Daniels work as a composer has gradually drawn him into different roles as a musical director and filmmaker. His multi-media stage production The Grubstake Remix toured Canada, and recently
presented at the Babylon Theatre in Berlin, Germany. His short film How People Got Fire [NFB, 2009] has received numerous awar
ds, and has screened internationally.
Recent music commissions include: Border Crossing [Wind Quintet International, 2018]; Snow Falls Eventually [NAC Orchestra 2017]; Small Song for Orchestra [Toronto Symphony Orchestra, 2017] and String Quartet No. 1 [Penderecki String Quartet]. Film scores by Daniel Janke include: Mountain of
Sgaana [NFB, dir. Chris Auchter. 2017]; and Subconscious Password [NFB, dir. Chris Landreth] which was short-listed for a 2014 Oscar Award in animation.
He is currently working on the new opera Elixir.