10th edition World Soundtrack Awards
The World Soundtrack Awards, an awards presentation honoring the best in film music established by the Ghent International Film Festival’s World Soundtrack Academy in 2001, has announced an all star line up to usher in its 10th year. Ten world class composers will be appearing live in concert at the awards presentation in Ghent, Belgium on October 23rd. Those confirmed include Oscar winners Howard Shore (Lord Of The Rings trilogy), Elliot Goldenthal (Titus, Interview With A Vampire), Gabriel Yared (The Talented Mr. Ripley), Gustavo Santaolalla (Babel, Brokeback Mountain), Stephen Warbeck (Shakespeare In Love) as well as Angelo Badalamenti (Twin Peaks), Craig Armstrong (Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Ray) Alberto Iglesias (The Kite Runner, Volver), Bruno Coulais (The Chorus), Frédéric Devreese (Un Soir, Un Train) and brilliant young composer Nico Muhly (The Reader).
Known as the world’s premiere festival for celebrating and honoring film music, the Ghent International Film Festival, which is celebrating its 37th year, formed the World Soundtrack Academy to honor composers in five different categories including Film Composer of the Year, Best Original Film Score of the Year, Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film, Discovery of the Year, and their Lifetime Achievement Award. The World Soundtrack Awards 10th anniversary gala will include a six minute suite from each composer performed by the Brussels Philharmonic – the Orchestra of Flanders, conducted by Dirk Brossé, and accompanied by a selection of illustrative film excerpts.
World Soundtrack Awards: an organisation in collaboration with Port Of Ghent, Sabam, Hogeschool Gent and Ciacfleet.
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