Daniel Clive McCallum
Daniel Clive McCallum is an internationally awarded composer for film, advertisement, and concert music.
Born in Australia, Daniel grew up studying music from an early age. By the time he was 13, Daniel left normal high school to further his musical education at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. He graduated in 2007 and was awarded a full scholarship to study composition at the Royal Academy of Music in London.
In 2012, Daniel was hired straight out of university by Howard Shore to work on the feature film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. At the end of 2012, Daniel moved to Los Angeles to work as a freelance composer & orchestrator.
Most recently, Daniel orchestrated the worldwide theme to the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games. Two separate film scores orchestrated by Daniel won best original score and best original song at the 2016 Goya Awards in Spain (known informally as “the Spanish Oscars”).