Mychael Danna

Composer | Music Department | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Life of Pi (2012) | Moneyball (2011) | Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Oscar. Another 31 wins & 52 nominations More »
BORN 
Sep 20, 1958 (age 59)

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Films in Production (3 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (104 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Man Who Invented ChristmasThe Man Who Invented Christmas Composer  Less 2017 $5.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for The BreadwinnerThe Breadwinner Composer  Less 2017 $312K / —
  • Primary photo for Billy Lynn's Long Halftime WalkBilly Lynn's Long Halftime Walk Composer (music by)  Less 2016 $40MM $1.7MM / $24MM
  • Primary photo for StorksStorks Composer (music by)  Less 2016 $70MM $73MM / $182MM
  • Primary photo for RememberRemember Composer, Composer (theme music)  Less 2015 CAD 13MM $638K / —
  • Primary photo for Sanjay's Super TeamSanjay's Super Team (Short) Composer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Good DinosaurThe Good Dinosaur Composer (music by)  Less 2015 $200MM $123MM / $332MM
  • Primary photo for FoxcatcherFoxcatcher Composer (Valley Forge theme), Performer ("I Thought He Was A Very Nice Gentleman"), Writer ("I Thought He Was A Very Nice Gentleman")  Less 2014 $24MM $12MM / $19MM
  • Primary photo for The CaptiveThe Captive Composer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The JudgeThe Judge Writer ("Opening #2")  Less 2014 $50MM $47MM / $84MM
  • Primary photo for TranscendenceTranscendence Composer, Orchestrator  Less 2014 $100MM $23MM / $109MM
  • Primary photo for Devil's KnotDevil's Knot Composer, Music Producer, Musician (guitar ad piano)  Less 2013 $15MM
  • Primary photo for Gimme ShelterGimme Shelter Performer ("Not Much Time Left"), Writer ("Not Much Time Left")  Less 2013 $3.3MM $1.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for Life of PiLife of Pi Composer, Producer ("Pi's Lullaby"), Writer ("Pi's Lullaby")  Less 2012 $120MM $125MM / $609MM
  • Primary photo for MoneyballMoneyball Composer, Writer ("It Would Be Like This")  Less 2011 $50MM $76MM / $110MM
  • Primary photo for The WhistleblowerThe Whistleblower Composer, Music Producer, Arranger ("Moj Dilbere")  Less 2010 $1.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for All Good ThingsAll Good Things Score Producer  Less 2010 $578K / —
  • Primary photo for Going the DistanceGoing the Distance Composer  Less 2010 $32MM $18MM / —
  • Primary photo for Valentine's DayValentine's Day Performer ("Banished"), Writer ("Banished")  Less 2010 $52MM $110MM / $216MM
  • Primary photo for An Unconventional Love StoryAn Unconventional Love Story (Video) Himself - Composer, Composer (original score music)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Love Beyond WordsLove Beyond Words (Video) Composer (original score music)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Cooking with StellaCooking with Stella Composer  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for ChloeChloe Composer, Musician (guitars), Orchestrator  Less 2009 $11MM $3.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Imaginarium of Doctor ParnassusThe Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Composer, Arranger ("We Are The Children Of The World"), Music ("We Love Violence"), Writer ("Street Organ")  Less 2009 $40MM $7.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Boondock Saints II: All Saints DayThe Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day Writer ("The Blood of Cu Chulainn 2010")  Less 2009 $8MM $10MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Time Traveler's WifeThe Time Traveler's Wife Composer  Less 2009 $39MM $63MM / $101MM
  • Primary photo for 500 Days of Summer500 Days of Summer Composer  Less 2009 $7.5MM $32MM / $61MM
  • Primary photo for New York, I Love YouNew York, I Love You Composer (segments: Mira Nair)  Less 2008 $15MM $1.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for 88 Composer (segments: how can it be ?)  Less 2008 €4MM
  • Primary photo for ManagementManagement Composer, Score Producer  Less 2008 $933K / —
  • Primary photo for AdorationAdoration Composer, Orchestrator  Less 2008 $4.7MM $294K / —
  • Primary photo for Stone of DestinyStone of Destiny Composer, Music Orchestrator  Less 2008 €6MM
  • Primary photo for Pomegranates and MyrrhPomegranates and Myrrh Composer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Heaven on EarthHeaven on Earth Composer (music by)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Lakeview TerraceLakeview Terrace Composer  Less 2008 $22MM $39MM / —
  • Primary photo for TruckerTrucker Composer  Less 2008 $2MM $52K / —
  • Primary photo for MigrationMigration (Short) Composer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for To Each His Own CinemaTo Each His Own Cinema Composer (segments: Artaud Double Bill)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Surf's UpSurf's Up Composer (music by), Orchestrator  Less 2007 $100MM $59MM / $149MM
  • Primary photo for FractureFracture Composer  Less 2007 $39MM / $91MM
  • Primary photo for BreachBreach Composer, Additional Orchestrator  Less 2007 $33MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Nativity StoryThe Nativity Story Composer, Music ("In Rosa Vernat Lilium")  Less 2006 $30MM $38MM / $46MM
  • Primary photo for Little Miss SunshineLittle Miss Sunshine Composer, Producer ("Till the End of Time")  Less 2006 $8MM $60MM / $101MM
