Of Music and Motion
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About Yoann Mylonakis
A Life steeped in Sound and Motion
Music, Dance, Cinema, among other art mediums, have the power to transport us to another time and place as much as to connect us all to our most intimate essence, to individually or collectively exist, bringing us a different experience of life. It is crucial to harness that power with a broad audience and passionate creators alike. Ever since a young age, Yoann Mylonakis has found meaning, joy and satisfaction being involved in the creative process; here is the sharing of his experience.
Feel free to take a look and to have a listen to get to know more about his work.
WITHOUT (2019, short film):
- Crystal Pine Awards Nominee, Best Original Score in Short Film at the
International Sound & FIlm Music Festival 2019 (Pula, Croatia)
- Bronze Award, Sound and Vision International Film & Technology Festival 2019 (NYC)
TOMORROW (2017, short film): Best Music Semi-Finalist, Los Angeles CINEFEST 2017
CLOSE TO THE BONE (2017, short film): Collegial Best Sound/Music Award at
The Scottish Short Film Festival 2018 (Glasgow, UK)
TRANSIT ZONE (2016, short documentary): Best Sound Editing for Short Documentary Award
at the Social Impact Media Awards (Los Angeles, USA)
LEMURIA (2016, short film): BAFTA Scotland New Talent Award 2016 Nominee
in the Composer category
Yoann Mylonakis is an Edinburgh based artist.
Originally from France where he pursued music and dance studies from a young age, he graduated from the Paris Conservatoire in piano performance. After finishing a Master's Degree in Digital Composition and Performance at The University of Edinburgh in 2017, he recently graduated from The University of Montreal with a Certificate in Musical Writing.
As a composer, continuously exploring the bonds between music and motion Yoann writes for performing arts, stage or film, and many of the productions he is involved in reach the most important competitions. Among these, in 2016, Transit Zone Documentary was semi-finalist at the Student Academy Awards (Oscars®) and won many prestigious awards around the globe. The same year, his work on short film Lemuria, led him to be nominated at the BAFTA® Scotland New Talents Awards.
In 2017, short film Tomorrow was selected at the Cannes Festival Short Film Corner and brought Yoann to be semi-finalist at the Los Angeles Cinefest in the Best Score category.
In 2018, he shares the Best Soundtrack award at the Scottish Short Film Festival for Close to the Bone.
In 2019, obtaining the Bronze Award at the Sound and Vision International Film & Technology Festival in New York for his co-production of short film Without, Yoann is also nominated for the Short Crystal Pine Award in the category Best Original Score at the International Sound & Film Music Festival in Pula, Croatia.
Yoann is currently working on a new score for short film Transgressing, contemporary adaptation of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment, which filming is scheduled for 2021.