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Date of Birth 21 June 1974New York, USA

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Composer Douglas Romayne was hired by Joss Whedon to score Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997) for 20th Century Fox/Mutant Enemy (season 7). He contributed additional music to 33 episodes of Angel (1999) for Fox/Mutant Enemy (seasons 4 and 5) and 12 episodes of Miracles (2003) for ABC/Touchstone. He was hired to score three seasons of Duck Dodgers (2003) for Warner Bros. Animation. The three-member scoring team of Robert Kral, Douglas Romayne and Zoran Boris won the 2005 Annie Award for Best Music in an Animated Television Show for the episode "Invictus Interuptus" (Kral awarded). He recently scored on the series Day Break (2006) for ABC/Touchstone TV.

His feature film work includes scoring a number of independent films and documentaries, additional music for Universal's The Skulls III (2004) , The Skulls II (2002), USA Network's Wolf Girl (2001) and source music for Imagine's Stealing Harvard (2002), Universal's Big Fat Liar (2002) and Bob Gale's Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road (2002).

He scored the NYShorts Jury Award-winning film Rocketboy (2006), the ION International Short Film of the Year Antebody (2005), the CINE Special Jury Award-winning Sunday Paper p.2B (2003), the Big Bear Audience - Animation winner Paper Cut (2003), the Angelus Award nominated Shelter (2004) and the directorial debuts of Adrian Fulle, Justin Guerrieri, Peter Rhoads, Luke Hutton, Luci Kwak, Lindsey Shockley, Jim Gleason, Eric Towner, Brad Kean, JC Schroder and more.

The New York native received his undergraduate degree in music composition. At the graduate level, he studied advanced orchestration and jazz arranging with Cliff Colnot, Chicago Symphony Orchestra MusicNOW conductor, at the University of Chicago and DePaul, as well as private composition studies with Hans Wurman. Wurman gave Douglas his first film scoring position by sharing credit on Non Plus Ultra by Chilean director Adriana Zuanic. Douglas then attended the University of Southern California's Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television advanced degree program, graduated with the BMI Film Music Scholarship (2000) and went to work with fellow USC alumni, Christophe Beck.

At Beck's studio, Douglas worked on a number of films including Dreamwork's The Tuxedo and was assigned Associate Music Director on the "Buffy" musical, "Once More, With Feeling," which was nominated for an Emmy in Music Direction (C. Beck, J. Tobias).

Douglas left Beck's studio in the fall of 2002 to score "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." To date, he has scored 8 seasons of dramatic network television series in 4 years as well as 6 features, documentaries and numerous shorts, delivering weekly episodes of orchestral-based underscore and managing the day-in/day-out post production schedule of overlapping film and television projects.

In addition to scoring, Douglas has produced and arranged on album projects for a number of artists, including with songwriter/producer Jane Wang Beck, released through Primal Beat Creations Corporation. The album projects focus on preserving traditional songs from Tibet, while making the music accessible to a broader audience.

Douglas is a member of Film Independent in Los Angeles, The Society of Composers and Lyricists and the American Federation of Musicians Local 47. His music and publishing are with BMI. He continues to score film, television and new media out of his project studio in Marina del Rey, California. He is represented by Linda Kordek, The Agency Group/LA, and managed by Karrie Vickery, Bleu Jean Management.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Bleu Jean Management

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