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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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 […]
GOLDEN PINE, LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD James Horner (1953-2015) An American composer, one of the greatest in history of film music. He received numerous awards during his life and career, including two Academy Awards for his work on James Cameron’s Titanic. Other Horner’s works include over hundred film scores, such as Star Trek, Aliens, Legends of the Fall, Iris, The Perfect Storm, Avatar, The House of Sand and Fog, A Beautiful Mind and many […]
The day has come, the nominations are here. Congratulations to all 485 submitted films scores! CRYSTAL PINE, BEST ORIGINAL SCORE | FEATURE FILM NOMINEES 3:13 – Guillermo Guareschi | USA RELATOS SALVAJES (Wild Tales) – Gustavo Santaolalla | Argentina GRAND PIANO – Victor Reyes | Spain UNDER THE SKIN – Mica Levi | UK OCULUS – The Newton Brothers | USA BIRDMAN – Antonio Sanchez | USA CRYSTAL […]
James Horner, one of the greatest composers in history of cinema, will be awarded a special Golden Pine Award for his unprecedented work and talent which inspired a vast number of other composers and artists all over the world. He received numerous awards during his life and career, including two Academy Awards for his work on James Cameron’s Titanic. Other Horner’s works include over hundred film scores, such as Star […]
We welcome ArtistBook to our team. ArtistBook is a group of filmmakers who decided to create their own film platform in order to promote their own movies and also to support other filmmakers to join festivals and to search markets for their own productions. ArtistBook is built as an image of founders’ needs and hopes. That’s why it doesn’t stop changing and evolving. Check out their site! ARTIST BOOK website
Due to your countless inquiries, application deadline is now extended! Composers can submit film music through the ISFMF’s online entry form. Awards for the best film scores: Application period will run until September 30th 2015 the latest. The Oscar-winning Artistic Board of the festival will conduct selection of movies for nominations, and the criteria will be determined in relation to the quality and originality of the score. Only films with the production […]
Congratulations! GOLDEN PINE, LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT John Williams Ennio Morricone CRYSTAL PINE, BEST ORIGINAL SCORE | FEATURE FILM WINNER BIG BAD WOLVES – Frank Ilfman | Israel OTHER NOMINEES LOVE OF MY LIFE – Enrica Sciandrone | Australia, UK ROCKS IN MY POCKETS – Kristian Sensini | USA THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN – Bjorn Erikson | Belgium THE WIND RISES – Joe Hisaishi | Japan CRYSTAL PINE, BEST […]
After listening to all of 404 submitted scores, we finally have the nominees. Our Board congratulates all of you, nominated and not nominated! GOLDEN PINE, LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT John Williams Ennio Morricone CRYSTAL PINE, BEST ORIGINAL SCORE | FEATURE FILM LOVE OF MY LIFE – Enrica Sciandrone | Australia, UK BIG BAD WOLVES – Frank Ilfman | Israel ROCKS IN MY POCKETS – Kristian Sensini | USA THE BROKEN […]
John Williams and Ennio Morricone will receive Golden Pine Award for Lifetime Achievement, as decided by the Board of the ISFMF. John Williams (born 1932) is a synonym for film music. He is considered to be one of the greatest and most influential and successful film composers of all time. In a career spanning over six decades, he has composed some of the most recognizable film scores in cinematic history, […]