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 […]
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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, […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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, […]