Laurent Courbier is passionate about bringing together inspiring musicality and meaningful storytelling through film, TV and video games.
His current work includes music for video games such as Honor of Kings, the world's most-played mobile MOBA with 100 million daily players, Age of Empires: Return to Empire (Tencent Games), Honor of Kings, PUBG Mobile, Rogue Lords (Nacon) and upcoming titles such as Synced and Synergy
With more than 40 short-movies from world-famous animation schools (Gobelins, Ringling College of Art & Design, Royal College of Art...) and creative filmmakers such as Pierre J. Secondi and Julien Pestel, Laurent Courbier won multiple international awards including “Best Music Score” at the Filmapalooza 48HFP International film festival in Orlando and "Best Original Music" award at the Aniwow! festival in Beijing.
In 2022, Return to Empire won the Hollywood Music in Media Award for Best Mobile Video Game Score.
In 2013, Laurent Courbier received the Golden Eye "Best International Film Music" at the Zurich Film Festival by winning its prestigious international film music competition where his score got performed by the Zürcher Kammerorchester and Zurich Jazz Orchestra.
His collaboration with composers Erwann Kermorvant, Armand Amar and Guillaume Roussel got him to write additional music for TV shows such as Happy! (Netflix) and Braquo (Canal+) as well as movies including Belle et Sébastien 3, Mia & the White Lion and Donne-moi des Ailes.
As an arranger, he worked with Nathalie Stutzmann, singer and conductor, on her album Quella Fiamma (Warner classics), bringing back arias from the 17th and 18th centuries in their most authentic form.
He studied composition at the Paris Superior Conservatory where he graduated in Harmony, Counterpoint (1st prize) and Fugue (1st prize) in Thierry Escaich's class. He also graduated from the Lyon Conservatory where he got his piano degree with highest honors and studied orchestration with Guillaume Connesson.