NEWS

MARCH 4, 2020  

The Feature Film  CENIZA NEGRA - LA DANSE DU SERPENT released in French cinemas.

Main title in the AUDIO  section

Festival de Cannes INTERVIEW in the ABOUT section.

 

PRESS

Les musiques envoûtantes du compositeur libanais Wissam Hojeij instaurent un dialogue entre la nature et ce que vivent les personnages, teintent même de magie noire le cadre dans lequel évolue Selva qui perdra son innocence et découvrira en elle un courage insoupçonné."Full article HERE
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"La réalisatrice maîtrise tout autant la chronique sociale que le conte dans la nature sauvage de Tortuguero où elle fait évoluer son héroïne. Chaque étape de sa mue entraîne dans la danse sur une partition très réussie de Wissam Hojeij." Full article HERE
20 MINUTES

 

"Wissam Hojeij’s delicate score is sparingly used, and never employed to elicit emotions the story itself has not earned. Mostly, its faraway melodies are knitted deep into Christian Cosgrove’s enveloping, fertile sound design, which allows even the quietest of human moments to occur against a sonic backdrop alive with crickets, frogs and the patter of water droplets on leaves. Full article HERE
VARIETY

 

 

DEC 2019 - Invited by Cannes’ SEMAINE DE LA CRITIQUE in collaboration with SACEM as consultant-composer for this year's new formula of the NEXT STEP

 

NOV 2019 - Short Film "SAISON CALME" directed by Celia Bchir and produced by Films Grand Huit in competition at Festival Européen du film court de Brest. Excerpt in the FICTION section.

 

MAY 2019 - Feature film : Original Score of Costa Rican film

"CENIZA NEGRA- LA DANSE DU SERPENT -

LAND OF ASHES', directed by Sofía Quirós,

Selected in competition at the

Semaine de la Critique - Cannes, 2019

Produced by Promenades Films, Sputnik Films.

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JAN.2018 - Selected as one of the Composers of 

"BERLINALE TALENTS 2018"

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DEC. 2017- Selected as one of the composers of the 

"NEXT STEP" - Semaine de la critique - Cannes 2017.

In partnership with Sacem.

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Image from "La Danse du Serpent" / "Ceniza Negra" directed by Sofia Quiros, 2019