Nordic Film Music Days 2023 & HARPA Nordic Film Composers Award

Nordic Film Music Days, an event that celebrates the Nordic Artistry of Nordic Film composition, will be hosting a variety of different seminars, networking, film screenings, and the HARPA Nordic Film Composers Award, both online and on-site in Berlin, Germany, on February 18 & 19th, 2023.

Nordic Film Music Days 2023 & HARPA Nordic Film Composers Award

 

The program will be the following:

 

Saturday February 18, 2023

9:30 – 12:30 – WIFTI (Women in Film & Television International) Network meeting

Location: Canteen Area

Sign up link TBA

 

Seminars from 12:00 – 16:00

Location: Auditorium and Online

 

12:00 -13:00 – A look at Europe: the films, culture and music. Meet Elisabeth Sjastaad (NO), Barbara Gessler (DE) and Anselm Kreuzer (DE). Moderated by Jesper Hansen (DK). Also online

 

13:00 – 13:15 – BREAK

 

13:15 -13:45 – Filmmusic for Children: Meet Anna-Mari Kähärä (FIN), Torbjørn Jansson (SE) and Jørund Fluge Samuelsen (NO). Moderator Erica Procunier (CA) and with Peter Vuust (DK) as a special guest. Also online

 

13:45 – 14:00 – BREAK

 

14:00 – 14:45 – Film Scoring Educations in the Nordic Countries: ​Meet Mons Niklas Schak (DK), Einar Sv. Tryggvason (IS), Halldor Krogh (NO), Johan Ramström (SE), Tuomas Nikkinen (FIN). Moderated by Yati Durant (USA/GB). Also online.

 

14:45 – 15:00 – BREAK

 

15:00 – 16:00 – Meet the Nominated Composers: In a conversation with this years 5 nominated composers last years winner, Sanna Salmenkallio (FIN) will give the audience knowledge about the scores, the composers and their process. Also online.

 

16:30 – 17:30 –  Network Meeting: Nordic Female Composers and Track15

Location: Hotel Lounge

Address: An d. Urania 12/14, 10787 Berlin, Germany

 

HARPA Award Show

Location: Exhibition Area

Hosted by Kaisa Rönkkö (FIN), CEO, Music x Media & Halfdan E, film composer and chair, Danish Film and Media Composers.

 

19:00 – 19:30 – Presentation of Nominees

 

19:30 – 20:00 – Live concert and revelation of this years recipient of the HARPA Nordic Film Composers Award

 

Sunday February 19, 2023

 

Film Screenings from 9:00 – 20:15

Location: Auditorium

 

9:00-11:15 – Holy Spider l Denmark

11:15 – 11:30 – BREAK

11:30 – 13:15 – Ruthless Times: Songs of Care l Finland

13:15 – 13:30 – BREAK

13:30-14:00 – SPELLBOUND Workshop

14:00 – 14:15 – BREAK

14:30-16:30 – Skjálfti/Quake l Iceland

16:15 – 16:30 – BREAK

16:30-18:15 – Alle Hater Johan l Norway

18:15 – 18:30 – BREAK

18:30-20:15 – The Most Beautiful Boy in the World l Sweden

 

Other Activities

 

Friday February 17, 2023

15:30-18:30 Visit the GENELEC EXPERIENCE HUB

Location:  Genelec c/o BCK Architektur, Münzstr. 10, 10178 Berlin

 

Sunday February 19, 2023

13:30 – 14:00 – SPELLBOUND Workshop

Location: Canteen

 

14:00 – 14:30 – Music x Media Event in Tampere & SPELLBOUND

Location: Reception (Exhibition Area)

Monday February 20, 2023

11:30 – 15:00 – Special event by Nordic Film Commission: Nordic Monday

Location: Canteen

 

13:30 – 15:00 –  Nordic Filmmusic Presentation for Nordic Nominees

Location: Exhibition Area

 

Free registration:

https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/nordic-film-music-days-2023-1499839

 

Regarding the HARPA Nordic Film Composers Award, following you have the nominees & jury:

Nominees: 

  • DENMARK | Martin Dirkov for his score in “Holy Spider” (directed by Ali Abbasi)
  • FINLAND | Anna Mari Kähärä for her score in “Armotonta menoa – hoivatyön lauluja / Ruthless times – Songs of Care ” (directed by Susanna Helke)
  • ICELAND | Eðvarð Egilsson & Páll Ragnar Pálsson for their score in “Skjálfti/Quake” (directed by Tinna Hrafnsdóttir)
  • NORWAY | Jørund Fluge Samuelsen for his score in “Alle Hater Johan” (directed by Hallvar Witzø)
  • SWEDEN | Anna von Hausswolff & Filip Leyman for their score in “The most beautiful boy in the world” (directed by Kristina Lindström & Kristian Petri)

 

Jury:

  • Sanna Salmenkallio | Composer & 2022 HARPA Winner | Finland
  • Christine Aufderhaar | Composer | Germany
  • Sung-woo Cho | Composer | South Korea
  • Sophie Joos | Music projects coordinator | World Soundtrack Awards
  • Michael P. Aust | Festival Director SoundTrack_Cologne | Germany
  • Lucy Bright ​| Music Supervisor | UK

 

Read more:

https://www.nordicfilmmusicdays.com/2023-harpa.html

 

Official website:

https://www.nordicfilmmusicdays.com/