CAA Signs Oscar-Winning Composer Hans Zimmer – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: CAA has landed Oscar-winning, blockbuster composer Hans Zimmer as a consumer within the areas of touring, producing, scoring, talking engagements, podcasts, and content material creation.

Zimmer was beforehand with WME.

This 12 months, Zimmer’s scores will probably be heard on MGM’s No Time to Die, Warner Bros./Legendary’s Dune and Paramount/Skydance’s High Gun: Maverick. 

Early on in his music profession, the Frankfurt, West Germany native was a marvel with keyboards and synthesizers, working with the pop band The Buggles identified for the 1979 hit single “Video Killed The Radio Star”. Within the Nineteen Eighties, he reduce his enamel below The Deer Hunter composer Stanley Myers within the UK, the place the 2 finally co-founded the London-based Lillie Yard recording studio. As a duo they composed on such films as 1985’s Insignificance and the 1982 Jeremy Irons film Moonlighting. Zimmer’s first solo rating was Terminal Publicity for director Nico Mastorakis in 1987, for which he additionally wrote the songs. However it’s arguably Zimmer’s bluesy, synthesized rating for the 4x Oscar-winning film Rain Man —the composer’s first of 11 Oscar rating noms– which catapulted him to an enormous scorching streak in Hollywood that hasn’t stopped with greater than 200 tasks which have grossed over $28 billion on the international field workplace.

Zimmer gained Finest Unique Rating in his second outing on the Oscars with the 1994 Disney animated characteristic The Lion King. Zimmer has been nominated on the Golden Globes 14x, profitable twice for The Lion King and 2000’s Gladiator. He additionally counts 4 Grammys –two for The Lion King within the Finest Musical Album for Kids and Finest Instrumental Association with Accompanying Vocals classes, one for Crimson Tide within the Finest Instrumental Composition Written for a Movement Image or for Tv class, and one other for The Darkish Knight in Finest Rating Soundtrack Album for a Movement Image, Tv or Different Visible Media.

Zimmer’s characteristic scoring credit additionally embody Driving Miss Daisy, Thelma & Louise, The Skinny Purple Line, Black Hawk Down, The Final Samurai, Inception, 12 Years a Slave and Dunkirk.

Zimmer has an amazing ancillary touring enterprise in Hans Zimmer Reside which has bought greater than 1,000,000 tickets with the composer performing in iconic stadiums and arenas all through the world.

All through all of his successes in Hollywood, Zimmer has regularly been a mentor to different composers, identical to Myers was a mentor to him. A number of the a number of composers of tentpole films who’ve come by way of Zimmer’s Distant Management studio in Santa Monica, CA embody Henry Jackman, Harry Gregson-Williams, Mark Mancina, Lorne Balfe and Brian Tyler.

Steven Kofsky at Distant Management Productions is Zimmer’s enterprise associate and his legal professional is Candace Carlo at Kleinberg Lange Cuddy and Carlo LLP.

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