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IFFR Pro x Buma 2021

IFFR continues its partnership with Buma Music in Motion for the third year. Buma Music in Motion is thé Dutch event, platform, and award show, solely dedicated to the innovative use of music in film, games, TV and advertising. BMIM and IFFR are excited to bring skilled Dutch composers into the spotlight. The talents, selected jointly by BMIM and IFFR, have created standout scores for films and audiovisual projects, or are at the beginning of their promising careers. This year we are happy to connect six Dutch composers to the selected CineMart projects.

IFFR Pro x Buma Composers

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Federico Solazzo

Experienced, fast, reliable, hard-working and smile-on-guy, Federico Solazzo is an Italian music composer for film, TV and games based in the Netherlands. Federico's recent work includes the TV series Mocro Maffia (NL), the documentary Il cercatore d'infinito (IT, LTG award at the 77º Venice Film Festival), the opening ceremony of the World Expo 2020 Dubai (UAE) and the feature film Eyes Wide Open (KR).

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Renán Zelada Cisneros

Renán Zelada Cisneros (b. 1993) is a composer specialized in music for visual media such as film, TV, and theatre.


Aisling Brouwer

Aisling Brouwer is a Dutch/Irish composer, producer & artist based in Berlin.

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Matthijs Kieboom

Matthijs Kieboom is one of the most sought after and well-established composers in the Netherlands. Despite his relatively young age, he has been a full-time composer for more than a decade and has recently become the head of the Film Music department in one of Holland’s leading conservatories.

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Merlijn Snitker

“I want my scores to have a strong personality: present, yet unobtrusive. Music as an autonomous character, and a specific concept is intricately interwoven with the scenario.“ Voilà, the statement that defines the craftsmanship of Merlijn Snitker, one of Holland’s most successful Dutch film composers.

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Tess van der Velde

Tess van der Velde (1992) is an Amsterdam based film/media composer and songwriter. She studied a Bachelor Pop at the Conservatory of Amsterdam from 2011 to 2015. During that time, besides being a songwriter in several bands, she started doing more and more music for commercials.

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