The Ghent Film Festival absorbed a shock in April when a panel charged with assessing its artistic merit delivered a thumbs-down, wounding its pride and threatened its funding.
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BRUSSELS -- Fears that the Ghent Film Festival, which hosts the World Soundtrack Awards, will lose its funding from the Flemish government were confirmed over the weekend when reports recommending…
Following in the footsteps of such composers as John Barry, Angelo Badalamenti and Georgio Moroder, Pino Donaggio will be the 12th recipient of the Lifetime Achievement kudo at the World Soundtrack…
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Among this year's highlights, fest will honor its key champion Ronni Chasen
At the recently wrapped 37th Ghent Film Festival, the 10th annual World Soundtrack Awards on Oct. 23 provided a focus for the composing realm's shared travails (both old and new) and marked something…
Germany's candidate for the foreign-language Oscar in 2011 has taken top honors at the Ghent Film Festival.
Movie maestro magic | Fest honors John Barry | Highlights Oct. 12 • Opening night film: “Madly in Love” (Belgium), directed by Hilde Van Mieghem. Kinepolis 2 & 4, 8 p.m. Oct. 13 • Director Paul…
Known as a showcase for movie-music talent, the Belgian festival will honor Hamlisch Oct. 6-17.
Although it's celebrating its 35th anniversary, the Ghent Intl. Film Festival wasn't always known as a unique and exotic showcase for film composers. Realizing it needed to establish a niche to…
Of the planet's 1,000-plus film fests, only a select few pack industry impact. A few dozen more, by virtue of vision, originality, striking setting, audience zest and/or their ability to mine a…