The Phantom

Dan Audio Projects, Graphic Design

Once Galaxy Quest was in the can, I was able to turn my producing ears to the next project – also a David Newman score. The La-La Land Records limited edition soundtrack release of The Phantom would ultimately come out after Mommie Dearest and Wings, (released at San Diego Comic Con) but  it was well worth the wait.  It’s probably one of David Newman’s best scores, and easily one of the best orchestral action-adventure scores from the 1990s.  Like Galaxy Quest, we used …

Galaxy Quest

Dan Audio Projects, Graphic Design

When I moved out to Los Angeles nearly fifteen years ago, I came out here to work in the visual effects side of the film industry. I had limited success, but it was a bad time for the ‘biz, with VFX houses shutting down left-and-right, and ultimately I took a full-time job as a 3D animator at a small multimedia company.  One week after I took the job, I was offered the VFX Production Assistant position on Galaxy Quest, and I …