Launched in 2005, Jecheon International Music & Film Festival (JIMFF) strives to be both a celebration of film set in the beautiful landscapes of Jecheon City and exhilarating music shared and enjoyed by everyone of all generations and musical tastes.
The film music composers who left significant marks in the Korean film music industry had been awarded Jecheon Film Music Honorary Award by Jecheon International Music and Film Festival since 2006 to 2016. All 11 film music composers were awarded, such as Shin Byung-ha, Choi Chang-kwon, Jeong Seong-jo who are active in the realm of film music industry. Last year, Jecheon Film Music Honorary Award broadened its horizons to Asia and became the Jecheon Asia Film Music Honorary Award. Following last year’s winner, Kawai Kenji, the master of Japanese film music, this year’s award celebrates of Chinese composer and conductor, Tan Dun.
A special concert will take place to celebrate Tan Dun and his Jecheon Asia Film Music Honorary Award on August 10th, 2018 at the Cheongpung Lakeside Stage. Acclaimed Tonus Trio will perform the Martial Arts Sonata Trilogy with multimedia to rediscover the spirit of Chinese martial arts. More information can be found here.