Adam Nordén

Film Composer

Adam Nordén is one of Scandinavia’s most established and sought-after composers writing for film & TV.

Born in Stockholm in 1971, Adam began his musical career while still in his teens playing keyboards in various local jazz and pop groups. During the last 10 years, he has enjoyed a diverse career* working in all kinds of genres and media, composing music for feature films and television series as well as commercials and TV-station identification packages.

Adam is currently based in Stockholm, Sweden, where he runs his own production company. Read the full story. NEWS: Adam´s score to the Wallander movies was just released in the US. Read more here!!

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The Berwald hall. After hours.

About

Born in Stockholm in 1971, Adam began his musical career while still in his teens playing keyboards in various local jazz and pop groups. During the last 15 years, he has enjoyed a diverse career working in all kinds of genres and media, composing music for feature films and television series as well as commercials and TV station identification packages.

In recent years Adam has concentrated on composing scores for feature films and television series – with great success. Adam is a member of the European Film Academy and he was nominated as Discovery Of The Year at the 2001 World Soundtrack Awards. In January 2006 he received the Swedish Film Institutes Golden Bug for his score to Josef Fares critically acclaimed movie Zozo. The same year, Adam was honored at the Reims International Fiction TV Festival for his score to Stig Petré – Nothing To Be Ashamed Of. Adam was awarded a special price for best music, in competition with NBCs Law & Order: Criminal Intent and BBCs Blackpool, amongst others.

Among Adam’s other international credits we find Pernilla Fischer Christensen’s Dancers (Zentropa), the Norweigan House of Fools, the Finnish drama comedy Forbidden fruit, directed by Dome Karukoski, as well as the German TV movies Die Lüge/Bella Block/Unter Anderen Umständen (ZDF). Among his Swedish work we find the Emmy nominated Ramona and the world renowned author Henning Mankells popular character Wallander, as well as the movie Varg featuring Peter Stormare, directed by Daniel Alfredson. Adam has also collaborated with Swedish action hero Dolph Lundgren on his films The Defender & Command Performance. Adam just finished the score to six films based on Liza Marklund´s books (Yellow Bird) and Peter Dalle´s international project An Enemy to Die For.

Adam is currently based in Stockholm, Sweden where he runs his own production company.

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