So You're Into Film Scores...? So am I!

whether it be expanded or brand new, these are the composers I can't wait to hear scores from!

listed below are my favorites (in mostly alphabetical order) along with what I personally feel is their most enjoyable & entertaining score... enjoy!
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1.
Abel Korzeniowski
Born on the 18th of July, 1972, in Cracow, Poland. In 1996 graduated the instrumental studies (specialization: cello), and then in 2000 graduated with merit from the composition class of Krzysztof Penderecki at the Music Academy in Cracow. At the same Academy, in the years 1999-2000, he was an assistant at the Department of Composition...
“ Favorite score... A Single Man ” - bellis90
 
2.
Alan Howarth
Sound Department, Escape from New York
Alan Howarth's high school and college days took place in Cleveland, Ohio. Playing music in local rock bands, he opened for national touring acts including "The Who", and "Cream". He then began to create original music in bands "Braino" and "Pi Corp, utilizing synthesizers to make electronic music. He was invited to provide synthesizer support for fusion jazz band...
“ Favorite score... Halloween 4: The Revenge Of Michael Myers ” - bellis90
 
3.
Alan Parker
Music Department, Jaws 3-D
“ Favorite score... Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker ” - bellis90
 
4.
Alan Silvestri
Composer, Forrest Gump
In over thirty years as a film composer, Alan Silvestri has blazed an innovative trail with his exciting and melodic scores, winning the applause of Hollywood and movie audiences the world over. Born in Manhattan in 1950, Alan was first drawn to music at an early age. Beginning as a drummer, his love for instruments quickly grew to include the bassoon...
“ Favorite score... The Abyss ” - bellis90
 
5.
Alex North
Music Department, Goodfellas
Alex North studied music at the Curtis Institute of Philadelphia, then won a scholarship to Juilliard in New York (1929) and the Moscow Conservatoire (1933), making him the first-ever American to become a member of the Union of Soviet Composers. In Europe, he worked as music director for the Latvian State Theatre...
“ Favorite score... Spartacus ” - bellis90
 
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“ Favorite score... Arlington Road ” - bellis90
 
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“ Favorite score... Stay ” - bellis90
 
8.
Atli Örvarsson
Atli Örvarsson is an Icelandic composer for film and television. He scored the award-winning feature Rams (Hrútar), winner of the Un Certain Regard Prize at the Cannes International Film Festival, which featured "a wonderfully minimalist score [that] lends a mournful solemnity to the [film]" -Mark Kermode, The Guardian...
“ Favorite score... Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters ” - bellis90
 
9.
Barry De Vorzon
Soundtrack, Click
“ Favorite score... The Warriors ” - bellis90
 
10.
Basil Poledouris
Basil Poledouris was born on August 21, 1945 in Kansas City. He started taking piano lessons when he was 7 years old. Eventually, he went on to become a student at USC, where he studied the arts of directing, cinematography, editing, sound and, of course, music. It was also at USC he met John Milius and Randal Kleiser...
“ Favorite score... The Hunt For Red October

2nd Favorite score... Robocop (1987) ” - bellis90
 
11.
Bear McCreary
Bear McCreary is a degreed graduate of the prestigious USC Thornton School of Music (in 'Composition and Recording Arts'). Bear McCreary was one of a small and select group of proteges of the late, many-honored film composer Elmer Bernstein. Although he is now firmly in the mainstream of film composition...
“ Favorite score... Human Target ” - bellis90
 
12.
Benjamin Wallfisch
Golden Globe and Emmy nominated composer Benjamin Wallfisch's career spans over a decade and 60 feature films. He has composed music for such legendary film makers as Steven Spielberg, Gore Verbinksi, Denis Villeneuve, and Lars von Trier, and has worked on scores that have been recognized with multiple awards and nominations at the Academy Awards...
“ Favorite score... Hammer Of The Gods ” - bellis90
 
13.
Bernard Herrmann
Music Department, Kill Bill: Vol. 1
The man behind the low woodwinds that open Citizen Kane, the shrieking violins of Psycho, and the plaintive saxophone of Taxi Driver was one of the most original and distinctive composers ever to work in film. He started early, winning a composition prize at the age of 13 and founding his own orchestra at the age of 20...
“ Favorite score... Vertigo ” - bellis90
 
