Bert Jacobus Martinus Selen is a multiple Award-winning TV/film composer, music producer, and songwriter based in Los Angeles. Bert Selen was born in Kessel-Eik, the Netherlands. At 18, he moved to Los Angeles, with his former band "Van Gunn", got signed to Retone Records in 2006, and Selen produced their debut record.
Broadening his focus to include the TV and film business, his songs appeared on national prime-time shows such as "Parks & Recreation" (NBC) and "The Mentalist" (CBS). In 2009, at age 23, his work on "Rules of Engagement" (Sony/CBS) earned him a BMI Film & TV Award for "Composing for a Top Grossing Prime Time Television Show", being the youngest composer in the room.
In 2009 he provided original music for the "Artificial Mind and Movement" video game "WET".
In 2011 Selen composed and produced songs for Pee-Wee Herman's comeback shows on Broadway and at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, produced and recorded a rendition of Mr. Big's "To Be With You" with the "Rules of Engagement" cast, and is currently working on the new Disney Live-action comedy series "Lab Rats".
In 2011 he produced, co-wrote and mixed the debut album for "Fire in the Hamptons", a Los Angeles based Electro-pop group, as well as songs for Dutch multi-platinum artist Martin Terporten in a project named Cap Roc.
Selen operates his own Music production company in Studio City, CA.