Rome, 28 October 2017, 4 pm
Macro Testaccio – La Pelanda
Projection of 5 movies by Buster Keaton with the music by the 5 finalists and Award Ceremony of
the International Competition Sounds of Silences 2017
Paleface music by Myriam Boucher
The Goat music by Ludovico Failla
High Sign music by Fabrizio Giraudo
Cops music by Xavier Madore
Neighbors music by Gabriele Paolozzi
The composers collective Edison Studio, with the support of Società Italiana degli Autori e Editori within the project SIAE – Classici di Oggi (Today’s Classics) and with the collaboration of Cineteca di Bologna and RomaEuropa Festival 2017, presents the final event of the second edition of the International Competition of Musical Composition for the Moving Image Sounds of Silences.
The 5 finalists will present their original soundtracks for 5 Buster Keaton’s medium-length films chosen by Edison Studio in collaboration with Cineteca di Bologna. The 5 projections will take place at MACRO Testaccio – La Pelanda on 28 October, within REF17.
After the presentations the jury composed by Monique Veaute (President of Romaeuropa Foundation and President of the jury), Andrew Bentley (composer, Sibelius Academy, Helsinki), Alvin Curran (composer), Giulio Latini (Multimedia Communication professor, University of Rome 2) and Andrea Ravagnan (Cineteca di Bologna Press Office Manager), will award cash prizes to the 3 best works.