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Was nominated for Broadway's 1998 Tony Award with collaborators Robert Elhai and Bruce Fowler for Best Orchestrations for "The Lion King."

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Captain America: The First Avenger
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Music Department
Shooter Music Department
The Avengers
The Avengers Music Department


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  Gigantic (arranger: songs) / (orchestrator: songs) (announced)
 2017 The Star (arranger: orchestration)
 2017 Olaf's Frozen Adventure (Short) (music producer: songs) / (score orchestrator) / (song arranger and orchestrator)
 2017 The 89th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (Arranger, orchestrator "How Far I'll Go")
 2016/I Moana (arranger) / (orchestrator)
 2016 Ice Age: Collision Course (orchestrator)
 2015 Ant-Man (orchestrator)
 2015 Frozen Fever (Short) (arrangements and orchestrations; conductor)
 2014 Planes: Fire & Rescue (arranger & orchestrator)
 2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2 (orchestrator)
 2014 Rio 2 (orchestrator)
 2014 Muppets Most Wanted (orchestrator)
 2014 The 86th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (arranger - as David Metzger)
 2013/I Frozen (arranger: songs) / (orchestrator: score and songs - as David Metzger)
 2013 Planes (arranger) / (composer: additional music) / (orchestrator)
 2013 Escape Plan (orchestrator)
 2013 Penthouse North (composer: additional music)
 2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (orchestrator - uncredited)
 2012 Wreck-It Ralph (orchestrator)
 2012 Emperor (orchestrator)
 2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift (orchestrator)
 2012 Sorcery (Video Game) (music arranger)
 2012 The Avengers (orchestrator)
 2012 The Pirates! Band of Misfits (orchestrator)
 2012/I The Raven (orchestrator)
 2012 The Lorax (orchestrator)
 2011 Happy Feet Two (orchestrator)
 2011 Captain America: The First Avenger (orchestrator)
 2011 X: First Class (orchestrator)
 2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 (additional orchestrator)
 2011 Winnie the Pooh (orchestrator)
 2011 Rio (orchestrator)
 2011 Mars Needs Moms (orchestrator)
 2010 Knight and Day (orchestrator)
 2010 Diary of a Wimpy Kid (orchestrator)
 2010 How to Train Your Dragon (additional orchestrator)
 2009 Hurricane Season (composer: additional music)
 2009 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (Video Game) (composer: additional music)
 2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (orchestrator - as David M. Metzger)
 2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (orchestrator)
 2009 Imagine That (orchestrator)
 2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (score orchestrator - as David Metzger)
 2008 Bolt (orchestrator)
 2008 Hancock (orchestrator)
 2008 Kung Fu Panda (orchestrator)
 2008/I Camille (composer: additional music - as David Metzger) / (orchestrator)
 2008 Horton Hears a Who! (orchestrator)
 2007 August Rush (orchestrator)
 2007/I Shooter (orchestrator) / (synthesizer programmer)
 2006 Flyboys (orchestrator)
 2006 Brother Bear 2 (Video) (additional music production: songs) / (music arrangement: songs)
 2005 Tarzan II (Video) (orchestrator)
 2005 Asylum (additional music arranger) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 2004 The Lion King 1 1/2 (Video) (orchestrator)
 2003 The Haunted Mansion (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator)
 2003 Brother Bear (orchestrator - as David Metzger) / (vocal arranger - as David Metzger)
 2003 Bad Boys II (orchestrator)
 2003 Early Bloomer (Short) (arranger)
 2003 Atlantis: Milo's Return (Video) (orchestrator)
 2001 Domestic Disturbance (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator)
 2001 Training Day (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator - as David Metzger)
 2000 Bait (orchestrator)
 1999 Tarzan (music arranger: vocals) / (orchestrator)
 1999 The Magnificent Seven (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Sins of the Past (1999) ... (music)
- The New Law (1999) ... (music)
 1998 Return to Paradise (orchestrator)
 1998 Armageddon (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1998 Head Rush (Video Game) (music: segues)
 1997 Speed 2: Cruise Control (orchestrator - as David Metzger)
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David M. Metzger | David Metzger

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Was nominated for Broadway's 1998 Tony Award with collaborators Robert Elhai and Bruce Fowler for Best Orchestrations for "The Lion King."

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