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Q&A + Meet & Greet
Q&A + Meet & Greet
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Meet your favourite film composer

Each year, Film Fest Gent organises a short press conference and Meet & Greet with the invited performing and nominated WSA composers.

Have you always wanted to talk about writing film music with your favourite film composer? Now is your chance, as Terence Blanchard, Joe Kraemer and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient David Shire will attend our annual press conference and fan moment! They will have an open discussion with artistic director Patrick Duynslaegher and music director Dirk Brossé and a chat with the press. Several nominees will be present as well: Dave Porter, Dustin O’Halloran, Rael Jones, Diego Navarro, Alejandro Vivas, Dan Jones, Matt Dunkley, Michael Abels and Rupert Gregson-Williams have already confirmed.  Afterwards, they’ll take some time to talk with fans and take pictures. But alas, seats are limited! 

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The Q&A + Meet & Greet will take place 19 October, 11am @ Theaterzaal Vooruit, Ghent. 

During past editions, film music fans had the chance to meet their favourite composers such as:

  • Ryuichi Sakamoto
  • Jeff Beal
  • Mac Quayle
  • Sean Callery
  • Jeff Russo
  • John Lunn
  • Alan Silvestri
  • Patrick Doyle
  • Daniel Pemberton
  • Cliff Martinez
  • Francis Lai
  • Dan Romer
  • Hans Zimmer
  • Thomas Newman
  • Alexandre Desplat
  • Giorgio Moroder
  • Abel Korzeniowski
  • Angelo Badalamenti
  • Craig Armstrong
  • James Newton Howard

and many more...

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