Recorded "Spectral Shimmers" with the Indianpolis Symphony Orchestra
Composed several student projects at the American Film Institute
Hired by Roger Corman's New World Pictures to write film scores
Composed first film score, "The Lady in Red"
Composed for B movie director Roger Corman's big-budget, "Battle Beyond the Stars"
Provided the score for Oliver Stone's "The Hand"
Received critical attention with his score for Walter Hill's "48 Hrs."
Composed the score for the fantasy film, "Krull"
Returned to compose the music for "Star Trek III: The Search for Spock"
Provided the music for Ron Howard's "Willow"
First collaboration with lyricist Will Jennings, co-wrote the song "If We Hold on Together" for the animated film, "The Land Before Time"
Composed the music for Edward Zwick's civil war drama, "Glory"; earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Score
Re-teamed with Will Jennings to write the songs for the animated sequel, "An American Tail: Fievel Goes West"
Scored the music for Phil Alden Robinson's "Sneakers"
First collaboration with Mel Gibson, "The Man Without a Face"
Re-teamed with Will Jennings for the animated feature, "Once Upon a Forest"
Provided the score for Edward Zwick's "Legends of the Fall"; earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Score
Re-teamed with Ron Howard for "Apollo 13"; earned an Oscar nomination for Best Original Score
Composed the music for the Ron Howard directed, "Ransom"
Served as music composer and song composer for "Then You Look at Me" from the film, "Bicentennial Man"; lyrics for song penned by Will Jennings
Again collaborated with Ron Howard for "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas"
Composed the score for John Woo's war film, "Windtalkers"
Scored the music for "House of Sand and Fog"; earned an Oscar nomination for Best Original Score
Wrote the music for the epic film, "Troy," which was loosely based on Homer's <i>Iliad</i>
Re-teamed with Mel Gibson to compose the music for "Apocalypto"
Composed the theme music for the "CBS Evening News," which was introduced as part of the debut of Katie Couric as anchor
Scored the Holocaust drama, "The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas"
Scored Jean-Jacques Annaud's "Day of the Falcon."
Scored "The Amazing Spider-Man."
Scored Antoine Fuqua's boxing drama "Southpaw."