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 […]
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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 […]
Elis Lovrić Heartfelt and candid, soaked in childhood memories of her native land and the sea, the music of Elis Lovrić conjures profound emotions by means of her captivating voice and a guitar. This gifted Croatian singer – songwriter, actress and poet explores the rich musical tradition of her native region (Istria, a peninsula located in the North – West of Croatia), blending acoustic guitar, traditional instrumentation and contemporary production […]
Alfons Karabuda is a Swedish composer, president of European Composer and Songwriter Alliance (ECSA), member of the executive board at International Music Council (IMC), CEO of the Swedish Performing Rights Society and executive chairman of the Swedish Association of Composers, Songwriters & Lyricists. Karabuda has also, as EU cultural politics personality, part of producing the fist ever UNHRC report on artistic rights in 2013. He has been a driving force […]
Nina Kraljić is a Croatian singer-songwriter and voice actress. She is known for winning season one of The Voice in Croatia and for being a finalist in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 with the song Lighthouse. Nina Kraljic is the winner of the Croatian Porin award for Croatia’s best new act of 2016. Her debut album Samo was released on 30 September 2016.