Dino Sofos is a London based sound designer, composer and instrumentalist specializing in commercials, programs, films and film trailers for TV, online media and mobile content. Brands that he's worked on include Sega, Vodafone, Channel 4 Television, BBC, Aston Martin, Barclays, Red Bull, Land Rover and trailers for award winning films such as Road to Guantanamo, TV trailers for All in the Game featuring Ray Winstone and Danny Boyle's 28 Days Later amongst others. Born in Joburg, South Africa, Dino swapped between playing guitar, bass, keyboards and drums from the age of 10 in rock and electronic bands, later completing a degree in classical music specializing in music/sound to picture. He started working in the post production industry and went on to work in South Africa's premier post facility The Videolab (now Refinery) and the SABC as a sound designer and composer for agencies such as Publicis, Ogilvy, JWT and TBWA amongst others. In 2002 he moved to the UK and while freelancing, joined a band called Fetish who released 2 album's on Virgin records in South Africa, had songs top the local charts and supported the Smashing Pumpkins, Goo Goo Dolls,The Cult, Skunk Anansie and Lenny Kravitz on their SA tours. The band played live at venues such as Ocean and O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire but split in 2004. He also wrote and produced a song called Breathe Sunshine featuring the singer Delenta. It was co-produced by Sugababes and Amy Winehouse producer Craigie Dodds, and became a favourite on the chill-out music scene, voted 4th best single in 2005 by the The Big Chill music festival in the UK. In the same year it was remixed by the world's number 1 DJ Paul van Dyk who remixes U2, Depeche Mode, Faithless and Underworld. The original song appeared on compilation albums in Australia and the US and reached no.2 on Apple's iTunes electronic stores in 2006. It's been remixed by other DJ's including Drum & Bass outfit Black Sun Empire, DJ Irene (US) and G-Spott (Holland). In 2006 he wrote an album called Awakening which was released on iTunes and CD. The music is a mix of electronic down-tempo, breakbeat and ambient songs and featured vocals from Lucie Burns who sung with Asian Dub Foundation and Jose Padilla (Cafe Del Mar). Instrumental versions of the songs have been featured on trailers on UK Television.