Christophe Beck is behind the score to the Golden Globe®- and Oscar®-winning film Frozen. The Frozen soundtrack certified Platinum 11 weeks after its release, selling more than 1 million copies, and spent five non-consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart. Beck’s other work includes the blockbuster Hangover trilogy, Due Date, Date Night and Pitch Perfect. He staged the drama for such films as We Are Marshall, Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief, Under the Tuscan Sun, and indie films Phoebe in Wonderland, Saved!, and the award-winning documentary Waiting for Superman.
In addition to Frozen—which earned Beck an Annie Award for best score—recent work includes Marvel’s Ant-Man starring Paul Rudd, Shana Feste’s romantic drama Endless Love, Doug Liman’s Edge of Tomorrow starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt, Luke Greenfield’s comedy Let’s Be Cops for Twentieth Century Fox, Andrew Niccol’s thriller Good Kill starring Ethan Hawke and Daniel Barnz’s drama Cake starring Anna Kendrick and Jennifer Aniston, Hot Tub Time Machine 2 for MGM, Twentieth Century Fox’s The Peanuts Movie, and Sisters starring Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Upcoming for Beck is Twentieth Century Fox’s Trolls starring Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake, and Doug Liman’s crime-thriller American Made starring Tom Cruise and Domhnall Gleeson.
The Canadian composer began playing piano at the age of five, studied music at Yale and attended the USC film scoring program under the tutelage of composers like Jerry Goldsmith. He started composing in television at the personal recommendation of Disney music legend Buddy Baker, and was soon writing for the hit series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, earning an Emmy® Award.