Terrence Malick’s “Voyage of Time: Life’s Journey”

I had a wonderful time composing music for Terrence Malick’s newest film Voyage of Time:Life’s Journey. The score is a collage of many different musical pieces and is woven together in a way that creates a uniquely immersive experience! It really is a unique film, be sure to go see it in an IMAX theater!

Mindy Kaling’s Journey – American Express commericial

Excited to be able to license my original music for one of American Express’s newest commercials “Mindy Kaling’s Journey”.

The commercial first aired during the Academy Awards 2015.

Original music in new iPad Air commercial!

Apple have just released their newest commercial called “Your Verse” for the iPad Air. It features a track from my original score for To The Wonder, check it out below!

Austin Classical Guitar – Bowed Guitar Recording

Recent experimental session with Austin Classical Guitar recording some bowed guitar! It was a lot of fun, full of some really interesting and freaky sounding textures! Recorded at St. Martins Episcopal Church in Austin TX.

Special thanks to everyone at Austin Classical Guitar who made this possible!

Photos by the incredible Jennifer at Lark Austin!

Recording pipe organ and english bells

A few snaps from a recent session. Recorded at St. Martin’s Church in Austin TX. Enjoy!

Organ performed by Thomas Pavlechko.
Engineered by Kelly Donnelly.
Photography by my darling Jennifer Pankey.

Special thanks to Todd Waldron & Cassie Shankman!

Upcoming feature – Believe Me

Excited to announce that I will be working on Riot Studios new film Believe Me. The film is directed by Will Bakke and starring Alex Russell, Johanna Braddy, Zach Knighton, Miles Fisher, Christopher McDonald. It is written by Michael Allen & Will Bakke and produced by Alex Carrol. Its goina be a real blast!!

Check out this hilarious clip of Christopher McDonald (AKA Shooter McGavin from the film Happy Gilmore) on set talking about what life is like being constantly recognized as Shooter.

To The Wonder – WSA public choice award!

The soundtrack for To The Wonder has been nominated for a public choice award by the World Soundtrack Academy. What an honoring experience being recognized for my work thus far!

You can vote for the To The Wonder soundtrack by clicking here.
By voting you automatically have a chance of winning a years subscription to Deezer, a music-on-demand site similar to Spotify!

New feature Hybrid Vigor

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Am really excited to announce that I will writing the original score for Hybrid Vigor, a upcoming feature film written & directed by Brandon Fowler. Hybrid Vigor is an entirely crowdfunded feature film being shot on location in Latvia. Its Kickstarter campaign was a Staff Pick and won both Project of the Day and Project of the Week on Indiewire. 1,013 people from 33 different countries backed it and $57,237 was pledged.

For more information regarding the film and to pledge check out its Indiegogo, otherwise check out on the web here!

12th Street Sound

A few photos from the recording session for the Dewars “Live True” campaign at 12th Street Sound in Austin Texas. Click the image above for more.

Photos taken by the lovely Jennifer from Lark Photography!

New website!

Welcome to my new website!

Please take a look around. Here’s a list of a few new things to check out:
– Updated composer reel for 2013 is on HOME. (click the logo), it features work from Terrence Malick’s newest feature To The Wonder + loads more.
– Bio, press and blog can be found in the ABOUT. section.
– You can see a list of my recent work in a cool portfolio layout, just click LOOK.
– Updated audio reel is on LISTEN.
– If you interested in purchasing any music, including the recent soundtrack for To The Wonder, BUY.

Also keep you eyes peeled for new and exciting info on upcoming films! Lots of fun things on the horizon!

Until next time.

Hanan