James Dooley Biography

American film score composerMusical artist

James Michael "Jim" Dooley (born August 22, 1976) is an American film score composer.


  • 1 Biography
  • 2 Work
    • 2.1 Film
    • 2.2 TV
    • 2.3 Video Games
    • 2.4 Other
  • 3 Awards
  • 4 References
  • 5 External links


Dooley was born in New York City and studied music at New York University, majoring in music composition. After finishing the university he moved to Los Angeles, where he studied music with prolific film score composers Christopher Young, Elmer Bernstein and Leonard Rosenman. In 1999, Dooley started working for Hans Zimmer as his chief technical assistant. He works in Santa Monica in Zimmer's film music studio Remote Control Productions (formerly Media Ventures). He composed, arranged, and orchestrated music for films like Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron and The Da Vinci Code. He also composed music for inFAMOUS 2 and the Epic Mickey series and has collaborated with Celldweller and Tarja Turunen. He released his debut album, Veiled Nation, in 2013.




Video Games




    External links

    • Official website
    • James Dooley at IMDb
    James Dooley (composer)