Joseph DeBeasi Adds Poignant Dimension to ‘American Sniper’

Posted in News on January 21, 2015

Through his powerful underscore, Broadcast Music, Inc. composer Joseph DeBeasi adds poignant dimension to Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper, which is based on the true story of Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle. DeBeasi’s original composition creates a captivating emotional undercurrent that complements the moving narrative.

The film has proven to be a commercial and critical success, earning $105.3 million at the box office during the four-day Martin Luther King weekend. It was also nominated for six Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Actor (Bradley Cooper).

A Berklee graduate in film composition, DeBeasi wrote the score for the 2014 award-winning feature documentary, Kidnapped for Christ. He is also known for his work as a music editor in more than 50 feature films, including Dirty Dancing, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, Book of Eli and Prisoners.