Lorne Balfe

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Lorne Balfe
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Balfe in 2013
Born (1976-02-23) 23 February 1976 (age 39)
Inverness, Scotland
Occupation Composer
Years active 1999-present
Employer Remote Control Productions
Lorne Balfe

Lorne Balfe (born 23 February 1976) is a Scottish composer and music producer. He is best known for providing music for video games such as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Assassin's Creed III and Revelations, and the Skylanders franchise. He currently works under Hans Zimmer's company Remote Control Productions, and has collaborated with him on multiple projects. He sometimes composes under the pseudonym "Oswin Mackintosh".


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 Main theme by 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
Crysis 2 Cevat Yerli Crytek Frankfurt
Electronic Arts
with Hans Zimmer, Borislav Slavov, and Tilman Sillescu
Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure N/A Activision Main theme by Hans Zimmer;
additional music by Andrew Kawczynski and Pete Adams
Assassin's Creed: Revelations Alexandre Amancio Ubisoft with Jesper Kyd;
additional music by Andrew Kawczynski and Steve Mazzaro
2012 The Sweeney Nick Love Entertainment One N/A
Skylanders: Giants N/A Activision Additional music by Dave Fleming, Andrew Kawczynski, and Jasha Klebe
Assassins Creed III Alex Hutchinson Ubisoft Additional music by Max Aruj, Dave Fleming, Andrew Kawczynski, Jasha Klebe, and Steve Mazzaro
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 Finished score due to the death of Normand Corbeil
Skylanders: Swap Force N/A Activision 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 Activision N/A
Penguins of Madagascar Simon J. Smith
Eric Darnell
20th Century Fox
DreamWorks Animation
Pacific Data Images
2015 Home Tim Johnson 20th Century Fox
DreamWorks Animation
2015 Terminator Genisys Alan Taylor Paramount Pictures Replaces Christophe Beck.
2015 Captive Jerry Jameson Paramount Pictures N/A

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