Sam Dinley

Award: Transmission Fund

Year: 2019

Genre: Alternative

Instrument/voice type: Composer

Location: South East


Sam Dinley is a London-based composer and sound designer, currently studying at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. He has a talent for composing music for visual media, driven by a compelling desire to realise his clients' musical visions.
Sam’s portfolio is indicative of his fascination with music for picture, and can be described as precise yet complex, refined yet fluid.

He has produced work for Illuminated River, an ambitious public art commission termed the longest artwork in the world. He has collaborated with the Museum of London for their immersive experience Beasts of London, as well as works for the National Trust on the Waddesdon Christmas Carnival series. Sam has provided trailer music for the Museum of London and the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, as well as producing his own library music albums. He has also collaborated with the Barbican Centre on their Silent Film series, having composed music for their Phantoms of the Opera Symposium and Early Japanese Animation events.

Sam’s music has featured on Channel 4 and BBC News.