About

Daniel Pemberton is an Ivor Novello winning and multi-BAFTA nominated composer. Previously well known for his highly acclaimed work in British television – Pemberton had scored countless Emmy and BAFTA award winning dramas and documentaries such as Complicit, Peep Show, The Game, Upstairs Downstairs, Dirk Gently, Prey, Space Dive, Occupation, Desperate Romantics and Hiroshima – his debut feature film score for period supernatural thriller The Awakening (2011) caught the ear of Ridley Scott. Scott, heavily impressed with the standout work and what he called the composer’s ‘10,000 hours in the garage’ hired him to score his feature The Counselor (2013). He collaborated again with Scott on the director’s first foray into television – The Vatican (2014). This work, alongside scores to other features such as Blood (2012), In Fear (2013) and Cuban Fury (2014), led him to be named this years ‘Discovery Of The Year’ at the prestigious World Soundtrack Awards 2014.

Working across a wide range of musical mediums Pemberton has embraced everything from large scale orchestral and choral works to innovative electronic sound design; live salsa bands to post-rock guitar line-ups. This eclectic versatility, as well as a desire to create unique and iconic sounding scores for every project, resulted in the composer being chosen by Guy Ritchie to take on the music for The Man From U.N.C.L.E..

He is currently working with Academy Award winning director Danny Boyle on his eagerly awaited Steve Jobs biopic.

Well known for his creative and incredibly versatile approach to writing no two scores ever sound the same.

Feature Film

Steve Jobs 2015
Dir: Danny Boyle
Studio: Universal
Starring: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Jeff Bridges, Seth Rogan

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. 2015
Dir: Guy Ritchie
Studio: Warner Bros
Starring: Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, Alicia Vikander

Cuban Fury 2014
Dir: James Griffiths
Studio: Studiocanal
Starring: Nick Frost, Chris O’Down, Rashida Jones

In Fear 2014
Dir: Jeremy Lovering
Studio: Studiocanal
Starring: Paul Bettany, Mark Strong

The Counselor 2013
Dir: Ridley Scott
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Starring: Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Cameron Diaz

Blood 2012
Dir: Nick Murphy
Studio: Momentum
Starring: Paul Bettany, Mark Strong

The Awakening 2011
Dir: Nick Murphy
Starring: Rebecca Hall and Dominic West

Selected Television Drama

The Game BBC 2 2015 6 x 60 mins
Dir: Niall MacCormick
Starring Tom Hughes, Brian Cox

Prey BBC 2 2014 3 x 60 mins
Dir: Nick Murphy
Starring John Simm

The Vatican Showtime 2013 1 x 60 mins
Dir: Ridley Scott
Starring Matthew Goode, Anna Friel

My Mad Fat Diary C4 2013 6 x 60 mins
Dir: Tim Kirkby
Starring Sharon Rooney

Dirk Gently BBC4 2013 3 x 60 mins
Dir: Tom Shankland
Starring Stephen Mangan

Upstairs Downstairs BBC 1 2010 3 x 60 mins
Dir: Euros Lyn
Starring Eileen Aitkins (The Hours), Adrian Scarborough (The Kings Speech)

Occupation BAFTA/RTS WINNER BBC 1 2009 180 mins
Dir: Nick Murphy
Starring James Nesbitt (Bloody Sunday) and Stephen Graham (This Is England)
FIPA Gold D’Or Grand Prize – Best Original Soundtrack 2010
RTS Nomination – Best Original Score 2009

Desperate Romantics BAFTA/IVOR NOVELLO WINNER BBC 2 2009 6 X 60 mins
Dir: Paul Gay
Starring Rafe Spall and Aidan Tapper
Ivor Novello WINNER – Best Television Soundtrack
RTS Nomination – Best Title Music 2009

Money BBC 2 2010 120 mins
Dir: Jeremy Lovering
Starring: Nick Frost (Shaun Of The Dead) and Vincent Kartheiser (Mad Men)

The Haunted Airman BBC 4 75 Mins 2006
Dir: Chris Durlacher Starring Robert Pattison (Twilight) and Julian Sands (24, Ocean’s 13)

Attila The Hun BBC 1 2007 60 mins
Dir: Gareth Edwards (Godzilla, Star Wars Rogue One)
Starring Rory McCann (Hot Fuzz) and Allen Leech (Rome)

Born With Two Mothers C4 90 Mins
Dir: Ian Duncan
Starring Sophie Okonedo (Hotel Rwanda) and Lesley Sharp (Vera Drake)

Best: His Mothers Son BBC 2 2009 90 mins
Dir: Colin Barr
Starring Michelle Fairley (The Others) and Tom Payne (Waterloo Road)

Napoleon BBC 1 2007 60 mins
Dir: Nick Murphy
Starring Tom Burke (State Of Play) and Rob Brydon

Forgiven EMMY WINNER C4 2006 90 Mins
Dir: Paul Wilmshurst
Starring Lucy Cohu (Gosford Park)

Peep Show BAFTA/RTS WINNERC4 2003-2007 30 X 25 mins
Dir: Various
Starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb (Mitchell and Webb)

10 Days To War BBC 22008 100 mins
Dir: David Belton / Bruce Goodison
Starring Kenneth Branagh, Art Malik, Tom Conti and Toby Jones

The Yellow House C4 2007 90 mins
Dir: Chris Durlacher
Starring John Simm (Life On Mars) and John Lynch (Bleak House)

Documentary

Space DiveBBC 1 2013 90 Mins EMMY WINNER
Enemies Of The People 2010 90 Mins BIFA / SUNDANCE WINNER
Hiroshima BBC 1 2005 90 Mins EMMY/BAFTA WINNER
Between Life And Death BBC 1 2010 60 Mins BAFTA WINNER
George Orwell: A Life In Pictures BBC 2 2003 90 min BAFTA/EMMY/GRIERSON WINNER
SAS: Embassy Seige BBC 1 90mins RTS/BAFTA/GREIRSON AWARD WINNER
The King Of Communism BBC 4 90 minsd GRIERSON AWARD WINNER

Videogame

Little Big Planet 2 Playstation 3 Media Molecule
The Movies X Box PC Playstation 2 Nintendo Gamecube Activision/Lionhead Studios – BAFTA NOMINATION: BEST ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
Little Big Planet Playstation 3 Media Molecule – BAFTA NOMINATION: BEST ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
Kinect Adventures Xbox360 Microsoft Games Studios

Fashion Shows

Vivienne Westwood, Erdem, Boudicca, Sophia Kokosalaki, Eley Kishimoto