Einar Sv. Tryggvason was born in Reykjavík, Iceland in February 1988. He studied the piano at an early age, but soon turned his focus towards composition, primarily for film.

In 2015, he graduated with a Master of Music degree in Composing for film from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam where he studied with 
Jurre Haanstra.
Previously, in 2011, Einar had received his Bachelor’s Degree in Film Composition with honors from the Iceland University of the Arts in 2011 where he studied under the guidance of Hróðmar I. Sigurbjörnsson and Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson.


To date, Einar has scored three full feature films, including the critically acclaimed "Rift", several award-winning short films, Prix Europa & Edda Award nominated TV-series and numerous commercials and trailers.

Full feature films

Rift (2017)
Directed by Erlingur Thoroddsen

Child Eater (2015)
Directed by Erlingur Thoroddsen

Eyjafjallajökull (2011)
Directed by Magnús Magnússon

TV

The Flatey Enigma (2018)
Directed by Björn Br. Björnsson

Málið : Season 4 (2014)
Directed by Daníel Bjarnason

Málið : Season 3 (2013)
Directed by Daníel Bjarnason

Málið : Season 2 (2013)
Directed by Daníel Bjarnason

Óupplýst (2013)
Directed by Daníel Bjarnason

Theater Productions

Samfarir hamfarir (2016)
Directed by Natan Jónsson

Konan við 1000° (2014)
Directed by Una Þorleifsdóttir

Commercials

Penninn Eymundsson (2018)
 

KIMS (2017)
 

AstraZeneca (2017)
 

ÞR3NNA (2016)
 

Unicef: Réttindi barna á Íslandi (2013)
 

Netfrelsi Skjás Eins (2012)
 

Seglagerðin Ægir (2012)
 

Talsímafjélag Valda og Freys (2011)
 

Short films

Kanarí (2018)
Directed by Erlendur Sveinsson

Tumi before the Volcano (2018)
Directed by Erlendur Sveinsson

Rimlar (2018)

Directed by Natan Jónsson

Senses (2017)
Directed by Daníel Bjarnason

Mia’s Got a Plan (2015)
Directed by Erlendur Sveinsson

Svarthvítar fjaðrir (2015)
Directed by Sigríður Björk Sigurðardóttir

The Space Between Us (2015)
Directed by Marc Nollkaemper

Allez, Viens! (2015)
Directed by Biserka Suran

Lazarus (2015)
(shared with Harald Austbø)
Directed by Gonzalo Fernandez

Praktiese Zaken (2014)
Directed by Jasmijn Schrofer

Masala Chai (2014)
Directed by Arpad Gorogh

Nero (2014)

(Shared with Rene Thie)
Directed by Max Lunter

The Banishing (2013)
Directed by Erlingur Thoroddsen

Gunna (2012)
Directed by Ottó Gunnarsson

Child Eater (2012)
Directed by Erlingur Thoroddsen

Crossover (2012)
Directed by Garðar Örn Arnarson

Engin Traffík (2012)
Directed by Ottó Gunnarsson

Raunveruleikur (2011)
Directed by Ásdís Þórhallsdóttir

Beyond Reality (2011)
Directed by María Þórdís Ólafsdóttir

Krass (2011)
Directed by Tómas H. Jóhannesson

Dear Kaleb (2010)
Directed by Erlendur Sveinsson

Change (2010)
Directed by Erlendur Sveinsson

Between (2010)
Directed by María Þórdís Ólafsdóttir

Jitter (2009)
Directed by Erlendur Sveinsson

Friends? (2008)
Directed by Sveinbjörn J. Tryggvason

Kúlan (2006)
Directed by Sveinbjörn J. Tryggvason

Film & TV composer

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