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

    He has produced music for numerous acclaimed artists including A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera, whose single "Say Something," topped charts around the world, sold over 6 million copies and won a 2015 Grammy.

    An accomplished film composer, Romer's scores include four-time Oscar-nominated "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Digging For Fire," "Finders Keepers," "Gleason," "Jim: The James Foley Story," and the Netflix feature film "Beasts of No Nation."

  • Selected Artist Discography

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

    • 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)

  • Film Score Work

    • ‘Gleason’(2016)
    • ‘Jim: The James Foley Story’(2016)
    • ‘Beasts of No Nation’(2015)
    • ‘Finders Keepers’(2015)
    • ‘Mediterranea’(2015)
    • ‘Digging for Fire’(2015)
    • ‘Walter’(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)
    • ‘Death to the Tinman’(2007)

  • 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

Beasts of No Nation

A feature film by Cary Fukunaga

Jenny Owen Youngs

An Unwavering Band of Light

Tomorrow We Disappear


Ingrid Michaelson


Film Score Reel 2015


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