Super Size Me Makes Oscar List

11/18/04 - Click here to read about all the documentaries in the running.

5/7/2004 - Super Size Me opened in theaters to rave reviews! For more info, visit the official Super Size Me website. Check out the other great content below, including BURGER MAN, the new video game with music by Steve!

Watch the trailer   |   Play the game   |   Hear Steve's music   |   Hear the re-mix!

Click here to order the soundtrack on!

8/29/04 - Super Size Me wins at Edinburgh: Click here to read about all the winners at Edinburgh.

Turn On Your TV Now!

Spike TV's Casino Cinema - Every Tuesday night at 9PM, watch, bet and win with Spike TV's Casino Cinema. It's entertainment you can bet on. Click here to listen to music from the show!


The Re-Taking of Pelham One Two Three
Saturday 1/29/2005 8pm - The Kitchen (click "performances" under the "calendar" tab)
Music by Steve Horowitz
Film by Jane Brill
Title theme by David Shire, re-orchestrated by Fluffy Schwartz
Sampler programming by Christopher Romero

The Re-Taking of Pelham 123 is a 30 minute piece for 14 instrumentalists, sampler and film/video projection.

String Quartet     The FLUX Quartet
Trumpet Dave Smith
Trombone Squanch
Tuba Ron Caswell
Guitars Andy Barbera & David Nadal
Bass Fluffy Schwartz
Keyboards Kathey Supove & Dred Scoitt
The Hand Christopher Romero
Drums Michael Evans
Percussion/Conductor Devin Maxwell
photo by Don Henze

Composers Steve Horowitz and David Shire prepare for a wild ride with the RE-TAKING of PELHAM 123.

And to top it all off, we have the amazing fortune of having Mr. David Shire himself not only endorse the piece but agree to come out for a pre-concert discussion hosted by David Garland from WNYC.

WEST GOES EAST: CalArts at the Kitchen
Wednesday 1/26/2005 - Saturday 1/29/2005 at 8pm

From gamelan and Mozart to human sculpture and digital dance, West Goes East CalArts at the Kitchen presents the astonishing diversity of California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) alumni based in the New York metro area. Located just north of Los Angeles, CalArts is considered the nation's' foremost laboratory for innovative artistic practice. The artists and performers in West Goes East exemplify the Institute's tradition of experimentation. This four evening event features 23 artists, more than 100 performers, and includes 8 world premiers. Special guests include Mort Subotnick, electronic music pioneer and co-director of CalArts' Composition program and the Center for Experiments in Art, Information and Technology (CEAIT) and legendary film composer David Shire.

For more information, contact Beth Krakower, CineMedia Promotions at 212-533-6864
Read the press release    |    Read more at CalArts


The American Society of
Composers, Authors, and Publishers
Super Sized Score
Read the article

Composer Steve Horowitz's music is featured in Super Size Me, one of 2004's most talked about documentaries. Now read the interview by Erik Philbrook featured in the summer issue of the ASCAP magazine.

The Web Magazine from the
American Music Center
Selling (Without Selling Out)
Read the interview

NewMusicBox asks: What advice do you have for composers who think they have what it takes to make it in the commercial marketplace? Check out Sound Advice from Industry Insiders and soak up some of Steve's deep thoughts in the August 2004 issue of NewMusicBox online now!

The September '04 issue of Keyboard magazine featured an article about Steve, Nick Online, and the music for Super Size Me by editor Ernie Rideout. Pick up a copy -- on newsstands now!

  Don't miss the current issue of Audio Media magazine, which features a two page interview with Steve and Hans Ten Broeke, the sound designer for Super Size Me. Pick up a copy today; it's on newsstands now!

  Phillip Williams' article "On the Right Track" in MovieMaker magazine features insights on creating a memorable motion picture soundtrack by some of the industry's most successful artists, including Steve Horowitz.

Film & Video, 9/8/04 - If the idea wasn't pitched to him by someone he trusts, composer Steve Horowitz never would have agreed to score a documentary feature for free. But Horowitz had faith in Morgan Spurlock's pop-culture sensibility...     (read more at, 5/11/04 - Super Size Me avoids its low-budget trappings with energetic graphics, lively musical selections and a host whose charm more than makes up for his lack of on-camera experience. Super Size Me, quite frankly...     (read more at

New York, 3/10/04 - Composer Steve Horowitz, creates the original music score for the Sundance hit, "Super Size Me" capping off a productive four-year relationship with Director Morgan Spurlock, that began with the popular MTV reality show, "I Bet You Will"...     (read more at Post Magazine / Prosound News / Mix Online)

Live Events

Thursday, 9/7/2004 - DeConcertzender presented an hour long radio show by Remco Takken called "The Art of the Improvisers," featuring Steve Horowitz. To listen to the show, click here.
   In de jaren negentig was hij een van de Amerikaanse componisten die neerstreek in Amsterdam. Steve Horowitz keerde terug naar New York, en maakt nu furore als filmcomponist (Super Size Me, I Bet You Will).

- Samenstelling: Remco Takken

Steve chats live with John Shaefer on WNYC
photo by Don Henze
Hear Steve Live on WNYC!

Hear Steve live on WNYC 93.9FM, New York Public Radio, as John Shaefer's guest on Soundcheck. He discusses the music for Super Size Me and more. The live program aired at 2pm on July 7th. Click here to read all about it and listen to the whole show. You can also download the show here.

Soundcheck airs weekdays at 2PM on 93.9 FM. WNYC 93.9 FM and AM 820 are New York's premier public radio stations, broadcasting the finest programs from National Public Radio and Public Radio International, as well as a wide range of award-winning signature local programming.

Photo Gallery

(press ready high resolution phots available upon request)

The Code International.

Steve layin' down the bass at a recent Code gig.

Steve with Ronald MacDaddy.

Steve and Morgan ham it up at the closing night of the DC Film Festival at Lincoln Theater in Washington, DC - May 2, 2004.

Steve's mom Diane and Morgan looking happy at the Film Fest DC.

Steve and the poster...'nuff said!

Steve Horowitz and Morgan Spurlock toast their success at the Super Size Me film premiere in NYC - April 27, 2004

Steve hangs with Don Henze, biz dev manager from the Manhattan Producer's Alliance

Steve with Doctor Issacs

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