NORDIC FILM MUSIC DAYS 2018
Sunday February 18th NORDIC FILM MUSIC DAYS 2018 took place at Nordische Botschaften.
NORDIC FILM MUSIC DAYS aimed at presenting the high quality of Nordic film- and mediamusic for the participating composers and to the young professionals present at the Berlinale.
The HARPA NORDIC FILM COMPOSERS AWARD was handed out as a part of NORDIC FILM MUSIC DAYS. The HARPA award 2018 went to Daníel Bjarnason (Iceland) for his score to Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson feature film Under the Tree.
See more about the prize here
Artistic agent Edna Pletchero recieved the prize on behalf of Daniel.
Edna Pletchero and Halfdan E. Foto: Tine Louise Kortermand
Program of the NORDIC FILM MUSIC DAYS 2018
10.-10.15: Musical performance by Christine Hals (NOR).
10.15-11.00: A Multiple-Arena Case Study: Preserving Nordic Film Music History. By Jesper Hansen.(DEN)
11.00-11.45: The director/composer relationship: Bent Hamer (NOR) & John Erik Kaada (NOR)". Moderated by Thor Joachim Haga (NOR).
12.00-13.00: : How to be your own agent? Nordic composers usually have to self-represent, handle their own rights and work on multiple arenas beyond film music to sustain their livelihood. How do they manage?.
Panel with composers Jean-Paul Wall (SWE), Kate Havnevik (NOR) and Panu Aaltio (FIN). Moderated by Andrea Reuter. (SWE/FIN)
16- 17 Award ceremony, with an introduction by Councellor for Cultural Affairs at the Swedish Embassy, Nina Röhlcke and with the presence of Elín Rósa Sigurðardóttir, Deputy Ambassador, Icelandic Embassy.
17 – 19 Afterparty
MEET THE NOMINATED COMPOSERS
Videos are made by Tine Louise Kortermand and graphic design for Nordic Film Music Days is made by Lilienfeld
In 2018 the nominees for HARPA Nordic Film Composers Award were:
- WINNER Daníel Bjarnason (Iceland) for his score for Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson feature film 'Under the Tree'. Meet Daniel
- Henrik Skram (Norway) for his score for Synne Teksum's 'Snøfall'. Meet Henrik
- Miska and Juri Seppä (Finland) for their score for Rike Jokela's 'Tatu and Patu'. Meet Miska and JuriKristian Selin Eidnes Andersen (Denmark) for his score for Amanda Kernell's 'Sameblood'. Meet Kristian
- Björn Olsson (Sweden) for his score for Johannes Nyholms 'Jätten'
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