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Steffen Thum is a German-born composer for film, TV, games and commercials.


Most recently, Steffen wrote the music for Chinese drama LOOKING UP, directed by Deng Chao and Yu Baimei. He also recently finished the score for the Paramount horror feature CRAWL (directed by Alexandre Aja, produced by Sam Raimi), which he co-composed with fellow composer Max Aruj.


Max and Steffen further collaborated on the scores to IGNITE - A BURNING MAN EXPERIENCE, the indie thriller WARNING SHOT (with David Spade, Bruce Dern), Netflix Original film iBOY (with Maisie Williams), TAKE THE SHOT and the Warner Brothers short film RESURRECT.


Steffen first started a career in film post production before making his way into music, studying media composition and audio production in Germany as well as film scoring in Los Angeles, where he moved in 2013.


Since 2014, Steffen works with award-winning film composer Lorne Balfe and 14thStreetMusic at Hans Zimmer’s Remote Control Productions in Santa Monica, CA. 


He since served as score producer for MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: FALLOUT, GEOSTORM and CHURCHILL, as well as contributing additional music and arrangements to films like GHOST IN THE SHELL, TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT and diverse TV programs such as THE CROWN, MARCELLA, THE INVESTIGATOR and National Geographic’s GENIUS, as well as video games such as SKYLANDERS: SUPERCHARGERS.​


In addition, Steffen also worked on THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE, TERMINATOR: GENISYS, Michael Bay’s 13 HOURS and the DreamWorks Animation features KUNG FU PANDA 3, HOME and THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR.