INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 2022 IFMCA AWARDS
• BEAR MCCREARY WINS SCORE OF THE YEAR FOR EPIC TV SERIES THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RINGS OF POWER; ALSO NAMED COMPOSER OF THE YEAR, WINS TWO OTHER AWARDS • SIMON FRANGLEN WINS TWO AWARDS FOR WORK ON AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER • DOCUMENTARY TRIBUTE TO LATE ENNIO MORRICONE HONORED WITH SPECIAL AWARD FEBRUARY 23, 2023 — The International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) announces its list of winners for excellence in musical scoring in 2022, in the 2022 IFMCA Awards. The a
INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARDS NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED
The International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) announces its list of nominees for excellence in musical scoring in 2022, for the 19th annual IFMCA Awards. Composers Bear McCreary, Michael Giacchino, and Daniel Pemberton lead the list of composer nominees with eight, seven, and five nominations respectively, closely followed by Simon Franglen (4), Alexandre Desplat (3), and John Williams (3). American composer McCreary’s nominations are for his work on the epic Amazo
Williams Celebrates 91st Birthday!
Today marks the birthday of one of the most well-known film composers of our time, John Williams. A year ago, on the older Xanga site, I wrote up a special overview of his music and thought I'd migrate that here today with some updates and thoughts about one of my personal favorite composers. Williams early days as a jazz pianist and performer led him to Hollywood where he would record with the likes of Marty Paich, Andre Previn, Stanley Wilson (performing and writing music
Damien Chazelle’s (Whiplash) Babylon is set against the early days of Hollywood and focuses on the cultural freedoms of decadence and depravity amongst Hollywood in the early days of the century. The film has received a variety of awards and nominations to date including a Golden Globe for best score for Justin Hurwitz (Whiplash; La La Land). The Interscope release will be available in a variety of formats and features 97 minutes of material. Babylon’s score is a blend of t