Entries by STF

Victor Reyes and Federico Jusid finalists in the ‘Grand Scores Awards’

The Grand Scores Awards, also known as Moët & Chandon Grand Scores Awards due to their sponsorship of the famous champagne brand, are already in their 4th edition and are given by ECSA (European Composer & Songwriter Alliance) to the best scores created by European composers.   The main characteristic of these awards is that […]

‘Spielberg at 70’ – Tribute concert in London

Next Sunday February 5th – 7:30 pm, a concert tribute to Steven Spielberg, who turned 70 on December 17, 2016, will be held at the Royal Festival Hall of London.   The concert will be performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Anthony Weeden, and will be presented by Iain Johnstone as host of the evening.   The […]

Greg Sims – Interview

The documentary John G. Avildsen: King of Underdogs, directed by Derek Wayne Johnson, will premiere next Saturday, February 4th – 7:00 p.m., at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (California), telling the story behind classic movies like Rocky and Karate Kid, that emerged from the hand of John G. Avildsen. The premiere will have the […]

César Awards 42nd Edition – Nominees

Last week the nominees for this year’s French César Awards were announced, which are already in their 42nd edition, where the films Elle and Frantz lead the list of favorites having both 11 nominations.   The César Awards are given by the Academy of French Cinema (L’Academy d’Arts et Techniques du Cinema), for films, actors, actresses […]

John Williams will conduct his music in Boston

John Williams has just announced that he will lead the Boston Pops Orchestra at the Boston Symphony Hall in Boston (Massachusetts), to conduct two concerts, Wednesday, May 31st at 8:00 PM and Thursday, June 1st at 8 pm, in an event named “John Williams’ Film Night“.   The concerts, which will also feature Boston Pops resident […]

CEC awards 72nd Edition – Winners

Today Monday, January 30th at 8 pm, winners for the 72nd edition of the CEC awards, also known as CEC medals, have been presented presented by the CEC (Círculo de Escritores Cinematográficos – Circle of Cinematographic Writers), a Spanish association that brings together journalists, writers and film critics, with the objective of creating, supporting and […]

Gaudi Awards 9th edition – Winners

Yesterday, Sunday January 29th, the Gaudí Awards were presented by the Catalan Cinema Academy, recognizing the best Catalan cinematographic productions of the year, and which this year celebrate their 9th (IX) edition.   At the ceremony, the film “A Monster Calls (2016)” got 8 awards out of 11 nominations, although it did not obtain “Best Original Music“, […]

Possible retirement of Ennio Morricone

UPDATE: 27/12/2018 – Ennio Morricone will conduct his final concerts in June 2019 in Rome (read news). According to information published in a press release on the concert that Ennio Morricone will offer on 28th of September at 3Arena in Dublin (Ireland), with tickets that have just been released this week, the composer is considering […]

‘Orchestral Memories’ Tour (BANDAI-NAMCO)

Next Saturday, February 4th at 8pm, the European concert tour Orchestral Memories will begin at the Salle Pleyel in Paris, which will feature video game music from Bandai-Namco games.   With an orchestra composed by more than 80 musicians, and with a giant screen in which high definition videos and images will be projected, the […]

Dynamic Music Partners conference (ASMAC)

As part of the “First Wednesdays” series of conferences and events organized by ASMAC (American Society of Music Composers and Arrangers), on Wednesday February 1st – 7:30 pm, there will be a meeting at Musician’s Local 47 of Hollywood (California) with Dynamic Music Partners (Lolita Ritmanis, Kristopher Carter and Michael McCuistion).   The team will […]

Magic and adventure with John Williams’ music in Malaga

The Philharmonic Orchestra of Málaga (OFM), conducted by Arturo Diéz Boscovich, will offer a concert called “Magic and adventure with John Williams” next Sunday February 19th – 12:00pm at the Cervantes Theatre of Malaga.   The program, which will consist of a selection of the music of Indiana Jones and Harry Potter sagas, composed by John […]