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Laurent Eyquem receives IFMCA Breakthrough Composer Award

Composer Laurent Eyquem has been presented with the International Film Music Critics Association Award for Breakthrough Composer of the Year in 2013 by IFMCA member Jon Broxton. Eyquem was recognized for his excellent work on two scores: the Civil War era drama Copperhead and the biopic of Winnie Mandela. This is Eyquem’s first IFMCA win. The other nominees […]

Theodore Shapiro receives IFMCA Award for The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Composer Theodore Shapiro has been presented with the 2013 International Film Music Critics Association Award for Best Original Score for a Comedy Film for The Secret Life of Walter Mitty by IFMCA member Jon Broxton. This is Shapiro’s first IFMCA Award win, having previously been nominated in this category in 2008 for his score for […]

IFMCA RADIO – Best New Music and Soundtrack Releases of 2013

The International Film Music Critics Association is proud to announce the second in its annual IFMCA Radio broadcasts, celebrating the music nominated for the 2013 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 […]

IFMCA Winners 2013

INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES WINNERS; COMPOSERS FROM POLAND, SPAIN, DOMINATE FEBRUARY 20, 2014 — The International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) announces its list of winners for excellence in musical scoring in 2013. This year’s awards have a real international flavor, with the top awards going to composers primarily from Poland and Spain, […]

IFMCA Award Nominations 2013

INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED; POLISH COMPOSER ABEL KORZENIOWSKI LEADS FIELD The International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) announces its list of nominees for excellence in musical scoring in 2013. In this 10th Anniversary year of the IFMCA’s creation, the most nominated composer is Abel Korzeniowski, who received six nominations: Score of the […]

IFMCA remembers Wojciech Kilar

By Joep de Bruijn Wojciech Kilar was born on 17 July1932 in Lwów, Poland (nowadays Lviv, Ukraine).  He comes from a generation of composers who learned the craft of composing through traditional music studies. In these early days of his career he wrote experimental music, joined by Penderecki and Gorecki. Together they became part of […]

IFMCA member Conrado Xalabarder publishes latest book, “The Music Script in Film”

IMFCA member Conrado Xalabarder has released his newest book, The Music Script in Film, both in Spanish and English (translated by Australian author and novelist Gloria Montero). The book deals with the use of music in films, its effects on the audience (both emotionally and rationally) and emphasizes how to write a comprehensible musical discourse […]

Timetable for 2013 IFMCA Awards set

The timetable for the 2013 International Film Music Critics Association Awards has been set. The critical dates are as follows: Thursday, January 16, 2014 – Nominations ballots sent out to members Sunday, February 2, 2014 – Deadline for members to send in nominations Thursday, February 6, 2014 – 2013 IFMCA Award nominations announced Friday, February 7, […]

IFMCA members attend Film Fest Gent, World Soundtrack Awards

This year’s Ghent Film Festival celebrated its 40th anniversary. With a focus on American independent movies, and in particular the movies of Martin Scorsese, a lot of screenings of the director’s most famous movies were shown. Also a large exhibition has been inaugurated at the Caermersklooster. However, the festival shines with its endless support for […]

IFMCA welcomes six new members in 2013

The IFMCA is delighted to announce that six new members have been accepted into the Association in 2013 – Ley Bricknell of Radio Nowhere (UK), Eleni Mitsiaki of Kinetophone and City Lights (Greece), Johannes Ruckstuhl of Film Score Monthly and CamFM (UK), Kaya Savas of Film.Music.Media (USA), Asier G. Senarriaga of BSO Spirit (Spain), and […]