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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CLINT EASTWOOD, RYUICHI SAKAMOTO AND GERALD FRIED TO RECEIVE GOLDEN PINE AWARDS FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
Music program of the festival (October 26th at cafe Havana in Samobor, Croatia) will host excellent Croatian musical performers. Since the main theme of the first year festival is Film, music and all that jazz, conveniently, program will include great jazz musician, performing the best of jazz on film. MUSIC PROGRAM October 26th 2013 at cafe Havana: 20:30 Zdenka Kovačiček & Branko Bogunović – PIF 22:30 Damir Kukuruzović Django Group […]
The first International Samobor Film Music Festival – October 26th 2013. Topic: Film, music and all that jazz Association for festival organization ISFMF in cooperation with the Town of Samobor, presents the first international festival of film music in Samobor. The festival will be held on Saturday, October 26th 2013th at the official location of the festival, Café Havana, in the center of Samobor . Music program of the festival […]
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 | […]
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, […]
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’ […]
ISFMF would like to thanks to all of the submissions which arrived from all over the world! The application period 2013. is over. We are excited for the following period when our ISFMF team and jury will be choosing film scores for the main competition. More info coming soon so stay tuned!
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 […]
Due to the large amount of interest, ISFMF is extending film music submission deadline until May 31st 2013.! Composers can submit their film music through the entry form. For other info, please visit FAQ or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org! Your ISFMF team.
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, […]