The Oscar Nominee Dustin O’Halloran is a composer based in Berlin and Los Angeles.
While studying art at Santa Monica College, he met singer Sara Lov, with whom he founded indie rock band Devics.
In 2004, O’Halloran released his first record as a solo artist, Piano Solos. He has since released three more solo records, the latest of which is Lumiere (2011), which featured contributions by Peter Broderick and Adam Wiltzie (Stars of the Lid), and was mixed by Jóhann Jóhannsson.
With A Winged Victory for the Sullen, his project with Adam Wiltzie, O’Halloran has released two albums, A Winged Victory for the Sullen (2011) and Atomos (2014).
Dustin has gone on to score a number of films and TV shows, including Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette (2006) and Drake Doremus’ Like Crazy (2011). Most recently, he’s worked on Transparent, a series created by Jill Soloway for Amazon Studios. In 2015, O’Halloran was awarded an Emmy Award for his original Transparent theme.
He got an Oscar Nomination for the soundtrack of the movie Lion
Opus 23 is included in the soundtrack of Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette (2006)