James Sizemore is a composer and producer known for his work producing music for films ranging from “The Hobbit” trilogy to “Spotlight”.
Recent projects include producing the score for “The Catcher Was A Spy”, now in select theatres; and producing music for Tencent Games’ “Honor of Kings”, the world’s top-grossing video game.
James composed additional music and arranged and produced the score for the award winning film Spotlight. Previously James spent 3 years working with director Peter Jackson and composer Howard Shore, orchestrating and arranging the music for The Hobbit Trilogy.
With a versatile background in many musical styles, he has ranged from the big broadway musical numbers written for the recent OJ:The Musical to the ambient soundscapes heard in David Cronenberg’s films Maps to the Stars and Cosmopolis. His versatility can also be heard in Jon Stewart’s film Rosewater, where ethnic Persian soloists intermingle with hip-hop and rock influences.
James has served on the faculty of New York University and the City University of New York, teaching classes on film sound and music. He lives in the Hudson Valley, NY with his wife and daughters.
New album coming soon! I will be recording and producing an album of my music for piano and string quartet in my upcoming album FRAMEWORKS. Follow along as I show the behind the scenes of producing the album on my Facebook and YouTube pages....
CATCHER WAS A SPY premieres at Sundance! I had a great time working on this film as a music editor and score producer. Movie and Soundtrack coming to you soon! Here is a nice behind the scenes interview with Paul Rudd and director Ben Lewin speaking about the film....
In London recording a large orchestra and choir at the lovely Abbey Road Studios. What amazing musicians and engineers!
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