Friends, the legendary „Master of Horror“ John Carpenter is a guest of honor at this year's 16. NIFFF. Included in the package are its legendary Synthesizer, has by what the director created nothing less than the most famous horror movie melodies of the genre.

John Carpenter am NIFFF 2016

For an exclusive Concert John Carpenter takes the Switzerland and this to the Neuchatel International Film Festival Fanta stitch (NIFFF). The Concert on Wednesday, the 6. July at 20.00 Uhr im Passage Theatre instead of. Carpenter is Music play from his films, but also from his new musical repertoire. The presale has started - Tickets are available for 65 CHF bei Starticket. As the Festival Administration has announced, there will be a cinematic retrospective at the festival, which deals with the work of the director. Also one can assume, that there will be a master class / panel discussion, and a chance for the fans to their DVDs and Poster have it signed by the master himself. The latter is, to date, however, still unconfirmed.

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Top 10 John Carpenter Movies

As part of its 16. Output has the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival honor, to receive a key figure of US filmmaking: John Carpenter. On Wednesday 6. July 2016 is the legendary genre film director and composer will perform some of his mythical soundtrack designs and new compositions live on stage. The concert is Switzerland's exclusive; tickets go on sale opens today. The festival program will be supplemented by a retrospective of the most important works of the master and covers the nine days of the festival.

John Carpenter live

Music is for John Carpenter a fundamental and instinctive form of expression. As an innovative composer, he himself wrote the majority of his soundtracks and performed - and thus consolidated its reputation as an independent filmmaker. Its sound universe based on minimal synth sounds, Piano accompaniments and drum machine - an ideal complement to the emotional mood of his work and an essential interface between music and film. Year 2014 presented Carpenter with the two composers Cody Carpenter (His son) and Daniel Davis (his nephew) a first pure music album called Lost Themes. The project's success persuaded Carpenter, It also perform live and for 2016 to schedule a tour. The Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival comes the honor, to organize at the personal request of the artist, the only Swiss concert, the most 6. takes place in July. John Carpenter performs original soundtracks and pieces of Lost Themes, but in addition also some currently unpublished, enriched with electric and acoustic guitar compositions of the album Lost Themes II, the most 1. April 2016 appears.

A retrospective in honor of the "Master of Horror"

When living legend John Carpenter symbolizes the American fantastic movie like no one else. During his now forty year career, he has gained at international level as one of the most inventive and innovative filmmakers. The modern interpretation of fantastic subgenres Fantasy Film as the Slasher, of science fiction, the horror genre or the urban Western was significantly influenced by works such as Halloween, The Thing, Assault on Precinct 13 und Escape from New York, to name only a few. The unusual presence of genre Pope John Carpenter in Neuchâtel also means for the realization of a long cherished NIFFF project the: to show his films in the best available format. The complete program of the retrospective, the ones from 1.-9. will be held in July, we announce in the course of April.


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John Carpenter Live on the 5th of July 2016 at NIFFF