Jacob Shea

Jacob Shea

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CalArts Campus B304 - Composition for Film & TV

School of Music Visiting Artist Series

Born in San Jose, CA, Jacob Shea graduated from University of California with a degree in Music Composition. He has worked with several of Hollywood’s top composers, including Elliot Goldenthal, Steve Jablonsky, and Hans Zimmer. Credits include music programmer for Public Enemies, arranger for Madagascar 2 and Despicable Me, and composer of additional music for Modern Warfare 2 (VG), Transformers: The Dark of the Moon, Battleship, and Lone Survivor. In 2011, Jacob was selected as one of six fellows to attend the prestigious Sundance Composers Lab. Jacob now heads up the Bleeding Fingers Custom Music Shop as lead composer. His music can be heard on countless television shows, including the critically acclaimed Science Channel show Through the Wormhole, narrated by Morgan Freeman.