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.
2020 has been Sean's most successful year to date, landing his first feature length film production 'The Last Horns of Africa' which is a gripping and intimate look at the current rhino poaching war raging across Africa. This then led to his second feature length film 'Jaimen Hudson: From Sky To Sea.' He has two more features lined up for 2021 as well as a PC video game which is set for a 2021 completion.
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 March 25th, 2020. These albums are instrumental works, written in a cinematic style for lovers of the film music genre. 'Avori' is his 3rd album which is a solo piano work which was released on November 24th, 2020. He is currently working on his 2nd meditation album which will mark his 4th album release and is planned for a late 2021 release. date.
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.