Making Music for Batman: Behind the Scenes of Three Decades of Animated Composing

For most fans of the franchise, the most iconic Batman opening to ever exist is the opening of Batman: The Animated Series. It’s a perfectly animated action sequence that introduces the character, his quest, and Gotham City without a single word. What narrates this feat of storytelling is music. It builds tension, sews scenes togethers, and delivers each punch with explosive energy. Listening to that theme song can still produce chills almost 25 years after its debut. That song was crafted by the inimitable Danny Elfman, but he was not alone in composing the music for Batman: The Animated Series. Elfman worked with a large team of composers, three of whom have continued to work with the char

An Act Of Love

Dynamic Soundtrack Records presents the original motion picture score to the acclaimed feature-length documentary, An Act of Love, the powerful and moving true story of Rev. Frank Schaefer, who was put on trial in the United Methodist Church for officiating his son's same-sex wedding. Renowned composers Lolita Ritmanis, Michael McCuistion & Kristopher Carter (Batman: The Killing Joke, Superman: The Animated Series) craft a beautiful, emotional and richly human score to perfectly compliment this important true-life event More at

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