Ludwig Göransson

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Ludwig Göransson
Born September 1, 1984 (1984-09) (age 32)
Linköping, Sweden
Other names Ludovin
Education Royal College of Music, Stockholm (BA 2007)
SMPTV, University of Southern California (2008)
Occupation Composer

Ludwig Göransson (born September 1, 1984), also known under the stage name Ludovin, is a Swedish composer best known for his work on U.S. TV sitcoms Community, Happy Endings, and New Girl, as well as composing the music for 30 Minutes or Less and collaborating with Donald Glover on the Childish Gambino albums Camp, Because the Internet, and "Awaken, My Love!".[1][2]


He composed the score to the critically acclaimed drama Fruitvale Station, based on the fatal shooting of 22-year-old Oscar Grant on January 1, 2009. The film won the Grand Jury Prize and Audience awards in the Dramatic category at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, also taking home the Avenir Prize and Un Certain Regard awards at the Cannes Film Festival.

In 2012 Ludwig Göransson produced HAIM's debut EP and helped establish the band with a brand new sound on the song "Forever". He also produced two songs on HAIM's debut album Days Are Gone.

In 2013, he composed the music for the movie We're the Millers.

In August 2013, Göransson signed a management deal as a composer for Jay-Z's label, Roc Nation.[3]



  • How to Find a Party (2013)

Production Discography[edit]


As a featured producer or writer
Year Artist Song(s) Album Notes
2010 Childish Gambino All tracks Culdesac Producer, Writer
2011 EP
2012 2. "We Ain't Them" R O Y A L T Y
14. "Won't Stop" (featuring Danielle Haim)
13. "Arrangement" (featuring Gonage) Writer
ZZ Ward "Blue Eyes Blind" Til the Casket Drops Producer, Writer
2013 DWW "One in a million" Party For Your Life
Chance The Rapper "That's Love (Interlude)" Acid Rap
Childish Gambino 3. "II. Worldstar" Because the Internet
5. "I. The Worst Guys" (featuring Chance the Rapper)
6. "II. Shadows"
7. "III. Telegraph Ave. ("Oakland" by Lloyd)"
8. "IV. Sweatpants"
9. "V. 3005"
10. "Playing Around Before the Party Starts"
11. "I. The Party"
12. "II. No Exit"
14. "I. Flight of the Navigator"
15. "II. Zealots of Stockholm (Free Information)"
16. "III. Urn"
17. "I. Pink Toes" (featuring Jhené Aiko)
18. "II. Earth: The Oldest Computer (The Last Night)" (featuring Azealia Banks)
19. "III. Life: The Biggest Troll (Andrew Auernheimer)"
2014 T. Mills "Somebody To Miss You" All I Wanna Do
PELL "Dollar Store" Floating While Dreaming
"Fresh Produce"
Childish Gambino 8. "U Don't Have to Call" STN MTN Producer
1. "Sober Kauai Producer, Writer
2."Pop Thieves (Make It Feel Good)" (featuring Jaden Smith)
3. "Retro (Rough)"
"6. "Late Night in Kauai" (featuring Jaden Smith)
7. "V. 3005" (Beach Picnic Version)
2016 All tracks "Awaken, My Love!"



Year Title Director(s) Notes
2011 30 Minutes or Less Ruben Fleischer Composer
2013 Fruitvale Station Ryan Coogler Composer
We're the Millers Rawson Marshall Thurber Composer, with Theodore Shapiro
2014 Stretch Joe Carnahan Composer
The Town That Dreaded Sundown Alfonso Gomez-Rejon Composer
A Merry Friggin' Christmas Tristram Shapeero Composer
Top Five Chris Rock Composer
2015 Creed Ryan Coogler Composer
2016 Central Intelligence Rawson Marshall Thurber Composer, with Theodore Shapiro
True Memoirs of an International Assassin Jeff Wadlow Composer
Inner Workings Leo Matsuda Composer
2017 Everything, Everything Stella Meghie Composer
Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King Greg Walloch/Christopher Storer Composer
2018 Black Panther Ryan Coogler Composer


Year Title Notes
2009–15 Community Composer
2011–13 Happy Endings Composer
2011–present New Girl Composer
2014–2015 Satisfaction Composer
2016 Angie Tribeca Composer


  1. ^ Drozdowski, Ted. "10 Questions: Ludwig Göransson". BMI. 
  2. ^ "Childish Gambino - Camp - Album Review". 2011-11-15. Retrieved 2012-04-05. 
  3. ^ ROCNATION | Ludwig Goransson

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