Residence in Angers Film Festival

Hugo Lippens attends the “Premiers Plans Film Festival” in Angers to participate to a workshop about music and film.

Organized by the Sacem and the festival, the workshop brings together composers and directors working on a film in development.
Hugo Lippens takes part to the workshop with the french director Pauline Amelin to work on a her musical short film Show.

> More informations about the Festival

Hugo Lippens et Pauline Amelin à Angers / ©Premiers Plans

Hugo Lippens and Pauline Amelin / ©Premiers Plans


“Where is Rocky II?” and “The Last Hounds” still on tour

Week-end du DocWhere is Rocky II? by Academy-awarded Pierre Bismuth and The Last Hounds by Morgane Thibaut are screened this weekend in Brussels. Hugo Lippens composed the original score of these two films.

The short film The Last Hounds will be screened on Friday 17th of November (7pm, Plateau96) at the Week-end du Doc, an event focusing on documentaries, and the long feature Where is Rocky II? will be screening at the Brussels Art Film Festival (BAFF) on Saturday 19th of November (7pm, Cinematek).

All informations about the « Week-end du Doc »
> All informations about the BAFF
> Watch the trailer and a scene of Where is Rocky II?
> Watch the trailer of The Last Hounds

The Last Hounds by Morgane Thibaut at FIFF

The short documentary The Last Hounds directed by Morgane Thibaut is selected at the 32th edition of the FIFF, in Namur. Hugo Lippens composed the original score of this contemplative documentary about the passionate relationship between a man and his hunting dogs.
The Last Hounds is Morgane Thibaut’s end-of-study short film, produced for the film school IAD. The film will be next screened at the Nature Film Festival in Innsbruck, Austria.
Screenings in the presence of the film team: Sunday 1st October (18:30, Palais des Congrès) Tuesday 5th October (18:15, Caméo 3).

> Watch the trailer with the music composed by Hugo Lippens
> Informations on FIFF’s website


Katrina’s Dream recording: the gallery

Some souvenirs of the recording of the original soundtrack composed by Hugo Lippens for the long feature Katrina’s Dream directed by Dario and Mirko Bischofberger. Thanks to the musicians of the Lecce Symphony Orchestra, to the conductor Realino Mazzota and to the sound engineer Stefano Manca from Sudestudio for the great work!
Listen to one of the tracks here.

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New score for Hugo Lippens

The University of Zurich has just published a 100 second video, which presents its faculties and activities. Directed by Mirko Bischofberger, the clip explores the different places of the university, emphazised by choregraphy and music. The music scored by Hugo Lippens and played by Geoffrey Fiorese, Tom Bourgeois et Veronika Zukaite was recorded at the Dada Studios.
The clip – with more than 20’000 viewings on Facebook – can be seen here. 

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“Retina” by Justin Heyl at Shortcutz Festival

After its premiere at Imagine Film Festival in April, Retina, a dutch short film directed by Justin Heyl and with a score composed by Hugo Lippens, will be screened in official competion at the Shortcutz in Amsterdam, a festival focussing on promoting new dutch film talent.

“Retina” by Justin Heyl: Premiere in Amsterdam

I composed the music for Retina directed by Justin Heyl and produced by Action Reaction Production (Netherlands). The short has just been selected at Imagine Film Festival in Amserdam. Retina is a tribute to Luis Bunuel and Salvador Dali’s Le Chien Andalou and can be seen on screen or in VR.

Action Reaction Productions website
Imagine Film Festival website