John Paesano is a film and televison composer. He is the composer for DreamWorks Dragons: The Series and Dragons: Race to the Edge


John Paesano trained musically with the Conservatoire de Paris and Berklee College of Music. In addition to composing, he also produces, conducts and arranges for film, as well as TV shows, video games, and records.

John Paesano won an Annie Award for Dragons: Riders of Berk. He also won the 2015 People Choice Award for his work on Mazerunner. He was also nominated in 2015 at the IFMCA Awards for Breakthrough Film Composer of the Year and Best Original Score for an Action/Adventure/Thriller Film.

Selected Filmography

Year Title Director(s) Studio(s) Notes
2007 Ben 10: Secret of the Omnitrix Sebastian Montes

Scooter Tidwell

Cartoon Network Studios Television film
2008 Another Cinderella Story Damon Santostefano Warner Home Video

Warner Premiere

Direct-to-video film
2010 Superman/Batman: Apocalypse Lauren Montgomery Warner Home Video

Warner Premiere
Warner Bros. Animation

Direct-to-video film
2011 S.W.A.T.: Firefight Benny Boom Stage 6 Films

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Direct-to-video film
2014 When the Game Stands Tall Thomas Carter TriStar Pictures
The Maze Runner Wes Ball 20th Century Fox
2015-2016 Daredevil (TV series) Netflix

Marvel Televison

2015 Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Wes Ball 20th Century Fox
2016 Same Kind of Different as Me Michael Carney Paramount Pictures

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