Marco Beltrami receives IFMCA Award for The Homesman

Composer Marco Beltrami has been presented with the International Film Music Critics Association Awards for Best Original Score for a Drama Film by IFMCA members Jon Broxton, Craig Lysy and Kaya Savas, for his score for the dramatic western The Homesman. This is Beltrami’s first IFMCA Award, from 13 previous nominations, going all the way back to […]

John Powell receives IFMCA Awards for How to Train Your Dragon 2

Composer John Powell has been presented with the 2014 International Film Music Critics Association Awards for Best Original Score for an Animated Feature and Film Music Composition of the Year by IFMCA members Jon Broxton, Craig Lysy and Kaya Savas, for his magnificent score for the animated sequel How to Train Your Dragon 2. These are Powell’s […]

Introducing the Critic: Cédric Delelée

Tell us a little about your background, both personally and professionally (in terms of film music). How did you first discover film music? I come from a family of diplomats and officers who were really into history and epic stuff, in their life and in their tastes. Especially my uncle, who worked with many explorers […]

Introducing the Critic: Ley Bricknell

Tell us a little about your background, both personally and professionally (in terms of film music). How did you first discover film music? I have worked in publishing for most of my career, which has involved travelling many times to America, and Europe and the good side to this is the space to listen to […]

Alexandre Desplat receives IFMCA Awards for The Grand Budapest Hotel, Composer of the Year

Composer Alexandre Desplat has been presented with the International Film Music Critics Association Awards for Composer of the Year and Best Original Score for a Comedy film by IFMCA member Olivier Desbrosses. Desplat received the Comedy Award, for his Oscar-winning score for the stylish period comedy The Grand Budapest Hotel; his other scores in 2014 included […]

Christopher Young receives IFMCA Award for The Monkey King

Composer Christopher Young has been presented with the International Film Music Critics Association Award for Best Original Score for an Action/Adventure/Thriller film by IFMCA members Jon Broxton and Kaya Savas, for his phenomenal score for the Chinese epic The Monkey King. This is Young’s fifth IFMCA Award, having previously been honored for his scores Urban Legend (1998), […]

Knorr, Cohen, Curran, Kirkhope receive IFMCA Award for Civilization: Beyond Earth

Composers Geoff Knorr, Griffin Cohen, Michael Curran and Grant Kirkhope have been presented with the International Film Music Critics Association Award for Best Original Score for a Video Game or Interactive Media by IFMCA members Jon Broxton, Craig Lysy and Kaya Savas, for their tremendous work on the latest installment of Sid Meier’s classic Civilization game series, […]

IFMCA members attend SCL Academy Award nominees reception

On February 21, 2015, IFMCA members Jon Broxton, Dan Goldwasser, Kaya Savas and Daniel Schweiger attended a champagne reception honoring the Academy Award music nominees for 2014. The event, which was organized by the Society of Composer and Lyricists, was held at Café La Boheme in West Hollywood, California. SCL president Ashley Irwin and SCL […]

IFMCA Award Winners 2014

INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 2014 IFMCA AWARDS; HANS ZIMMER, ALEXANDRE DESPLAT TAKE TOP HONORS The International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) announces its list of winners for excellence in musical scoring in 2014, in the 2014 IFMCA Awards. The award for Score of the Year goes to composer Hans Zimmer for […]

IFMCA RADIO – Best New Music and Soundtrack Releases of 2014

The International Film Music Critics Association is proud to announce the third in its annual IFMCA Radio broadcasts, celebrating the music nominated for the 2014 IFMCA Awards, and featuring selections by several members which represent, in their opinion, some of the best individual film, TV and video game cues from the preceding 12 months. The […]