Los Angeles Live Score Film Festival

Original scores performed live to indie films

2020 Festival

By on November 29, 2016

The 7th annual Los Angeles Live Score Film Festival will take place on July 12, 2020 at the Barnsdall Gallery Theatre. 

The 2020 Los Angeles Live Score Film Festival is presented by Helix Collective in partnership with New Filmmakers L.A.

Our Signature Sponsors for the 2020 Los Angeles Live Score Film Festival are Orange Tree Samples , the LA Film School and Sonic Fuel Studios.

Selected film composers are paired with a winning filmmaker to create an original score for the festival. The film is screened with the score performed live by the renowned performance and recording ensemble, Helix Collective. The screening includes an interview with the filmmakers and composers. The audience votes for Best Picture and Best Musical Score and the awards are presented at the close of the festival.

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About Helix Collective

Helix Collective founded and produces the Los Angeles Live Score Film Festival. Helix is a Los Angeles-based ensemble that specializes in multi-media, collaborative performance and recording that has released three critically acclaimed albums and has recorded the scores for over thirty films. Called “dizzyingly virtuosic with exquisite musicianship and world-class range” by The Free Times and praised for their “beyond-the-ordinary programming,” the flexible instrumentation ensemble performs as a small chamber orchestra for the festival performance.

Helix Collective has performed for several live soundtrack events including Silent Films Live and the Women Composers in Media event in Los Angeles. Recent performances include Live! at Museum in Laguna, CA, Classical Revolution: L.A., Beverly Hills Music in the Mansion, and Encinitas Music by the Sea.

Helix Collective is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to creating a sustainable community of multi-disciplinary, multi-genre artists working together to create accessible, immersive works of art in order to bring joy, connection, solace, and understanding to a wide and diverse audience.