Mychael Danna won both the Golden Globe and Oscar for Best Original Score for Life of Pi.
10 Facts About Mychael Danna
Mychael Danna has won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special in his work on the miniseries World Without End.
Mychael Danna is the brother of fellow composer Jeff Danna.
Mychael Danna studied music composition at the University of Toronto.
Mychael Danna served for five years as composer-in-residence at the McLaughlin Planetarium in Toronto.
In June 2014, Mychael Danna was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Toronto, for his career achievements in the field of music.
Mychael Danna has been scoring films since his 1987 feature debut for Atom Egoyan's Family Viewing, a score which earned Danna the first of his thirteen Genie Award nominations.
Mychael Danna has won five times for Achievement in Music - Original Score.
Mychael Danna is recognized as one of the pioneers of combining non-Western sound sources with orchestral and electronic minimalism in the world of film music.
On September 30,2021, Mychael Danna received a Career Achievement Award from the Zurich Film Festival.