James L. Venable is an American composer, working primarily in American film and television. He is known for his scores to the animated television series The Powerpuff Girls, Samurai Jack, and Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends. The latter was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Main Title Theme Music in 2005, the same score won a 2005 Annie Award—Venable's third—for achievement in music for an animated series. Among Venable's feature film scores are Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Scary Movie 3, 4, and 5 and Eurotrip. On August 3, 2004, Venable released an electronica album titled Holding Space with Screaming Fan Records.