Jeff van Dyck

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Jeff van Dyck
Also known as Jeff Dyck
Born 1969
Vancouver, Canada
Occupations Video game music composer
Years active 1992 -
Website http://www.jeffvandyck.com
Notable instruments
Piano, percussion, Novaton Bass

Jeff van Dyck (known as Jeff Dyck in his early years) is a Canadian/Australian video game music composer. Born in 1969 and raised in Vancouver, Canada, Van Dyck is a freelance composer, audio director and sound designer currently working with Sega, Kixeye and is a partner in the Brisbane based developer WitchBeam.

He started to become known in the video game music industry in 1992, when he was working with Electronic Arts (EA) for several sports game franchises, such as the Need for Speed series, together with Saki Kaskas.

After his stint in EA, Van Dyck became the composer for the popular Total War franchise of The Creative Assembly. During his collaboration with the video game developer, Van Dyck won a British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award (in 2001) and garnered a nomination (in 2005). One of the games that he worked audio on as well, Total War: Shogun 2: Fall of the Samurai, was nominated for the "Audio Achievement" section of the Develop awards in May 2012.

Prominent works[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • BAFTA 2001 Award for Video Game Original Soundtrack, Shogun: Total War - Warlord Edition
  • BAFTA 2005 Nomination for Video Game Original Soundtrack, Rome: Total War

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