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Darryl John Hannan

Behind The Music

Darryl John Hannan is a rising talent in the world of film music composition. With over a decade of experience under his belt, Darryl has established himself as a skilled and innovative composer with a unique sound and style.


Darryl's musical journey began with the electric guitar, which lead him to branch out into other instruments and styles. He honed his skills playing in progressive metal bands before falling in love with film music.


Since then, Darryl has gone on to achieve notable success and acclaim. In 2019, he scored the film 'Horse Play', which premiered at Cannes and received widespread critical praise. Darryl's score for 'The Four Walls of Charlotte Moreland' won multiple awards and the film was considered by The Academy for 'Best Live Action Short Film' in 2022. This cemented his status as a rising star in the industry.


Darryl's unique style draws on a wide range of influences, from classical music to heavy metal, and his work is characterised by its haunting melodies, complex rhythms, and dynamic orchestrations. In 2021, he was selected for BAFTA crew, a prestigious program designed to support and nurture emerging talent in the film industry.


Darryl John Hannan's talent and creativity have earned him a dedicated following and widespread critical acclaim. With his impressive track record and innovative approach to composition, he is sure to continue making waves in the world of film music for many years to come.

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