JAN A.P. KACZMAREK, CHRISTOPHER YOUNG, AND GEORGE S. CLINTON
JOIN TRANSATLANTYK JURY
Inaugural International Film & Music Festival runs
August 5-13 in Poland
LOS ANGELES (July 21, 2011) – Award-winning composers Jan A.P. Kaczmarek, the founder and director of the festival (Finding Neverland), Christopher Young (Spiderman 3, The Grudge) and George S. Clinton (Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Tooth Fairy) are joining the jury of the Transatlantyk International Film & Music Festival. The festival runs August 5-13 in Poznan, Poland. Also joining the jury are Paul Broucek, Music President at Warner Bros. Pictures and Peter Golub, Director of the Sundance Film Music Program.
Featuring film and music from around the world, the festival includes two international competitions: the Transatlantyk Film Music Competition and the Transatlantyk Instant Composition Contest, where contestants will view a short film and compose an impromptu piano solo in front of a live audience. The music program includes a competition with a cash prize of $20,000 and seminars led by award-winning film composers.
The eclectic Transatlantyk music program will take the audience from a symphony concert hall to a club dance floor. Interactive events include the Transatlantyk Club, a place where DJs from all around the world will take the stage.
150 films will be screened during the festival. The program includes world premieres, festival award winners, documentaries and retrospectives, as well as unique categories, including culinary cinema and 1950s Hollywood B movies.
More information, including film program and events, can be found at www.transatlantyk.org