Dan Jones is a multi award-winning composer and sound designer working in film, television and theatre. He won the Ivor Novello award for Best TV Soundtrack for his score for The BBC's The Miniaturist this year, having also been nominated in the same category for war drama SS-GB.
Other recent credits include Louis Theroux’s documentary feature, My Scientology Movie, the primetime BBC drama series The Replacement and Man In An Orange Shirt, the second series of BBC’s hugely successful The Hollow Crown. Other notable credits include Menno Meyjes’ feature, De Reünie, and Carnival/Channel 4’s Any Human Heart, for which Dan won BASCA and Ivor Novello Awards as well as an Emmy nomination, Shadow of the Vampire, starring John Malkovich and Willem Dafoe, which received two Oscar nominations (Dan himself being long-listed by Variety as an Oscar contender for his score); The Tonto Woman, also nominated for an Oscar in the short films category; and Max, starring John Cusack and Noah Taylor, for which he won his first Ivor Novello award. In the realm of the theatre, in 2011 Dan received the Special Jury Prize for Excellence in Sound Design, at the Prague Quadrennial awards for his work on the acclaimed production Kursk.
Dan has recently finished scoring the feature adaptation of Ian McEwan's On Chesil Beach.
News & Reviews
We are thrilled and delighted to announce that Faber Music composer Dan Jones won in the television category for his score for The Miniaturist at the Ivor Novello Awards ceremony on 31st May. Read more
We are delighted to announce that composer Dan Jones has been nominated for an RTS Award for his hauntingly beautiful title theme for SS-GB. Read more