Ozren K. Glaser

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ISFMF, Artistic Director and Producer

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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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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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ISFMF NOMINATIONS

The day has come. We would like to thank artists from all over the world who sent us 312 film scores. Our jury and board had a very tough job creating the list of nominees, but here it is. Congratulations to everyone!   GOLDEN PINE, LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Winners: Clint Eastwood Ryuichi Sakamoto Gerald Fried   BEST ORIGINAL SCORE, FEATURE FILM Nominees:  AGNUS DEI (Agnus Dei) – Mendi Mengjiqi | […]

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SPECIAL CRYSTAL PINE AWARD FINALISTS

Our jury is announcing the finalists for the Special Crystal Pine Award nominations. There are 33 finalists out of 110 eligible scores. Full list of all nominees will be announced soon. Arbitrage, Cliff Martinez, composer Anna Karenina, Dario Marianelli, composer Argo, Alexandre Desplat, composer Beasts of the Southern Wild, Dan Romer and Benh Zeitlin, composers Being Flynn, Damon Gough, composer The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Thomas Newman, composer Chasing Ice, […]

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Greatest of the Week: ERICH WOLFGANG KORNGOLD

Austrian composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957) is considered one of the founders of film music, along with music giants Alfred Newman and Max Steiner.  Korngold won the Academy Award for his score to The Adventures of Robin Hood in 1938, widely recognized as one of the best film scores ever composed. Korngold’s biographer Brendan G. Carroll wrote about his music the following: Treating each film as an ‘opera without singing’ […]

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Greatest of the Week: JOHN WILLIAMS

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, including Jaws, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, E.T. The Extra Terrestrial, Harry Potter and many more. Williams has won 5 Oscars and […]

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NOMINATIONS FOR SPECIAL CRYSTAL PINE AWARD SOON!

We’ll soon announce the nominations for Special Crystal Pine Award that goes to the composer and score outside of competition. Here is the list of 110 eligible film scores. ELIGIBLE SCORES: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Henry Jackman, composer After the Wizard, Stephen Main, composer Alex Cross, John Debney and Sebastian Morton, composers Arbitrage, Cliff Martinez, composer The Amazing Spider-Man, James Horner, composer Anna Karenina, Dario Marianelli, composer Argo, Alexandre Desplat, […]

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Greatest of the Week: HOWARD SHORE

Canadian composer Howard Shore (born 1946), uncle of a Grammy Award nominated composer Ryan Shore, has composed music for over 80 films, most notably the scores for The Lord of the Rings trilogy, for which he won three Oscars. He studied music at Berklee College of Music in Boston after graduating from Forest Hill Collegiate Institute. Shore’s first first film score was to David Cronenberg‘s first major film The Brood […]

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OSCAR WINNER RANDY THOM JOINS THE ISFMF!

The Festival’s Board is getting bigger and bigger. We are excited to have a double Oscar winner Randy Thom joined the ISFMF. Randy is one of the Hollywood’s most important and respected sound designers, with even 14 Oscar nominations and two wins. His masterful works include films like Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Forrest Gump, Contact, Cast Away, Harry Potter, The Polar Express, The Incredibles, War of the World, Ratatouille, How […]

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