Croatian festival International Sound & Film Music Festival (ISFMF) starts today Friday, October 20, and will be celebrated until Sunday 22 at the Histria Park Plaza Hotel in Pula (Croatia).
In this news you have all the information about the guests, the program of activities and concerts, as well as the list of nominees for the ‘Best Film Scores Awards’ announced this week, where the ‘Crystal Pine’ trophies are given.
In the list of guests / lecturers who will take part in this year’s masterclasses and panels we first have Richard King, a well-known sound designer who has worked in more than 70 films and won three Academy Awards.
This year’s panels and masterclasses will also feature Robert Townson, vice president of Varèse Sarabande records, publicist Beth Krakower, founder of The Krakower Group, pianist and composer Jean-Michel Bernard, and more guests such as Selma Prodanovic, Richard Parncutt, Anze Rozman, Helena Dukic, Ana Jovic y Barbara Haspl.
Richard Bellis specialized in the educational field of film music, appears in the program as a lecturer, but will not be physically at the festival, and his educational videos will be projected for the masterclasses instead.
PROGRAM OF ACTIVITIES AND CONCERT
The program of activities begins today Friday at 8pm with the screening of the documentary “SCORE: A Film Music Documentary”, which this year is becoming a classic in film music festivals, and will offer most of the activities tomorrow Saturday 21st from the 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. The official information of the scheduled activities can be seen in the following image:
Let’s highlight that within the program, on Sunday 22nd of October – 8:30 p.m. at the Park Plaza Histria Pula hotel, the composer and pianist Jean-Michel Bernard will perform soundtrack thematic piano recital named: “Cinema, Mon Amour” (Cinema my love) – Free admission.
“BEST FILM SCORES AWARDS” NOMINEES
And to finish, let’s go with the list of nominees to the ‘Best Film Scores Awards’ to be presented this weekend during the festival.
Among the nominees are known names of Spanish composers such as Ivan Palomares, Josue Vergara, Ivan Capillas or Joseba Beristain, with a special mention for Ivan Palomares who on this occasion has 3 nominations and Josue Vergara with two.
Here is the complete list of categories and nominees:
Official festival website: