News

7 March 2007 — Tampere International Film Festival

Miguel attended the Tampere International Film Festival, Finland where the film What Does Your Daddy Do? was screened in competition. The film also recently received a special mention by the Jury at the Larissa Film Festival, Greece.

26 February 2007 — National Film Theatre

Miguel ran a film music education event for GCSE students at the National Film Theatre during which he interviewed film composer David Arnold (Casino Royale, Hot Fuzz, Little Britain).

18 January 2007 — Broken

Miguel has finished scoring Vicki Psarias’ film Broken which deals with a Greek immigrant family living in London in the 1960s. Miguel was fortunate to work with Bouzouki player George Gregoriou and lyricist Vasilis Panayis on the creation of musical materials including a traditional Zembekiko song.

5 January 2007 — Nickelodeon Idents

Miguel composed music for the re-launch of Nickelodeon’s cartoon channel. The central animated character, a brain called Colin, likes to dance to cheesy 1970s Disco music. The idents will appear from Monday 12th February onwards.

28 September 2006 — European Film Music published

The book European Film Music which was co–edited by Miguel has been published. It is available both in hardback and in paperback from www.ashgate.com

5 September 2006 — Venice Film Festival

The short film What Does Your Daddy Do? directed by Martin Stitt with a score by Miguel is in competition at the 63rd Venice Film Festival. There are 16 films in the Corto Cortissimo section.

7 August 2006 — Indian Summer at Dartington

Miguel ran the Composing for Film course at the Dartington International Summer School and worked with the Rivoli string quartet, master tabla player Sanju Sahai, and Indian Vocalist Vijya Kara.

10 July 2006 — British Film Institute

To tie–in with the Bernard Herrmann season at the National Film Theatre, Miguel led a four–week course on film music as well as a one–day event for A–Level music students.

3 July 2006 — The Sound of Silents

In association with the BMW and the Lichfield Festival, Miguel worked with four schools to create new scores for Charlie Chaplin’s silent film Easy Street.

15 June 2006 — Trent 2 Rent

Miguel completed the score for Cassius Mathias’ film Trent 2 Rent.

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