Dan Romer is an award-winning music producer, songwriter, film composer, and multi-instrumentalist based in Los Angeles.

    He has produced music for an array of acclaimed artists on both indie and major labels including Ingrid Michaelson, Jenny Owen Youngs, He Is We, Birdy, Jukebox The Ghost, and A Great Big World - whose debut single with Christina Aguilera, ‘Say Something,’ entered the US iTunes chart at #1 and has sold in excess of 6 million copies as of Jan 2015.

    In addition to his production work with artists and labels, he is an accomplished film composer and string arranger. He has scored the music for three award-winning short films, ‘Death to the Tinman,’ ‘Glory at Sea,’ and 'The Life and Death of Tommy Chaos and Stacey Danger,' in addition to the 2013, four-time Oscar-nominated feature film ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild.’

  • Selected Artist Discography

    (W/Write, P/Produce, M/Mix)

    • A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera
      ‘Say Something’ (P)
    • A Great Big World
      ‘Is There Anybody Out There’ (P/M)
    • Jukebox The Ghost
      ‘Safe Travels’ (P/M)
    • Jenny Owen Youngs
      ‘An Unwavering Band of Light’ (W/P/M)
    • Ingrid Michaelson
      ‘Girls and Boys’ ‘Be Ok’ (P/M)
      and ‘Everybody’ (P)
    • Lelia Broussard
      ‘Masquerade’ (P/M)
    • April Smith
      ‘Songs for a Sinking Ship’ (P/M)

  • Film Score Work

    • ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’
    • ‘Finders Keepers’
    • ‘Digging for Fire’
    • ‘Tomorrow We Disappear’
    • ‘The Last Season’
    • ‘Sleepwalking in the Rift’
    • ‘The Life and Death of Tommy Chaos and Stacey Danger’
    • ‘Walter’
    • ‘Glory at Sea’
    • ‘Death to the Tinman’

  • Drawing


A Great Big World

Is There Anybody Out There?
(Producer/Mixer/String Arranger)

Beasts Of the Southern Wild

A feature film by Benh Zeitlin

Jukebox The Ghost

Safe Travels

Jenny Owen Youngs

An Unwavering Band of Light

April Smith

Songs for a Sinking Ship

Ingrid Michaelson


Film Score Reel 2014


A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera

"Say Something” (2013)

  • 2015 Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
  • 4x platinum by RIAA - USA
  • 3x platinum by ARIA - Australia
  • 6x platinum by Music - Canada
  • 2x platinum by RMNZ - New Zealand
  • 2x platinum by GLF - Sweden
  • 1x platinum by IFPI - Denmark

Beasts of The Southern Wild (2012)

  • 2013 World Soundtrack Awards “Discovery of the Year” - Won
  • LA Film Critics Award “Best Music Score” - Won
  • 2nd Georgia Film Critic Awards “Best Original Score” - Won
  • Film Critics Award “Breakout Composer of the year” - Nominated
  • 17th Satellite Awards “Best Score” - Nominated
  • 17th San Diego Film Critics Awards “Best Score” - Nominated