Sean Tinnion is a multi - award winning music composer for films, television, contemporary dance, corporate & other multimedia productions currently based in Australia. 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 recently earned him winner of 'Best Film Score' at the LA Film Awards, winner of 'Best Original Soundtrack' at the Oniros Film Awards, Italy as well as a nomination for 'Best Film Score of 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 which also got a 1 hour feature & 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 2020.
Sean has also been releasing music onto all major streaming stores such as Spotify, AppleMusic, Tidal & Deezer. His first album was released on November 14th, 2017 titled "Timeless." It is an instrumental album written in a cinematic style for lovers of the film music genre. He is currently working on a second album set for a 2020 release as well as a meditative/healing album set for an early 2020 release.
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.
Scores to many documentaries and films have gained recognition from producers and directors both domestic and abroad. His soundtracks and compositions are mostly orchestral influenced with frequent use of electronics.