Los Angeles Live Score Film Festival

Original scores performed live to indie films

2023 Festival

By on November 29, 2016

The Los Angeles Live Score Film Festival is presented by Helix Collective featuring short films from the Film Music Connect program from SAGindie and Helix Collective.

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.

The 2023 Los Angeles Live Score Film Festival is scheduled for the Fall of 2023

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About Helix Collective

Helix Collective founded and produces the Los Angeles Live Score Film Festival.

Helix Collective are classical musicians busting out of the traditional mold. From crossover dance music, to storytelling, to film, television, and video game music, the Los Angeles-based ensemble takes the best of classical chamber music and makes it the life of the party.

Variety Magazine praised Helix Collective’s musical range moving from “moody urgency and edgy chamber-music sound” to the “sweetly romantic evoking wide-open spaces.”

Helix “has a little something for everyone: those who like their classics straight up, with a contemporary edge to it, or with populist appeal.” Called “dizzyingly virtuosic with exquisite musicianship and world-class range” by The Free Times and praised for “beyond-the-ordinary programming.”

Like the double helix, the ensemble is rearrangeable, flexible, and fuses the DNA of classical music into worlds where it’s never gone before.