ABOUT

Caitlin is an acclaimed, multi-award winning screen composer. Her signature style emerges from a fascination with music from different cultures and 20th century form. Her compositions are alive with a deep love of telling stories with music.

Caitlin has recently composed the music for Kriv Stender’s latest feature Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan and collaborated with Amanda Brown on the Slow TV documentary The Chocolate Factory for Mint Pictures/SBS TV. She is currently working on Sally Aitken’s feature documentary Valerie and the TV drama series Wakefield for Jungle Entertainment/ABC TV.

Caitlin’s score for Priscilla Cameron’s The Butterfly Tree was awarded ‘Feature Film Score of the Year’ and ‘Best Soundtrack Album’ at the 2018 APRA Screen Music Awards. Her work on Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan won ‘Best Original Score’ at the 2019 FCCA Awards.

Caitlin has also scored multiple feature films, including critically acclaimed The Rocket, cult classic All My Friends are Leaving Brisbane and Standing Up for Sunny. Her documentary work is vast including, Foxtel series, The Pacific in the Wake of Captain Cook with Sam Neill,  David Stratton: A Cinematic Life,  Bomb Harvest, For The Love of Meat, After The Apology,  and ABC TV series The House with Annabel Crabb. 

Her composition credits also extend to the stage, including Seven Stories; an audio visual work performed by Ensemble Offspring, at the City Recital Hall for Vivid 2017, and the arena show Heartland:Australian Outback Spectacular, currently performing daily in the Gold Coast.

Caitlin Yeo has received a swathe of accolades including five APRA screen music awards; The Butterfly Tree in 2018 (Feature Score of the Year and Best soundtrack Album) ; Feature Score of the Year for The Rocket (2013), and Best Music for a documentary for Getting Frank Gehry (2016) and Bomb Harvest (2007),  4 x AACTA nominations,  a 2017 Ozflix Award for best music, and two Film Critics Circle awards. In 2011, Caitlin was also awarded the APRA Professional Development Award, which garnered her a spot at the prestigious ASCAP Film and TV Scoring Workshop in Los Angeles.

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