Dominic Lewis is a British-born film composer living in Los Angeles. Born into a family of talented, working musicians, Dominic was exposed to music from his very first days- and as such music became an inherent and intrinsic part of his life from early childhood until today.
He gained entrance to the Royal Academy of Music in London where he received classical training in cello and music composition, overseen by revered teachers such as Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, as well as world-renowned film composers such as Craig Armstrong and David Arnold.
At the fledgling age of 22, Lewis was given the opportunity to co-compose the score of his first feature film, ‘The Poet’, directed by ‘Ski-School’s’ Damien Lee.
Throughout his time at the Royal Academy, Lewis was mentored by Rupert Gregson-Williams, who was instantly impressed by his potential and engaged Dominic to contribute both vocal performances and additional arrangements to scores such as ‘Bee Movie’, ‘Bedtime Stories’ and ‘The Prisoner’.
Prior to leaving England for the United States, Lewis orchestrated and arranged for two classical albums, namely ‘Camilly Kerslake’ and ‘The Priests’, and wrote the album for the ‘Lilly May Show’. Upon arrival to the US in 2009, Lewis joined John Powell, composing for the 2011 Oscar Nominated ‘How to Train your Dragon’. The last two years have evolved at an even greater pace for Lewis who has been working with some of Hollywood’s most acknowledged and revered composers, including, but not limited to Hans Zimmer himself- also a 2011 Oscar Nominee, Ramin Djawadi, Henry Jackman and John Powell. He is now a resident composer at Zimmer’s renowned Santa Monica think-tank; Remote Control Productions.
His credits to date include the films ‘How to Train Your Dragon’, ‘Clash of the Titans’, ‘Puss in Boots’, ‘Wreck it Ralph’, the remake of ‘Red Dawn’, ‘Rango’, ‘Rio’, ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’, ‘X-Men 1st Class’ the most recent ‘Medal of Honor’ video game, ‘Sherlock Holmes :A Game of Shadows’ Sony’s 3D annual presentation, and an ‘Everlast’ sporting equipment commercial. He is recently worked with Henry Jackman on ‘Captain Phillips’ and ‘The End of the World’. His latest project is Free Birds, for Relativity.