The 1st International Samobor Film Music Festival, October 23- 26, 2013., is now 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 May 31st 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 […]
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Sound designer Richard King, the winner of three Academy Awards, responsible for magnificent sound in The Dark Knight Rises, Inception, Thor, The Dark Knight, War of the Worlds, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, Master and Commander and Signs, has joined the Artistic Board of the Festival. We are dearly welcoming Richard, as the Festival’s mission is also to promote the importance of sound in cinema. Below is the […]
Jaco Van Dormael, a Belgium film director and screenwriter has joined the ISFMF’s Artistic Board! Van Dormael is best known for his feature Mr. Nobody (2009) with Jared Leto and Diane Kruger in leading roles. Since its original release, Mr. Nobody has become a cult film, noted for its philosophy and Pierre Van Dormael’ soundtrack, personal characters and Christophe Beaucarne’s cinematography. Jaco Van Dormael has also received positive reviews with […]
Croatian recording artist, composer and performer, living in New York, who recorded for Sony, Universal, Decca, Polygram and many other labels, Nenad Bach, has joined the ISFMF’s Artistic Board. Mr. Bach writes and records music for film and theater and has scored many features and short films (King of Cool, Transatlantic, Life Beyond Timothy Leary…). Two of Mr. Bach albums reached No. 1 in Europe, and to date he has […]
British/South-African director Mark Dornford-May, the Golden Bear Award winner at the Berlin Film Festival, has joined the ISFMF’s team. Mark and his company, including composer Charles Hazlewood, adapted the stage production of Georges Bizet’s opera Carmen to create the film U-Carmen eKhayelitsha with Pauline Malefane in the leading role. The film garnered a number of awards, including the Golden Bear for Best Film.