Eric Allaman

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Eric Allaman is an American composer who has worked in Film, Television, Theater and Ballet. His career as a film composer began when he co-composed the score to Ridley Scott’s, “Legend” with Tangerine Dream. That opportunity led to Eric re-scoring the silent classic, “Battleship Potemkin” which was re-released in Europe and featured at the Berlin Film Festival.

Life[edit]

The Early Years
Born in Springfield, Missouri, Eric’s family moved around the Mid-West and eventually settled in Dana Point, California. Eric began studying the piano at age 7 and the guitar at age 16, and continued his studies at UCLA with an emphasis in music and theater.

Early Career
Shortly after graduating, Eric moved to Paris, France and ultimately West Berlin, Germany to further his musical career. After the success of “Legend” and “Battleship Potemkin”, Eric returned to Los Angeles to field film scoring offers.

Professional Life
Eric has scored over 30 movies and over 500 episodes of television and is best known for his scores to “Legend”, “Battleship Potemkin”, “Latter Days”, “Witless Protection”, “Mike Hammer Private Eye”, “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” and “Dante's Cove”.

Eric has written two ballets with Kim Maselli, “The Sea Princess”, (2007) and “Noah’s Ark”, (2010). He has also written two musical/operas, “Battleship Potemkin” (1991) with Jeffrey Couchman and “Voices from the Cellar” (1989) with Robert White. He has also written the music to several plays including “The Geography of Luck”, “Dragon Lady” and “Stendhal”. Recently, Eric released a collection of piano solos entitled Berlin Diary that play as a memoire of his life in West Berlin, Germany.

Personal Life
Eric has two sons and was divorced in October 2005. He is an active surfer and skier and has chased waves all over the world including the Mentawai Islands, Fiji, Hawaii, Peru, Ireland, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Mexico and the Galapagos Islands. Eric currently lives in Malibu, California.

Professional Credits[edit]

Composition
2010 The Jensen Project (TV movie)

2010 Secrets of the Mountain (TV movie) (2010)

2009 Taking a Chance on Love (TV movie)

2009 Heat Wave (TV movie)

2004-2008 Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (TV series – 87 Episodes)

2008 Fall of Hyperion (TV movie)

2008 Witless Protection

2008 Puppy Plays the Classics (TV series)

2005-2007 Dante's Cove (TV series)

2007 The Note (TV movie)

2007 Race (2007 film)

2005 Confessions of an American Bride (TV movie)

2004 Hollywood Walks (TV series documentary)

2004 TV's Greatest Sidekicks (TV special)

2004 Raspberry Heaven

2003 Beautiful Girl (TV movie)

2003 Latter Days

2003 This Time Around (TV movie)

2003 The Three Stooges 75th Anniversary Special (TV documentary)

2003 Killer Flood: The Day the Dam Broke (TV movie)

2003 Mike Hammer: Song Bird (video)

2002-2003 Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776 (TV series – 40 Episodes)

2002 Super Duper Sumos (TV series – 26 Episodes)

1999-2002 Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century (TV series – 26 Episodes)

2001 Elvira's Haunted Hills

2001 An Evening with Rosanne Seaborn (TV movie)

2000 One Kill (TV movie)

2000 Luminarias

1999 Half a Dozen Babies (TV movie)

1999 True Heart

1999 Our Friend, Martin (video)

1997-1998 Mike Hammer, Private Eye (TV series – 26 Episodes)

1998 Breakfast with Einstein (TV movie)

1997 Midnight Blue

1994-1997 High Tide (TV series – 50 Episodes)

1995-1996 The Adventures of Hyperman (TV series – 13 Episodes)

1995-1997 Mutant League (TV series – 40 Episodes)

1994 Hits!

1994 Nursery Raps Starring Mama Goose (video short)

1994-1995 Boogies Diner (TV series 40 Episodes)

1993 Madison (TV series)

1992 Miracle Beach

1992 Incident at Victoria Falls (TV movie)

1992 Stunt Dawgs (TV series 26 Episodes) (1991–1992)

1992-1994 African Skies (TV series – 52 Episodes)

1991 ProStars (TV series)

1990 Jungle Book Reunion (TV movie)

1990 Angel III: The Final Chapter

1989 The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (TV series)

1987 Down Twisted (as Berlin Game)

1987 Trying Times (TV series)

1985 Legend

1925 Battleship Potemkin (1986)


Soundtracks
2007 Dante's Cove (TV series)

2003 Latter Days

2002 Elvira’s Haunted Hills

1997 True Heart (Spirit of the Nations)

1992 Miracle Beach

1987 Downtwisted

1986 Battleship Potemkin

1985 Legend


Music
2003 Killer Flood: The Day the Dam Broke (TV movie) (orchestrator)

2000 One Kill (TV movie) (orchestrator)

1995 The Adventures of Hyperman (TV series) (composer: title theme)


Acting
1994 Nursery Raps Starring Mama Goose (video short) Sir Ludwig (voice)


Producing
1994 Nursery Raps Starring Mama Goose (video short) (producer)

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