Dana is from Los Angeles, California. An alumnus of the University of Southern California. Dana is a former member of the Los Angeles Laker Band, as well as spending 5 years in University of Southern California Trojan Band.
After teaching for two years, he turned his efforts to composing film scores. As a ghost writer, Dana has composed music for several major films. He is also a pioneer in composing musical scores for the multimedia industry (Origin Systems) and credited with bringing cinematic music to the video game industry. Film and Multimedia projects include Shrek, Wing Commander II, and many more.
Dana is Co-founder and a general partner in Midian Films. He has directed and produced five short films as well as several commercials, each of his short films have premiered at the Festival de Cannes - Short Film Corner. Member of MMA 1A-SIG, Member of American Society of Composers Authors & Publishers (ASCAP).
Last updated: Mar 15, 2009