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World Premiere, Live Music Event - Cœur Fidèle

Sat, Nov 5, 2022, 7 pm; $10

Nov 5, 2022

Indiana University Cinema

Cœur Fidèle Music Scoring Premiere for Jon Vickers Film Scoring Award.
The world premiere of a new, original score composed for silent French film Cœur Fidèle by Yi-Chen Chiang on Saturday, November 05, 2022 7:00 pm, Indiana University Cinema.

The world premiere of a new, original score composed for Jean Epstein's French Impressionist classic.

Set against a background of the Marseille docks, Cœur Fidèle (The Faithful Heart) is a melodramatic story of thwarted romance that showcases experiments with many techniques of camerawork and editing directed by master French Impressionist Jean Epstein. [87 mins; drama; silent film with intertitles]

This screening will be accompanied by a live score composed by IU Jacobs student Yi-Chen Chiang, and performed by IU Jacobs student musicians.

Yi-Chen Chiang is an award-winning composer. Born in Taipei, Taiwan, she has been immersed in music for 20 years. As a composer, Yi-Chen is experienced in film scoring, composition, and orchestration. She is proficient in a wide range of genres, including orchestral, classical, drama, romance, suspense, horror, action, epic, city pop, and music for anime.

Engaging in varied music-scoring projects, Yi-Chen is the current recipient of the prestigious Jon Vickers Scoring Award (2021/2022), and her scoring for the film 3108 was nominated for the Best Original Music at the Golden Sugarcane Film Festival (2018). Additional films scored by Yi-Chen have been nominated in many film festivals, including the International Festival Signs of the Night (Paris), Seoul International Senior Film Festival, Nara International Film Festival, Croatia Diversions International Short Film Festival, and Singapore International Film Festival.

Currently, Yi-Chen is working in the Los Angeles music industry as an audio/video QC specialist at Craigman Digital where she works with several major artists through the Warner Music Group. She is also a music/sound designer for Fu Jen Creative Design Center. As a dedicated collaborator, she writes professional and customized music for visual media, and she loves to create and explore the most suitable music for each film.

Yi-Chen earned her Master of Music degree in Music Scoring for Visual Media and Composition Minor at Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, in 2022. Read more about her work on Cœur Fidèle from China Times and Liberty Times.

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