He is the composer behind the award-winning videogame Despicable Me: Minion Rush that was downloaded more than a billion time. He also provided original music for videogames such as The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn (Best Game Soundtrack Nomination - Best App Ever Award 2011), Thor: The Dark World - Official Game, Captain America: The Winter Soldier - Official Game, Wild Blood (Best Game Soundtrack Honorable Mention - Best App Ever Award 2012) and Modern Combat 3-4-5 (Best Soundtrack Winner - Best App Ever Award 2012). His score for the comedy web series “Hollywood Wasteland” directed by Matt Newcomb was awarded Outstanding Score in a Comedy Series at the Los Angeles Web Festival in 2011. Carl has recently been nominated by the Hollywood Music in Media Academy (HMMA) for his contribution to the Tomb Raider Reloaded videogame score. (2021)
As a music producer, arranger and orchestrator, Carl recently paired up with multitalented artist and songwriter Sylvain Robert on his latest release Le Podium, as well as with Juulie Rousseau on her upcoming album Birds. He also produced the soundtrack for the most iconic rides of the California-based Knott’s Berry Farm theme park: Knott’s Bear-y Tales: Return to the Fair.
Carl is often called upon as a pianist on a variety of projects. As a session player, he recorded on Fred Pellerin’s platinum selling albums “Silence” and “C’est un Monde”, Longue Distance “Immortels” album and Julie Hamelin “Smooth Roads” album to name a few. As a keyboardist for The Showmen Orchestra he performed with artists such as Nanette Workman, Gregory Charles and some Star Academy alumni. As a musical director, he had the pleasure of working on the equestrian show Cavalia on the 2008-2009 European tour.
His education includes a certificate in Film Scoring from UCLA’s Extension, undergraduate work in Jazz performance at McGill University in Montreal and a college diploma (DEC) in Jazz and Popular music from Cégep de Drummondville. Carl is the co-founder and creative director of Stamp Audio, a music and sound post production studio servicing a wide range of media including film, television, advertising and interactive media.