Justin Burnett started his career working for Hans Zimmer from 1995 through 2000. During this tenure he worked on films such as Broken ArrowAs Good as it GetsThe Prince of EgyptThe Road to El Dorado, and Gladiator. From 2000 through present day, Burnett is also known for his work with famed film composer Harry Gregson-Williams. With Harry Gregson-Williams, Burnett has worked on films such as Spy GamePhone BoothVeronica GuerinPassionadaMan on FireDéjà VuThe Taking of Pelham 123Unstoppable, and Cowboys & Aliens. Additionally, Burnett also worked with Walter Werzowa at Musikvergnuegen from 2000-2005 on many commercials, movie trailers and network branding projects.

Justin Burnett scored his first feature film Possums which was featured in 1998 at the Sundance Film Festival. His second notable film was the film based on the game, Dungeons & Dragons. It was released in theaters in 2000. Ending his time at Remote Control Productions, It was 2000 that Burnett began his collaboration with Harry Gregson-Williams. In 2005, Burnett composed the music for the film An American Haunting under the pseudonym Caine Davidson. Since then, Burnett has composed the music for many films including I'll Always Know What You Did Last SummerIron CrossCraveJava Heat, Camera Store, Deer and Dragon as well as many others.