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Alex Wurman

Emmy Award-winning composer Alex Wurman is highly versatile with a broad musical palette. He can traverse the film-score landscape by writing a critically-acclaimed score for an Oscar®-winning film, to supporting comedy with musical punctuation for box office giants, to capturing the essence of brainy ideas for indie films. Some examples include: ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Run, Fatboy, Run
Run, Fatboy, Run Composer
Temple Grandin
Temple Grandin Composer
March of the Penguins


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 2015 750 (Short) (completed)
 2013 Titans of Justice (Short) (completed)
 2015/II Patriot (TV Series)
 2014 Cloud 9 (TV Movie)
 2013 Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (TV Movie)
 2012 The Newsroom (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- The Greater Fool (2012)
- 5/1 (2012)
- Bullies (2012)
 2012/I Overnight
 2011 Kingdom of the Oceans (TV Series documentary) (4 episodes)
 2011 The Last Lions (Documentary)
 2010/I The Switch
 2010 Temple Grandin (TV Movie)
 2008 $5 a Day
 2008 The Promotion
 2007 The Baker
 2007 The Nines
 2007 Homo Erectus
 2005 Mrs. Harris (TV Movie)
 2005 March of the Penguins (Documentary) (US version)
 2004 Criminal
 2004 Blink (Short)
 2003 High Infidelity (Short)
 2003 Normal (TV Movie)
 2000 Hero (Short)
 1999 No Vacancy
 1999 Dangerous Waters (TV Movie)
 1998 Exposé
 1998 God (Short)
 1997 The Good Life
 1996 The Glamorous World of the Adlon Hotel (TV Movie documentary)
 1996 The Grave
 1995 Born Wild
 1995 Ripple (Short)
 1995 French Exit
 1995 Dominion
 1994 The Crew
 1994 Getting In
 1993 L.A. Goddess
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Show Show Soundtrack (5 credits)
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Technology affects the composer by offering the ability to do a movie like March of the Penguins for example- mostly recorded and mixed in my home studio, that cost savings afforded me more musicians. However, technology does affect music for the worse some times because the sounds can be overly suggestive to the composer. Technology can also make music creation overly accessible, but I think ... See more »


Brother of Felix Wurman. See more »

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