Jamie Christopherson

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Jamie Christopherson
Alma materVassar College (BA)
University of Miami (MA)
Occupation(s)Musician, composer

Jamie Christopherson is an American musician who has contributed scores to a number of popular films and video games, including the movie The Crow: Wicked Prayer,[1] and the games Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams[1] and Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance.[1][2]


He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vassar College in 1997.[3] While living in Boston soon after his graduation, Christopherson worked as an assistant to local television/film composers. Deciding that he wished to pursue his career further, he received his Master's degree in Music from the University of Miami in 2000.[citation needed]


Film and television[edit]

Film and television
Title Year Director(s) Notes
Lost Cause 2000 Glenn Gaylord Short film
Boychick 2001 Glenn Gaylord Short film
Size 'Em Up 2001 Chris J. Russo Short film
Avatars Offline[1] 2002 Daniel Liatowitsch
Frame of Mind[1] 2003 Simon Joecker Short film
Maximum Velocity 2003 Phillip J. Roth
Epoch: Evolution 2004 Ian Watson Television film
A Woman Reported[1] 2004 Chris J. Russo Short film
Boa vs. Python 2004 David Flores Short film
Phantom Force 2004 Christian McIntire Short film
The Crow: Wicked Prayer[1] 2005 Lance Mungia
Inside Out[1] 2005 David Ogden
S.S. Doomtrooper[1] 2006 David Flores
Goalkeepers[1] 2006 Simon Joecker
Lez Be Friends 2007 Glenn Gaylord
Ghost Image[1] 2007 Jack Snyder
Jack Hunter and the Lost Treasure of Ugarit[1] 2008–2009 3 episodes
Bottom Feeders 2009 Alyssa Barber
Remember Me[1] 2009 Minh Collins
Bigfoot[1] 2009 Kevin Tenney
Born to Race 2011 Alex Ranarivelo
Born to Race: Race Track 2011 Alex Ranarivelo
Love Finds You in Sugarcreek[1] 2014 Terry Cunningham Television film
Love Finds You in Charm[1] 2014 Terry Cunningham Television film
Summer Forever[1] 2015 Roman White
Love Finds You in Valentine[1] 2016 Terry Cunningham Television film
The Dog Lover[1] 2016 Alex Ranarivelo
Running Wild[1] 2017 Alex Ranarivelo
An Uncommon Grace[1] 2017 David Mackay Television film
Enchanted Christmas[1] 2017 Terry Cunningham Television film
Runaway Romance[1] 2018 Brian Herzlinger Television film
Closure[1] 2018 Alex Goldberg
Dirt[1] 2018 Alex Ranarivelo
Ride[1] 2018 Alex Ranarivelo
Wheels of Fortune 2020 Shaun Piccinino

Video games[edit]

Video games
Title Year System Notes
Toontown Online[4] 2003 Microsoft Windows Collaboration with several other composers.[5]
Lineage II: The Chaotic Chronicle 2003 Microsoft Windows Additional music co-composed with Bill Brown
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth[1] 2004 Microsoft Windows Additional music co-composed with Bill Brown
Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams[1] 2006 PlayStation 2
Mortal Kombat: Armageddon 2006 PlayStation 2, Wii, Xbox Composed opening music FMV
Lost Planet: Extreme Condition[6] 2006 Xbox, Windows, PlayStation 3 Music and Theme composition, co-composed with Akihiko Narita and Shuji Uchiyama
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II[1] 2006 Windows, Xbox 360 Additional music co-composed with Bill Brown
Surf's Up 2007 GameCube, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360
Stranglehold[1] 2007 Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 Co-composed with Jim Bonney, Sascha Dikiciyan and Cris Velasco
Pirates of the Caribbean Online[1] 2007 Windows, Mac OS X
The Golden Compass[1][7] 2007 PlayStation 3, PSP, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360
Bladestorm: The Hundred Years' War[1][6] 2007 PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows
Spider-Man: Web of Shadows[1] 2008 PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360
Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath[1] 2008 Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 Co-composed with Mikael Sandgren
Bionic Commando[1] 2009 PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Windows
Lost Planet 2[6][1] 2010 Windows, Xbox 360 Co-composed with Marika Suzuki and Akiyuki Morimoto
Warriors: Legends of Troy[1][6] 2011 PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Dead Rising 2: Off the Record 2011 PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360 Additional music
Blade & Soul[1] 2012 Windows, iOS, Android
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance[1][2] 2013 PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Shield Android TV
The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot[1] 2015 Windows, iOS, Android
Dead Rising 4[1] 2016 Windows, Xbox One Additional composer
Fortnite[1] 2017 Windows, Xbox, Playstation Additional composer


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq Christopherson, Jamie. "Jamie Christopherson ::: Composer ::: Projects". Retrieved 12 February 2022.
  2. ^ a b "The peculiar origin of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance's heavy-metal sound (interview)". VentureBeat. 2013-02-23. Retrieved 2021-04-08.
  3. ^ Christopherson, Jamie. "Jamie Christopherson ::: Composer ::: Bio 3". Retrieved 12 February 2022.
  4. ^ Christopherson, Jamie (18 March 2022). "Projects". Archived from the original on 2011-09-06.
  5. ^ Caffrey, Jack Lucas (27 July 2022). "2022 Interview With Metal Gear Rising Composer Jamie Christoperson!". YouTube. Retrieved 28 May 2023.
  6. ^ a b c d Greening, Chris. "Collaborations of East and West: Interview with Jamie Christopherson". Square Enix Music Online. Retrieved 12 February 2022.
  7. ^ Van Zelfden, Alex (4 December 2007). "The Golden Compass Gets Lavish Orchestration". IGN. Retrieved 12 February 2022.

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