IFMCA members attend Gent Film Festival, World Soundtrack Awards

The beautiful city of Gent once again hosted the Film Fest Gent, with the World Soundtrack Awards taking place for the fifteenth time this year. Various members of the IFMCA flocked to the Belgian city like bees to honey. Those ‘flocking bees’ included Eleni Mitsiaki (Kinetophone), Thor Joachim Haga (Celluloid Tunes), Bregt de Lange (MainTitles), […]

IFMCA member Brian Satterwhite Celebrates 500th Show of Film Score Focus

Host and producer Brian Satterwhite will celebrate his 500th episode of radio show ‘Film Score Focus’ on Friday, November 13th at 8 p.m. on KMFA 89.5. This special anniversary show will be an extended two-hour episode, and will feature a retrospective look at the show’s history, candid interviews from the local film community, and fan […]

IFMCA welcomes five new members in 2015

The IFMCA is delighted to announce that five new members have been accepted into the Association in 2015 Roberto Aschieri, freelance (Chile) Juan Carlos Jiménez, El Cine por Los Oídos (Spain) Karol Krok, Films On Wax (UK/Poland) Mihnea Manduteanu, Soundtrack Dreams (Romania) Xinkai Sun, freelance (China/Australia) Roberto is a film producer, conductor and producer of […]

Introducing the Critic: James Southall

Tell us a little about your background, both personally and professionally (in terms of film music). How did you first discover film music? I’m a child of the late 1970s so I grew up in that wonderful era for young cinema enthusiasts when Hollywood was making all those films for kids through the late 70s […]

Federico Jusid receives IFMCA Award for Isabel

Composer Federico Jusid has been presented with the International Film Music Critics Association Award for Best Original Score for Television by IFMCA members Jon Broxton, Craig Lysy and Kaya Savas, for his majestic score for the third season of the Spanish television series Isabel. This is Jusid’s second IFMCA win, having won the same award in 2014, […]

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 […]