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2007 Úbeda Film Music Conference

A resounding success with Broughton named 2008 Honorary President

Broughton conducting Silverado at the Úbeda Film Music Conference
Photo by Dan Goldwasser

A standing ovation by an enthusiastic crowd of film music fans brought Spain’s most prestigious annual film music gathering to an exciting finale on July 22nd. For a third year in a row, the International Film Music Conference – City of Úbeda brought together an impressive line-up of international composers and other distinguished guests from the film music industry to enjoy a host of film music activities and events. Many panel discussions, as well as an extraordinary film music concert brought together an astounding and international array of talent. In attendance at this year’s conference were composers Bruce Broughton (Silverado), John Powell (The Bourne Ultimatum), John Debney (Dreamer), David Arnold (Casino Royale), John Scott (Greystoke)and Roque Baños (The Machinist). A full symphonic orchestra with choir performed the final concert of works by the visiting composers under a crescent moon in a sixteenth-century hospital courtyard.

At the conclusion of the concert, outgoing Honorary President John Debney announced the selection of ten-time Emmy-winning composer Bruce Broughton, board member of ASCAP and a governor of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, to be his successor as the 2008 Úbeda Film Music Conference Honorary President.

The Third Annual International Film Music Conference was celebrated in the City of Úbeda, Spain from July 19-22, 2007. Organized by The BSOSpirit Society, the symposium has quickly become one of the most important gatherings for film music enthusiasts around the world.

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