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 “The Slumber Party” by Veronica Rodriguez, “The Pale Blue Eye” by Scott Cooper, and David Cronenberg’s “Crimes of The Future”.
James Sizemore is a composer and music editor with notable credits in film and television. Recent projects include The Pale Blue Eye, Confess Fletch, and Crimes of the Future.
Previously, James produced the score for the Oscar winning independent film, Spotlight, and spent 3 years working with director Peter Jackson and composer Howard Shore, orchestrating 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 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.
Very excited to be recording a new album of works for piano and piano quintet this fall, following the successful funding of my first Kickstarter campaign!
My personal life and my work life aligned this year, as I saw my eldest daughter Ella turn 13, while also working as a music editor on the Disney + feature film, The Slumber Party about a 14 yr old sleepover that goes haywire. The music ranged from Japanese Bubblegum...
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...
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