous film festivals like LA Shorts Film Festival, Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival and Holly shorts Film Festival. In addition, her original music” The Day We Met”, and “Letter From Home” are featured in Apple Podcast. She also composed music for Pubg video game trailer. She is also the composer for music library company Artlist to make different genres of music.

Not only is she excelled in film scoring, she is also a pop singer and music producer. She arranged two songs for Hunan TV New Year’s Gala, which is a big show in China each year.

 

She/Her
Orchestral, Electronic, Hybrid
Documentary, Video Game, Theater, Musicals, Concert Music, Independent Film, Studio Film, Television, Streaming, Short Film, Advertising, Songwriting
Composer, Orchestrator, Copyist, Arranger, Songwriter, Singer
Asian American / Pacific Islanders / Asian

A Legend, starring Jackie Chan
One True Loves(Starred by Simu Liu)

Apulia Soundtrack Awards Finalists.
Semi-Finalists of FMC Film Music Contest

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