With the Festival International du Film d’Aubagne and SACEM, the aim of this collaboration is to connect composers with director/producer duos in search of music for their short or feature projects.


Tuesday October 15, 2019


With the presence of

Lisa Chevalier

Lisa began her musical studies at the Conservatoire d'Aix-en-Provence in piano. With a particular interest in the world of images, she joined the Cinema-Audio-Visual class led by Guy Astic in 2010. During three years she learned photography, scriptwriting, editing, attending filming, masterclass and directing a dozen short amateur films. Her desire to combine her two passions, cinema and music, led her to integrate writing, composition and music history courses at the Conservatoire de Marseille in 2013. A student of Olivier Militon at the Annecy Conservatory in 2014, she obtained her Diplôme d'Etudes Musicales de Composition pour l'image in 2018, while pursuing piano training. She collaborates on various short film projects, animations, and experiments on several virtual reality projects. She directed the soundtrack for the 21st Festival International des Scénaristes de Valence, where she met writer-director Marc Robinet (Studio Folimage), with whom she began her first professional projects in 2018. The same year, she won the Sirar at the Aubagne International Film Festival, which allowed her to lead a project with scriptwriter and director Mélisa Godet. In 2018, Lisa joined Gilles Alonzo's Composition for Image class at the CNSMD in Lyon. She then collaborated in 2019 with director Hajri Gachouch on episodes of a series produced by De l'autre côté du périph'.

Marina Khoury

Productrice d’origine libano-russe Marina faits ses débuts au Liban puis en Russie, elle travaille sur plusieurs films avec Andrei Konchalovsky dont “The Lion in Winter” et dirige la production de campagnes publicitaires en Suisse pendant plusieurs années avant de s’installer à Montréal en 2008. Avec une expérience de 20 ans autant dans les domaines de la publicité que de la fiction, elle possède une connaissance des marchés cinématographiques en Europe, au Moyen-Orient et en Amérique du Nord. En 2012, elle fond sa société de production Marina Motion Pictures et continue de produire des films qui possèdent une humanité, une authenticité et une signature singulière.

Véra Nikitine

Born in Paris, where she completed most of her training, Véra Nikitine is a composer, organist and conductor.
She is the author of several film scores (animation and short films) and stage scores (dance and theatre). She draws her inspiration from the great classical repertoire, but also enjoys playing with the original sounds of computer-assisted music.
His orchestral works are performed in France and Europe. She also performs in recital (organ and piano).
She has received numerous international awards and holds a master's degree in writing and a doctorate in music from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris (CNSMDP).
Holder of the great organs of the Saint-Marcel church in Paris, she teaches musical training at the Maurice Ravel Conservatory of the 13th arrondissement of Paris, and conducts the symphony orchestra of the Gabriel Fauré Conservatory in Rambouillet.
His last creation, a Mass for 3 choirs, organ and orchestra, took place in September 2018 in Piacenza (Italy).
Together with her sister, she founded the pianist Katherine Nikitine le Nikitine Sisters Duet, whose first album recorded at the Lyon Auditorium is available at Hortus.
She is the artistic director of the Bach-en-trio ensemble, a group with variable geometry that produces Bach cantatas in Parisian churches, and the artistic director of the association "Les Arts à Saint-Marcel" since May 2019.

Romain Camiolo

Born in 1995, Romain Camiolo composed his first pieces for his instrument, the piano. Since 2008, he has been studying conducting and orchestration at the Jean Wiéner Conservatory in Pont-de-Claix (Isère). In 2013, Romain entered the composition class for the image at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et Danse de Lyon: he obtained his master's degree in June 2018. He created the music for several short animated films and co-composed an original music for Alfred Hitchcock's Les Oiseaux in 2015 and Henry Levin's Le Voyage au centre de la Terre in 2017. In September 2017, the Quebec company Trebuchet releases the virtual reality video game Prison Boss VR, in which you can hear its first interactive compositions. In addition, for five years, he regularly accompanies silent films at the Institute and at the Lumière festival: Buster Keaton, Raoul Walsh, Abel Gance... In 2018, he won the audience prize in the Agen competition for the best young film music composer. Since September 2019, he has been leading a doctoral project at the Université de Montréal devoted to composition for the ciné-concert.

Miryam Charles

Trained in film at Concordia University, Miryam Charles is the director of Vole, vole tristeesse (best work of art and experimentation RVQC 2016), Vers les colonies, Une forteresse, Drei Atlas (special mention of the jury/new alchemists FNC 2018, best work of art and experimentation RVQC 2019) and Second Generation. His films have been screened at various festivals in Quebec and abroad.

Ghislain Leclant

Born in Paris, composer Ghislain Leclant, who has since become a Canadian citizen, has composed the music for more than thirty productions: cinema, television, video games, advertising, multimedia shows and collaborates with many artists as an orchestrator/arranger.

After studying music in France, he moved to Montreal in 2003 to study film composition and music at the Université de Montréal and now lives between Canada and Europe.

He acquired professional skills as an assistant to Canadian composer Michel Cusson and participated in several projects such as the SPACQ and INIS "Composer pour le cinéma" workshop in 2009, the film music master class of French composer Jean-Michel Bernard and the 3rd Character project of the Aubagne International Film Festival in 2014/2015 or the Trio residence of the Maison du Film in 2016.

His main passion for film music is to create emotional and thematic landscapes that reveal characters and carry the visual narrative. He likes to blur the lines between acoustic and electronic music, and his various projects show great versatility.

The latest releases include the music for a feature-length documentary in progress produced by Arte and Orange Studio, the 360° immersive film "Les Lumières de la Nuit" for the planetarium in Paris, and several multimedia shows for Moment Factory. But it is in fiction that her personality is most evident, particularly in "Imperfect" (Canada, 2013), directed by Emilie Gauthier, Telefilm Canada's selection at the Cannes Film Festival; "Vis à Vis" by Frédéric Zamochnikoff (France, 2017), special mention of the jury and prize for best actor at the Paris Hlm competition on Court(s); and more recently "Voyou" (Belgium, 2018) by Alexandre Jallali produced with the support of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation and "Biche et Louve" (Canada, 2019) directed by Sandrine Béchade.

Eli Jean Tahchi

The committed cinema of Eli Jean Tahchi, Lebanese filmmaker, is sharp, human and metaphorically charged. Since 2011, he has accumulated culturally diverse projects and award-winning films at festivals around the world.

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