Sven Faulconer was born on March 13th, 1980 in Ghent , Belgium. He is a Los Angeles-based composer for film and television.
His score for the National Geographic documentary ‘The Last Ice’ got nominated for a Critics Choice Documentary Award and his original approach in independent productions has resulted in numerous scores with a very distinctive character, including the score for the Emmy-nominated National Geographic documentary ‘Into the Okavango’, ‘Blood Father’ (Amazon), ‘Wanderland’ (Amazon Prime) and ‘Assimilate’ (Netflix). His collaborations with composers like James Newton Howard, Rupert Gregson-Williams, Henry Jackman, Steve Jablonsky, Marco Beltrami, Harry Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe and Steve Jablonsky have earned him additional music credits on a wide range of movies and series like Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Black Widow, Abominable, Ad Astra, Aquaman, Catherine the Great, The Hunger Games series, Bloodshot and Nightcrawler.
Beginning formal music training at age 8, Sven showed an early knack for improvisation and was soon writing his own pieces. Over the years he became a passionate clarinet player and performed a number of solo concertos with symphonic orchestra. His studies took him on an exciting journey starting in Ghent, later moving to Rome to conclude his academic career in Los Angeles at the renowned UCLA Film Scoring Program.