D.A.R.Y.L.

Dan Audio Projects, Graphic Design

My original memory of D.A.R.Y.L. was actually reading the novelization – I don’t think I saw the film for years after that. One of the movie’s memorable aspects was the thematic score by Marvin Hamlisch, culminating in the Teddy Pendergrass song, “Back Where I Belong”.  Flash forward to 2013, and we’re finally going to be putting out an album for the film. Working on D.A.R.Y.L. was smooth sailing – everything was sourced from the original stereo 1/4″ reels, and we even had …

A Symphony of Hope: The Haiti Project

Dan Websites

Just launched the website for A Symphony of Hope: The Haiti Project.  The brainchild of composer Christopher Lennertz, the idea was to take 25 film composers and create a symphonic work based on a traditional Haitian melody. Proceeds from sales of the resulting album will be sent to the Hands Together charity to benefit Haitian earthquake victims.  I built the site with a WordPress framework, and heavily modified a pre-existing template. The biggest challenge on the site was to connect …

The Informant!

Dan Movie Reviews

Journalist Kurt Eichenwald’s novel The Informant concerns the true – and bizarre – story about ADM executive Mark Whitacre’s role as an FBI informant in a price-fixing case.  Reportedly, when director Stephen Soderbergh read the script for the film, he thought it was so absurd that it was hard to imagine it was all true – so he envisioned it as a comedy.  In The Informant!, Whitacre (played amazingly by Matt Damon) approaches the FBI with information that the company where …