Bruno Coulais is an award-winning French composer and musician who has created scores for over 100 films and television shows. His scores include Coraline, Wendell & Wild, Wolfwalkers, and The Secret of Kells. Born in 1954 in Paris, Coulais spent his childhood studying music and eventually went on to earn a degree in composition from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris. He began his career as a film composer in the early 1980s, working on French television documentaries and films. Coulais is perhaps best known for his work on the 2001 animated film "Les Choristes" ("The Chorus"), for which he received a César Award for Best Music Written for a Film. Over the years, Coulais has developed a reputation for his ability to create unique and evocative soundscapes that perfectly complement the films and shows he works on. He has collaborated with many notable directors, including Claude Nuridsany, Luc Jacquet, and Christophe Barratier, and has received critical acclaim for his work on a variety of projects. In addition to his film and television work, Coulais has also composed music for theater productions and has released several albums of his own original music. Throughout his career, Coulais has received numerous awards and honors for his contributions to the world of film and music. In addition to his César Award, he has been nominated for a BAFTA Award, a European Film Award, and multiple World Soundtrack Awards. He has also been recognized by the French government, receiving the prestigious Order of Arts and Letters in 2010 for his contributions to the arts.