John Powell

John Powell

  • Birthday: 1963-09-18
  • Place of birth: London, England

Biography

John Powell (born 18 September 1963) is an English composer, best known for his scores in films. He has been based in Los Angeles since 1997 and has composed the scores to over seventy feature films. Powell is best known for composing and/or co-composing scores for animated films, such as Antz (1998), The Road to El Dorado (2000), Chicken Run (2000), Robots (2005), the second through fourth Ice Age films (2006–2012), the Happy Feet films (2006–2011), Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! (2008), Bolt (2008), the How to Train Your Dragon trilogy (2010–2019), the Rio films (2011–2014), Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (2012), and Ferdinand (2017). His work on Happy Feet, Ferdinand and Solo: A Star Wars Story has earned him 3 Grammy nominations. He was nominated for an Academy Award for How to Train Your Dragon. Powell was a member of Hans Zimmer's music studio, Remote Control Productions, and has collaborated frequently with other composers from the studio, including Harry Gregson-Williams on Antz, Chicken Run and Shrek and Zimmer himself on Chill Factor, The Road to El Dorado, and the first two Kung Fu Panda films. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Powell (film composer), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Filmography

Production

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

0000

As Score Engineer

With Friends Like These...

1998

As Compositors

Face/Off

1997

As Original Music Composer

Mr. & Mrs. Smith

2005

As Original Music Composer

Shrek

2001

As Original Music Composer

Ice Age: The Meltdown

2006

As Original Music Composer

Chill Factor

1999

As Original Music Composer

The Bourne Identity

2002

As Original Music Composer

The Bourne Supremacy

2004

As Original Music Composer

The Bourne Ultimatum

2007

As Original Music Composer

Two Weeks Notice

2002

As Original Music Composer

The Road to El Dorado

2000

As Original Music Composer

Be Cool

2005

As Original Music Composer

Agent Cody Banks

2003

As Original Music Composer

The Adventures of Pluto Nash

2002

As Original Music Composer

Chicken Run

2000

As Original Music Composer

Antz

1998

As Original Music Composer

Horton Hears a Who!

2008

As Original Music Composer

Stop-Loss

2008

As Original Music Composer

Evolution

2001

As Original Music Composer

Kung Fu Panda

2008

As Original Music Composer

Paycheck

2003

As Original Music Composer

United 93

2006

As Original Music Composer

Happy Feet

2006

As Original Music Composer

Rat Race

2001

As Original Music Composer

Robots

2005

As Original Music Composer

Super Rhino

2009

As Original Music Composer

Rio

2011

As Original Music Composer

Happy Feet Two

2011

As Original Music Composer

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

2009

As Original Music Composer

Ice Age: Continental Drift

2012

As Original Music Composer

How to Train Your Dragon 2

2014

As Original Music Composer

Alfie

2004

As Original Music Composer

Bolt

2008

As Original Music Composer

Hancock

2008

As Original Music Composer

Green Zone

2010

As Original Music Composer

How to Train Your Dragon

2010

As Original Music Composer

X-Men: The Last Stand

2006

As Original Music Composer

P.S. I Love You

2007

As Original Music Composer

Mr. 3000

2004

As Original Music Composer

Gigli

2003

As Original Music Composer

Just Visiting

2001

As Original Music Composer

Drumline

2002

As Original Music Composer

Forces of Nature

1999

As Original Music Composer

Rio 2

2014

As Original Music Composer

D-Tox

2002

As Original Music Composer

The Lorax

2012

As Original Music Composer

Pan

2015

As Original Music Composer

Jason Bourne

2016

As Original Music Composer

Kung Fu Panda 2

2011

As Original Music Composer

Ferdinand

2017

As Original Music Composer

I Am Sam

2001

As Original Music Composer

Shrek 2

2004

As Original Music Composer

Knight and Day

2010

As Original Music Composer

The Italian Job

2003

As Original Music Composer

Jumper

2008

As Original Music Composer

Book of Dragons

2011

As Music

Kung Fu Panda Holiday

2010

As Music

Stealing Sinatra

2003

As Original Music Composer

The Call of the Wild

2020

As Original Music Composer

Mars Needs Moms

2011

As Original Music Composer

Locked Down

2021

As Original Music Composer

Human Bomb

1998

As Music

I Am Your Punishment

1996

As Music

Fair Game

2010

As Original Music Composer

Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters

2011

As Original Music Composer

Don't Worry Darling

2022

As Original Music Composer

Endurance

1999

As Music

Don't Worry Darling

2022

As Conductor

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