Ryan Shore

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Ryan Shore
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Background information
Born (1974-12-29) December 29, 1974 (age 41)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation(s) composer, songwriter, conductor, music producer
Website ryanshore.com

Ryan Shore is a 2x Emmy Award (including a 2016 Emmy Award Nomination) 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.[1]

Music career[edit]

Shore was named Assistant Music Director and Contributing Composer / Arranger / Orchestrator for the 2015 Academy Awards, where he worked with artists including Lady Gaga, John Legend, Adam Levine, Anna Kendrick, Common, Tim McGraw, Jack Black, Neil Patrick Harris, and Jennifer Hudson. Shore returned for the 2016 Academy Awards to work on the music for Lady Gaga's performance.

Shore has scored over 30 feature films including R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls (Emmy Award nomination, Outstanding Music Direction and Composition), 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 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).[2]

Memberships[edit]

National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (Grammy Awards)
Television Academy of Arts & Sciences (Emmy Awards)
International Animated Film Association (Annie Awards)
American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP)
The Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL)
SAG-AFTRA

Endorsements[edit]

Shore is a Yamaha Artist, and he endorses Yamaha music instruments, equipment, and accessories.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Ryan is a certified private pilot.[4]
Ryan's uncle is composer Howard Shore of The Lord of the Rings film series.

Awards[edit]

Emmy Awards[edit]

Year Event Award Title Result
2016 Emmy Awards Outstanding Music Direction and Composition R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls Nominated
2013 Emmy Awards Outstanding Promotional Announcement P.O.V. Nominated

Grammy Awards[edit]

Year Event Award Title Result
2012 Grammy Awards Best Score Soundtrack The Shrine Nominated

Additional Awards[edit]

Year Event Award Title Result
2016 Reel Music Awards Best Score Award R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls Nominated
2015 The Telly Awards Best Music Composition Vivitar Won
2015 Golden Reel Awards Best Direct To Video Animation Scooby-Doo: WrestleMania Mystery! 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 New York First Run Film Festival Best Score Award Shadowplay Won
2001 New York First Run Film Festival Best Score Award Cadaverous Won
2001 Woodstock Film Festival Elmer Bernstein Award Cadaverous Won

Film[edit]

Year Title Studio
2016 Scooby-Doo! and WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon Warner Bros.
Allumette (VR) Penrose Studios
Floyd Norman: An Animated Life
The List
2015 R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls Universal
The Millionaires' Unit
The Rose and I (VR) Penrose Studios
Goddess of Love
2014 Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery Warner Bros.
2013 Mindless Behavior: All Around the World AMC
Swimming In Air The Weinstein Company
Drew: The Man Behind the Poster Kino Lorber
2012 Monster Roll
2010 The Shrine IFC Films
Rising Stars Screen Media Films
Culebra
Plus Minus
Old West
2009 Stan Helsing Anchor Bay
Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever Lions Gate
Offspring Lions Gate
Articles of War
The Scientist
2008 Lower Learning Starz
Made for Each Other IFC Films
Home Movie Anchor Bay
2007 Shadows Bavaria
Numb Sony
Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer Anchor Bay
The Girl Next Door Anchor Bay
2006 Kettle of Fish Universal
Little Mary
2005 Prime Universal
Headspace Freestyle
Confession MTI
Ladies Night Sony
212 Sundance
2004 Rex Steele: Nazi Smasher
Summer of the Serpent
Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss 20th Century Fox
2003 Coney Island Baby Sundance
Prom Night
2002 Shadowplay
Inherent Darkness and Enlightenment
Apology to Josh Fleischman
2001 Harvard Man Lions Gate
Lift Sundance
2000 Vulgar Lions Gate
Cadaverous Syfy
1999 Scout's Honor
A Letter from the Western Front

Television[edit]

Year Title Studio
2016 88th Academy Awards ABC
Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero Disney Television Animation
2015 87th Academy Awards ABC
Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero Disney Television Animation
The X Factor FOX
Top Gear BBC
2013 Sesame Street (songs) PBS
POV PBS
2008 Power, Privilege, and Justice TruTV
2007 The Investigators TruTV
2004 Power, Privilege, and Justice TruTV
2003 History Channel (logo) History
Biography (logo) A&E
2002 'Twas The Night HBO

Games[edit]

Year Title Studio
2015 Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero - Zap Trap Disney
Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero - Multiverse Mayhem Disney
2012 Spy Hunter Warner Bros.

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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