Michael Giacchino recieves IFMCA Award for John Carter

Composer Michael Giacchino has been presented with the International Film Music Critics Association Award for Best Original Score for a Fantasy/Science Fiction/Horror Film in 2012 for John Carter by IFMCA members Jon Broxton and Craig Lysy. This is Giacchino’s 12th win from 30 nominations; he previously received IFMCA Awards in 2004 for The Incredibles, in 2005 for the TV […]

Nathan Johnson receives IFMCA Breakthrough Composer Award for Looper

Composer Nathan Johnson has been presented with the International Film Music Critics Association Award for Breakthrough Composer of the Year in 2012 by IFMCA members Jon Broxton, Oscar Flores and Craig Lysy. Johnson was recognized for his excellent work on the sleeper sci-fi hit Looper starring Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Emily Blunt. This is Johnson’s first IFMCA […]

Mychael Danna recieves IFMCA Award for Life of Pi

Composer Mychael Danna has been presented with the International Film Music Critics Association Award for Film Score of the Year in 2012 for Life of Pi by IFMCA members Olivier Desbrosses and Florent Groult. Danna was presented with the award in Paris, France, where he was taking part in “An Evening with Composer Mychael Danna and Director Atom […]

La-La Land Records receives IFMCA Awards for Best Archival Re-Release, Label of the Year

Representatives of the film music record label La-La Land Records have been presented with International Film Music Critics Association Awards for Best Archival Re-Release of an Existing Score and Record Label of the Year by IFMCA members Jon Broxton and Craig Lysy. Also in attendance at the presentation were IFMCA members Dan Goldwasser and Daniel […]

Fernando Velázquez receives IFMCA Award for The Impossible

Composer Fernando Velázquez has been presented with the International Film Music Critics Association Award for Film Music Composition of the Year in 2012 for the outstanding “Main Titles” composition from The Impossible (Lo Imposible) by IFMCA member Sergio Hardasmal. This is Velázquez’s first IFMCA win; he was nominated for Film Score of the Year, Film Composer of the […]

Walter Murphy receives IFMCA Award for Ted

Composer Walter Murphy has been presented with the International Film Music Critics Association Award for Best Comedy Score in 2012, for his score for Ted, by IFMCA members Jon Broxton and Oscar Flores. This is Murphy’s first nomination and first win. The other nominees in the comedy category were Moonrise Kingdom by Alexandre Desplat, Salmon […]

IFMCA members attend SCL Academy Award nominees reception

On February 23, 2013, IFMCA members Jon Broxton, Dan Goldwasser and Daniel Schweiger attended a champagne reception honoring the Academy Award music nominees for 2012. The event, which was organized by the Society of Composer and Lyricists, was held at the home of Emmy Award-nominated composer John Cacavas in Beverly Hills, California. SCL president Dan […]

Panu Aaltio receives IFMCA Award for Metsän Tarina

Composer Panu Aaltio has been presented with the International Film Music Critics Association Award for Best Documentary Score in 2012, for his score for Metsän Tarina, by IFMCA members Jon Broxton and Craig Richard Lysy. This is Aaltio’s first nomination and first win. The other nominees in the documentary category were Kingdom of Plants by […]

IFMCA Winners 2012

INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS ASSOCIATION HONORS MULTIPLE FILMS; “LIFE OF PI” TAKES SCORE OF THE YEAR BUT DESPLAT, ELFMAN, GIACCHINO, NEWMAN, VELÁZQUEZ, WILLIAMS ALSO WIN FEBRUARY 21, 2013 — The International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) announces its list of winners for excellence in musical scoring in 2012. Unlike in previous years, where one score […]

International Film Music Critics Association launches IFMCA Radio with a look at the best scores of 2012

The International Film Music Critics Association is proud to announce the launch of IFMCA Radio, a new audio feature which will bring a new, dynamic aspect to the IFMCA’s work. This inaugural broadcast of IFMCA Radio celebrates the music nominated for the 2012 IFMCA Awards, and features selections by several members which represent, in their […]