14.
Borislav Slavov
Borislav Slavov was born on July 17, 1973 in Sofia, Bulgaria. He is also known as Bobby Slavov. The works he is known for are Crysis 2 (2011), Crysis 3(2013) as Composer and Music Director, Ryse: Son of Rome (2013), Two Worlds II (2010). His music career starts in 2001, when he gets his first soundtrack production assignment for the real-time strategy video game Knights of Honor.
“ Favorite score... Crysis 2 ” - bellis90
 
15.
Brian May
Brian May rates highly as one of the best film music composers in the history of Australian cinema. May's scores are distinguished by their full, rich and supremely melodic orchestration. Brian was born on July 28, 1934 in Adelaide, South Australia. He studied as a pianist, violinist and conductor at the Adelaide Elder Conservatorium...
“ Favorite score... Cloak & Dagger ” - bellis90
 
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“ Favorite score... John Dies At The End ” - bellis90
 
17.
Bruce Broughton
Music Department, Tombstone
Bruce Broughton composes in almost every medium, from theatrical motion pictures and television to computer games, in styles ranging from large symphonic settings ("Silverado") to contemporary electronic scores (the recently Emmy-nominated "The Dive from Clausen's Pier"). Broughton has written the scores...
“ Favorite score... Tombstone

2nd Favorite Score... Stay Tuned ” - bellis90
 
18.
Charles Bernstein
Talented, prolific and versatile film composer Charles Bernstein was born on February 28, 1943 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He conducted his own orchestral music at age sixteen and studied composition with Vitorio Giannini and Vincent Persichetti at Juilliard. Bernstein also attended the University of California; he received an Outstanding Graduate of the College Award...
“ Favorite score... The Entity

2nd favorite score... A Nightmare On Elm Street ” - bellis90
 
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“ Favorite score... Tower Heist ” - bellis90
 
20.
Christopher Drake
Christopher Drake's music empowers a diverse array of projects, transcending medium and genre. Drake has shown mastery composing across different formats with film, television and video games. Drake has collaborated many times with beloved cult filmmaker Kevin Smith, their most recent collaboration being...
 
21.
“ Favorite score... Rosemary's Baby ” - bellis90
 
22.
Christopher Young
Composer, Spider-Man 3
Composer Christopher Young was born on April 28, 1957 in Red Bank, New Jersey. After graduating from Hampshire College in Massachusetts with a Bachelor of Arts degree in music, Young went on to pursue his post-graduate studies at North Texas State University. Christopher moved to Los Angeles, California in 1980...
“ Favorite score... The Core ” - bellis90
 
23.
“ Favorite score... Stoker ” - bellis90
 
24.
“ Favorite score... District 9 ” - bellis90
 
25.
Craig Safan
Composer, Cheers
“ Favorite score... Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins ” - bellis90
 
26.
“ Favorite score... The Counselor ” - bellis90
 
27.
Danny Elfman
Music Department, Corpse Bride
As Danny Elfman was growing up in the Los Angeles area, he was largely unaware of his talent for composing. It wasn't until the early 1970s that Danny and his older brother Richard Elfman started a musical troupe while in Paris; the group "Mystic Knights of Oingo-Boingo" was created for Richard's directorial debut...
“ Favorite score... Flubber ” - bellis90
 
28.
Dave Grusin
Music Department, Good Times
“ Favorite score... The Goonies ” - bellis90
 
29.
David Arnold
Music Department, Stargate SG-1
“ favorite score... Godzilla ” - bellis90
 
30.
“ Favorite score... Legend Of The Guardians: The Owls Of Ga'Hoole ” - bellis90
 
31.
David Newman
Composer, Ice Age
In his 25 year career, David Newman has scored over 100 films, ranging from War of the Roses, Matilda, Bowfinger and Heathers, to the more recent The Spirit, Serenity, and Alvin and the Chipmonks: The Squeakuel. Newman's music has brought to life the critically acclaimed dramas Brokedown Palace and Hoffa; top-grossing comedies Norbit...
“ Favorite score... The Phantom ” - bellis90
 
32.
David Sardy
Composer, 21
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Sardy was active as a singer, songwriter and guitarist (most notably with his group Barkmarket), but since the mid-1990s, he has been more active as a producer, writer and/or mixer. He has worked with an eclectic mix of rock, punk, alternative, electronic and industrial rock but mainly song driven performers; critics have called him a "hardcore" super-producer...
“ Favorite score... Zombieland ” - bellis90
 
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“ Favorite score... The Outer Limits ” - bellis90
 
34.
Don Davis
Composer, The Matrix
“ Favorite score... The Matrix ” - bellis90
 
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“ Favorite score... Trick R' Treat ” - bellis90
 
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“ Favorite score... K-Pax ” - bellis90
 