  • Primary photo for Sarah Brightman: Diva - The Video CollectionSarah Brightman: Diva - The Video Collection (Video) Writer ("Kama Sutra")  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Lonely HeartsLonely Hearts Composer  Less 2006 $18MM $189K / $2.5MM
  • Primary photo for TidelandTideland Composer, Score Producer  Less 2005 $19MM $66K / $198K
  • Primary photo for WaterWater Composer, Musician (tanpura), Writer ("Chan Chan")  Less 2005 $3.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for CapoteCapote Composer, Music Producer, Orchestrator  Less 2005 $7MM $29MM / —
  • Primary photo for Eve and the Fire HorseEve and the Fire Horse Composer  Less 2005 CAD 1.5MM
  • Primary photo for Where the Truth LiesWhere the Truth Lies Composer, Musician (electronic organ, piano and guitar), Orchestrator  Less 2005 $25MM $872K / —
  • Primary photo for Sohni Sapna (Beautiful Dream)Sohni Sapna (Beautiful Dream) (Short) Composer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Sohni SapnaSohni Sapna (Short) Composer  Less 2005 $50K
  • Primary photo for Aurora BorealisAurora Borealis Composer, Musician (accordion)  Less 2005 $61K / —
  • Primary photo for Being JuliaBeing Julia Composer, Orchestrator, Score Producer  Less 2004 $18MM $7.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Sarah Brightman: The Harem World Tour - Live from Las VegasSarah Brightman: The Harem World Tour - Live from Las Vegas (Video) Writer ("Kama Sutra")  Less 2004 $5MM
  • Primary photo for Vanity FairVanity Fair Composer, Orchestrator, Music ("She Walks in Beauty", "Such a Lovely Family", "Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal"), Producer ("She Walks in Beauty", "The Mermaids Song", "Over the Mountains/The Great Adventurer", "Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal")  Less 2004 $23MM $16MM / $3.1MM
  • Primary photo for The Snow WalkerThe Snow Walker Composer, Orchestrator  Less 2003 CAD 10MM
  • Primary photo for Shattered GlassShattered Glass Composer  Less 2003 $6MM $2.2MM / $725K
  • Primary photo for HulkHulk Writer ("Mother")  Less 2003 $137MM $132MM / $113MM
  • Primary photo for Public MemoryPublic Memory (Video) Composer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'Ararat'The Making of 'Ararat' (Video) Himself - Composer, Camera Operator (behind-the-scenes), Composer, Special Thanks  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Antwone FisherAntwone Fisher Composer  Less 2002 $12MM $21MM / —
  • Primary photo for The GuysThe Guys Composer  Less 2002 $16K / —
  • Primary photo for AraratArarat Composer, Orchestrator, Score Producer  Less 2002 $1.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for Ernest & BertramErnest & Bertram (Short) Writer ("Shoplift")  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Monsoon WeddingMonsoon Wedding Composer, Music Score Producer, Producer ("Aj Mera Jee Kardaa" (Today My Heart Desires))  Less 2001 INR 7MM $14MM / —
  • Primary photo for Hearts in AtlantisHearts in Atlantis Composer, Music Score Producer, Orchestrator  Less 2001 $31MM $24MM / —
  • Primary photo for ChosenChosen (Short) Composer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Green DragonGreen Dragon Composer  Less 2001 $282K / —
  • Primary photo for BounceBounce Composer  Less 2000 $35MM $37MM / —
  • Primary photo for Don't Think TwiceDon't Think Twice (Short) Composer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The Boondock SaintsThe Boondock Saints Writer ("The Blood of Cuchulainn")  Less 1999 $7MM $26K / —
  • Primary photo for Girl, InterruptedGirl, Interrupted Composer  Less 1999 $40MM $29MM / $48MM
  • Primary photo for Felicia's JourneyFelicia's Journey Composer  Less 1999 $820K / —
  • Primary photo for Ride with the DevilRide with the Devil Composer, Score Producer  Less 1999 $35MM $631K / —
  • Primary photo for The ConfessionThe Confession Composer  Less 1999 $4MM
  • Primary photo for 8MM8MM Composer  Less 1999 $40MM $37MM / $97MM
  • Primary photo for Behind the LinesBehind the Lines Composer, Orchestrator (uncredited)  Less 1997 $19K / —
  • Primary photo for The Ice StormThe Ice Storm Composer  Less 1997 $18MM $7.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Sweet HereafterThe Sweet Hereafter Live Band Harmonium Player (uncredited), Composer, Musician (harmonium and acoustic guitar), Arranger ("One More Colour", "Courage"), Music ("Dog Track Drizzle", "Boy", "The Sweet Hereafter" (uncredited))  Less 1997 CAD 5MM $3.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for Kama Sutra: A Tale of LoveKama Sutra: A Tale of Love Composer  Less 1996 $3MM $4.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for LiliesLilies Composer  Less 1996 CAD 2.2MM $221K / —
  • Primary photo for Johnny MnemonicJohnny Mnemonic Composer (director's cut) (Japanese release)  Less 1995 $25MM $19MM / $33MM
  • Primary photo for Dead StopDead Stop (Video) Composer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for ExoticaExotica Composer  Less 1994 CAD 2MM $4.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Dance Me OutsideDance Me Outside Composer  Less 1994 $305K / —
  • Primary photo for The Darling FamilyThe Darling Family Composer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Narmada: A Valley RisesNarmada: A Valley Rises Composer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Ordinary MagicOrdinary Magic Composer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for CalendarCalendar Thanks  Less 1993 CAD 80K
