FIMUCITÉ 16 – Fimucité Film Scoring Academy
The FIMUCITÉ Film Scoring Academy, coordinated by Pedro J. Mérida, is one of the most highly-anticipated parallel activities of the Festival, which takes place every year as part of the Festival’s commitment to training in this field, and that offers a unique opportunity to students and musical professionals interested in creating music for audiovisual media.
This year, the activities will take place at the IACtec Centre, which is located in the Parque Tecnológico y Científico de Tenerife in Las Mantecas (La Laguna), from Monday, 19th, till Saturday, 23rd of September.
The incredible roster of speakers and participants includes composers as influential as Brad Fiedel, creator of the scores for ‘The Terminator’ and ‘The Terminator 2’; Vince DiCola, composer of ‘Transformers: The Movie’, ‘Staying Alive’ or ‘Rocky IV’; or Marcin Przybilowicz and P.T. Adamczyk, responsible for the music of hit videogame ‘Cyberpunk 2077’. Ben Watkins (Juno Reactor), responsible for several tracks in the ‘Matrix’ saga, alongside drummer Greg Ellis and guitarist Amir John Haddad – El Amir; soloist Olga Jankowska, not forgetting sound engineer Dennis Sands, orchestrator and arranger Leigh Phillips and producer Peter Hackman, will also take part in this year’s edition
Spanish composers will also be celebrated, with names such as Iván Palomares, Arnau Bataller, Josué Vergara, Gerard Pastor, Ramón García i Soler, and Xavier Capellas taking part in round table ‘The Influence of New Technologies in Competitive Development’, moderated by film music specialist Conrado Xalabarder.
All attendees, who will find the registration form on the Festival’s website (https://fimucite.com/16/ffsa), will receive a diploma certifying their participation. The limited capacity sessions will take place from Monday to Thursday from 5 to 7pm, on Friday, from 4:30 to 6pm and there will be morning sessions on Saturday from 10:30am to 12:30 pm, and from 1:30 to 3:30pm.
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