With the exception of a few top-tier names, most composers toil away in the shadow of A-list movie stars and directors. The exception comes with six European film music festivals, where they — and…
Ghent Film Festival
In what amounts to a second chance to get some awards love after being locked out of the Academy's score nominees for "The Master" this past year, composer Jonny Greenwood is among the five who will…
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.
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…
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…
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…