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Dan Romer is an award-winning music producer, songwriter, film composer, and multi-instrumentalist based in Los Angeles.

He has produced music for an array of acclaimed artists on both indie and major labels including Ingrid Michaelson, Jenny Owen Youngs, He Is We, Birdy, Jukebox The Ghost, and A Great Big World - whose debut single with Christina Aguilera, "Say Something," entered the US iTunes chart at #1 and has sold in excess of 5 million copies.

In addition to his production work with artists and labels, he is an accomplished film composer and string arranger. He has scored the music for three award-winning short films, "Death to the Tinman," "Glory at Sea," and "The Life and Death of Tommy Chaos and Stacey Danger," in addition to the 2013, four-time Oscar-nominated feature film "Beasts of the Southern Wild."

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Spark

Trivia (7)

He was the lead singer and acoustic guitarist in the indie/pop/rock band, Fire Flies.
Founded, owns, and operates Drawing Number One productions and The Orphanage Studios in Los Angeles.
Formerly managed by Elton John's company Rocket Music.
Dan has produced, mixed or co-written many pop records for an array of successful artists including Ingrid Michaelson, Jenny Owen Youngs, Ian Axel, Cara Salimando, April Smith, Jukebox The Ghost & A Great Big World.
Dan's original music from the acclaimed short film Glory at Sea (2008) was also used in a series of official Obama presidential-campaign videos.
As part of a 'Celebrate Brooklyn' event in Dan's New York City neighborhood, Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012) was screened in the Prospect Park band shell with a local orchestra playing the movie's soundtrack. Romer and "Beasts" co-composer and film director Benh Zeitlin were also on hand to join in.
Dan produced A Great Big World's debut album "Is There Anybody Out There?", including the debut single "Say Something" which was a worldwide hit and sold over 4 million copies.

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