Segun Akinola is a composer based in the UK. After initially learning piano and drums at a young age, he later turned his attention to composition, graduating from the Birmingham Conservatoire with first-class honours.
Segun has written music for the documentary '1 Way Up', produced by Academy Award-winning American producers Shine Global which aired on MTV One in 2014, along with scoring 'Tara’s Ticket To: The French Riviera' for Australian production company Embassy Pictures. His credits also include scoring the promotional video for Stewart Ross’ book 'The Soterion Mission' for HMT Productions based in London. Recently he has written music for the short film 'Wings' from writer/director Onysha Collins for the Cineworld Foundation / Media Trust’s ‘Dream to Screen’ competition.
His experience prior to this includes working as an assistant to award-winning, composer, arranger and multi-instrumentalist Michael J McEvoy.