ORIGINAL FILM SCORE (CONTRIBUTOR) - "OH BOY", 2012

FOR HER CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SCORE FOR THE GERMAN SMASH SUCCESS "OH BOY", MACNEIL WAS AWARDED WITH THE DEUTSCHE FILM PREIS

ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY SCORE (FULL SCORE) - "SONG FOR AN UNKNOWN ACTRESS", 2019

ORIGINAL FILM SCORE (FULL SCORE) - "HAPPY HOUR", 2015

ORIGINAL SONG - "ZEIT DER HELDEN", 2013

Filmography:

 

- “Oh Boy” (2012) - film score (contributor)

- “Zeit der Helden” (2013) - original song - “Quatsch und die Nasenbärbande” (2014) - original songs and film score (contributor)

- “Happy Hour” (2015) - film score (full score)

- “Submergence” (2017) - original song

- “Der Namenlose Tag” (2018) - score (contributor)

- “Song for an Unknown Actress” (2019) - documentary film score (full score)

- “Nachts Baden” (2019) - original songs and vocal coaching and recording with Maria Furtwängler

- “Hallo Again” (2019) - vocal coaching and recording with Emelia Schuller

- "Petronella Apfelmuß" (2020/2021) - Theme song and full score for 40 Episodes 

Biography:

 

Cherilyn MacNeil is a South African singer, musician and composer. She is best known for her work as Dear Reader, a SAMA (South African Music Award) winning alternative-pop project signed to the respected indie label, City Slang. In 2013, MacNeil won the Deutsche Filmpreis for 'Best Film Music' for her work on the film “Oh Boy”—her debut as a film composer. A versatile composer for the screen, MacNeil’s work ranges from expansive, atmospheric piano scores to emotive, exuberant pop, rock and folk songs, rollicking children’s music and unusual acapella vocal creations. Cherilyn has lived and worked in Berlin since 2010.

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