December 29, 1974 |
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Occupation(s)||composer, songwriter, conductor, music producer|
Ryan Shore is an Emmy Award and Grammy Award nominated composer and songwriter 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.
Shore was named Assistant Music Director and Contributing Composer / Arranger / Orchestrator for the 2015 Academy Awards, where he worked alongside artists including Lady Gaga, John Legend, Adam Levine, Anna Kendrick, Common, Tim McGraw, Jack Black, Neil Patrick Harris, and Jennifer Hudson.
Shore has scored over 30 feature films including The Shrine (Grammy Award nomination, Best Score), Prime (Universal) starring Meryl Streep and Uma Thurman, Harvard Man (Lions Gate), The Girl Next Door (Anchor Bay), Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery (Warner Bros), Stan Helsing (Anchor Bay), Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever (Lions Gate), and Numb (Sony). He also composed on-camera music for Fur, starring Nicole Kidman and Robert Downey, Jr., and was seen in the film performing his original music.
His television credits includes both score and songs for Disney’s newest animated series Penn Zero: Part Time Hero, songs for Sesame Street (PBS), and music for P.O.V. (Emmy Award nomination) and The X Factor (FOX). He scored the video game Spy Hunter (Warner Bros), and he created many of the original full orchestral arrangements and orchestrations for Jackie Evancho’s Heavenly Christmas (Sony) album, which reached #1 on the US Billboard Classical Albums chart.
Shore's Broadway and theater credits include orchestrations and arrangements for Broadway benefit concerts starring Tony Award winners Sutton Foster, Idina Menzel, Whoopi Goldberg, Matthew Broderick, Kristin Chenoweth, Heather Headley, and Faith Prince, as well as music directing the Los Angeles production of Heathers: The Musical, directed by Andy Fickman.
Shore has 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.
In addition to composing, Shore plays saxophone and has performed with artists including John Williams, Matchbox Twenty, Barry Manilow, Johnny Mathis, Natalie Cole, Dave Koz, Arturo Sandoval, Gerry Mulligan, Ana Gasteyer, Mark Ballas, and Clark Terry. He can be currently heard on the opening theme for the series Mulaney (FOX).
|2015||Golden Reel Awards||Best Direct To Video Animation||Scooby-Doo: WrestleMania Mystery!||Nominated|
|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|
|2015||Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (Disney Animation TV series)
The Millionaires Unit
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)
Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever
Articles of War
Made for Each Other
Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer
The Girl Next Door
|2006||Kettle of Fish|
|2004||Rex Steele: Nazi Smasher
Summer of the Serpent
Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss
|2003||Coney Island Baby
Inherent Darkness and Enlightenment
A Letter from the Western Front
|Spy Hunter||WaterTower Music|
|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|
|Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer||MovieScore Media|
|Rising Stars||Doberman Entertainment|
|The Girl Next Door||Film Music Downloads|
|Headspace||Film Music Downloads|
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- Ryan Shore at the Internet Movie Database
- Ryan Shore at the New York Times
- Ryan Shore at Allmusic.com
- Ryan Shore at SoundUnwound.com