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Sa, - Independent Days Filmfestspiele Karlsruhe

MASTERCLASS Musikkomposition SPECIAL GUEST Lucio Godoy

Lucio Godoy ist ein preisgekrönter spanisch-argentinischer Filmkomponist und Musikproduzent. Er lebte von 1992 bis 2013 in Madrid und arbeitete als aktiver Film- und
Fernsehkomponist (Erarbeitung und Produktion
von Musik für mehr als 50 Spielfilme). Seit 2013 ist er Direktor des Master-Studiengangs Scoring for Film, Television and Videogames auf dem Campus von Berklee in Valencia, Spanien.
Godoy about Godoy:
„Every time I start a project, I have the same feeling: here is a new puzzle to assemble. I’ve been given a box with all the puzzle pieces and a general framework, although there is no complete image of the final picture. Now, all I have to do is figure out how to put it all together.
There is something magical about this process that has always fascinated me and continues to fascinate me. Sometimes I’ll spend one, two, or three days mulling over a cue, only to ‚find‘ the perfect piece in the blink of an eye. Any other piece wouldn’t fit.
Once the movie is finished, somehow, the music
appears integrated, but in reality it’s something that day after day, I worked to put each small piece into place. Sometimes, after trying try to force a piece into place, I’ll realize that it’s not the right one, although
it seemed so at first glance.
The more puzzles I accumulate over time, the more I realize there is no secret formula. This is one of the best things I like about my job. Each movie has its music, and all music has its time. For me, it’s all about piecing the two together, and enjoying the process while you’re at it.“
Career Highlights:
Has written and produced music for more than 60
feature films, including:
- Everybody Has a Plan (featuring Viggo Mortensen)
- Blackthorn (Sam Shepard),
- Chinese Take-Out (Ricardo Darín)
- Shell Shock (Colin Farrell and Christopher Lee)
Has produced for other composers‘ feature films, including:
- Alejandro Amenábar‘s scores for The Others (Nicole Kidman) and The Sea Inside (Javier Bardem)
- Alberto Iglesias‘s scores for All About My Mother, Live Flesh, and The Flower of My Secret
- Alfonso Vilallonga‘s scores for A los Que Aman, (Monica Bellucci) and My Life Without Me (Sarah Polley and Mark Ruffalo)
About the Masterclass (English Lecture):
Lucio Godoy presents pieces of his musical puzzle
Some extracts of his work projected on the movie screen will immerse you: Seeing and listening!
The audience will get answers to various questions about film music. You will learn how Lucio Godoy entered into the profession.
What is his training?
How did he get his first jobs?
How does he cooperate with filmmakers or with
How does he score?
Lucio Godoy will give some examples for choosing the music of certain scenes: desperate searching, sudden inspiration, cooperation experiences with filmmakers and so on.
What are the difficulties and the pleasures of the profession?
What advice would he give to young filmmakers
and to young film music composers?
And if you still want to know more, he can answer questions about technical, financial, economic, artistic and human aspects of the profession. The other present Film music composers and students can complete with their experience.