Dan Romer

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Dan Romer
Genres Singer-songwriter, Rock, Indie
Occupation(s) Music producer, Songwriter, Film Composer
Website http://www.danromer.com/

Dan Romer is an award-winning music producer, songwriter, and film composer based in Los Angeles.[1]

An accomplished film composer, Romer's scores include four-time Oscar-nominated "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Digging for Fire," "Finders Keepers," "Gleason," "Beasts of No Nation" and the Emmy-winning "Jim: The James Foley Story."[2]

He has produced music for numerous acclaimed artists including A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera, whose single "Say Something," topped charts around the world, hit 6x Platinum, sold over 7 million copies, and won a 2015 Grammy. Dan co-produced Treat You Better by Shawn Mendes which reached number 1 on the iTunes chart and number 3 on the US Top 40 pop radio charts in September 2016.[2]

Dan is represented by Spark Music Group.


Year Movie Director Awards
2017 A Ciambra Jonas Carpignano Winner of Europa Cinemas Label Award
2017 Chasing Coral Jeff Orlowski Winner of 2017 Sundance Audience Award: U.S. Documentary
2017 Krystal William H. Macy
2017 Brimstone & Glory Viktor Jakovleski Winner of Golden Gate Award
2017 The Little Hours Jeff Baena
2016 Katie Says Goodbye Wayne Roberts Winner of 2016 Stockholm Film Festival, Winner of 2017 Manchester International Film Festival
2016 Gleason Clay Tweel Winner of 2016 SXSW Film Festival, Winner of 2016 Montclair Film Festival, Winner of 2016 Seattle International Film Festival
2016 Jim: The James Foley Story Brian Oakes Winner of 2016 Emmy for Exceptional Documentary
2015 Beasts of No Nation Cary Joji Fukunaga Winner of Cinema for Peace, Winner of 72nd Venice International Film Festival
2015 Mediterranea Jonas Carpignano Winner of 2015 Gotham Awards, Winner of Istanbul International Film Festival, Winner of Munich Film Festival
2015 Finders Keepers Bryan Carberry, Clay Tweel Winner of 2016 Cinema Eye Honors Awards, Winner of Traverse City Film Festival, Winner of 2015 Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards
2015 Digging for Fire Joe Swanberg
2015 Walter Anna Mastro
2014 Tomorrow We Disappear Jim Goldblum, Adam M. Weber Winner of 2014 EBS International Documentary Festival, Winner of 2015 Florida Film Festival, Winner of 2014 Philadelphia Film Festival
2014 The Last Season Sara Dosa Winner of San Francisco International Film Festival
2014 The Life and Death of Tommy Chaos and Stacey Danger Michael Lukk Litwak Winner of 2014 First Run Festival, Winner of 2014 The Art of Brooklyn Film Festival
2012 Sleepwalking in the Rift Cary Joji Fukunaga
2012 Beasts of the Southern Wild Benh Zeitlin Nominated for 4 Academy Awards at the 85th Academy Awards
2008 Glory at Sea Benh Zeitlin Winner of 2008 Boston Independent Film Festival, Winner of 2008 CineVegas International Film Festival, Winner of 2008 SXSW Film Festival, Winner of 2008 Woodstock Film Festival
2007 Death to the Tinman Ray Tintori Winner of 2007 Sundance Film Festival Short Filmmaking Award

Selected Discography[edit]

Year Song Artist Certifications
2016 Treat You Better Shawn Mendes RIAA: 3x Platinum, MC: Platinum, ARIA: 3x Platinum, BPI: Platinum, FIMI: 3x Platinum
2015 When the Morning Comes A Great Big World US Billboard #75
2014 Is There Anybody Out There? A Great Big World The album debuted on the Billboard 200 at No. 3
2014 Jukebox the Ghost Jukebox the Ghost
2013 Say Something A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera RIAA: 6x Platinum, ARIA: 4x Platinum, MC: 6x Platinum, RMNZ: 2x Platinum, GLF: 2x Platinum, BPI: 1x Platinum, IFPI: 1x Platinum
2012 Safe Travels Jukebox the Ghost
2010 Songs For A Sinking Ship April Smith and the Great Picture Show
2009 Transmitter Failure Jenny Owen Youngs
2009 Ingrid Michaelson "Everybody" Ingrid Michaelson
2005 Batten the Hatches Jenny Owen Youngs
2004 Coal Mine The Woes


  1. ^ "Dan Romer Keeps it Simple with the Portico 5012". Rupertneve.com. 2009-10-22. Archived from the original on 2010-01-14. 
  2. ^ a b "Dan Romer Biography & History AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2017-05-30. 

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