Devices for the training of young authors

The Festival International du Film d’Aubagne organizes with the support of the SACEM a masterclass of musical composition for picture.
This workshop takes place March 14th to the 24th and intended 8 young composers/musicians.
Like every year this Master Class is led by a famous composer (Jérôme Lemonnier, Bruno Coulais, Gilles Alonzo, Marc Marder, Jean-Michel Bernard, Selma Mutal, Charles Papasoff, Pierre Adenot, Cyrille Aufort...).

In 2018, Stephen Warbeck will led the Master Class of the 19th Festival International du Film d'Aubagne.


Stephen Warbeck began studying piano and composing of the age of four. By his midteens, he developed an affinity for rock’n’roll as well as for theatre. After eight years of working as a composer and performer for the theatre, Stephen Warbeck began writing music for film and television. He has since built up a considerable filmography.

Film scores include "Mon Roi", "Seve", "Polisse", "Proof", "Mrs Brown", "Two Brothers", "Mystery Men", "Quills", "Billy Elliott", "Captain Corelli’s Mandolin", "Charlotte Gray", "Birthday Girl" and "Shakespeare in Love", for which he won an Academy Award. He has written music for more than 40 television projects, received five BAFTA nominations and in 2013 a BAFTA Award for his work on "Richard Eyre’s Henry IV", "Indian Summers", "Fungus the Bogeyman" and "A Young Doctor’s Notebook".


Stephen’s notable stage productions include: the RSC’s Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies; the Royal Court’s The River and Jerusalem and "The Seagull"; The National Theatre’s "The Red Lion" and many productions for Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, The Almeida and West End theatres. In addition to composing for film and television, Stephen is a founder member of the anarchic pub band The hKippers for whom he composes and performs. He has his own ensemble who perform selections of his film music. Stephen has written several concert pieces and the ballet "Peter Pan".

  • Henrik André : violin
  • Diana Buscemi : piano
  • Jérôme Carayol : accordion
  • Guillaume Foisseau : trumpet
  • Pierre Golse : flute
  • Stéphanie Hamelin Tomala : violin
  • Sofiane Kadi : guitar
  • Mathieu Parisot : piano
  • Louis Viallet : guitar