In four years, Douglas Romayne has scored 8 seasons of dramatic network television series, 6 features, documentaries and some excellent shorts by emerging filmmakers. He was hired by Joss Whedon to score "BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER" (season 7) for 20th Century Fox/Mutant Enemy, and contributed score to 33 episodes of "ANGEL" (seasons 4 and 5 ) for Fox/Mutant Enemy and 12 episodes "MIRACLES" for ABC. He and two other composers scored "DUCK DODGERS" (seasons 1-3) for Warner Bros. Animation, winning the 2005 Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music in an Animated Television Show (awarded to team leader R. Kral). He recently scored on “DAY BREAK” for Touchstone TV.
His feature film work includes scoring the LA Screamfest Crystal Skull winner H.H. HOLMES, a number of independent features, additional music for Universal's THE SKULLS III , THE SKULLS II and USA Network's WOLF GIRL and source music for Imagine's STEALING HARVARD, Universal's BIG FAT LIAR and Bob Gale's INTERSTATE 60: EPISODES OF THE ROAD.
Romayne continues to build relationships with emerging directors, scoring their student and debut feature films, including the USA Film Fest Short Film Finalist BEYOND THE SILENCE by Luci Kwak, the NYShorts award winning ROCKETBOY by Justin Guerrieri, the ION International Short Film of the Year ANTEBODY by James P. Gleason, the CINE Special Jury award winning SUNDAY PAPER P.2B by Eric Towner, the Angelus Award nominated SHELTER by Luke Hutton, the Tribeca Fest official selection PATCHING CABBAGE by Peter Rhoads, the Chicago International Film Fest selection THREE DAYS by Adrian Fulle and many more.
The New York native received his undergrad degree in music composition. At the graduate level, he studied advanced orchestration and jazz arranging with Cliff Colnot, Chicago Symphony Orchestra MusicNOW conductor, at the U of C and DePaul, as well as private composition studies with Hans Wurman. Wurman introduced Romayne to film scoring by sharing credit on NON PLUS ULTRA by Adriana Zuanic. While studying with Colnot and Wurman, he scored on two A&E series for Bill Kurtis Productions. He moved to Los Angeles to attend the USC Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television advanced degree program, graduated with the BMI Film Music Scholarship (2000) and went to work with fellow SC alum, Christophe Beck.
At Beck's studio, Romayne worked on a number of films including Dreamwork's THE TUXEDO and was assigned Assoc. Music Director on the "BUFFY" MUSICAL "ONCE MORE, WITH FEELING," which was nominated for an Emmy in Music Direction. He left Beck's studio in the fall of 2002 to score "Buffy the Vampire Slayer."
Romayne scores film and television out of his project studio in Marina del Rey, California. He is managed by Karrie Vickery, Bleu Jean Management and repped by Linda Kordek, The Agency Group/LA. He is a member of BMI, Film Independent, The Society of Composers and Lyricists and the American Federation of Musicians Local 47.
|Beyond the Silence|
|Freedomland [Short Film]|
|She Wore a Yellow Scrunchy [Short Film]|
|The Truth About Faces|
|With God On Our Side|
|Day Break [TV Series]|
|Duck Dodgers [TV Series]|
|H.H. Holmes: America's First Serial Killer|
|Miracles [TV Series]|
|Sunday Paper p.2B|
|The Skulls III (cocomposer)|
|Big Fat Liar|
|The Skulls II|
|In Between Days|
|Angel [TV Series]|
|Buffy the Vampire Slayer [TV Series]|
|Non plus extra|
|Investigative Reports [TV Series]|