37.
Elia Cmiral
Composer, Wrong Turn
Elia Cmiral (pronounced smear-al)'s first break came when his father let him score "Cyrano de Bergerac" at his theater when he was just eighteen years old. But before he could build a career in Czechoslovakia, he escaped to Sweden and, to his surprise, was soon asked to score a full-length battle for the National Theater entitled "Nemesis." Deciding to study film scoring in the United States...
“ Favorite score... Battlefield Earth: A Saga Of The Year 3000 ” - bellis90
 
38.
Elliot Goldenthal
Composer, Heat
Elliot Goldenthal is an Academy Award-winning composer best known for his original music scores for such films as Frida and Across the Universe, among his other works. He was born on May 2, 1954, in Brooklyn, New York. His father was a house-painter, and his mother was a seamstress. Young Goldenthal was fond of music and theatre...
“ Favorite score... Sphere ” - bellis90
 
39.
Elmer Bernstein
Music Department, Airplane!
Elmer Bernstein was educated at the Walden School and New York University. He served in the US Army Air Corps in World War II. A prolific and respected film music composer, he was a protégé of Aaron Copland, who studied music with Roger Sessions and Stefan Wolpe. Bernstein worked in various artistic endeavors...
“ Favorite score... Wild Wild West ” - bellis90
 
40.
Ennio Morricone
A classmate of director Sergio Leone with whom he would form one of the great director/composer partnerships (right up there with Eisenstein & Prokofiev, Hitchcock & Herrmann, Fellini & Rota), Ennio Morricone studied at Rome's Santa Cecilia Conservatory, where he specialized in trumpet. His first film scores were relatively undistinguished...
“ Favorite score... The Untouchables ” - bellis90
 
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“ Favorite score... Devil ” - bellis90
 
42.
“ Favorite score... Friday The 13th The Series ” - bellis90
 
43.
Fred Myrow
Composer, Soylent Green
Composer Fred Myrow was born on July 16, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York. His grandfather was music publishing giant, producer and manager Irving Mills and his father was noted composer Josef Myrow (he wrote the popular hit song "You Make Me Feel So Young"). He moved to Hollywood, California at age six....
“ Favorite score... Phantasm ” - bellis90
 
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“ Favorite score... Stephen King's Storm Of The Century ” - bellis90
 
45.
Geoff Zanelli
Emmy Award-winning composer Geoff Zanelli is a standout in the film and television scoring industry, garnering accolades and recognition for his diverse musical voice. Zanelli has composed for directors such as Gore Verbinski and Ridley Scott; writer/directors David Koepp, Peter Hedges and David Duchovny; producers Jerry Bruckheimer...
“ Favorite score... Secret Window ” - bellis90
 
46.
Graeme Revell
Composer, Sin City
Graeme Revell was born in New Zealand in 1955. He was graduated from The University of Auckland with degrees in economics and politics. He is a classically trained pianist and French horn player. Revell worked for as a regional planner in Australia and Indonesia and as an orderly in an Australian psychiatric hospital...
“ Favorite score... Child's Play 2 ” - bellis90
 
47.
Guy Farley
Composer, A Good American
Guy is an award-winning film composer whose outstanding body of work includes over 40 feature films, flagship television series and collaborations with multi-platinum selling artists. Guy's recent and most notable works include That Good Night, starring John Hurt and Charles Dance; additional music...
“ Favorite score... Clive Barker's Book Of Blood ” - bellis90
 
48.
Hans Zimmer
German-born composer Hans Zimmer is recognized as one of Hollywood's most innovative musical talents. He featured in the music video for The Buggles' single "Video Killed the Radio Star", which became a worldwide hit and helped usher in a new era of global entertainment as the first music video to be aired on MTV (August 1, 1981)...
“ Favorite score... Interstellar

2nd favorite score... The Lone Ranger ” - bellis90
 
49.
Harald Kloser
Composer, 2012
“ Favorite score... The Day After Tomorrow ” - bellis90
 
50.
Harry Gregson-Williams
Composer, Shrek
Harry Gregson-Williams is a composer. He was the composer on all four installments of the blockbuster Shrek franchise; garnered a BAFTA nomination for the score for the first Shrek; and received Golden Globe and Grammy Award nominations for his score to Andrew Adamson's The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion...
“ Favorite score... Total Recall (2012) ” - bellis90
 
