Third Quarter wins BEST SCORE London NRFF
Third Quarter wins BEST SCORE London NRFF

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Stoller Hall, Manchester, Art of Love String Recording
Stoller Hall, Manchester, Art of Love String Recording

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Dan Baboulene is a composer best known for National Television and Film award winning Eaten By Lions (2018), Laura Kuenssberg's Brexit Documentaries (BBC 2) and Paul Dood's Deadly Lunchbreak. 

2022 sees the release of James Acaster and Ed Gamble's comedy series The Island starring Johnny Vegas (music by) and Dan has just started working on Belstone Pictures feature comedy Swede Caroline, starring Aisling Bea and Jo Hartley, directed by Brook Driver and Finn Bruce. 

2021 saw Eaten By Lions win Best Comedy at the National Television and Film Awards, as well as showing on BBC One. Paul Dood's Deadly Lunchbreak won Best Score at Toronto ADFF, as well as Best Screenplay at SXSW'21, and Dan also Co-scored Phil Weibel's The Art of Love, which premiered at Zurich Film Festival. Dan also had a cameo role in the film as Ed the piano player! Dan wrote additional music for Hollywood Horror She Came From the Woods, composed by Hollywood legend Tim Williams, and assisted David Schweitzer on Great National Parks, produced by Obama's Film Company Higher Ground, for Netflix.

 

2020 saw Laura Kuenssberg's The Brexit Storm Continues premier on BBC 2 to millions of viewers, and the release of Escape from Pretoria, starring Daniel Radcliffe, which Dan did the trailer music for. London Frightfest First Blood feature Playhouse reached the top 20 in the UK DVD charts, and his soundtrack was described as an extraordinary classic in Terror Magazine. Also he scored Pavement and Ernie, from the BFI Uncertain Kingdom Anthology, which received 4 stars in the Guardian. 

Dan ended 2019 with Laura Kuenssberg's The Brexit Storm produced by VICE, released on BBC2, and Leash featured at London Film Festival nominated in the Best Short category. Dan also assisted David Rowntree (Blur) on season 1 of The Capture, and Only Child (music by) was nominated for a BAFTA Cymru award as well as winning Best Score at TSFF. Third Quarter won Best Score at London NRFF, and in his spare time Dan released a song 'See Me,' aside documentary film 'Sleeping Rough' to raise money for the homeless in conjunction with The Big Issue magazine. 2019 also saw feature In Another Life win a BIFA Discovery Award, and Best UK Feature at Raindance Film Festival, which was Dan's first feature collaboration with director Jason Wingard.