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 producing the score for “Pieces of A Woman” and “Funny Boy”, winner of the Canadian Screen Award for Best Original Score. The newest album Treatise was released in fall 2021.
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.
Spent the winter holed up in the studio working on David Cronenberg's future dystopia, CRIMES OF THE FUTURE. The score by Howard Shore features some very cool synth driven electronics with the help of synth master and sound designer Kyle Feehan. Slated to premiere at...
Streaming now on HULU, this new series from ABC News follows the least nefarious criminal mastermind this century, John Ruffo. I got to set the tone with the main title music, a caper theme for the craziest character I’ve ever heard of, and featuring the clarinet and...
Recording orchestra and choir (including the Vienna Boys Choir!) at the legendary Synchron Stage this weekend. What a treat to be making music in one of the most technically advanced studios in the world, even if I'm doing it remotely from my own studio!
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