Experts from Hollywood will run Master Classes for young composers. Here are the details of the FMF Audiovisual Forum.
Add date: Monday, 18 August 2014
Master Classes, discussion panels, lectures, demonstration recording sessions at Alvernia Studios, as well as open meetings with the most outstanding composers of the film industry. Details of the accompanying programme of this year’s round of the FMF - Film Music Festivals are already known. There is plenty of choice!
7th Annual Krakow Film Music Festival to Celebrate Composer Hans Zimmer
Add date: Monday, 11 August 2014
Krakow – 11 August 2014: Academy Award winning composer Hans Zimmer (Gladiator, Inception, The Dark Knight trilogy, The Lion King) will take part in the International Film Music Festival Gala, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the American Association of Composers, Authors and Producers (ASCAP), it was announced today. Zimmer will also perform during the finale of the Polish premiere of the suite from Inception, and will make a special appearance at the screening of Gladiator, which will be set to live music. The announcement of Zimmer rounds out the impressive list of celebrated musicians being honored at this year’s festival.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Frankenstein and Thor - Patrick Doyle at the Film Music Festival
Add date: Monday, 4 August 2014
Patrick Doyle – the film music composer whose credits include soundtrack for such films as: Sense and Sensibility, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Bridget Jones’s Diary, Gosford Park, Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire,the superproduction Thor and Disney/PIXAR’s animation Brave – will be another guest at this year’s International Gala of Film Music in Krakow!
A treat for the lovers of film music – Philip Glass and the Requiem For a Dream by Clint Mansell at the Sacrum Profanum Festival
Add date: Thursday, 31 July 2014
This year's diversified programme proposal of the Sacrum Profanum Festival is bound to cater for the tastes of the most demanding film music lovers. Philip Glass, one of the forerunners of American minimalism (The Thin Blue Line, The Truman Show, The Hours, Notes on a Scandal, Kundun) will be a guest of the Festival, while one of the most recognizable and impressive suites in the history of film music, Requiem For a Dream, an avant-garde work by Clint Mansell (Resident Evil, The Fountain, Black Swan) performed by the Kronos Quartet, the co-authors of this soundtrack, will fill the industrial space of the Łaźnia Nowa Theatre.
Audio description at the concert Gladiator Live in Concert
Add date: Wednesday, 30 July 2014
Presence of the blind at concerts or at the cinema is a rare event in Poland. For years we have been actively trying to change that. One of the missions of the Film Music Festival is egalitarianism; social inclusion via facilitating access to cultural goods for the disabled is of paramount importance to us. During this year’s Film Music Festival the blind and partially-sighted will have an opportunity to use audio description at the concert Gladiator Live in Concert in Krakow Arena — says Izabela Helbin, director of the Krakow Festival Office.
The Oscar winner Elliot Goldenthal back to Krakow!!!
Add date: Thursday, 24 July 2014
Elliot Goldenthal – the winner of the Oscar and the Golden Globe Awards, has confirmed his presence in Krakow as a special guest of the anniversary ASCAP (the AmericanSociety of Composers, Authors and Publishers) Gala of Film Music. The world-renowned composer will visit Krakow for the third time, for the premiere of his newest work Grand Gothic Suite created on the basis of music themes from Joel Schumacher’s Batman Forever (1995) and Batman & Robin (1997).