Darren Wonnacott is a composer based in London. From a young age Darren was captivated by the film and musical mediums. During his high school and later his collegiate years at Truro College, he played guitar in various ensembles and bands before making the transition to scoring films.
Darren began his career scoring an assortment of short and student films whilst also frequently collaborating on projects with award-winning Los Angeles based film composer S. Peace Nistades at Alkaloide Music Productions. Over the years since Darren has worked with Peace on a number of films. Their latest being on Peter Winther’s horror feature film “The Wicked”.
Most recently Darren has been collaborating with Los Angeles based composer George Kallis. A trio of films they have collaborated on are “Anti-Social” which was viewed at selected main cinemas across the United Kingdom, “Operator” starring Ving Rhames and Mischa Barton, and “Call Me King” a martial arts action film starring Amin Joseph.
Name: Darren Wonnacott
Lives in: London, England
Occupation: Music Composer
Apple of My Eye
Film (Family) Music department AND THEN THERE WAS LIGHT tells the story of BAILEY, a young girl who defines herself by her equestrian abilities, and her struggles as she loses her eyesight after a traumatic accident. Feeling hopeless and dejected, Bailey's loving parents, CAROLINE and JASON, seek out various options to help her adjust, including enrolling her in a program for seeing-eye dogs, but she is unable to connect to anyone or anything. That is, until CHARLES, the head trainer of Southeastern Guide Dogs, trains Apple, a miniature horse, to be her companion and surrogate eyes.
Film (Action) Composer A team of professional hitmen are paid a large amount of money to travel back in time 5 years and kill a select group of innocent people, one of whom is foreseen as aiding an army of inter-dimensional beings in wiping out the human race.
Call Me King
Film (Action, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Co-Composer In the international world of gun running... loyalty, honor and discretion are valuable commodities, but nothing is more priceless than the bond of family. Power begets enemies and a loved ones betrayal cuts like a knife. Sides will be chosen, wars will be fought. In the end, there can only be one King. Written by R.L. Scott
Film (Crime) Music department Dee is an anarchic street-artist confronting the system, Marcus is an armed robber on a jewellery store crime-wave. For the two brothers, being Anti-Social is a way of life! Bound by an unyielding family loyalty they relentlessly carve their respective paths - and Dee finds acceptance in London's art-scene, while Marcus' smash-and-grab heists amass him a small fortune and his aspirations escalate. But when an ultra-violent gangland war erupts, Dee is suddenly forced to remember who he is - as Police and rival criminals close-in on the family and Marcus' gang defiantly prepare to take down the largest target of their careers.
Film (Short, Fantasy, Horror and Thriller) Composer A young woman summons an imaginary monster from her childhood to exact revenge upon her unfaithful boyfriend.
Film (Action, Drama and Thriller) Music department When the daughter of veteran 911 call center operator Pamela (Mischa Barton), and her estranged husband Jeremy (Luke Goss), a Senior Police Officer, is kidnapped and held hostage, they are left desperate, with no choice but to follow the kidnapper's rules: send messages through dispatch for all police and fire units to scatter to remote locations throughout the city where they are met with chaos. Not knowing who or why, the one thing they do know is if they fail to discreetly collaborate with one another - they will be solely responsible for facilitating the biggest crime in the city's history. Now they must race against the clock to make the choice of their lives - save the city - or save their daughter. Written by Cinema Management Group
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Video (Fantasy, Horror and Thriller) Music department "Season of the Equinox, the witch besets her kill. One less soul in the town to know, taken against their will." It is a bedtime story nearly every kid in the small town of Summerset has heard. A silly story passed down from generation to generation that offers just enough chills to keep the legend alive. This year is different. Seven year old Amanda Drake is swiped from her bedroom window. Rumors swirl. The Witch has returned. Always up for a good fright, and a chance to impress the girls, 18 year old Zach and his friends decide to sneak into the woods and find the mysterious old house where the legendary Witch supposedly lives. Unbeknownst to Zach, his younger brother Max and Max's "girlfriend" Sammy sneak along. They all soon discover that folklore isn't always myth and that bedtime stories sometimes come true. The Witch has indeed returned, intent on casting her magical spells to deceive, hunt and ultimately consume the local children - little ones to keep her young, older ones to... Written by Michael Vickerman
Film (Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi and 1 More) Composer Eerie mystery horror. In an abandoned asylum, doctors carry out secret experiments on unsuspecting patients who have been taken from their everyday lives and seemingly erased from existence. The experiments, codenamed Limes, are designed to cure violent episodes through new methods of brainwashing and mind manipulation. But as the experimental project begins to fail, chaos ensues in the hospital as patients seek revenge against their captors.
Video (Short, Comedy, Romance and Thriller) Composer A young man prepares to propose to his girlfriend as the couple dines in an elegant restaurant, just as the moment of truth approaches the restaurant starts to conspire against him in a last second representation of all his doubts about marriage. Written by Anonymous
The Sith and the Jedi
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Duty of Care
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Film (Comedy and Sci-Fi) Music department A group of dysfunctional government employees find themselves responsible for shooting down asteroids that are headed for earth.