James Sizemore is a composer and music editor known for his work producing music for films ranging from “The Hobbit” trilogy to “Spotlight”.
Recent projects include David Cronenberg’s “Crimes of The Future” , Greg Mottola’s comedy “Confess, Fletch”, and the upcoming “The Pale Blue Eye” by Scott Cooper.
James Sizemore is a composer and music editor with notable credits in film and television. James’ music ranges from the additional music in the family film A Dog’s Purpose, to adding string arrangements to M Night Shamylan’s dark film Split.
James 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 is an Artist in Residence at Bard Music Conservatory, teaching a course on film music. He has also served on the faculty of New York University and the City University of New York. He lives in the Hudson Valley, NY with his wife and daughters.
THE PALE BLUE EYE is coming to select theatres in December, and coming to Netflix on January 6th. This was a real bucket list film for me to work on. After many years of admiring (and teaching) the films of inimitable writer, director, and producer Scott Cooper, I...
CONFESS, FLETCH in theaters Sept. 16th! This was hands down one of my absolute favorite films to work on. I must have watched it over 100 times and Jon Hamm kept me laughing every time. The film has a KILLER jazz and blues influenced score by the master craftsman and...
I got a rare sneak peak of the first 2 episodes of Amazon's Lord of The Rings: The Rings of Power while working on Howard Shore's Main Title music. Truly an amazing and epic series, with the most extensive world-building in film history. Soundtrack album is out now,...
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