One of our first members, a great festival’s friend is American sound designer Richard King, the four-time (!) Oscar-winning artist with a delicate and innovative approach that made him one of the most successful sound designers in Hollywood. He was born in Tampa, Florida and attended the University of South Florida graduating with a BFA in painting and film. During his career he’s worked on films like Master and Commander, War […]
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We are happy to welcome our new Board member, Gary Marlowe. Musical storyteller, who became known for his unusual combinations of Electronica and Orchestra, the award-winning composer and multi-instrumentalist Gary Marlowe works primarily for films. During his career he received five nominations for Jerry Goldsmith Awards and nominations for Hollywood Music in Media Awards and Mac Ophüls Preis for best film music. Besides film music, Marlowe develops his own music […]
Our exclusive team is growing even bigger, as we welcome our dear friend Stephen Warbeck on board. Stephen Warbeck is an English Oscar-winning composer. His breakthrough was marked by his work on a television drama Prime Suspect, but it was the film Shakespeare in Love for which he received an Oscar. Not only was he nominated for four BAFTAs, a Grammy and a European Film Award but he won a BMI Film Music Award […]
The ISFMF Board has just become even more exclusive, with Oscar-winning editor and composer John Ottman joining the club. Ottman was born in San Diego, California. He attended De Anza College and then transfer the School of Cinematic Arts of the University of Southern California, where he graduated in 1988. One of his first assignments was to provide original music for the computer game I Have No Mouth, and I […]
We proudly welcome our new Board member, American composer Richard Bellis. A writer member of ASCAP for over 30 years, Richard Bellis has scored more than 45 films and television movies and received an Emmy Award for the original score to Stephen King’s IT, as well as nominations for HBO’s Doublecrossed and ABC’s Double, Double, Toil and Trouble. Bellis is not only a score composer but a songwriter as well. He has written songs for […]
We are happy and proud to announce that Doreen Ringer-Ross, the leading lady of the film music industry, has joined the ISFMF Board. Doreen Ringer-Ross is Vice President Creative – Film, TV & Visual Media at Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI). In this role, Ringer-Ross directs all of BMI’s activities serving film, television and game composers. During her tenure, she has established key programs for composers including the Sundance Composer’s Lab […]
Yes, this is the time of the year when we look back and think of the people, situations, projects, trips, works we experienced in the last 12 months. So we are here, at ISFMF office thinking of this year and all of you who participated and contributed to ISFMF 2018 edition. The list is so long and we want to thank all of you and try not to forget anyone! […]
Our Jury members want to express all their admiration to all the nominees for their wonderful music and sound work. Now we present you the winners. CRYSTAL PINE, BEST ORIGINAL SCORE | FEATURE FILM WINNER • THE DEATH OF STALIN – Christopher Willis | UK OTHER NOMINEES • CARNIVAL OF SORROW – Hans Michael Hess | UK • FAÇADES – Peter Baert | Belgium • IL CONFINE – Giovanni […]
Patrick de Caumette A four-time EMMY winning composer, audio director, music supervisor and guitarist, Patrick de Caumette creates original scores internationally, serving the film, TV, video game and advertising industries. Patrick has produced soundtracks for Walt Disney, ABC, Comcast, Canal +, UbiSoft, SYFY, USA Network… Born in France, and currently residing in Philadelphia, Patrick de Caumette studied music at the Berklee College of Music (Berklee Faculty Award 1984). As an […]
This year we’ve received a record-breaking number of 820 film score and film sound submissions. During the first phase, our Jury had the most difficult task to select 150 titles, while the second phase provided the final list of nominated film composers and sound engineers. Congratulations to all! CRYSTAL PINE, BEST ORIGINAL SCORE | FEATURE FILM NOMINEES • THE DEATH OF STALIN – Christopher Willis | UK • CARNIVAL […]