About

  • DAN ROMER

    FILM COMPOSER / SONGWRITER / MUSIC PRODUCER

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


    Romer's film scores include four-time Oscar-nominated Beasts of the Southern Wild, Digging For Fire, Finders Keepers, Gleason, Beasts of No Nation, Chasing Coral, The Little Hours and the Emmy-winning Jim: The James Foley Story. In Sep 2017, he was confirmed as the lead composer and songwriter behind video game Far Cry 5, due out Feb 2018.


    An accomplished record producer, his production credits include A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera's Grammy-winning single "Say Something," and Shawn Mendes' worldwide hit single "Treat You Better."

  • Selected Film/TV Composer Credits

    • The Good Doctor(first season) (2017)
    • A Ciambra (2017)
    • Win It All (2017)
    • Brimstone and Glory (2017)
    • Chasing Coral (2017)
    • The Little Hours (2017)
    • Katie Says Goodbye (2016)
    • Gleason (2016)
    • Jim: The James Foley Story (2016)
    • Beasts of No Nation (2015)
    • Finders Keepers (2015)
    • Mediterranea (2015)
    • Digging for Fire (2015)
    • The Life and Death of Tommy Chaos and Stacey Danger (2014)
    • Tomorrow We Disappear (2014)
    • The Last Season (2014)
    • Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
    • Sleepwalking in the Rift (2012)
    • Glory at Sea (2008)

  • Selected Artist Discography

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

    • Shawn Mendes
      ‘Treat You Better’ (P)
    • Sawyer Fredericks
      ‘Take It All’ (W/P)
    • A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera
      ‘Say Something’ (P)
    • A Great Big World
      ‘When The Morning Comes’ (W/P)
    • Jukebox The Ghost
      ‘Self Titled’ (W/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)

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Films

Beasts of No Nation

Composer

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Composer

Gleason

Composer

Jim: The James Foley Story

Composer

Mediterranea

Composer

Finders Keepers

Composer

Digging For Fire

Composer

Tomorrow We Disappear

Composer

Sleepwalking In The Rift

Composer

Glory At Sea

Composer

The Last Season

Composer

The Life and Death of Tommy Chaos and Stacey Danger

Composer

Music

Say Something

A Great Big World
(Producer/Mixer/String Arranger)

Treat You Better

Shawn Mendes
(Producer)

Take It All

Sawyer Fredericks
(Writer/Producer)

Won't Stop Running

A Great Big World
(Producer)

Jenny Owen Youngs

An Unwavering Band of Light
(Writer/Producer/Mixer)

Ingrid Michaelson

Everybody
(Producer)

Awards

"Treat You Better” (2016)

  • 1x Platinum by ARIA - Australia
  • 1x Gold by Music Canada - Canada
  • 1x Silver by BPI - United Kingdom

"Beasts of No Nation” (2015)

  • HMMA Awards "Best Original Score" - Won

"Say Something” (2013)

  • 5x Platinum by RIAA - USA
  • 4x Platinum by ARIA - Australia
  • 6x Platinum by Music Canada - Canada
  • 2x Platinum by RMNZ - New Zealand
  • 2x Platinum by GLF - Sweden
  • 1x Platinum by BPI - United Kingdom
  • 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