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INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 2018 IFMCA AWARDS; “SOLO” TAKES SCORE OF THE YEAR, MULTIPLE WINS FOR JOHN POWELL, JAMES NEWTON HOWARD

INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 2018 IFMCA AWARDS; “SOLO” TAKES SCORE OF THE YEAR, MULTIPLE WINS FOR JOHN POWELL, JAMES NEWTON HOWARD

The International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) announces its list of winners for excellence in musical scoring in 2018, in the 2018 IFMCA Awards. The award for Score of the Year goes to British composer John Powell for his score for the Star Wars spin-off story “Solo,” which looked at the early life of the...
INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED; JAMES NEWTON HOWARD LEADS THE FIELD WITH FOUR NOMINATIONS

INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED; JAMES NEWTON HOWARD LEADS THE FIELD WITH FOUR NOMINATIONS

FEBRUARY 7, 2019. The International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) announces its list of nominees for excellence in musical scoring in 2018, for the 15th annual IFMCA Awards. In one of the most open fields in IFMCA history, composer James Newton Howard received the most nominations with four, closely followed by Nicholas Britell, Alexandre Desplat,...
91st ACADEMY AWARDS NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

91st ACADEMY AWARDS NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

Here are the 2019 Academy Awards nominees for ‘Best Original Score’! Congratulations to all! – BLACK PANTHER, by Ludwig Göransson – BLACKkKLANSMAN by Terence Blanchard – IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK, by Nicholas Britell – ISLE OF DOGS, by Alexandre Desplat – MARY POPPINS RETURNS, by Marc Shaiman
GOLDEN GLOBES 2019 - ORIGINAL SCORE AND SONG WINNERS

GOLDEN GLOBES 2019 – ORIGINAL SCORE AND SONG WINNERS

Justin Hurwitz won his 3rd Golden Globe Award in the Original Score category for his score for FIRST MAN, directed by  Damien Chazelle . He previously won two Golden Globes for both score and song for Chazelle’s LA LA LAND. Marc Shaiman (Mary Poppins Returns), Ludwig Goransson (Black Panther), Alexandre Desplat (Isle of Dogs) and Marco Beltrami (A Quiet Place) were the other composers nominated...
18th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS Announces 2nd Wave of Nominees

18th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS Announces 2nd Wave of Nominees

GHENT, 12 September 2018. After revealing the nominees for Best Film Composer, TV Composer and Song, the World Soundtrack Academy announces a second wave of nominees for Best Original Score for a Belgian production, Discovery of the Year, SABAM Award for best Young International Composer and the Public Choice Award. Remarkable is that the nominees for...
INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED; MULTIPLE NOMINATIONS FOR ALEXANDRE DESPLAT, MICHAEL GIACCHINO, DANIEL PEMBERTON, JOHN WILLIAMS

INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED; MULTIPLE NOMINATIONS FOR ALEXANDRE DESPLAT, MICHAEL GIACCHINO, DANIEL PEMBERTON, JOHN WILLIAMS

FEBRUARY 8, 2018. The International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) announces its list of nominees for excellence in musical scoring in 2017, for the 14th annual IFMCA Awards. In a wide open field, the most nominated composers are Alexandre Desplat and Daniel Pemberton, who both received four nominations, Michael Giacchino, who received five nominations, and...
THE WITCHER 3 AT THE VIDEO GAMES MUSIC GALA in FMF KRAKOW 2018

THE WITCHER 3 AT THE VIDEO GAMES MUSIC GALA in FMF KRAKOW 2018

Good news for all fans of games and adventures of the famous Geralt of Rivia. CD PROJEKT RED received the title of FMF Ambassador 2018, and the Video Games Music Gala will feature a suite from The Witcher 3. A special version of the suite was premiered during this year’s FIMUCITÉ Festival in Tenerife. Marcin Przybyłowicz, composer and...
MICHAEL NYMAN THE 4TH WINNER OF THE WOJCIECH KILAR AWARD

