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Jean-Michel Bernard joue la musique de Alfi Kabiljo

Photo gallery from the final ISFMF event celebrating 30 year of diplomacy between Croatia and France. The event, as a result of a international cooperation project, was held in Paris on 19th of October 2022. It aimed to present some of the most beautiful melodies composed by Alfi Kabiljo, one of the greatest Croatian composers, conductor, arranger, pianist and songwritter. He is known as a composer of a wide range […]

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Standing ovation to film music at the ISFMF in Samobor

The final event of the 10th edition of the International Sound & Film Music Festival (ISFMF) named ‘Cinema mon amour‘ took place on 9th of October at the Samobor Cinema. The concert repertoire was divided into two parts. In the first part, the renowned French pianist, who is also a film composer, Jean-Michel Bernard, performed some pieces composed by Alfi Kabiljo one of the most recognized Croatian composer for film […]

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ISFMF 2022 WINNERS

2022 WINNERS CRYSTAL PINE AWARDS HONORARY AWARD WINNERS Ciarán Hinds Stephen Warbeck   BEST ORIGINAL SCORE, FEATURE Winners (TIE): PLEASURE – Karl Frid | Sweden THE CONVERSATION – Dalibor Grubačević | Croatia Other nominees: A CROSS IN THE DESERT – Ana Krstajić | Serbia DOGTANIAN AND THE THREE MUSKETHOUNDS – Manel Gil-Inglada | Spain AXIOMAS – NeWord Music | Argentina LEGEND OF THE FOREST – Alan Williams | China UNSILENCED […]

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2022 ISFMF NOMINEES

2022 NOMINEES CRYSTAL PINE AWARDS HONORARY AWARD WINNERS Ciarán Hinds Stephen Warbeck   BEST ORIGINAL SCORE, FEATURE A CROSS IN THE DESERT – Ana Krstajić | Serbia PLEASURE – Karl Frid | Sweden DOGTANIAN AND THE THREE MUSKETHOUNDS – Manel Gil-Inglada | Spain AXIOMAS – NeWord Music | Argentina THE CONVERSATION – Dalibor Grubačević | Croatia LEGEND OF THE FOREST – Alan Williams | China UNSILENCED – Ian Chen | […]

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ISFMF 2022 SELECTED LONG-LIST

3 Punks – Amin Gourdazi 535 (A Family Suite) – Francisco Morgan A Cross in the Desert – Ana Krstajić, Hadzi-Aleksandar Djurovic A Dead Sea – Humaid Alsuvidi A Little Tent A New Day – Sebastian Juszczyk A Scene By The Sea – Clement Ignace Absolute Love – Carlo Avventi Ad Alma – Antonio Torella Adrienne’s Garden American Murderer – Matthew Gentile, Scott Gentile Amy & I – Kraz An […]

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ISFMF announces the special guests at Samobor 2022 edition, 7 – 9 October

The second part of the festival’s anniversary is celebrated from October 7 to 9, from Friday to Sunday, in the place where it all began – Samobor. The picturesque town, the most beautiful pearl of continental Croatia, will thus host the festival and its top program and guests. Even two Oscar winners grace the guest list: composer and director Stephen Warbeck (who won an Oscar for music in the film […]

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Scott Millan awarded with the ISFMF Lifetime Achievement Award

One of the greatest historical film, Ridley Scott’s Gladiator, was shown yesterday evening in Pula, Croatia on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of International Sound & Film Music Festival.  The film was screened for the first time in the venue where it truly belongs – the Old Roman Amphitheatre, one of the largest and best-preserved amphitheaters in the world. On the most beautiful stage in the world, Scott Millan’s […]

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Announcing an exciting ISFMF 10th edition this year

This year International Sound & Film Music Festival celebrates its 10th edition! To honor this special occasion the festival program will take place in two cities: Pula, which has been our wonderful host for already 5 years and Samobor, the beautiful town, also known as “Little Venice” where ISFMF was founded and had its 1st edition, 10 years ago. The 2022 program will start in Pula with a unique event […]

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2021 ISFMF WINNERS

2021 WINNERS CRYSTAL PINE AWARDS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT Alfi Kabiljo   BEST ORIGINAL SCORE, FEATURE Winner: RIVER ROAD – Michael Chambers, Rob Willey Other Nominees: I CARE A LOT – Marc Canham TALL TALES – Attila Pacsay, Gergely Parádi THE VAST OF NIGHT – Erick Alexander, Jared Bulmer VIOLATION – Andrea Boccadoro GATE TO HEAVEN – Michele Josia THE FATHER – Ludovico Einaudi   BEST ORIGINAL SCORE, DOCUMENTARY Winner: HATING PETER TATCHELL – Paul […]

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ISFMF 2021: Crystal Pine Award for Lifetime Achievement

ISFMF’s Crystal Pine Award for Lifetime Achievement this year goes to Alfi Kabiljo. Alfi Kabiljo (Zagreb, 1935), composer, conductor, arranger, piano player, lyrics and libretto writer and producer. He attended the private music school of Croatian composer and music educationalist Rudolf Matz, and then graduated from the Vatroslav Lisinski Music School in Zagreb. He did further studies in composition in Paris. He is a graduate architect. Possessed of an international […]

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