The two-time oscar nominated and seven-times Goya winner composer will receive an award in recognition of his career tied to the world of music and film
The award will be presented by the mayor of Ubeda, Ilmo. Mr. D. Marcelino Sanchez Ruiz at the Fourth International Film Music Conference "City of Ubeda" to be held from 10 to 13 July 2008.
Thus, the Spanish composer assures his presence in Ubeda, alongside other major international composers: Oscar nominated and eight times Emmy winner Bruce Broughton ("Silverado", 1985) Honorary President of this IV edition IV, two time Oscar nominated Patrick Doyle ("Sense and Sensibility", 1996), Fernando Velazquez ("The Orphanage", 2007), Joel McNeely ("The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles", 1992) and twice Goya winner Roque Baņos ("Alatriste" 2006) among others.
The organizers of the event promise even more surprises that will delight fans of the film and music score fans from all over the world.
Alberto Iglesias, born in 1955 in San Sebastian, Spain, is currently one of the international composers at the spotlight due to his two recent nominations for an Oscar for best dramatic score, in 2006 for "The Constant Gardener" and in 2008 for "The Kite Runner"
Since the beginning of the 80s has composed more than 30 scores for films directed by some of the most prestigious filmmakers like Pedro Almodovar, Oliver Stone, Julio Medem and Carlos Saura. Over the course of his entire career, has not only received recognition from Hollywood, but holds 7 Goya awards, one European Film Award and the National Film Award.
The International Film Music Conference "City of Ubeda" will hold its fourth edition from 10 to July 13, 2008 in Ubeda, Spain. Organizecd by the BSOSpirit association, and supported by the Hon. Ubeda town hall and various private sponsors, has emerged as the most important meeting point of film music worldwide.
As in previous editions, hundreds of fans and journalists will attend the many conferences and the symphonic concert in which famous pieces of the guest composers would be conducted.
Official Website for the Conference: http://congreso.bsospirit.com/
International Film Music Conference "City of Ubeda"