Music in nature documentaries
Fri 21.10 - 10:30 - Kinepolis
How does a composer (under)score nature? Composers Bruno Coulais, Dirk Brossé and Nainita Desai discuss their experiences scoring for nature documentaries. Film (music) journalist Robin Broos will serve as a moderator.
Composer's Talk: Mark Isham
American film composer and jazz artist Mark Isham's outstanding musical voice can be heard in the memorable scores for the numerous films on which he collaborated, such as Judas and the Black Messiah (Shaka King), The Black Dahlia (Brian De Palma) and Crash (Paul Haggis). Mark Isham also scored A River Runs Through It (Robert Redford) which received an Oscar nomination for Best Music and a Grammy nomination for Best Instrumental Composition for a Feature Film. Mark Isham will discuss his extensive career with moderator and fellow composer Ruben De Gheselle, who won last year’s Georges Delerue Award for his score for Clara Sola.
Pre-order Mark Isham: Music for Film
Each year, Film Fest Gent puts film music and composers in the spotlight with an album release. This time around, FFG is proud to present the new album Mark Isham: Music for Film.
The creative collaborations between composers and filmmakers often lead to the most memorable and intriguing oeuvres. Film Fest Gent highlights two exceptional collaborations: one between director David Lowery and composer Daniel Hart, and the other between composer Johnny Jewel, editor Nico Leunen (ACE) and director Fien Troch.
Album Release & Listening Session: Evgueni Galperine
Fri 21.10 - 19:30 - MIRY Concert Hall (Biezekapelstraat 9, 9000 Gent) - free
Evgueni Galperine, who composed the score of Film Fest Gent Explore Award winner Gagarine (2020) with his brother Sacha, as well as the music for Golden Lion winner L'Evénement and the HBO miniseries Scenes of a Marriage, will present his new album Theory of Becoming at Film Fest Gent. Moreover, Galperine asked four filmmakers to make images to his music, which will be exclusively shown during the listening session of the album at Film Fest Gent. Evgueni Galperine will be personally present for an introduction and Q&A.
Film Fest Ghent puts the spotlight on Korean film music. Scores for the films such as the Oscar-winning Parasite, Mother, The Handmaiden, Oldboy and the hit series Squid Game will be performed live on Thursday 20 Oct.
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