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 ...

Introducing the Critic: John Mansell

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 1955 in Brighton on the south coast of England, which is where I still live. I discovered film music via my mother, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...