Sound Designer, Director
last update 2018-11-28
Danny Hahn is an award winning composer of ambient music as well as an essayist on sound, music and film. He has composed for feature films, television and audiovisual exhibitions. He has been invited to lecture at film universities, and he is also the author of the visionary books Quiet Cinema and Sound in Hindsight, both of which challenge the perception of audiovisual language.
Danny trained as a classical violinist in the 1990’s at the Guildhall School of Music and completed his film degree in 2005. In 2012 he became a Berlinale Talent. Alongside his creative freelance career, he worked as a film, drama and music teacher and operations manager at various multi-arts institutions including Barnet Arts Council, UAL, BFI, and Barbican Arts Centre in London over two decades. A mountain boy by heart, he spent his youth in the Alpine valleys of Switzerland where his father grew up, and the mountainous hinterland of Ceredigion in Wales where his mother was born.