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IFMCA members attend Film Fest Gent 2014, World Soundtrack Awards

Over the past 25 years, the film festival of Ghent has been focusing on film music, resulting in daring concert choices and creative programmes. They were the first to convince Hans Zimmer to perform his music on stage. A few years later, the film festival organized the first World Soundtrack Awards. What began as a […]

IFMCA chooses Úbeda to present two awards

The IFMCA are proud to join forces with Úbeda’s 7th Film Music Festival with the inaugural Independent Press Jury Prize for an Unreleased Score, which will be presented during the closing night on 24th July. There will also be a special Lifetime Achievement Award presented to Bruno Coulais, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to […]

First Special IFMCA Jury Prize Awarded

At the Unheard Film Festival in Amsterdam a special IFMCA prize was handed out for the first time. For The Battle, the soundtrack competition of the Unheard Film Festival, 66 students of European art and music academies participated by composing a new sound score for (existing) short films. IFMCA-members Kees Hogenbirk and Paul Stevelmans formed […]

IFMCA announces its 2010 nominees for scoring excellence

ALEXANDRE DESPLAT RECEIVES 7 INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS’ 2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS, INCLUDING TWO FOR FILM SCORE OF THE YEAR The International Film Music Critics Association announces its list of nominations for excellence in musical scoring in 2010, with French composer Alexandre Desplat leading the field with 7 nods including THE KING’S SPEECH (3 nominations) and […]

2010 nominations to be announced February 11, 2011

We will announce the nominations for the 2010 IFMCA Awards on Friday, February 11. Please check this website for the official announcement and press release.

IFMCA announces its 2008 nominees for scoring excellence

WALL*E, the Pixar movie about a lone robot left on Earth, garnered the most nominations for the fifth annual International Film Music Critics Association Awards for Excellence. The animated film was nominated for four awards: Film Score of the Year, Best Score for an Animated Film, Best Film Composition (for “Define Dancing”) and Composer of […]

Nomination period for 2008 IFMCA Awards begins

The official nomination period for the 2008 IFMCA Awards has begun today. The list of nominees will be announced on Friday, January 16th 2009.

Dario Marianelli receives 2007 IFMCA Award for Best Score

IFMCA member Jon Broxton presented Dario Marianelli with three award certificates, representing the awards he won at the 2007 IFMCA Awards; Film Score of the Year (Atonement), Best Original Score – Drama (Atonement) and the award for Film Score Composition of the Year (“Elegy for Dunkirk” from Atonement). Special thanks goes to Maggie Rodford for helping […]

2007 IFMCA Award Winners announced

The members of the International Film Music Critics Association have announced the winners of the 4th Annual IFMCA Awards, honoring achievements in film and television music in 2007. They are: FILM SCORE OF THE YEAR – Atonement, music by Dario Marianelli FILM COMPOSER OF THE YEAR – Alexandre Desplat BEST NEW COMPOSER OF 2007 – […]