Lorne Balfe

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Lorne Balfe
Lorne Balfe.jpg
Balfe in 2013
Born (1976-02-23) 23 February 1976 (age 38)
Inverness, Scotland
Occupation Composer
Years active 1999-present
Employer Remote Control Productions

Lorne Balfe (born 23 February 1976) is a British composer and music producer. He is best known for providing music for video games such as Assassin's Creed III and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. He has worked alongside Hans Zimmer multiple times to add additional music to films such as The Dark Knight Rises.

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Born in Inverness, Scotland, Balfe started off his professional musical career by composing jingles for Radio Forth (now Forth One) in Edinburgh. He works at the Remote Control Productions Studio, and composed the music for the Skylanders video games, including the main theme with Hans Zimmer.


Year Title Director(s) Studio(s) Notes
2009 Crying with Laughter Justin Molonitkov Cinetic Rights Management N/A
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Jason West Activision with Hans Zimmer
2010 Megamind Tom McGrath Paramount Pictures
DreamWorks Animation
Pacific Data Images
with Hans Zimmer
2011 The Dilemma Ron Howard Universal Pictures
Imagine Entertainment
Spyglass Entertainment
with Hans Zimmer
Ironclad Jonathan English Arc Entertainment N/A
2012 The Sweeney Nick Love Entertainment One N/A
Assassins Creed III Alex Hutchinson Ubisoft N/A
2013 Magpie Marc Price Mitchell-Brunt Films N/A
The Frozen Ground Scott Walker Lionsgate N/A
Red Wing Will Wallace Hammond Entertainment N/A
Side by Side Arthur Landon Newtide Films N/A
Not Another Happy Ending John McKay British Film Company N/A
Blackwood Adam Winpenny Wildcard Films N/A
Beyond: Two Souls David Cage Quantic Dream N/A
2014 Son of God Christopher Spencer 20th Century Fox with Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard
The Distortion of Sound Jacob Rosenberg Harman International Industries N/A
Skylanders: Trap Team N/A Toys for Bob
Penguins of Madagascar Simon J. Smith, Eric Darnell 20th Century Fox
DreamWorks Animation
Pacific Data Images

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