51.
Harry Manfredini
Composer, Friday the 13th
Film composer Harry Manfredini specialises in writing for horror films, but is also a song writer and jazz soloist. From his haunting dramatic scores for The Friday the 13th films, to his adventurous music for The Omegma Code, Harry Manfredini has established himself as a motion picture music composer of the same style as Bernard Herrmann...
“ Favorite score... Friday The 13th ” - bellis90
 
52.
“ Favorite score... Salem's Lot ” - bellis90
 
53.
Heitor Pereira
Heitor Teixeira Pereira was born in Brazil and has worked for Brazilian jazz musicians such as Ivan Lins and Lani Hall. In July 1988 he joined Simply Red as a guitarist and stayed with the band until 1996. During that time he shortened his name to Heitor TP. In 1994 he released a solo album called "Heitor" with the help of some of the other Simply Red musicians...
“ Favorite score... Despicable Me 2 ” - bellis90
 
54.
Henry Jackman
Henry Jackman, born in Hillingdon, Middlesex, UK, began composing his first symphony at age six, and was an accomplished composer by age nine. He went on to study classical music at St. Paul's Cathedral Choir School, Eton College, Framlingham College and Oxford University. As a teenager, he became heavily influenced by the underground rave scene...
“ Favorite score... Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter ” - bellis90
 
55.
Henry Mancini
Music Department, The Pink Panther
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, but brought up in Pennsylvania, where he played the flute in a local band, as a youth, before sending some arrangements to Benny Goodman. Goodman offered him a job and, after serving in WWII, he joined the rearranged Glenn Miller band. In 1952, he was given a two-week assignment...
“ Favorite score... Charade ” - bellis90
 
56.
Howard Shore
Howard Shore is a Canadian composer, born in Toronto. He was born in a Jewish family. He started studying music when 8-years-old, and played as a member of bands by the time he was 13-years-old. He was interested in a professional career in music as a teenager. He studied music at the Berklee College of Music, a college of contemporary music located in Boston...
“ Favorite score... The Fly (1986) ” - bellis90
 
57.
Ilan Eshkeri
Composer, Kick-Ass
Ilan Eshkeri is an award winning British composer whose work uses multiple disciplines in various fields of art. Composer, songwriter, producer and conductor, Eshkeri's work is performed in concert halls, theatres, galleries and on film & television; his eclectic body of work is linked by his love of narrative...
“ Favorite score... 47 Ronin ” - bellis90
 
58.
Fil Eisler
Composer, To the Bone
Fil Eisler composes music that faithfully embodies both story and character. Known for his signature themes and inventive dramatic solutions, his work can be heard on the upcoming films "How To Be Single," starring Dakota Johnson and Rebel Wilson, "CHiPs" starring and directed by Dax Shepard, and scifi/thriller feature "The Titan" starring Sam Worthington and Taylor Schilling...
“ Favorite score... Revenge ” - bellis90
 
59.
“ Favorite score... Wes Craven's New Nightmare ” - bellis90
 
60.
James Horner
Music Department, Titanic
James Horner began studying piano at the age of five, and trained at the Royal College of Music in London, England, before moving to California in the 1970s. After receiving a bachelor's degree in music at USC, he would go on to earn his master's degree at UCLA and teach music theory there. He later completed his Ph.D...
“ Favorite score... Jumanji ” - bellis90
 
61.
James Newton Howard
James Newton Howard attended the University of Southern California's music school, but dropped out to tour with Elton John, and eventually compose music for film and television. He started with Head Office in 1985. He has been nominated for eight Academy Awards. He currently is a songwriter, record producer, conductor, keyboardist, and film composer.
“ Favorite score... Dreamcatcher ” - bellis90
 
62.
“ Favorite Score... Tomb Raider ” - bellis90
 
63.
Jay Ferguson
Also wrote the theme music to Television shows such as Going to Extremes (1992), Viper (1996), The Office and Women's Murder Club. Got into writing TV theme songs after being asked if there were any of his songs lying around that needed some rock songs that would be used for The Terminator movie.
“ Favorite score... A Nightmare On Elm Street 5: The Dream Child ” - bellis90
 
64.
Jammes Luckett
Composer, May
“ Favorite score... Sick Girl ” - bellis90
 
65.
Jerry Goldsmith
Music Department, Total Recall
Born on February 10, 1929, Jerry Goldsmith studied piano with Jakob Gimpel and composition, theory, and counterpoint with Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. He also attended classes in film composition given by Miklós Rózsa at the Univeristy of Southern California. In 1950, he was employed as a clerk typist in the music department at CBS...
“ Favorite score... Gremlins ” - bellis90
 
