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 ...

Nuno Maló receives IFMCA Award for Amália

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Composer Nuno Maló has been presented with the International Film Music Critics Association Award for Breakout Composer of 2010, for his work on the Portuguese biopic Amália, by IFMCA members Jon Broxton and Oscar Flores. In an international affair, Portuguese composer Maló beat Spanish composers Óscar Araujo (who was ...

John Powell receives IFMCA Awards for How to Train Your Dragon

Composer John Powell has been presented with the International Film Music Critics Association Awards for Score of the Year and Best Score for an Animated Feature in 2010, for his Oscar-nominated work on How to Train Your Dragon, by IFMCA members Jon Broxton and Oscar Flores. Powell overcame strong ...

Pinar Toprak receives her IFMCA Award for The Lightkeepers

Composer Pinar Toprak has been presented with the International Film Music Critics Association Award for Best Comedy Score in 2010, for her score for The Lightkeepers, by IFMCA members Jon Broxton and Oscar Flores. Toprak beat out established composers such as Scott Glasgow (Lo), James Newton Howard (Nanny McPhee ...

IFMCA announces its 2010 Winners for scoring excellence

JOHN POWELL’S HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON IS NAMED INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS’ 2010 FILM SCORE OF THE YEAR The International Film Music Critics Association announces the winners of its seventh annual awards for excellence in musical scoring in 2010 with John Powell’s score for the animated film HOW ...

IFMCA announces its 2010 nominees for scoring excellence

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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 ...