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IFMCA Awards 15th edition – Winners

Today, Thursday, February 21st, winners for the 15th edition of the IFMCA Awards (International Film Music Critics Association) have been presented.   Founded in 1990 by Mikael Carlsson, IFMCA is an association of online, print, and radio journalists who specialize in writing about original film, video game, and television music, which has grown to comprise over […]

Movie Music UK Awards 2018 – Winners

The prestigious website Movie Music UK, commanded by Jon Broxton, which has been doing reviews of film / TV / video games soundtracks since 1997, published recently the list for the best soundtracks of 2018; the ‘Movie Music UK Awards 2018’.   The soundtrack ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ by Marc Shaiman was chosen as best soundtrack […]

RADIO – 2019-02-20 – Hiri Gorrian (Euskadi Irratia) – SoundTrackFest – Gorka Oteiza – Joseba Beristain

Yesterday afternoon, SoundTrackFest was the special guest of Hiri Gorrian radio program of Euskadi Irratia (Basque National Radio). There, Gorka Oteiza talked about the website and film music concerts, and following, composer Joseba Beristain spoke about other uses of music created for movies.   Here you have the audio of their intervention, as well as […]

Composer Preview: Nathaniel Méchaly

French composer Nathaniel Méchaly, winner of several BMI Awards for his music for action movie saga Taken, opened a few days ago the doors of his studio in Paris (France) for Gorka Oteiza of SoundTrackFest.   While the interview is being prepared, here you have some photos of that visit, where Nathaniel spoke about his […]

Joe Hisaishi – Paris 2019 – Concert Summary

Last week Japanese composer Joe Hisaishi offered 3 concerts at the Philharmonie de Paris. Gorka Oteiza (SoundTrackFest) attended the first of these concerts and leaves us a summary of that evening in this article.   On Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 20:30h, the first of the three concerts that the Japanese composer Joe Hisaishi was […]

Woody Allen on tour in Spain in June 2019

The famous director, actor and screenwriter Woody Allen, who also plays the clarinet every Monday with his band The Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band at the Café Carlyle in New York, will tour Europe this summer, visiting Spain in June of 2019, specifically for three cities: Bilbao (16/6), Barcelona (18/6) and Madrid (20/6).   […]

Nominees for the 17th edition of the Mestre Mateo Awards

Last Thursday, February 7, the nominees of the 17th edition of the Mestre Mateo awards were announced.   The Mestre Mateo Awards are given by the Galician Academy of Audiovisual in Spain, which reward the excellence of the audiovisual productions of Galicia. The name of these awards comes from Maestro Mateo, who was the artisan behind most of the Portico de […]

John Williams in Miami – March 2019

After the concert cancellations that happened a few months ago in London (read more) and Vienna (read more), we’re receiving very good news from John Williams: the first concert that the maestro will conduct in 2019 has been announced!   It is a special gala-fundraising concert to celebrate the 31st anniversary of the New World […]

Nordic Film Music Days – HARPA Award 2019 Winner

This week the Nordic Film Music Days 2019 event took place in Berlin (Germany), having composers from northern European countries such as Iceland, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, during which the HARPA Nordic Film Music Composer Award was presented (read news).   The winners of the award were the team formed by the composer Davíð […]

Composer Preview: Etienne Forget

Last weekend, French composer Etienne Forget, nominated in the last edition of the Jerry Goldsmith awards in the television category, had an interview with Gorka Oteiza for SoundTrackFest, where they talked about his musical origins, his works for television, or his style of composition, with a mix of classic and electronic.   While the interview […]