Daniel Pemberton (born 3 November 1977) is an Ivor Novello winning and multi BAFTA-nominated English composer.
In 2013 he completed the score to director Ridley Scott's film The Counselor. The score was recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London. He has scored a number of other films such as The Awakening starring Rebecca Hall and Dominic West and directed by Nick Murphy; the live action short Ghost Recon: Alpha directed by Oscar-winners Francois Alaux and Herve De Crecy and edited by Oscar-winner Pietro Scalia; Blood starring Paul Bettany and Mark Strong, directed by Nick Murphy and produced by Sam Mendes; Film4 feature In Fear starring Alice Englert, directed by Jeremy Lovering and Complicit starring David Oyelowo and directed by Niall MacCormick.
He has also composed title tunes and incidental music for countless award winning television series including Ambassadors, Peep Show, Desperate Romantics, Space Dive, Occupation, Prisoners' Wives, My Mad Fat Diary, Suburban Shootout, Hell's Kitchen, Great British Menu, Hiroshima, Bad Lads' Army, George Orwell: A Life in Pictures, The Yellow House, Monster Moves, Dirk Gently, Napoleon.and the first series of the 2010 revival of Upstairs Downstairs. He also has composed music for video games such as LittleBigPlanet, Kinect Adventures, LittleBigPlanet 2 and The Movies. Using the alias The Daniel Pemberton TV Orchestra some of his more quirky television themes were released on the album TVPOPMUZIK in 2007 while his videogame work - notably that from LittleBIGPlanet - was released on the album LITTLE BIG MUSIC.
- Official website
- Film Music Reporter
- Paul Morley feature in The Guardian (2009)
- Daniel Pemberton at the Internet Movie Database
- Daniel Pemberton discusses his creative process on think-work-play
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