About me

Thanks for visiting my personal website. I'm a Dutch film composer living and working in London.

In 2011 I graduated from the National Film and Television School with a two year Master degree in 'Composing for Film and Television'. Having the experience working with the best talent of the UK, I'm now pursuing my career as a film composer.

In 2013 I won the 2nd price at the Transatlantyk Film Festival with the Film Music Competition. Composers from all over the world wrote a soundtrack for two short films and the final 12 were judged by top Hollywood composers Marco Beltrami (World War Z, Wolverine, The Hurt Locker), Jan Kaczmarek (Finding Neverland) and others.

I won the 'Der Leo' award in 2011 for my experimental score for The Origin of Creatures, an animation film by Floris Kaayk that also got selected as the official Dutch entry for the Academy Awards of 2011. In 2008 I was nominated for the European Talent Award at the Soundtrack Cologne Conference and won the award for best score at the Dutch Film Festival 48 hour competition.

In February 2012 one of my graduation films called Abuelas by Afarin Eghbal was nominated for a BAFTA in the category 'Animation Shorts'. In 2010 I did my first feature film 'Patient 17, a thriller by Tuyet Le that was nominated for best European First Feature at the Braunschweig Film Festival. In 2012 I wrote the music for the documentary short 'The Perfect Fit' by Tali Yankelevich and that was shortlisted for an Academy Award in 2013.

Past few years you could have heard my music on numerous documentaries (BBC, Channel 4, Al Jazeera), short films and commercials that have been broadcast all over the UK and beyond. At the moment I'm working on two Channel 4 documentaries and later this year I will start working on a new feature film directed by Afarin Eghbal.

Before going to the NFTS I graduated with honours in Music Technology with the speciality 'Composition and Music Production' at the Utrecht School of Arts in The Netherlands. I was involved in many different projects and worked on several feature films as an assistant for the Dutch film composer Paul M. van Brugge.

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Latest credits

The London Syndrome upcoming feature film
The Roads upcoming channel 4 doc
Week When Women Came upcoming channel 4 doc
Room 8 short film
Dalston Heath short film
The Greatest Shows on Earth channel 4 series
Horseware commercial
Laiki Bank commercial
How The Snowman Came Back to Life channel 4
Oppo Find 5 commercial
Project Artichoke short film
The Town That Caught Tourette's channel 4
KPN Vast Mobiel commercial
Come Clean short film
My Daughter The Teenage Nudist channel 4
Huawei Ascent P1 commercial worldwide
No Playground for Little Cowboys short film
Confessions From The Underground channel 4
Senokot commercial UK
Balancing a Dream al jazeera
Twincredibles bbc2