Lorne Balfe

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Lorne Balfe
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Background information
Born (1976-02-23) 23 February 1976 (age 41)
Inverness, Scotland
Occupation(s) Composer, music producer
Years active 1999–present
Website Lorne Balfe

Lorne Balfe (born 23 February 1976) is a Scottish music producer and composer for film, television, and video games. He is best known for composing music for films such as Terminator Genisys, iBoy, and 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, DreamWorks animated films Home and Penguins of Madagascar, video games Assassin's Creed: Revelations and Crysis 2, and the Skylanders franchise. He has a studio at Hans Zimmer's company Remote Control Productions, and has collaborated with him on multiple projects. He sometimes composes under the pseudonym "Oswin Mackintosh".

Discography[edit]

Year Title Director(s) Studio(s) Notes
2004 Shoebox Zoo[1] Multiple BBC One Children's television production
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
Also score producer
Sherlock Holmes Guy Ritchie Silver Pictures
Village Roadshow Pictures
Warner Bros. Pictures
Score composed by Hans Zimmer
Score producer with Zimmer
2010 Megamind Tom McGrath Paramount Pictures
DreamWorks Animation
Pacific Data Images
with Hans Zimmer
2011 The Dilemma Ron Howard Imagine Entertainment
Spyglass Entertainment
Universal Pictures
with Hans Zimmer
Ironclad Jonathan English Arc Entertainment N/A
Rango James Ward Byrkit Behaviour Interactive
Electronic Arts
Video game
Crysis 2 Cevat Yerli Crytek
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 Cinematics and multiplayer music; with Jesper Kyd;
additional music by Andrew Kawczynski and Steve Mazzaro
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Guy Ritchie Silver Pictures
Village Roadshow Pictures
Warner Bros. Pictures
Score composed by Hans Zimmer
Score producer with Zimmer
2012 The Sweeney Nick Love Vertigo Films
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 The Bible Roma Downey, Mark Burnett, Richard Bedser LightWorkers Media With Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard
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 Lightworkers Media
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
The Last Man on the Moon Mark Craig Gravitas Ventures N/A
Penguins of Madagascar Simon J. Smith
Eric Darnell
20th Century Fox
DreamWorks Animation
Pacific Data Images
N/A
2015 Home Tim Johnson 20th Century Fox
DreamWorks Animation
Composed With Stargate
A.D. The Bible Continues Roma Downey, Mark Burnett, Richard Bedser LightWorkers Media With Hans Zimmer
Terminator Genisys Alan Taylor Skydance Productions
Paramount Pictures
Replaced Christophe Beck Executive Score Producer By Hans Zimmer Additional Music By Dieter Hartmann & Andrew Kawczynski
Captive Jerry Jameson Paramount Pictures N/A
Skylanders: SuperChargers N/A Activision additional music by Max Aruj, Steffen Thum and Thomas Farnon
2016 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi Michael Bay 3 Arts Entertainment
Paramount Pictures
Executive Score Producer By Hans Zimmer
Kung Fu Panda 3 Jennifer Yuh Nelson, Alessandro Carloni DreamWorks Animation Score producer only
score composed by Hans Zimmer
Marcella Charles Martin Buccaneer Media N/A
Skylanders: Imaginators N/A Activision N/A
2017 The Lego Batman Movie Chris McKay Vertigo Entertainment
Animal Logic
DC Entertainment
Warner Animation Group
Warner Bros. Pictures
N/A
Ghost in the Shell Rupert Sanders DreamWorks Pictures
Paramount Pictures
With Clint Mansell
Genius Ron Howard National Geographic
Fox 21 Television Studios
OddLot Entertainment
N/A
The Florida Project Sean Baker Freestyle Picture Company
Sweet Tomato Films
June Pictures
Cre Film
A24
N/A
Geostorm Dean Devlin Electric Entertainment
Skydance Media
Warner Bros.
With Pinar Toprak
Rakka Neill Blomkamp Oats Studios Short film
2018 12 Strong Nicolai Fuglsig Alcon Entertainment
Black Label Media
Jerry Bruckheimer Films
Warner Bros. Pictures
N/A

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lorne Balfe [@Lornebalfe] (18 August 2016). "#TBT Shoebox Zoo for the BBC . This was my first TV show . Listen to the main theme" (Tweet) – via Twitter. 

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