James T. Sale

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James T. Sale was born in Washington, D.C. to music-loving parents who introduced him to classical and modern orchestral music. James went to St John's College High School, an all-male military college prep, and graduated in 1985. In 1988 James enrolled in the Film Scoring Program at Berklee College of Music in Boston. At Berklee he studied ... See full bio »

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Hotel Transylvania Music Department
The Lego Movie Music Department
21 Jump Street Music Department


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 2020 Bloodshot (conductor - uncredited)
 2020 Uncle Frank (conductor)
 2018/I Bumblebee (booth reader)
 2017 Transformers: The Last Knight (conductor)
 2016 Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade (TV Short) (composer: additional music) / (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 2016 Pee-wee's Big Holiday (composer: additional music) / (orchestrator: conductor)
 2015 Admins (music supervisor)
 2015 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (composer: additional music) / (orchestrator: conductor)
 2015 Cosmic Scrat-tastrophe (Short) (conductor - as James Sale) / (music arranger - as James Sale)
 2015 Hotel Transylvania 2 (composer: additional music) / (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 2015/I Vacation (composer: additional music) / (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 2015 Pitch Perfect 2 (additional music: programming)
 2014 Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas (TV Short) (additional orchestration)
 2014 Weaving the Past: Journey of Discovery (Documentary) (orchestral underscore)
 2014 22 Jump Street (composer: additional music) / (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 2014 Return to Zero (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 2014 The Lego Movie (composer: additional music) / (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 2013 Last Vegas (composer: additional music) / (orchestrator: conductor)
 2013 Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 (composer: additional music) / (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 2012 Angry Birds Star Wars Cinematic Trailer (Short) (orchestrator)
 2012 Hotel Transylvania (composer: additional music) / (orchestrator: conductor)
 2012 What to Expect When You're Expecting (orchestrator: conductor)
 2012/I Safe (composer: additional music) / (conductor - as James Sale) / (orchestrator - as James Sale)
 2012 21 Jump Street (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 2011 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (composer: additional music) / (orchestrator: conductor)
  Mater's Tall Tales (TV Series short) (composer - 4 episodes, 2009 - 2011) (orchestrator - 3 episodes, 2009 - 2010)
- Air Mater (2011) ... (composer: additional music - uncredited)
- Moon Mater (2010) ... (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator: conductor - uncredited)
- Mater Private Eye (2010) ... (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator: conductor - uncredited)
- Unidentified Flying Mater (2009) ... (composer: additional music) / (orchestrator: conductor)
 2011 Captain America: Super Soldier (Video Game) (orchestrator: conductor)
 2011 Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer (composer: additional music - as James Sale) / (conductor)
 2011 Born to Be Wild (Documentary short) (orchestrator: arranger)
 2011 Toy Story Toons: Hawaiian Vacation (Short) (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (conductor - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 2010 Going the Distance (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 2010 Ramona and Beezus (composer: additional music) / (conductor - as James Sale) / (orchestrator - as James Sale)
 2010 Just Wright (orchestrator: conductor)
 2010 Ca$h (orchestrator)
 2009 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (composer: additional music) / (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 2009 The Devil's Tomb (music copyist) / (orchestrator)
 2009 Fanboys (composer: additional music)
 2007 The Golden Compass (Video Game) (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 2007 God of War II (Video Game) (additional orchestrator: SCEA music production group)
 2006 Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams (Video Game) (orchestrator: conductor)
 2005 Vampires: The Turning (orchestrator)
 2005 The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction (Video Game) (orchestrator: conductor)
 2005 Herbie Fully Loaded (composer: additional music) / (conductor - as James) / (orchestrator - as James Sale)
 2005 Social Guidance (composer: additional music)
 2005 God of War (Video Game) (choir arranger) / (conductor: choir)
 2004 The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth (Video Game) (orchestrator: conductor)
 2003 Lineage II: The Chaotic Chronicle (Video Game) (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 2003 The Hitcher II: I've Been Waiting (Video) (orchestrator - uncredited)
 2003 Rugrats Go Wild (orchestrator)
 2003 Brute Force (Video Game) (orchestrator: conductor)
 2003 Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield (Video Game) (orchestrator)
 2002 The Legend of Razorback (Short) (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 2002 Manna from Heaven (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 2002 Leo (music preparation)
 2001 Ali (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 2001 Trapped (TV Movie) (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 2001 Follow the Stars Home (TV Movie) (orchestrator)
 2000 The Sculptress (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 2000 Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport (Documentary) (orchestrator - as James Sale)
 1999 Descent 3 (Video Game) (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (music preparation)
 1998 The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (Video) (orchestrator - as James Sale)
 1997 Snow Child (Short) (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 1995 Se7en (music preparation)
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