For director Bryan Singer, he has written the scores for and edited such films as the Academy Award-winning The Usual Suspects, starring Kevin Spacey, and Apt Pupil, starring Ian McKellen and Brad Renfro.
Ottman's editing on The Usual Suspects won him a British Academy Award and a nomination from the A.C.E. (American Cinema Editors). Just after Ottman graduated from U.S.C.'s prestigious film school, he and director Singer first teamed up on Public Access, which won the Grand Jury Prize in 1993 at the Sundance Film Festival.
Ottman composed the music for such films as Roland Joffe's Goodbye Lover; Snow White, with Sigourney Weaver; John Badham's Incognito; Ben Stiller's The Cable Guy; and Steve Miner's Lake Placid and Halloween: H2O. Recently Ottman composed the music for the short drama, Lonely Place.
Ottman's score to Barry Sonnenfeld's 1998 Fantasy Island pilot earned him an Emmy Award nomination.
John Ottman Facts
|July 6, 1964 (59)
|San Diego, California, USA