66.
Joby Talbot
Joby Talbot began writing and performing in the early 90s, joining Neil Hannon in the UK pop phenomenon, The Divine Comedy. The successful partnership produced seven albums for The Divine Comedy, Ute Lemper's critical masterpiece, Punishing Kiss and a live collaboration with Michael Nyman, which was awarded the Edinburgh Festival's Critics Choice in 1997...
“ Favorite score... The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy ” - bellis90
 
67.
“ Favorite score... A Million Ways To Die In The West ” - bellis90
 
68.
John Carpenter
Writer, Halloween
John Howard Carpenter was born in Carthage, New York, to mother Milton Jean (Carter) and father Howard Ralph Carpenter. His family moved to Bowling Green, Kentucky, where his father, a professor, was head of the music department at Western Kentucky University. He attended Western Kentucky University and then USC film school in Los Angeles...
“ Favorite Score... Escape From New York ” - bellis90
 
69.
John Debney
Composer, The Jungle Book
John Debney's career seemed destined for Hollywood, the son of Disney Studios producer Louis Debney, John grew up in nearby Glendale, California where he got early inspiration for film and music growing up on the Disney Studio lot. The child of two musicians, John showed an early aptitude for music and began guitar lessons at age six...
“ Favorite score... Liar Liar ” - bellis90
 
70.
“ Favorite score... Thir13en Ghosts (2001) ” - bellis90
 
71.
John Harrison
Director, Dune
John Harrison began his career directing rock videos and working as 1st Asst. Director for famed horror director,George A. Romero (Night of the Living Dead/Creepshow). Harrison wrote and directed multiple episodes of Romero's classic TV series,Tales from the Darksidem], before helming Tales from the Darkside: The Movie, for Paramount Pictures...
“ Favorite score... Creepshow ” - bellis90
 
72.
John Morris
Music Department, Young Frankenstein
“ Favorite score... Clue ” - bellis90
 
73.
John Murphy
John Murphy is a British film composer from Liverpool. He began composing music scores for films in the early 1990s, working on several successful British movies, enjoying particular success with the soundtracks to Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) and Snatch (2000). Since 2000, Murphy has been based in Los Angeles...
“ Favorite score... 28 Days Later ” - bellis90
 
74.
John Ottman
John Ottman holds dual distinctions as a leading film composer and an award winning film editor. Ottman has often completed both monumental tasks on the same films. Such remarkable double duties have included The Usual Suspects, X-Men 2, Superman Returns, Valkyrie, and Jack the Giant Killer. He has also held producer roles on several of these films...
“ Favorite score... Eight Legged Freaks ” - bellis90
 
75.
“ Favorite score... Knight and Day ” - bellis90
 
76.
John Williams
As one of the best known, awarded, and financially successful composers in US history, John Williams is as easy to recall as John Philip Sousa, Aaron Copland or Leonard Bernstein, illustrating why he is "America's composer" time and again. With a massive list of awards that includes over 41 Oscar nominations (five wins)...
“ Favorite score... The Fury ” - bellis90
 
77.
Johnny Mandel
Music Department, M*A*S*H
“ Favorite score... Caddyshack ” - bellis90
 
78.
“ Favorite score... Room 237 ” - bellis90
 
79.
“ Favorite score... The Conjuring

Previous favorite score... Dark Skies ” - bellis90
 
80.
Joseph LoDuca
By the age of 15 (1973), Joseph LoDuca was opening for rock legends Bob Seger and Ted Nugent in smoky Detroit clubs and sneaking into Jeff Beck concerts. He was hooked. He went on to train formally in classical music at the University of Michigan and in New York City. He plugged into the jazz scene and submerged himself in cultures from around the world...
“ Favorite score... Boogeyman ” - bellis90
 
81.
Joseph Trapanese
Joseph Trapanese is best known for his sleek, ominous score work for blockbuster films like "Tron: Legacy," "Straight Outta Compton," "Oblivion," and the "Raid" series. As a composer, arranger, and producer for movie, television, theater, and video game music, he has collaborated with a number of mainstream musical acts...
“ Favorite score... Oblivion ” - bellis90
 
82.
“ Favorite Score... 300: Rise Of An Empire ” - bellis90
 
83.
Kevin Manthei
Kevin Manthei has been working in the film, television and game arena for nearly 20 years. He has worked as the series composer on six animated TV shows - representing over 200 half hour episodes, composed over 50 game soundtracks, has made a mark composing music for independent films, as well as contributing additional music on many well-known feature films...
“ Favorite score... Invader Zim ” - bellis90
 
