The Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Patrick Doyle at the 15th World Soundtrack Awards in Ghent, following the festival’s focus on British Cinema.
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Film Fest Gent is going British this year and of course these days the Brits are in awe of the birth of princess Charlotte. To celebrate along, FFgent is giving away the book Moving Music with the first fifty orders for a first class ticket to the Great British Film Music Concert!
Film Fest Gent is proud to yet again present an elaborative music programme with seminars, film music concerts, the World Soundtrack Awards Ceremony & Concert and networking events for professionals.
With the Film Music Industry Packages, professionals can participate to the film music programme as VIPs to participate in unique network opportunities.
Young international film music talent will have the chance to win the highly sought after SABAM Award For Best Young International Composer.
After its successful focus on France last year, Film Fest Gent is to include a British focus as part of its next edition. Following this focus, Film Fest Gent will also celebrate the rich tradition of British film music by organising the concert GREAT BRITISH FILM MUSIC at Music Centre the Bijloke, that will provide an anthology of the work of both classical and contemporary film composers, whom have made a remarkable contribution to the image and success of British cinema.
Featuring orchestral re-imagining of Martinez’s theme from films including 'Solaris, 'Contagion' and The Company You Keep' as performed by Brussels Philharmonic.
French composer Bruno Coulais shared his wisdom with the younger generation at the film music seminar: composers shouldn’t shirk from pulling a little wool over a director’s eyes.
Best Original Film Score of the Year also goes to Alexandre Desplat’s music for 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'. The World Soundtrack Academy announced the winners of the 14th World Soundtrack Awards, the closing event of the 41st Film Fest Gent, on the evening of Saturday 25 October at Kuipke in Ghent.
The 14th World Soundtrack Awards Ceremony & Concert takes place on 25 October 2014 at Kuipke Ghent.
Film Fest Gent proudly welcomes Cliff Martinez, American composer and former drummer of the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, to the traditional film music concert during the second part of the World Soundtrack Awards Ceremony & Concert.
Music is represented more than ever at the 41st edition of Film Fest Gent. Not only are there several concerts celebrating the beauty of film music, the Sound and Vision section also consists of documentaries, features on concerts, musicians and music styles. And this year’s musical programme promises to make for another fantastic year at Film Fest Gent!
We proudly present to you the five nominees for the Spotify Public Choice Award, made possible by PwC.
After revealing the nominees for ‘Best Composer’, ‘Best Score’ and ‘Best Song’ earlier, the World Soundtrack Academy also announces the nominees for the 'SABAM Award for Best Young European Composer' and 'Discovery of the Year'.
In collaboration with the School of Arts, Film Fest Gent organizes the annual film music seminar on Friday the 24th of October.
On Saturday 25th of October you will have the opportunity to meet with some important members of the film music industry and performing artists from the World Soundtrack Awards.
During its second edition, UFA Film Nights introduces you to the golden age of silent film. Bozar is giving away 5 x 2 tickets for the film screenings of 'The Sixth part of the world' and 'The Eleventh Year' by Dziga Vertov, accompanied live by the Michael Nyman Band.