Did you know that there are about a dozen festivals all over Europe that celebrate film music? Spain, Vienna, Krakow, Croatia, Ghent. Thousands of people flock to hear concerts of movie music, and to meet film composers from different countries—but often especially from Hollywood. Film Music Prague, now in its seventh year, was the brainchild of Nikola Bojčev—a fellow film score aficionado who, by day, is an editor at the Czech Republic’s major national public radio company.
For the extended version of the interview, check out the Music for Moving Pictures podcast.