  • Primary photo for The AdjusterThe Adjuster Composer  Less 1991 CAD 1.5MM $397K / —
  • Primary photo for Montréal vu par...Montréal vu par... Composer (segments: En passant)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Big SliceThe Big Slice Composer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Still Life: The Fine Art of MurderStill Life: The Fine Art of Murder Composer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Termini StationTermini Station Composer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Cold ComfortCold Comfort Composer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for One Man OutOne Man Out Composer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Speaking PartsSpeaking Parts Concert Pianist (uncredited), Composer  Less 1989 CAD 350K
  • Primary photo for Without Work: Not by ChoiceWithout Work: Not by Choice (Short) Composer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Murder OneMurder One Composer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Blood RelationsBlood Relations Composer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for CaribeCaribe Composer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Family ViewingFamily Viewing Composer  Less 1987 CAD 160K
  • Primary photo for Metal MessiahMetal Messiah Composer (soundtrack music written by) (as Mike Danna)  Less 1978 CAD 62K
Past Television (21 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Alias GraceAlias Grace (TV Mini-series) Composer (6 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 6
    • Part 6 (Nov 3, 2017) Composer  Less
    • Part 5 (Nov 3, 2017) Composer  Less
    • Part 4 (Nov 3, 2017) Composer  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Last TycoonThe Last Tycoon (TV Series) Writer ("The Last Tycoon Main Title") (3 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 3
    • Eine Kleine Reichmusik (Jul 28, 2017) Writer ("The Last Tycoon Main Title") (uncredited)  Less
    • Burying the Boy Genius (Jul 28, 2017) Writer ("The Last Tycoon Main Title") (uncredited)  Less
    • Nobody Recasts Like Monroe (Jul 28, 2017) Writer ("The Last Tycoon Main Title") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for TyrantTyrant (TV Series) Composer (32 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014–2016 32
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  • Primary photo for The OscarsThe Oscars (TV Special) Himself - Nominee, Writer ("Pi's Lullaby")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for World Without EndWorld Without End (TV Mini-series) Composer (8 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012 8
    • Checkmate (Oct 23, 2012) Composer  Less
    • Queen (Oct 16, 2012) Composer  Less
    • Rook (Oct 9, 2012) Composer  Less
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  • Primary photo for CamelotCamelot (TV Series) Composer (10 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011 10
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  • Primary photo for MediumMedium (TV Series) Composer (theme) (55 episodes, 2005), Theme By (36 episodes, 2006), Composer (theme music) (33 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005–2011 124
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  • Primary photo for Lone StarLone Star (TV Series) Additional Score (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Pilot (Sep 20, 2010) Additional Score  Less
  • Primary photo for DollhouseDollhouse (TV Series) Composer (26 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009–2010 26
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  • Primary photo for New AmsterdamNew Amsterdam (TV Series) Composer (8 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008 8
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  • Primary photo for P.O.V.P.O.V. (TV Series) Composer (additional music) (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • Prison Town, USA (Jul 24, 2007) Composer (additional music)  Less
  • Primary photo for Opening NightOpening Night (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for The Matthew Shepard StoryThe Matthew Shepard Story (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Stranger InsideStranger Inside (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for At the End of the Day: The Sue Rodriguez StoryAt the End of the Day: The Sue Rodriguez Story (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Dangerous Offender: The Marlene Moore StoryDangerous Offender: The Marlene Moore Story (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Road to AvonleaRoad to Avonlea (TV Series) Composer (3 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995–1996 3
  • Primary photo for Hush Little BabyHush Little Baby (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Gross Misconduct: The Life of Brian SpencerGross Misconduct: The Life of Brian Spencer (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Sweating BulletsSweating Bullets (TV Series) Composer (2 episodes, 1991), Music (performed by) (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 2
    • Marissa (Jun 3, 1991) Composer, Music (performed by)  Less
    • Roll of the Dice (May 6, 1991) Composer  Less
  • Primary photo for Johann's Gift to ChristmasJohann's Gift to Christmas (TV Short) Composer  Less 1991
Self (6 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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