MICHAEL NYMAN THE 4TH WINNER OF THE WOJCIECH KILAR AWARD

The Jury of the Kilar Award granted the award to the British artist for his ability to create musical metaphors, helping the spectator to read between the lines. Attention to ethics and traditions of composing art, the originality of the musical language, creative versatility, technical mastery, legibility and autonomy of soundtracks – are the main...
Jóhann Jóhannsson and Rupert Gregson-Williams main winners at World Soundtrack Awards | David Shire receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Jóhann Jóhannsson and Rupert Gregson-Williams main winners at World Soundtrack Awards | David Shire receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Tonight, the 17th World Soundtrack Awards have been awarded in Ghent. Jóhann Jóhannsson and Rupert Gregson-Williams won Best Film Composer of the Year and Best Television Composer of the Year respectively, while David Shire received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his entire career. Guest of honour during the concert that follows the awards ceremony, is...
World Soundtrack Academy announces first wave of nominees for the 17th WSAwards

World Soundtrack Academy announces first wave of nominees for the 17th WSAwards

GHENT, 22 AUGUST 2017. This first wave of the 2017 World Soundtrack Award Nominees includes multiple Academy Award® winners and nominees, a past Discovery of the Year nominee, and the best of contemporary film and television music.  The nominees for Best Film Composer are 2017 Academy Award® winner Justin Hurwitz, Academy Award® nominees Mica Levi, Nicholas Britell, Dustin O’Halloran...
INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 2016 IFMCA AWARDS

INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 2016 IFMCA AWARDS

INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 2016 IFMCA AWARDS; “ARRIVAL” TAKES SCORE OF THE YEAR, JUSTIN HURWITZ AND “LA LA LAND” WINS THREE OTHERS FEBRUARY 23, 2016 — The International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) announces its list of winners for excellence in musical scoring in 2016, in the 2016 IFMCA Awards. The...
MOSMA 2017 Festival: Guests and Schedule

MOSMA 2017 Festival: Guests and Schedule

Trevor Jones, David Shire, Tyler Bates and José Nieto, among the guests for MOSMA (Movie Score Málaga) The Málaga City Council and The Málaga Film Festival Announce the 2017 Program and Guests For The Festival – To Run July 5-9 From July 5th to July 9th 2017 Málaga will once again become the epicenter for...
INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED; MICHAEL GIACCHINO AND “LA LA LAND” COMPOSER JUSTIN HURWITZ LEAD THE PACK

INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED; MICHAEL GIACCHINO AND “LA LA LAND” COMPOSER JUSTIN HURWITZ LEAD THE PACK

FEBRUARY 9, 2017. The International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) announces its list of nominees for excellence in musical scoring in 2016, for the 13th annual IFMCA Awards. In a wide open field, the most nominated composers are Michael Giacchino and Justin Hurwitz, with five nominations each, and Abel Korzeniowski, with four nominations. Giacchino is...
OTICONS FACULTY INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC COMPETITION 2017

OTICONS FACULTY INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC COMPETITION 2017

The most Innovative, ground-breaking Film Music Competition returns for its 4th consecutive edition! The most innovative game-changer project for film music, the Film Music Competition that is today the most celebrated platform for film composing talents with a unique voice to be discovered, nurtured and cultivated, is back again! Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTA winning...
74th GOLDEN GLOBE WINNERS 2017: JUSTIN HURWITZ wins for 'LA LA LAND' (Complete Nominees and Winners List!)

74th GOLDEN GLOBE WINNERS 2017: JUSTIN HURWITZ wins for ‘LA LA LAND’ (Complete Nominees and Winners List!)

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) have announced the winners of the 74th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and American television of 2016. In the Best Original Score category composer Justin Hurwitz won the award for his score for the original musical LA LA LAND. The other nominees were Nicholas Britell (MOONLIGHT),  Jóhann...
16th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS ANNOUNCES SECOND WAVE OF NOMINEES

16th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS ANNOUNCES SECOND WAVE OF NOMINEES

The World Soundtrack Academy released a second wave of nominees for Discovery of the Year, the SABAM Award for Best Young International Composer and Public Choice Award. Last month the nominees for Best Film Composer, Best TV Composer and Best Original Song were revealed. The WSAwards aims at supporting film music, sound design, composers and...
16th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS ANNOUNCES FIRST WAVE OF NOMINEES

16th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS ANNOUNCES FIRST WAVE OF NOMINEES

This first wave of World Soundtrack Award Nominees include multiple Academy Award® winners and nominees, a past Discovery of the Year winner, and the best of contemporary television music. The nominees announced include Academy Award®-winners Ennio Morricone, John Williams, and Sam Smith; Academy Award®-nominees Carter Burwell and Thomas Newman; and recent Discovery of the Year...