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THE ISFMF ACADEMY With establishing the International Sound & Film Music Festival in Croatia 6 years ago we tend to oversee the educational, cultural, professional and promotional aspects involved in the art of film music and soundtracks. By creating an annual award show, the ISFMF is honouring one of the most important aspect of the film industry: the music. Composers can get nominated in different categories, ranging from Best Original Score for Feature Film, […]

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Cooperation: ISFMF & FEST

The International Sound & Film Music Festival and the Belgrade International film Festival organized two amazing events taking place in Sava Center in Belgrade from 3rd – 4th of March 2018, involving special guest Stefan Ruzowitzky, Austrian director and screenwriter, whose work “The Counterfeiters” won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film at the 8oth Academy Awards. On the panel discussion “From idea to Oscar”, moderated by Bruna Bajic, Ruzowitcky […]

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ISFMF 2017 WINNERS!

We proudly announce the winners of the ISFMF Awards 2017! Congratulations!   CRYSTAL PINE, BEST ORIGINAL SCORE | FEATURE FILM WINNER • EN MAN SOM HETER OVE (A Man Called Ove) – Gaute Storaas | Sweden OTHER NOMINEES • THE INVITATION – Theodore Shapiro | USA • BRAVO VIRTUOSO – Tigran Hamasyan, Michel Petrossian | Armenia • THE PLOT POINT – Joseba Beristain | Spain • EL LAMENTO – Jaime […]

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ISFMF 2016 WINNERS!

We proudly announce the winners of the ISFMF Awards 2016! Congratulations!   CRYSTAL PINE, BEST ORIGINAL SCORE | FEATURE FILM WINNER THE CARER – Atti Pacsay | UK GRAND PRIX I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS – Keegan DeWitt | USA OTHER NOMINEES 5 TO 7 – Danny Bensi, Saunder Jurriaans | USA L’ALTRA FRONTERA (Another Frontier) – Luc Suarez | Spain HAJNAVI LÁZ – Atti Pacsay | Hungary EN […]

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ISFMF 2016 NOMINEES!

After listening to almost 400 submitted film scores, we are finally revealing the ISFMF 2016 nominees. Congratulations to all!   CRYSTAL PINE, BEST ORIGINAL SCORE | FEATURE FILM NOMINEES I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS – Keegan DeWitt | USA 5 TO 7 – Danny Bensi, Saunder Jurriaans | USA L’ALTRA FRONTERA (Another Frontier) – Luc Suarez | Spain THE CARER – Attila Pacsay | UK HAJNAVI LÁZ – Attila […]

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PANELS & MASTERCLASSES: ROBERT TOWNSON

One of ISFMF’s panelists and lecturers will be Varèse Sarabande‘s VP Robert Townson, one of the most important persons in the world of film music. For over twenty years, record producer Robert Townson has led one of the most successful and prolific careers in both the Hollywood and world film music communities. His career has focused on both the most successful films of today as well as providing an invaluable chronicle […]

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PANELS & MASTERCLASSES: ALEKSANDRA KOVAČ

One of ISFMF’s panelists and lecturers will be an MTV Award winning and BAFTA nominated composer Aleksandra Kovač. As one of many distinguished ISFMF guests, Aleksandra will participate the panels WOMEN IN SHOWBUSINESS and FILM MUSIC: THE PAST, THE PRESENT, THE FUTURE, and she will also give a masterclass LOVE THEME IN HOLLYWOOD MAINSTREAM FILM. She holds a Master of Science degree in Composition for Screen from Edinburgh University, as well as […]

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KYLE EASTWOOD TO PERFORM AT THE FESTIVAL

We are proud to have one of the finest jazz musicians and film composers of our time to be our guest at the festival. Kyle Eastwood will host a masterclass on film music, jazz, working with his legendary father Clint Eastwood and his rich experiences as a musician and composer. He will also participate the panel with other composers, sound designers and producers. On Tuesday, October 25th, Eastwood and his […]

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OSCAR WINNER MICHAEL MINKLER JOINS THE ISFMF!

We heartily welcome one of the best sound masters, Michael Minkler, to our team. Winning even three Oscars and astonishing 11 nominations, as well as three BAFTA Awards, he is responsible for mind-blowing sound in films such as TRON, JFK, True Lies, Black Hawk Down, Collateral, Chicago, Kingdom of Heaven, Dreamgirls, Into the Wild, Inglourious Basterds, Django Unchained, The Hateful Eight and many more. Michael Minkler was born on May […]

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SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

Dear all, we invite you to submit your film music score and/or sound work to compete among hundreds of composers and sound designers from all around the globe. Submissions are open for the following categories: 1. ORIGINAL SCORE in a FEATURE FILM  2. ORIGINAL SCORE in an ANIMATED FEATURE 3. ORIGINAL SCORE in a DOCUMENTARY 4. ORIGINAL SCORE in a SHORT (live-action, animation, documentary)   Also, submissions are open for the sound categories: 1. SOUND MIXING in a FEATURE […]

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