Brian Tyler is an American composer, producer, conductor, and film producer known for his scores for motion pictures and video games such as Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World, Eagle Eye, The Expendables, Fast Five, Fast and Furious, The Expendables 2, Law Abiding Citizen, Final Destination 5, Rambo, Constantine, Now You See Me, Battle: Los Angeles, Far Cry 3, The Expendables 3, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, & Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. He is signed with Sony Music as a songwriter and often conducts the London Philharmonic Orchestra. He won Composer of the Year at the 2013 Cue Awards and was nominated for a 2014 BAFTA Award. In 2010, Tyler was inducted into the music branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. As of August 2014 his films have grossed $6.7 billion worldwide. One of his next films is Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron.
Daniel Robert "Danny" Elfman (born May 29, 1953) is an American composer, record producer, and actor. He is known as the lead singer and songwriter for the rock band Oingo Boingo, from 1976 to 1995 and later for scoring music for television and film and creating The Simpsons main title theme as well as the 1989 Batman movie theme. He has scored the majority of his long-time friend Tim Burton's movies.
Elfman re-entered the film industry in 1976, initially as an actor. He made his film scoring debut in 1980 for the film Forbidden Zone directed by his older brother Richard Elfman. He has since been nominated for four Academy Awards and won a Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media for Tim Burton's Batman and an Emmy Award for his Desperate Housewives theme. Elfman was honored with the Richard Kirk Award at the 2002 BMI Film and TV Awards. The award is given annually to a composer who has made significant contributions to film and television music.