Roman Kovalik is a classically trained and an award winning composer for film and television. He is best known for his modern writing style, dramatic sensibility, and sleek music production skills.
He has scored a dozen feature films including the award winning "Butterfly Caught", "Please Come with Me" and "Beyond the Trek” which won "Best Original Score 2016" at the International Independent Film Awards.
His music can be heard on a multitude of major TV networks such as ABC, NBC, Discovery Channel, PBS, E!, National Geographic Channel, Fox Sports, A&E, SyFy, as well as numerous international broadcasts . He has written music for successful TV shows such as "Running Wild with Bear Grylls", "Wicked Tuna", "Cults and Extreme Beliefs” and "Most Daring.”
Before emerging on his own, Roman paid his dues as a composer assistant for Mark Kilian (Eye in the Sky, Tsotsi, Official Secrets), worked as a music editor for Stephen Edwards (The Prestige, The Mechanic, Feast), programmed scores for Christopher Young (Sinister, Hellraiser, Spider-Man 3) and joined Shawn K. Clement's (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Most Daring, Top 20 Countdown; Most Shocking) staff writing team, composing and producing music to picture on a weekly schedule for television series on TrueTV.
Roman began his career as a composer for local theater productions in his native Switzerland. Discovering his passion for music in the visual arts, he moved to Boston and earned his B.A. in Film Scoring and a Certificate of Excellence in Composition from the prestigious Berklee College of Music. Since 2006, he has lived in Los Angeles and continues to work on award winning movies and TV shows.