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 composed for the Paramount Plus series “Halo,” which premiered in March, 2022; scored the feature film “The Marksman” which held the number 1 box office spot in early 2021; and also composed for the 2020 Fox series “Next.”
He presently composes for the CBS hit series, “Bull,” now in its 6th season. He scored National Geographic’s thriller “The Hot Zone,” starring Julianna Margulies in 2019, and scored all eight seasons of Showtime’s Emmy- and Golden Globe award-winning drama, “Homeland,” starring Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin. His music for Season 2 of Netflix’s Peabody Award-winning “Jessica Jones,” starring Krysten Ritter, was nominated for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series, earning Callery his seventeenth Emmy nomination.
In 2016, 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 “24”, Callery is the only composer nominated every year for a series that ran more than three seasons. 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” in 2012 and the Reelz miniseries, “The Kennedys,” in 2011.
Callery’s music has also been heard on ABC’s “Designated Survivor,” starring Kiefer Sutherland; CBS’s paranormal drama, “Medium;” Fox’s longest-running drama, “Bones;” ABC/Marvel’s “Inhumans;” and the feature film “Small Time,” starring Christopher Meloni and Dean Norris.