84.
Klaus Badelt
Music Department, Gladiator
It has been a few years since Klaus' large-scale score to Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl defined the franchise and brought him worldwide mass attention. Since then, Klaus continues to write for major motion pictures with top-names like Wolfgang Petersen, Michael Mann, Richard Donner, Francis Lawrence and Harvey Weinstein...
“ Favorite score... Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl ” - bellis90
 
85.
Kristopher Carter
Kristopher Carter began his career as one of the youngest composers to work for Warner Bros, scoring his first episode of "Batman: The Animated Series" at the age of 22. He received an Emmy Award for "Batman Beyond", as well as seven other Emmy nominations and two Annie Award nominations. Equally at home composing feature film scores...
 
86.
Lalo Schifrin
Music Department, Mission: Impossible
Immensely talented, Argentinian born pianist, conductor and composer who has written over 100 scores for both television & the cinema including the memorable themes to Mission: Impossible, Mannix, Starsky and Hutch, Cool Hand Luke, and Bullitt. Schifrin has regularly worked alongside Clint Eastwood...
“ Favorite score... The Amityville Horror ” - bellis90
 
87.
Lorne Balfe
Music Department, Inception
“ Favorite Score... Crysis 2 ” - bellis90
 
88.
“ Favorite score... The Raven ” - bellis90
 
89.
Marc Streitenfeld
Music Department, Gladiator
“ Favorite score... American Gangster ” - bellis90
 
90.
“ Favorite score... The Watcher ” - bellis90
 
91.
Mark Isham
Composer, Crash
From his days as one of the pioneering icons of electronic music to his current status as a world-renowned legendary film composer, Mark Isham continues to be one of the most prolific and provocative artists on the scene. His gift for creating unforgettable melodies and his love of fresh, innovative sonic palettes have earned Isham many awards including a Grammy...
“ Favorite score... The Mechanic (2011) ” - bellis90
 
92.
Mark Mancina
Music Department, The Lion King
Known for his wide-ranging talents, Mark Mancina's film scores traverse almost every genre: drama, action, comedy, suspense, and period epic. His dark, edgy music for the Oscar-winning Training Day, is a benchmark score that expanded the boundaries of scoring street-wise drama, and is widely used as a temp track...
“ Favorite Score... Speed ” - bellis90
 
93.
Mark Mothersbaugh
Composer, The Lego Movie
Graduate of Woodridge High School in Peninsula, Ohio. Attended Kent State University (1970-73) in Kent, Ohio, to focus on attaining an art degree. While at Kent State Mothersbaugh met Jerry Casale and Bob Lewis, who ultimately joined him in forming the 1970-80s avant-garde band Devo. Awarded an honorary doctorate degree (2008) from Kent State in humane letters...
“ Favorite score... The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou

2nd Favorite Score... The Lego Movie ” - bellis90
 
94.
Mark Snow
Composer, The X-Files
Mark Snow became a good friend with Michael Kamen while they were studying music at New York's Art and Music High School. After graduation, they became roommates at Juilliard (an elite music school). After studying at Juilliard, he became very fond of pop music. He, Michael Kamen and 3 others formed the New York Rock'n'Roll ensemble...
“ Favorite score... The X-Files ” - bellis90
 
95.
Matthew Margeson
Music Department, Wreck-It Ralph
“ Favorite score... Skyline ” - bellis90
 
96.
Max Steiner
Composer, Casablanca
Austrian composer who achieved legendary status as the creator of hundreds of classic American film scores. As a child he was astonishingly musically gifted, composing complex works as a teenager and completing the course of study at Vienna's Hochschule fuer Musik und Darstellende Kunst in only one year...
“ Favorite score... Gone With The Wind ” - bellis90
 
97.
“ Favorite score... Donnie Darko ” - bellis90
 
98.
Michael Giacchino
Composer, Ratatouille
Michael Giacchino is an American composer of music for films, television and video games. Giacchino composed the scores to the television series Lost, Alias and Fringe, the video game series Medal of Honor and Call of Duty and many films such as The Incredibles (2004), Star Trek (2009), Up (2009), Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)...
“ Favorite score... Star Trek Into Darkness ” - bellis90
 
99.
Michael Hoenig
Music Department, Koyaanisqatsi
“ Favorite score... Class Of 1999

2nd Favorite Score... The Blob (1988) ” - bellis90
 
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Michael Kamen
Music Department, Lethal Weapon
“ Favorite score... Die Hard With A Vengeance ” - bellis90