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Shore, Ryan 1974–

Shore, Ryan 1974–

PERSONAL

Full name, Ryan Powell Shore; born December 29, 1974, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; nephew of Howard Shore (a composer); married Melissa Giattino, 2005. Education: Berklee College of Music, graduated.

Addresses:

Agent—Vasi Vangelos, First Artists Management, 16000 Ventura Blvd., Suite 605, Encino, CA 91436.

Career:

Composer, musician, orchestrator, music producer, and music arranger. Matchbox Twenty (rock group), saxophonist; also performs as clarinetist and flutist; orchestrator, music arranger and producer, conductor, and music performer for stage benefit performances in New York City. Arts and Entertainment Network, composer of "musical identity" for Biography magazine and History Channel magazine.

Member:

American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers.

Awards, Honors:

Elmer Bernstein Scoring Award, Woodstock Film Festival, and Best Score Award, New York First Run Film Festival, both 2001, for Cadaverous; Clive Davis Award, best score, New York First Fun Film Festival, 2002, for Shadowplay; Grand Prize, best film score, Rhode Island International Film Festival, and Best Score Award, New York First Run Film Festival, both 2004, for Rex Steele: Nazi Smasher; nomination for Film and Television Music Awards, best score for an independent feature film, 2007, for Numb.

CREDITS

Film Work:

Music arranger, Pep Squad (also known as I've Been Watching You 2: Prom Night), Asylum/Thunderhead Films, 1998.

Music orchestrator, Analyze This, Warner Bros., 1999.

Orchestrator, Dogma, Lions Gate Films, 1999.

Orchestrator and conductor, Vulgar, Lions Gate Films, 2000.

Orchestrator, Shadowplay (animated short film), New York University, 2002.

Music conductor, music producer, and music performer, Prime, Universal, 2005.

Saxophone soloist, Kettle of Fish, Blue Sky Media, 2006.

Music conductor, Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer, Brookstreet Pictures, 2007.

Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Violinist in string trio, Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus, Picturehouse Entertainment, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Musical guest, Late Show with David Letterman (also known as The Late Show and Late Show Backstage), CBS, 2000.

Stage Appearances:

Music performer for Hasty Pudding: Romancing the Throne, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; actor and singer in 2001 Gypsy of the Year, Palace Theatre.

Stage Work:

Worked as orchestrator, music arranger, and/or music director for various stage presentations, including Christmas Interruptus, Producer's Club and High Spirits Room, New York City; Christmas with the Jollies, Danny's Skylight Room, New York City; Frank Skillern Show; God Bless You, Senator D'Amato, Surf Reality Theatre, New York City; The Land of Fake Believe, Caroline's Comedy Club, New York City; The Unintended Video, Samuel Beckett Theatre, New York City; The Vanity of Jack Kerouac, Boston Conservatory Studio Theatre, Boston, MA; and Wall to Wall: Frank Loesser, Symphony Space.

RECORDINGS

Albums:

Albums from stage concerts and benefits for which Shore was orchestrator, music arranger and producer, conductor, and music performer include Barbra Duets Album by Steven Brinberg; Finishing the Act by Craig Rubano; Now's the Time to Fall in Love by Stephanie Pope; Sounds of Love by Kristopher McDowell; and What's a Nic Girl Like You … by Darrin Baker.

WRITINGS

Film Music:

Earthlight, DVD International, 1998.

A Letter from the Western Front (animated short film), Ex Mortis Films, 1999.

Scout's Honor (short film), 1999.

Cadaverous (short film), 2000.

Vulgar, Lions Gate Films, 2000.

Harvard Man, Lions Gate Films, 2001.

Inherent Darkness and Enlightenment (short film), Moderncine, 2002.

Apology to Josh Fleischman (short film), 2002.

Shadowplay (animated short film), New York University, 2002.

Coney Island Baby, Frontlot Productions/double A Films, 2003.

Summer of the Serpent (short film), 2004.

Rex Steele: Nazi Smasher (animated film), Woohoo! Pictures, 2004.

212, Blue Fish Productions, 2005.

Confession, Artist View Entertainment, 2005.

Prime, Universal, 2005.

Composer of jazz songs, Kettle of Fish, Blue Sky Media, 2006.

Headspace, Freestyle Releasing, 2006.

Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus, Picturehouse Entertainment, 2006.

Numb, Scanbox Entertainment, 2007.

The Girl Next Door (also known as Jack Ketchum's "The Girl Next Door"), Moderncine/Modern Girl Productions, 2007.

Senki (also known as Shadowz), Bavaria Film International, 2007.

Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer, Brookstreet Pictures, 2007.

Made for Each Other, Moderncine/Off Shoot Productions, 2008.

Television Music; Movies:

Song "Testin' the Waters," Powerplay, HBO, 1999.

Lift, Showtime, 2001.

Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss, USA Network, 2004.

Ladies Night, USA Network, 2005.

Television Music; Specials:

The Investigators: Heartshot—A Novel Idea for a Murder, Court TV, 2004.

Also provided music for The Investigators: Made Scientist, Court TV.

Television Music; Episodic:

"A Deadly Campaign," Power, Privilege & Justice, Court TV, 2004.

Television Music; Other:

Provided music for the pilot, Desperate Housewives, ABC; for The Danny and Melissa Show, Nickelodeon; and for Twas the Night, HBO.

Stage Music:

Composer of music for God Bless You, Senator D'Amato, Surf Reality Theatre, New York City; The Vanity of Jack Kerouac, Boston Conservatory Studio Theatre, Boston, MA; and The Unintended Video, Samuel Beckett Theatre, New York City.

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

Boca Raton, May-June, 2000, pp. 73, 220.

Film Score Monthly, August, 2001, pp. 17, 48.

Hollywood Reporter, January, 2000, pp. 19, 41.

Electronic:

Ryan Shore Official Site,http://www.ryanshore.com, November 15, 2007.

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