A three-time Canadian Screen Award winner and International Film Music Critics Association Award nominee with over 100 composition credits to his name, Darren Fung is a highly influential composer who is well-respected in the TV and Film scoring worlds. His work on Niobe Thompson’s The Great Human Odyssey, Equus: Story of the Horse and A Bee’s Diary has received widespread critical acclaim in Canada and abroad, winning the 2016, 2019 and 2021 Canadian Screen Awards, and receiving a CSA nomination in 2022. He has led orchestras across Canada in highly acclaimed concert performances of both mini-series. His diverse credits include a recreation of Canada's beloved Hockey Theme for CTV and TSN and the theme music for CTV’s flagship morning news show Canada AM.
Darren’s film scores have been heard at prestigious film festivals around the world, including Toronto, Cannes, and Sundance. In addition to composing full time, Darren serves on the Board after recently stepping down as the Second Vice President of the Screen Composers Guild of Canada. He also acts as a Program Advisor for the Canadian Film Centre's Slaight Music Residency and serves on the Board of the public policy leadership development program Action Canada. Darren was recently honoured with the Screen Composer’s Guild of Canada’s 2023 Award for Distinguished Service to the Industry in recognition of his outstanding support for the screen composer sector.
Darren is an avid rower at the Los Angeles Rowing Club and stays up way too late playing ice hockey. Covid forced him to adopt a road bike and he’s happy to maintain his sanity that way without too many elbows to the face.