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Bert Selen

Music Producer

Birth name
Bert Jacobus Martinus Selen

30 August 1985 (age 38) Kessel-Eik, Netherlands (

Producer, musician, composer, TV/film composer

Associated acts
Van Gunn, Fire in the Hamptons, Cap Roc

Bert Selen (Born Bert Jacobus Martinus Selen 30 August 1985) is a Multi Award-winning Music producer, TV/Film composer, Multi-Instrumentalist and songwriter based in Los Angeles. He is best known for his work on the primetime sitcom "Rules of Engagement" (Sony/CBS). His music has been featured in a variety of films and TV shows, notably "Parks and Recreation" (NBC), "The Mentalist" (CBS), "Lab Rats" (Disney) and "Mystery Girls" (ABC Family).


Early life

Selen was born in Kessel-Eik, The Netherlands.

Musical career

At age 16, he joined the Dutch international touring act Van Gunn, and at 17, he moved to the United States with them to tour and record. Van Gunn got signed to Retone Records in Los Angeles, Selen assumed producer duties on their first record. As interest for his services mounted, he started working with local and international acts. Broadening his focus to include the TV and film business, his songs appeared on national primetime shows such as “Parks and 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 started composing the music for the new Disney Live-action comedy series "Lab Rats". He also scored music for "X-Japan's" Sankyo promotional video's.

In 2011 he co-wrote, produced 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.

In 2012/2013 Selen won his second & third BMI award for Composing and Producing the music for "Rules of Engagement”

Most recently Selen wrote the Theme Song and Music for ABC Family's "Mystery Girls", and he is currently providing the score and original songs for "(Disney Channel)"'s "(K.C. Undercover)". He also formed the music licensing company 'Syncatrack', with his frequent collaborator George Ritter.

Selen operates his own Music production company in Studio City, CA.


Selen is Endorsed by Adams Drums, and Line 6.


Bert Selen Wikipedia

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