Photos by Rachel Mounsey

“My aim … to educe an emotional journey at the deepest level, to touch the soul”
Kristin Rule

Film / TV Composer & Synch Credits

‘Araatika’- TBA 2021

‘The Beach’
– Warwick Thornton (dir) 2020
SBS NITV Premiere May 29, 2020

‘The Leadership’
– Ili Baré (dir), Bunya Productions 2020 
Sydney Film Festival ONDEMAND 10 -21 June 2020

‘Backtrack Boys’
– Catherine Scott (dir) 2018
Audience Awards @ Sydney Film Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival, Stranger than Fiction (Canberra) & Byron Bay Film Festival.

‘The Scribe’ – Ruth Cullen (dir) 2018
Awarded Best Australian Documentary Antenna Documentary Film Festival (Sydney)

‘We Don’t Need a Map’ – Warwick Thornton & Brendan Fletcher (dir) 2017
Opening Film – Sydney Film Festival 2017

‘Best Foot Forward’ – Red Gadget Films 2017
Trails in Motion Film Festival 2018

‘Afghanistan: Inside Australia’s War’ – Victoria Midwinter Pitt (dir) 2016
ABC TV 3 part series

‘Marutus’ – Simon Cunich (dir) 2015
Premier Canberra Film Festival 2015

‘Sticky’ – Jilli Rose (dir) 2013

‘Helgas Bread TVC’ – 2013

‘Memoirs of a Plague’ – Robert Nugent (dir) 2011
Premier Antenna Film Festival 2011
National Geographic (Creatures of the Flood)


I found a lyrebird feather and then this song emerged. (Rough recording 5 weeks left hand post op, operation number 8 after hand trauma 3 years ago. I think it’s a beautiful song so I’m sharing it in it’s inspired raw state, enjoy.)

The Beach

Warwick Thorntons new documentary premiering May 29 on SBS & NITV from 7:30pm. Trailer music features original composition and performance by Kristin Rule. Series features original music by Mary Washington and Kristin Rule.

The Moon in Motion (2019)

Phil Hart’s awe inspiring images of the Great American Eclipse from Idaho and the Tetons – Multi Layered Viola / Cello Bespoke Music by Kristin Rule

We Don't Need a Map (2017)

Opening film for the Sydney Film Festival 2017. Kristin’s music features in both the film and the 2nd half of this trailer.

The Scribe (2018)

The Scribe Trailer – Featuring Multi Layered Bespoke Cello Music

Ruminations (2017)

Stunning Images of the Yukon Aurora by Phil Hart – Music multi layered cello and wordless voice

Backtrack Boys (2018)

Backtrack Boys Trailer & Film features music by Kristin Rule and Jonathan Zwartz

“Such beautiful music. Thank you – what a powerful element you’ve brought this documentary. Hope to work with you again.”
Victoria Midwinter Pitt, director ‘Afghanistan: Inside Australias War’

Theatre Credits

‘600 Degrees: 100 Years of Shade’ –  Rebecca Russell & Ken Evans (dir) 2016

‘Grasslands’ – Ken Evans & Rebecca Russell (dir) 2014

‘Bare Witness’ – Nadia Kostich (dir), Mari Lourey (writer) 2013
4 month National Tour

‘Hutch’ – Rachael Guy (writer), Nancy Black (dir) 2013

Bare Witness (2013)

Theme Song Music Video Clip from the ‘Bare Witness’ 2012 Theatre Production & Australian Tour

“Kristin was a pleasure to work with and her music is sublime.”
Ruth Cullen, director ‘The Scribe’

Solo Live Looping Cello Albums


Kristin tours exclusively via Human Powered Bicycle and Public Transport (Bus / Train / Tram / Boat).
Over the past 10 years she has completed five self funded human-solar and human powered bicycle cello tours,
and traveled in excess of 15,000 kilometres carrying her 130 year old French cello on a bicycle.

Bliss - 5000kms on a bicycle with a cello! (2014)

Contact Kristin

Phone: 0422 783 980
Email: cellist at 
kristinrule dot com