Darien Shulman is a composer of music for film and television.
He frequently collaborates with up-and-coming directors and producers – most notably, the creative team behind Woodhead Entertainment, with whom he worked to score the Netflix original series, American Vandal, which premiered in September 2017. Working closely with Woodhead, Darien has provided the musical voice for the bulk of their digital shorts, many of which have amassed millions of views on YouTube, Vimeo, and Funny Or Die.
He also composes music for feature-length films, such as Funeral Kings, directed by the McManus Brothers, which was highlighted at the SXSW and Fantasia film festivals.
Through his long, collaborative relationship with Storefront Music, Darien has composed music for a number of high profile television commercials, including spots for Snickers (which premiered during the 2016 Superbowl), Verizon, American Express, Kleenex, Comcast, Citibank, and others. His music has also been featured in several segments of show TripTank on Comedy Central.
A graduate of Northwestern University and The Juilliard School, Darien remains active as a concert music composer, with performances and recordings by various ensembles in his birthplace of New York City, where he continues to live and work.