Dan Jones is a multi award-winning composer and sound designer working in film, television and theatre. Recent credits include Louis Theroux’s documentary feature, My Scientology Movie, the primetime BBC drama series SS-GB and The Replacement, the second series of BBC’s hugely successful The Hollow Crown, Menno Meyjes’ feature, De Reünie, Carnival’s The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies and Ecosse Films’ The Great Fire (both for ITV). Other notable film credits include 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. For Channel 4/Carnival’s Any Human Heart Dan won BAFTA and Ivor Novello awards as well as gaining double Emmy nominations. 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, and the BBC dramas The Miniaturist, and The Man In The Orange Shirt.
News & Reviews
We are delighted to announce that composer Dan Jones has been nominated for two Ivor Novello Awards this year, both in the Best Original Television Score category. 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