SUBMISSION PERIOD FOR ISFMF 2022 IS CLOSED!
AWARDS FOR BEST FILM SCORES, SONG AND SOUND 2022
The Crystal Pine Award for best film scores and sound will be awarded in the following categories:
1. Best Original Score | Feature Film – up to 15 nominations
2. Best Original Score | Documentary Feature – up to 10 nominations
3. Best Original Score | Short film (live-action, documentary and animated) – up to 20 nominations
4. Best Original Score | Series – up to 5 nominations
5. Best Original Song | Feature Film – up to 5 nominations
6. Best Sound Mixing/Editing – up to 10 nominations
Special Crystal Pine Award will be awarded besides these categories for the authors who have composed the best music for the world’s best-known movies in the past year – up to 12 nominations.
Crystal Pine for Best Picture (overall, a feature length production) – up to 10 nominations
Crystal Pine for Best Short (Live-Action, Animated or Documentary) – up to 10 nominations
The Horizon Award is an distinguished and specific Crystal Pine award in which the ISFMF jury selects the best of several projects that stand out for their specific and important subject matter in combination with excellent film music or sound.
SELECTION CRITERIA WILL BE AS FOLLOW
AWARDS FOR BEST PICTURE, FILM SCORES, SONG AND SOUND 2022
The application period will run until September 15 the latest. The Artistic Board of the Festival will conduct a selection of movies for nominations, and the criteria will be determined in relation to the quality and originality of the picture overall, score, song and sound. Only films with the production date between January 1st 2021 and September 15 2022, will be considered for nominations.
SELECTION CRITERIA WILL BE AS FOLLOWS:
1. Music/Sound/Song from the film or the film (Picture) itself has to be produced within January 1st 2020 and September 15th 2022;
2. Selected films must be in accordance with the categories (feature films – 45 minutes and more, short films – 2 min to 44 min, etc.)
3. The maximum of two composers shall be considered for their work on one film. In special circumstances, the third name may be added.
4. One composer can submit as many works as she/he wants, however, no more than two films per category can be nominated.
5. Best Picture Crystal Pine Award is awarded to Director
6. Please, send your submission via FilmFreeway.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications can be sent via platform Filmfreeway.
For any question please contact mknezoci(at)dreamaker-productions.hr
Robert Townson – American producer and the V-President of Varese Sarabande, the largest film music record label in the world.
Mark Dornford-May – British/South-African director the Golden Bear Award winner at the Berlin Film Festival. Dornfornd-May 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.
Michael Minkler – American sound mixer, the three time Oscar® winner with 11 nominations, has worked on Star Wars, JFK, Black Hawk Down, Chicago, Dreamgirls, Beauty and the Beast.
Randy Thom – A double Oscar® winner 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 to Train Your Dragon, Flight and many more. Mr. Thom is a Director of Sound Design at Skywalker Sound, the biggest and most important sound workshop in the world, which is also a part of George Lucas’ Lucasfilm Company.
Richard King – Sound designer and the winner of three Academy Awards®, responsible for magnificent sound in Interstellar, 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.
Ozren K. Glaser – Croatian composer of orchestral music, motion picture scores and theater music. Glaser is also a founder and Artistic Director of the International Sound & Film Music Festival.
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