From Concept to Composition

April 04, 2017

Hollywood Music Workshop With Joe Kraemer,   July 26 – 30 This year’s composition class will be led by Hollywood composer Joe Kraemer, who recently won Discovery of the Year at the World Soundtrack Awards for his score to Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation. With a focus on the conceptual aspects of composing music for film, […]

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World Soundtrack Awards Gala & Concert

February 05, 2017

World Soundtrack Awards Gala & Concert – Wednesday October 18th This year the World Soundtrack Awards Gala & Concert, held on Wednesday October 18th and the Symphonic Jazz Concert, held on Thursday October 19th, both powered by Film Fest Gent, will focus on the incredible influence of jazz music on the art of film scoring […]


NowNextFuture: Joe Kraemer

January 24, 2017

The composer behind the soundtracks for Jack Reacher and Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation brings us stunning orchestral scores on his NowNextFuture release, Expressions of Cinema. See the whole interview HERE


9th Annual Hollywood Music Workshop

January 23, 2017

The popular composer academy launches new masterclasses in video games, midi mock-ups, & composing for documentaries & independent film. Hollywood Talents such as video game composer CRIS VELASCO, Emmy nominated composer MIRIAM CUTLER, powerhouse composer TJ LINDGREN, celebrated conductor JOHANNES VOGEL, and many more will teach at the Summer Academy. Returning this year are legendary […]


Columbia College Chicago

December 05, 2016

Columbia College Chicago Master’s program for Music Composition for the Screen worked with Joe Kraemer, composer of Jack Reacher, The Way of the Gun, and Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation over the past few weeks. Students worked with Joe on various films, learning how to spot, as well as compose for media.  


BMI Composer Joe Kraemer Winner at World Soundtrack Awards

October 25, 2016

On Wednesday, October 19, the World Soundtrack Academy announced the winners of the 2016 World Soundtrack Awards in Capitole, Ghent, where award-winning BMI composer Jeff Beal was named Television Composer of the Year and highly regarded BMI composer Joe Kraemer won the prestigious Discovery of the Year award. Film Fest Gent celebrated this year’s edition of […]


Review: Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

October 19, 2016

Dallas — In 1927, with the end of the silent film era looming, German-born director F.W. Murnau, working in Hollywood at Fox Studio, produced one of the final masterpieces of silent cinema, Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans. Tuesday night at Dallas City Performance Hall, the 29th annual Dallas VideoFest and the Dallas Chamber Symphony co-sponsored a screening of Sunrise accompanied […]


Winners of the 16th World Soundtrack Awards

October 19, 2016

On 19 October, the World Soundtrack Academy announced the winners of the 2016 World Soundtrack Awards in Capitole, Ghent. Film Fest Gent celebrated its 16th edition of the World Soundtrack Awards by focusing on television scores. Brussels Philharmonic and the Flemish Radio Choir performed scores from the most beloved television shows in recent history, conducted […]


Dallas VideoFest 29 Review: A Song of Two Humans

October 19, 2016

To experience the classic, silent film in a presentation more faithful to its original technological limitation, as opposed to faithfully and dutifully appreciating its intended soundtrack, is in some ways like watching a film once thought dead come to life. Joe Kraemer’s recently composed score for the compelling tale of a married couple’s persistence against the […]