Sean Tinnion is a multi - award winning British-Australian music composer for films, television, games, corporate & other multimedia productions currently based in Australia. His compositional style and sound is a mixture between haunting, emotional scores and dark ambient soundscapes that extensively use orchestra and electronic elements. Over the span of his young career, he has scored almost 40 short films based in Australia and overseas, including the UK and the USA, two of which earned him winner of 'Best Film Score' at the LA Film Awards 2019, winner of 'Best Original Soundtrack' at the Oniros Film Awards 2019 in Italy as well as a nomination for 'Best Film Score of the Year 2019.' He has scored 11 documentaries commissioned by ABC TV & SBS TV, including two 3-part series and a 10 episode documentary series for ABC iView called 'A Stargazers Guide to the Cosmos' which also got a 1 hour episode addition & earned him 'Best Music For A Documentary' at the 2018 APRA Screen Music Awards as well as a nomination for 'Best TV Theme.' So far, he has earned an accumulation of 11 awards and nominations for his scores.
He has also had experience in writing for contemporary dance. 'Vincent' is a dance work based on the life of Vincent Van Gogh and the relationship he had with his brother Theo. Choreographed by Melissa Lanham at LJ Dance, the show had its premiere in Adelaide, Australia in March 2016 and went on to tour Melbourne, Sydney and Queensland and received rave reviews from critics on it's choreography, lighting, music and set. A brand new contemporary dance work titled 'Antithesis' is currently in the works for 2021.
Sean has also been releasing music onto all major streaming stores. His first album was released on November 14th, 2017 titled 'Timeless' which has since been followed by a meditation/easy listening album 'An Everlasting Serenity' which was released on May 25th, 2020. These albums are instrumental works, written in a cinematic style for lovers of the film music genre. 'Avori' is his 3rd upcoming album which is a solo piano work, releasing on November 24th. He is also currently working on a 4th album which is yet to be announced but will be available in early 2021.
Born in Liverpool, England, he started out at the early age of five where his interest in music began at the piano and eventually would turn to film music. In late 2004, he immigrated to Australia where his musical skills had the opportunity to develop further. He went on to earn his Bachelor of Music Major In Composition and Music Technology in 2011 from The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, graduating in 2015.
Sean also has a number of feature length films and documentaries to his name, all of which are releasing or going into production in 2021. Many of these documentaries and films scores have gained recognition from producers and directors both domestic and abroad.