A b o u t

Niall Byrne
Composer

Niall studied piano and composition at the Royal Irish Academy of Music. He was awarded first prize at the 1992 Dublin Film Festival's music score competition, chaired by composer Michael Nyman. Since then has composed music for feature films, animation and many critically acclaimed and award-winning British television drama series including 'The Widower', 'Cilla' and 'Little Boy Blue'. He has received five IFTA award nominations and won the award in 2013 for his score to the BBC film 'Loving Miss Hatto'. In 2017 he received the Venus award at the Badalona Film Festival in Barcelona. His score for the animation series 'Peek Zoo' was nominated for Best Score at the 2019 Irish Animation Awards. In 2018 he scored 'Manhunt', ITV's highest-rated new drama series since 'Broadchurch'. His latest score is for the 6-part ITV drama series 'A Confession' by Jeff Pope (Philomena, Stan and Ollie) and starring Martin Freeman.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

Representation: Lynda Mamy at United Agents