Mihali Palaeologou is a composer based in Berlin. His award-winning music has been performed in Europe, the USA, Japan, China, and Australia. He is a passionate Film Music educator and conductor. Mihali is the Artistic Director of the Berlin International Film Scoring Competition and Founder of the Fusion Film Scoring Workshops
Dr. Fredi Devas
Film Making Process
Primetime Emmy nominee Dr. Fredi Devas is a wildlife filmmaker who cares deeply about the natural world and the challenges it faces. Having worked on Meerkat Manor and Nick Baker’s Weird Creatures, he joined the BBC to work on Frozen Planet and then Wild Arabia. On Planet Earth II he decided to leave the wildernesses behind to produce and direct working with composers Hans Zimmer, Jasha Klebe and Jacpob Shea.
Laura Rossi is a composer for film, television and concert music. Credits include London to Brighton, The Cottage, BBC Eichmann Show, Song for Marion, Hurricane and Battle of the Somme and Ancre. In 2016-17 one hundred orchestras worldwide performed the score for the Battle of the Somme live with film. Concerts were watched live by over 37,000, performed by 4,200 musicians, and televised live on BBC1 with the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
Laura is lecturer for film music at the London Film Academy and Guildhall School of Music
Peter Albrechtsen is an award-winning Danish sound designer, mixer, and music supervisor working on both feature films and documentaries. Recent credits include festival favorites The Distant Barking of Dogs, and sound effects recording for Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk. A member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences since 2017. Peter also works as a music supervisor and has collaborated with internationally acclaimed musicians like Jóhann Jóhannsson, Antony Hegarty, and Efterklang.
Past Faculty Members Include
Lesley established UK Film Music in March 2019 following several years representing and managing prominent and award-winning composers from the UK and mainland Europe. With a career history including international marketing and the Visual Arts, Lesley is keen to bring a different approach to representation.
Michalis Lapidakis is a Professor of Composition at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and since 2009 director of the Contemporary Music Lab of A.U.Th. He has studied with A. Stout, Th. Antoniou, Β. Rands, O. Messiaen, P. Boulez, T. Takemitsu, and I. Xenakis among others.
He has received commissions from orchestras and contemporary music ensembles like Camerata, Symphony Orchestra of Bulgaria, Orchestra of Colours, Sate Orchestra of Thessaloniki, Alea III, e.t.c. His works are published by the music house "Philippos Nakas" and have appeared with various labels
Thessaloniki International Film Festival
Film industry professionals and collaborators of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival.