About The Speaker
Annette Focks is a German composer who lives in Berlin and has won numerous national and international awards. She contributed music to over 170 German and international cinema and television productions. For more than 20 years, Focks has collaborated with various orchestras such as the Munich Philharmonic, the Berlin Philharmonic, the German Symphony Orchestra Berlin, the Slovak Philharmonic and the Czech Philharmonic. In addition to film scores, she also composes for the concert hall. Annette Focks is a member of the German Film Academy as well as the European Film Academy and, since 2019, a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which awards the Oscar.