Ryan Shore

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Ryan Shore
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Background information
Born (1974-12-29) December 29, 1974 (age 39)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupations composer, orchestrator, conductor, music producer
Years active 1996–present
Website ryanshore.com

Ryan Shore is a 2013 Emmy Award and 2012 Grammy Award nominated composer for film, television, records, games, and theater. He is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music and is the nephew of composer Howard Shore.[1]

Music career[edit]

Shore received a 2013 Emmy Award nomination for PBS's P.O.V., and a 2012 Grammy Award nomination for Best Score Soundtrack for The Shrine.

Ryan Shore’s recent scores include Prime starring Meryl Streep and Uma Thurman; The Girl Next Door; Scout’s Honor starring Bill Murray and Alec BaldwinHarvard Man starring Adrian Grenier and Sarah Michelle Gellar; Lower Learning starring Rob Corddry and Jason Biggs; Numb starring Matthew Perry and Mary Steenburgen; Stan Helsing from the executive producer of Scary Movie; Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer (named Aint It Cool News’ Top 10 Scores of the Year); Vulgar produced by Kevin Smith; Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever; and Offspring for Sam Raimi's distribution company. He composed on-camera music for Fur, starring Nicole Kidman and Robert Downey, Jr., and was seen in the movie performing his original music.

In addition to his film work, Shore scored Warner Bros' reboot of the video game Spy Hunter, launching a new installment of the 1980s game. He created many of the full orchestral original arrangements and orchestrations for Jackie Evancho's holiday album, "Heavenly Christmas", for Columbia Records. Shore also plays saxophone and has performed with numerous artists including Matchbox Twenty (US tour and special street performance on the Late Show with David Letterman).[2]

Shore’s scores also include Shadows (Macedonia’s official Academy Awards submission); Articles of War (performed by the Skywalker Symphony Orchestra at the Skywalker Ranch); Confession; Kettle of Fish; Lift; Made for Each Other; The Shrine; Home Movie; Headspace; Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss; Rising Stars; Ladies Night212; and Coney Island Baby.

Shore has also received the Elmer Bernstein Scoring Award (personally adjudicated and presented by Academy Award winning composer Elmer Bernstein), and the prestigious Clive Davis Award, among numerous other industry awards and honors.

Trivia[edit]

Ryan Shore is a certified private pilot.[3]

Awards[edit]

Year Event Award Title Result
2013 Emmy Awards Outstanding Promotional Announcement P.O.V. Nominated
2012 Grammy Awards Best Score Soundtrack The Shrine Nominated
2012 Global Music Awards Best Score Video Game Spy Hunter Won
2012 Hollywood Music in Media Awards Best Score Video Game Spy Hunter Nominated
2012 Square Enix Music Awards Best Retro/Remixed Score Spy Hunter Nominated
2010 Park City Film Music Festival Director's Choice Award for Excellence Stan Helsing Won
2009 Fangoria Magazine Chainsaw Award for Best Score Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer Won
2008 Park City Film Music Festival Gold Medal Award for Outstanding Achievement Numb Won
2008 Park City Film Music Festival Gold Medal Award for Outstanding Achievement Shadows Won
2008 Park City Film Music Festival Gold Medal Award for Outstanding Achievement Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer Won
2008 Park City Film Music Festival Gold Medal Award for Outstanding Achievement The Girl Next Door Won
2007 Film & TV Music Awards Best Score Award for an Indie Feature Film Numb Nominated
2004 Rhode Island International Film Festival Best Score Award Rex Steele: Nazi Smasher Won
2004 New York First Run Film Festival Best Score Award Rex Steele: Nazi Smasher Won
2002 New York First Run Film Festival Clive Davis Award Shadowplay Won
2002 Best Score Award New York First Run Film Festival Shadowplay Won
2001 Best Score Award New York First Run Film Festival Cadaverous Won
2001 Elmer Bernstein Award Woodstock Film Festival Cadaverous Won

Filmography[edit]

[4]

Year Score
2014 The List
Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery!
2013 Mindless Behavior: All Around the World
Drew: The Man Behind the Poster
Sesame Street (songs)
Swimming In Air
2012 Spy Hunter (video game)
2010 The Shrine
Rising Stars
Culebra
2009 Stan Helsing
Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever
Offspring
Articles of War
2008 Lower Learning
Made for Each Other
Home Movie
2007 Shadows
Numb
Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer
The Girl Next Door
2006 Kettle of Fish
2005 Prime
Headspace
Confession
Ladies Night
212
2004 Rex Steele: Nazi Smasher
Summer of the Serpent
Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss
2003 Coney Island Baby
Prom Night
2002 Shadowplay
Inherent Darkness and Enlightenment
2001 Harvard Man
Lift
2000 Vulgar
Cadaverous
1999 Scout's Honor
A Letter from the Western Front

Discography[edit]

Title Label
Spy Hunter WaterTower Music
The Shrine Screamworks
Prime Varese Sarabande
Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer: Special Surround Edition MovieScore Media
Offspring Ryan Shore Records
Rex Steele: Nazi Smasher and Other Short Film Scores by Ryan Shore MovieScore Media
Numb/Kettle of Fish/Coney Island Baby MovieScore Media
Confession La-La Land Records
Shadows MovieScore Media
Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer MovieScore Media
Rising Stars Doberman Entertainment
The Girl Next Door Film Music Downloads
Headspace Film Music Downloads
Vulgar OCF Records

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