In the past few months Dustin O’Halloran has been working on the score for Garth Davis’ new film Lion together with Hauschka.

Lion, starring Rooney Mara, Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel, is based on the true story of Saroo Brierley, who used Google Maps to track down the family he left in India when he was adopted by an Australian couple at age five. The film will be out in theaters in November of this year.

Read more about Lion over on Vanity Fair:

Dustin O’Halloran’s score for Prashant Nair’s film ‘Umrika‘ is now available to preview and download on iTunes.

The score includes strings recorded by the Budapest Art Orchestra, percussion by Tatu Rönkkö (Efterklang) and Shahzad Ismaily, and cello by Gyda Valtysdottir. It also features harp, marimba and other instruments, and for the first time virtually no piano.


A Winged Victory For The Sullen have announced new European tour dates for 2015. For ticket links visit:

  • Oct. 25: Münster, DE – AV Picknick
  • Nov. 06: Madrid, ES – Cats
  • Nov. 07: Barcelona, ES – MiRA Festival at Fabra i Coats
  • Nov. 29: Tilburg, NL – Theaters Tilburg
  • Dec. 03: Lisbon, PT – Teatro Maria Matos
  • Dec. 04: Braga, PT – Auditório Adelina Caravana
  • Dec. 06: Madeira, PT – Madeiradig
  • Dec. 09: Hasselt, BE – CC Hasselt
  • Dec. 10: Leuven, BE – 30CC
  • Dec. 11: Turnhout, BE – de Warande
  • Dec. 12: London, UK – Barbican Centre  (with Hauschka)
  • Dec. 14: Manchester, UK – St Phillips Church
  • Dec. 15: Leicester, UK – Bishop Street Church

A Winged Victory For The Sullen, Dustin’s project with Adam Bryanbaum Wiltzie, along with contemporaries Philip Glass, Bryce Dessner, Ludovico Einaudi and Jeff Beal were asked to share their thoughts on contemporary classical music and the tradition of sheet music. The video features AWVFTS’s ‘Atomos VIII’.

Sascha Ring of Apparat and Dustin O’Halloran won the Soundtrack Stars Award at the Venice Film Festival 2015 for their collaboration on Drake Doremus’ new movie ‘Equals’.

‘Equals’ is Dustin’s fourth collaboration with Doremus after ‘Like Crazy’, ‘Breathe In’ and ‘The Beauty Inside’.

Dustin O’Halloran is in the process of scoring Drake Doremus’ new sci-fi romance ‘Equals’ starring Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Hoult. Being the fourth collaboration with Doremus after ‘Like Crazy, ‘Breathe In’ and ‘The Beauty Inside’, this score will also feature original music by Sascha Ring from Apparat.

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