The International Film Festival in Aubagne hosted the InMICS partners from March 21 to March 25, 2017. Several activities were scheduled:
Thursday March 23, 2017 (7:30pm – Cinema Le Pagnol 2): Screening of 4 short films with 2 different original music each – result of the collaboration between composers and film directors in 2016 throughout the 2 workshops in Bologna (Feb. 2016) and Lyon (Dec. 2016)
- Essaim by Romane Claus (KASK/School of Arts Gent, Belgium) – original music by Romain Camiolo (CNSMD de Lyon, France) and Sina Rahimi-Fetrati (Conservatorium/School of Arts Gent, Belgium)
- TOER by Jasmijn Cedee (KASK/School of Arts Gent, Belgium) – original music by Igor Tropée (CNSMD de Lyon, France) and Sophie-Agnès Mongeau (Faculté de Musique – Université de Montréal, Canada)
- With a Thousand Eyes by David Slotema (KASK/School of Arts Gent, Belgium) – original music by Michiel De Naegel (Conservatorium/School of Arts Gent, Belgium) and Stéphanie Hamelin-Tomala (Faculté de Musique – Université de Montréal, Canada)
- The House Guard by Ingel Vaikla (KASK/School of Arts Gent, Belgium) – original music by Michele Maccarini (Conservatorio G.B. Martini Bologna, Italy) and Simonluca Laitempergher (Conservatorio G.B. Martini Bologna, Italy)
The short films will be presented to the audience by the film directors and the composers. The discussion will be moderated by Alain Riou, French journalist, screenwriter and film director.
Friday March 24, 2017 (11am – Cinema Le Comoedia): Presentation of the future master’s degree to come followed by a brunch.
Watch the InMICS which introduced each screening session of the festival on our Vimeo channel!
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From Dec. 1, 2016 to Dec. 7, 2016, the CNSMD de Lyon (France) welcomed the participants of the 1st workshop in Bologna for another week of collaborative work, this time dedicated to the production and post-production of film music.
The students recorded the music written for the short films directed by student from KASK in the studios with students from the CNSMD de Lyon.
Timothy Brock (American composer and conductor) supervised the recording sessions and shared his experience with the students.
Martin Barnier (professor of film studies at the University Lyon 2) hold a conference on the history of music and sound in cinema on Thursday Dec. 1, 2016 at the CNSMD de Lyon.
Students, teachers as well as other representatives of the InMICS partnership visited the Institut Lumière, emblemactic place of the history of cinema.
The 4 short films will be presented with the music composed by the students at the International Film Festival in Aubagne on Thursday March 23, 2017.
More pictures of the workshop are online on our Facebook page.
On Friday July 1, 2016 the partners of the project gathered the Cineteca di Bologna for “Il Cinema Ritrovato” Festival.
They organized a masterclass dedicated to the topic Music on Film (notes on Silent Cinema) which was hosted by Stefano Zenni, musicologist and Professor at Conservatorio di Bologna. He conversed with the Musicians and Composers Antonio Coppola, Gabriel Thibaudeau, Neil Brand and Timothy Brock.
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The ICSS project team organized the first creative workshop focused on the collaboration between composers and audiovisual artists. The Conservatorio di Musica G.B. Martini Bologna (Italy) hosted this event between from Feb. 22, 2016 to Feb. 28, 2016. This workshop gathered 8 students in composition from the 4 partner institutions and 4 students in audiovisual arts from KASK (School of Arts Ghent). The 12 students worked together during a whole week on personal projects brought by students in audiovisual arts (animation and feature films). They also attended a master-class organized within the frame of the “Visioni Italiane” Festival at the Cineteca di Bologna.
Michel Poulette film director from Montreal (Canada) joined the InMICS team in Bologna to help out the students in their collaborative work. Following this week session in Bologna, the students will meet again at the Lyon CNSMD in December 2016 to extend their teamwork and this time focus on the creation, production and postproduction of music for the screen.
From 21 to 23 October the ICSS partners met in Ghent.
On October 23, 2016 the first results of the extended survey on film music education were presented. Patrick Duynslaegher, artistic director at Film Fest Gent, hosted a debate with six international film music professionals:
Bruno Coulais – Composer (France)
François-Xavier Dupas – Composer and audio artist, lecturer (Faculty of Music – University of Montreal), co-founder of Vibe Avenue (Canada)
Martine Huvenne – Researcher and lecturer in ‘Sound & Music’ (KASK School of Arts Gent, Belgium)
Caroline Strubbe – Film director (Belgium)
Łukasz Targosz – Composer (Poland)
Bart Van Langendonck – Founder and producer (Savage Film, Belgium)
This event took place within the framework of the ‘Film Music Industry Day’: a day full of information about the film music industry for young film makers and composers, organized by Film Fest Gent and the Provincial Administrative Center (2, Square Woodrow Wilson, Ghent).
Watch the whole conference online on our Vimeo Channel here.