Daniel Scott is an award winning Canadian composer, music score producer, orchestrator and conductor for film and television. With extensive experience in live action as well as animation, he has produced music scores for more than thirty films and documentaries and over twenty television series.
He started his career in Montreal as an arranger, artistic director and choir conductor for the direction of french adaptations of commercials, songs for television series and films from Warner Brothers, Walt Disney pictures and Pixar films such as ALADDIN, THUMBELINA, POCAHONTAS, TOY STORY 2 and A XMAS CAROL with Jim Carey.
As a film composer, Daniel’s musical voice spans from orchestral to minimal, epic to intimate. A storyteller at heart, Daniel is a team player who is valued for his collaborative passion and for his ability to offer turnkey solutions for the creation of high end feature film and television scores.
A five time recipient of the SOCAN AWARD for being the most internationally performed Quebec composer for film and television, he has also received ten nominations at the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television’s GÉMEAUX AWARDS and GEMINI AWARDS for his contributions to drama, animation and documentary projects.
Among other works, he has recently finished scoring BBE/Sagatoon/China Lion’s 3D animated feature film TROLL: THE TALE OF A TAIL from the animators & designers of SHREK and MADAGASCAR with L.A. director KEVIN MONROE, which will be released worldwide throughout 2019. He has also created the soundtrack for renowned Israeli director SHEMI ZARHIN’s « emotionally rich and beautifully textured » (L.A.Times) THE KIND WORDS and the score for all five films of the documentary series MONTREAL, MON AMOUR, MON HISTOIRE for which he received two Gémeaux Awards nominations.
2019 started with a collaboration with London director PETER DODD for a Class Ohlson commercial disguised as a charming short film titled Flo & Wing. The year continues with the scoring of Altötting with the National film board of Canada (NFB) and German director ANDREAS HYKADE and the creation of the music for the action adventure series AMOS: THE MASK HUNTER for IceWorks Pictures based on Bryan Perro’s best selling novels Amos Daragon.