To achieve greatness, we must work hard for it. This is what Dani Stephenson has proven time and time again in his long and very successful career. His talent and hard work keeps him on the path of success, as he executive produces the only original song called “Nach Mera Hero” on the score and soundtrack for Marvel’s New Blockbuster Film, Eternals.
In order to do so, Dani Stephenson attributes his success and drive to constantly learn and improve his talent and skill, focusing on self growth, whilst consistently trying to move the needle and innovate. As a well-known entertainment executive, Dani Stephenson is the embodiment of success from his hard work and perseverance.
Dani’s career began as a producer-songwriter under the alias Pyramids In Paris, while studying music production and artist development at Christ Church University and DJ Technology, Music Law, Media and Publishing at Open College Network. His first work placement as an intern was at AHBS Community Radio. He then proceeded to intern at Asylum Special FX Studios, a special effects company where he worked as a runner on the set of a Mercedes Benz Advert and blockbuster film The Mummy Returns at the iconic Shepperton Studios. Dani went on to intern at BBC World Service as an assistant audio producer for the African and Asian news broadcasts at Bush House, before finishing his stint at BBC Introducing.
Multi-awarded and certified, that’s how I would describe Dani’s work. Artists under his care emerge as incredible talents, charting globally whilst achieving prestigious awards. Because of his tireless drive to pursue the mission at hand, he continues to overachieve, so when the opportunity to work with Marvel presented itself, he knew what he had to do, and the rest was history.
His most recent accolade was to step into the world of Marvel superheroes and compose music for the much-anticipated Marvel Studios blockbuster Eternals. The movie follows the Eternals, an immortal alien race, emerging from hiding after thousands of years to protect Earth from its evil counterparts, the Deviants. Dani co-produced and executive produced the Eternals title track called “Nach Mera Hero” (or “Dance My Hero” in English) with Grammy nominated Nana Rogues, Aaron Ferrucci and TJ.
“Nach Mera Hero” is performed by Mugal Group’s rising star Celina Sharma; it’s the only original song featured in the Eternals film score and soundtrack. The Eternals became a box office success in its opening week, charting as the No. 1 film in the world whilst accumulating $161.7 million in sales globally. Aside from the notable Dani Stephenson, the film showcases an all-star cast featuring Angelina Jolie, Lauren Ridloff, Don Lee, Kumail Nanjiani, Barry Keoghan, Kit Harington, Brian Tyree Henry, Lia McHugh, Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, Harry Styles and Salma Hayek which was released on the 5th November 2021. The iconic film has been directed by Chloe Zhao who is the writer, director, and editor of the Oscar award winning film Nomadland.
Dani’s most recent work is as the Music Director for a new and exciting musical drama called “Jungle” that will surely gain recognition and praise from people worldwide. As they say, talent is not everything in the world. Dani Stephenson’s career and achievements are a great example of talent and hard work combined.