Introducing the Critic: Basil Boehni

Tell us a little about your background, both personally and professionally (in terms of film music). How did you first discover film music? I was born in 1985 near Lucerne in Switzerland. At the age of nine, during my time at elementary school, I started learning to play the ...

Carlos Rafael Rivera receives IFMCA Awards for The Queen’s Gambit

Composer Carlos Rafael Rivera has been presented with the 2020 International Film Music Critics Association Awards for Best Original Score for Television and Film Music Composition of the Year by IFMCA members Jon Broxton and Craig Lysy. Both Rivera’s wins were for his spellbinding score for the chess-themed Netflix ...

Quartet receives IFMCA Award for Film Music Record Label of the Year

Article by Juan Carlos Jiménez Located in the historic centre of Madrid, Quartet Records is the Spanish benchmark for soundtracks. The company’s office walls are lined with posters from those films whose scores they have released. “These are the original posters of its premiere” says José María Benítez, chairman ...

John Powell receives IFMCA Award for The Call of the Wild

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Composer John Powell has been presented with the 2020 International Film Music Critics Association Award for Best Original Score for an Action/Adventure/Thriller film by IFMCA members Jon Broxton and Craig Lysy. Powell’s win was for his thrilling score the new adaptation of Jack London’s The Call of the Wild, ...