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 Song of Names”, winner of the Canadian Screen Award for Best Original Score. The newest album While Being was released in spring 2020.
James Sizemore is a composer, arranger, and producer 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 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.
The first music video for my new album While Being has been released today. The album doesn't come out until 3.20.2020, but here is an adavance release of the 3rd track from the album, Past Lives. Take a look into one of the finest recording...
I sat down and spoke a bit about music, movies, and my new album in this interview with The Highlands Current newspaper.
I spent the week in Rotterdam bringing David Cronenberg's 1996 film CRASH to the concert stage as part of the Rotterdam International Film Festival. It was amazing music to produce, featuring 6 electric guitars, 3 harps, 3 woodwinds, 2 percussionists and 40 strings....
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