Emmy-winning composer Sean Callery has received 17 Emmy nominations and 4 wins, making him one of the most nominated composers of all time. Callery scores Fox’s upcoming series Next, starring John Slattery, which is set to premiere on October 6, 2020; Robert Lorenz’s action/thriller feature The Marksman, starring Liam Neeson, which will come out in early 2021; and CBS All Access’ Bull, starring Michael Weatherly.
Callery recently completed the eighth and final season of Showtime’s Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning drama Homeland, starring Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin, as well as the third and final season of Netflix’s Peabody Award-winning series Jessica Jones, starring Krysten Ritter. His music for Season 2 of the show was nominated for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series, earning Callery his 17th Emmy nomination.
Callery won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music for Jessica Jones. He also received a nomination for his score on Fox’s Steven Spielberg-produced TV series, Minority Report. With 10 Emmy nominations for Fox’s 24, Callery is the only composer nominated every year for a series that ran more than three seasons. Callery won 3 Emmys for Outstanding Music Composition for his work on 24. He was also nominated for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music for CBS’s Sherlock Holmes-inspired drama series, Elementary, starring Johnny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu, and was recognized in the same category for both Homeland and Reelz miniseries The Kennedys.
Callery’s music has also been heard on National Geographic’s mini-series The Hot Zone, starring Julianna Margulies, ABC’s Designated Survivor, starring Kiefer Sutherland, CBS’s paranormal drama Medium, starring Patricia Arquette, Fox’s longest running drama Bones, ABC’s Marvel’s Inhumans, and the feature film Small Time, starring Christopher Meloni and Dean Norris. Callery conducted his own works at the MOSMA Festival in Malaga, the Fimucite International Film Music Festival in the Canary Islands, Spain and the Krakow Film Music Festival. He also has three soundtrack albums featuring music from the 24 series, and two soundtrack albums featuring his score for Marvel’s Jessica Jones. Sean resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Debbie.