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This year’s Film Music Symposium will be taking place on the 26th and 27th of September, 2017 at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna.

Danny Elfman will participate at FIMU Symposium along with many other guest speakers:

Danny Elfman
Film composer, Emmy- und Grammy-Award winner (known for »The Simpsons«-Theme, »Alice in Wonderland«, »Men in Black«, »Girl on Train«, »Hitchcock, »The Circle«  and many more)

John Mauceri
Conductor, founder of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, recipient of Grammy, Tony, Emmy Awards and more

Lebo M
Producer, Composer of »The Lion King« (known for »The Power of One«, »Tears of the Sun« and many more)

James Shearman
Conductor, film score orchestrator & composer (known for »Beauty and the Beast«, »Harry Potter«, »Manchester by the Sea«, »Bridget Jones's Diary« - and more)
Doreen Ringer Ross
Vice President Film, TV & Visual Media Relations BMI
Aleksey Igudesman
Violinist, composer, conductor, actor & film maker
Melinda Newman
Film Music Journalist, The Hollywood Reporter

and many more.

Danny Elfman’s influence on countless Hollywood film productions through his scores for Tim Burton’s films such as »Edward Scissorhands«, »Charlie and the Chocolate Factory«, »Alice in Wonderland« as well as in other classics such as »Men in Black«, »Batman« and »Good Will Hunting«, has been rewarded with four Oscar- and eleven Grammy-Nominations.  Since 1980, he has composed scores for more than 100 television and film projects. His scores for the opening credits of both »The Simpsons« and »Desperate Housewives« were particularly influential on both the film industry and the public. In 2005 he won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Title Music for his »Wisteria Lane Song« written for »Desperate Housewives«.

During his presentation, Danny Elfman will review his career from the standpoint of a living composer and will provide young musicians and composers a look into his creative process during a masterclass on the second day of the FIMU event. 


September 26th, 09:00 am - 19:00 pm, SYMPOSIUM 
September 27th, 12:00 am - 03:00 pm, MASTERCLASS WITH DANNY ELFMAN - fully booked


25€ regular

20€ for students

200€ regular

150€ for students

(Attention: The workshop is fully booked.)


University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna
Joseph Haydn-Saal
Anton-von-Webern-Platz 1, 1030 Wien


If you have any questions please contact: registration@fimuvienna.com