Jeff van Dyck

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Jeff van Dyck
Born 1969 (age 47–48)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Genres Video game music, rock
Occupation(s) Composer
Years active 1992–present

Jeff van Dyck (pronounced "dike", also known as Jeff Dyck in his early years) is a Canadian/Australian video game music composer. Born in 1969 and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, 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 with EA, van Dyck became the composer for the popular Total War franchise of 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.

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