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MAKING OF: Zacarías Martínez de la Riva – Below Zero

This Friday, January 29th, the movie ‘Below Zero’ directed by Lluís Quílez and with a score by Zacarías Martínez de la Riva was released on Netflix. In this short article, we are not going to spoil the plot of the movie, and we are going to talk about its soundtrack, which was composed and recorded […]

Hollywood Music in Media Awards 2020 – Winners

On Wednesday, January 27th, 2021, the 11th edition of the Hollywood Music in Media Awards was celebrated online.   Here is the full list of winners in the Music in Visual Media section:   Video of the ceremony (that might be ‘archived’ soon): https://vimeo.com/505567704   The full list of winners can also be found at […]

A new festival is born – FIMUCS – Seville International Film Music Festival – 1st Edition

Today, Thursday, January 28th, the birth of a new project, a new festival, has been officially announced at a press conference: the 1st edition of FIMUCS – Festival Internacional de Música de Cine Sevilla – Seville International Film Music Festival.   Organized by the Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla – ROSS, Loyola University, the promoter […]

Prague Proms 2021 – James Newton Howard [CANCELLED]

The Prague Proms festival, which had scheduled a concert with composer James Newton Howard in July 2020 (read more), was forced to postpone it to July 2021 due to the pandemic (read more), and now has just announced that they will have to cancel the concert.   As can be read in an email sent […]

Goldspirit Awards 2020 – Winners

Last week, the Spanish website BSOSpirit announced on its Facebook page the winners of the Goldspirit Awards 2020, with a selection of the best soundtracks and favorite composers.   The complete list of winners/nominees (in order of votes) is:   More information: https://www.facebook.com/BSOSpirit/posts/3551565494912339 https://www.facebook.com/BSOSpirit/posts/3551616784907210 https://www.facebook.com/BSOSpirit/posts/3551621844906704 https://www.facebook.com/BSOSpirit/posts/3551624074906481 https://www.facebook.com/BSOSpirit/posts/3551628621572693 https://www.facebook.com/BSOSpirit/posts/3551631628239059 https://www.facebook.com/BSOSpirit/posts/3551634078238814 https://www.facebook.com/BSOSpirit/posts/3551636594905229 https://www.facebook.com/BSOSpirit/posts/3551638748238347 https://www.facebook.com/BSOSpirit/posts/3551640964904792 https://www.facebook.com/BSOSpirit/posts/3551643748237847  

Goya Awards 35th edition – Nominees

Today, Monday, January 18th, the nominations to the 35th edition of the Goya Awards, often called the Spanish “Oscars”, have been announced.   Organized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Spain, they have the purpose of rewarding the best professionals in each of the different specialties of the sector, both technical and […]

MundoBSO Awards 20th Edition – Winners

The prestigious and encyclopedic Spanish film music website MundoBSO, led by Conrado Xalabarder, has celebrated the 20th (XX) edition of the MundoBSO Awards. This is the list of winners and nominees:     The official list can be found at the following link: https://www.mundobso.com/premio/mundobso/2020  

Concert ‘Special tribute to Ennio Morricone’ in Navarre (Spain) – Brief Comment

The Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra / Navarre Symphony Orchestra shone last night under the baton of Vanessa Garde in Pamplona (Spain). A tribute concert to Maestro Ennio Morricone, with a balanced program that also included pieces by John Williams, Nino Rota, and Alberto Iglesias.   Themes from Novecento, The Mission, Cinema Paradiso, The Untouchables, Once […]

MundoBSO Awards 20th Edition – Nominees

The prestigious and encyclopedic Spanish film music website MundoBSO, led by Conrado Xalabarder, is celebrating the 20th (XX) edition of the MundoBSO Awards. This is the list of nominees:     The official list can be found at the following link: https://www.mundobso.com/premio/mundobso/2020  

FIMUCITÉ 14 – Come Hell or high water

When FIMUCITÉ announced on February 7 the dates of its 14th edition (September 18-27, 2020) with a theme centered on the world of comics (read more), surely they could not imagine that one month later, plans would change completely. And not only for the festival, but for everyone in general.   The coronavirus made a […]

Spanish Film Music Gala 2020 – Summary article

On Friday, December 12, 2020, the Spanish Film Academy Foundation and the RTVE Symphony Orchestra and Choir organized the ‘Concierto Gala Música de Cine Español / Spanish Film Music Gala Concert’ at the Teatro Monumental in Madrid.   SoundTrackFest was invited to cover this concert and Gorka Oteiza wrote an article for the Film Academy […]

World Soundtrack Awards 2021 – Dates confirmed

The World Soundtrack Awards festival has already confirmed dates for its 21st edition next year: it will be held on Saturday, 23 October 2021 in Ghent (Belgium). The annual theme concert is planned for Thursday, 21 October 2021.   The WSA 2020 anniversary-edition was held completely online in October, due to the COVID19 pandemic restrictions. […]