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    FILM MUSIC

    Our mission: The promotion and preservation of film music as an irreplaceable element of film which is a great art itself.

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ARTIST BOOK EUROPE IS OUR NEW PARTNER

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    

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SUBMIT YOUR SCORE, DEADLINE EXTENDED!

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 July 31st 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 […]

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ISFMF 2014 WINNERS!

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 […]

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ISFMF NOMINATIONS 2014

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 […]

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JOHN WILLIAMS AND ENNIO MORRICONE TO RECEIVE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

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, […]

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SPECIAL CRYSTAL PINE AWARD FINALISTS

Here are 39 finalists out of 177 eligible scores for the Special Crystal Pine Award.         “All Is Lost,” Alex Ebert, composer       “Alone Yet Not Alone,” William Ross, composer       “August: Osage County,” Gustavo Santaolalla, composer       “The Book Thief,” John Williams, composer        “The Call,” John Debney, composer       “Captain Phillips,” Henry Jackman, composer     […]

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CALL FOR ENTRIES 2014!

We are open for submissions! Composers can submit film music through the ISFMF’s online entry form. Awards for the best film scores: Application period will run until June 30th 2014 the latest. The 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 date between January 1st 2013. […]

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ISFMF WINNERS

Finally, we have the winners!  Congratulations to all!   GOLDEN PINE, LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Winners: Clint Eastwood Ryuichi Sakamoto Gerald Fried   CRYSTAL PINE, BEST ORIGINAL SCORE | FEATURE FILM Winner: FOOTNOTE (He’arat Shulayim) – Amit Poznansky | Israel Grand Prix: THE SPECTACULAR NOW – Rob Simonsen | USA LOOPER – Nathan Johnson | USA Other Nominees:  AGNUS DEI (Agnus Dei) – Mendi Mengjiqi | Kosovo THE ANGEL IN THE FOG (El Ángel entre la Niebla) – Dan Aniés | Spain HYDE’S SECRET NIGHTMARE – Kristian Sensini | Italy […]

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“MEL & LITTLE THUNDERS” HAVE JOINED THE ISFMF LINEUP

“MEL & LITTLE THUNDERS” HAVE JOINED THE ISFMF LINEUP

 A fantastic new band has joined to the music program “Film, music and all that jazz” on Saturday, October 26th. As well as Croatian jazz performers Zdenka Kovačiček & Branko Bogunović Pif and Damir Kukuruzović Django Group, the program has joined Mel & Little Thunders, trained musicians united in the love of jazz, swing, gypsy swing and music in general. “Mel & Little Thunders” perform gypsy swing standards, jazz standards, […]

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CLINT EASTWOOD, RYUICHI SAKAMOTO AND GERALD FRIED TO RECEIVE GOLDEN PINE AWARDS FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

We are happy to inform you that the Jury and the board of the ISFMF decided to add one more name to our Lifetime Achievement Award winners. Along with Clint Eastwood and Ryuichi Sakamoto, ISFMF will award Golden Pine to Gerald Fried. Fried is an Oscar-nominee and Emmy-winning American composer who collaborated with Stanley Kubrick on his early films, such as The Killing (1956) and Paths of Glory (1957), but […]

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