Aegean Entertainment: "CLIFFS OF FREEDOM" music by George Kallis


Aegean Entertainment has just released the original motion picture soundtrack for ‘Cliffs of Freedom’ with original music by George Kallis – recipient of the 2018 Breakthrough Composer of the Year with the IFMCA.  Inspired by historical events, ‘Cliffs of Freedom’ is a timeless and romantic story of bravery and faith between a Greek village girl and a Turkish Ottoman Colonel during the dawn of the Greek War for Independence.  The film was released in the United States on March 1st, 2019 with the soundtrack following on March 3rd.  A CD release with extended liner notes will be available shortly.

Kallis, of Greek-origin himself, was able to bring his heritage musically to the screen by returning to his roots using Greek instruments and rhythms with the orchestra and choral template.  The soundtrack finishes with the end title song “I’ll Wait For You” written by George Kallis and producer Marianne Metropoulos – performed by Ariana George.

About George Kallis: Critically acclaimed composer George Kallis' latest score is for the historical drama 'Cliffs of Freedom', starring Christopher Plummer and Billy Zane, released in March 2019. Previously he scored Walt Disney Pictures' live-action fantasy 'The Last Warrior', and the family adventure 'Albion The Enchanted Stallion' starring John Cleese, Debra Messing and Jennifer Morrison.

In November 2018, George won the Jerry Goldsmith award for Best Music for a Feature Film, and he was voted 'Breakthrough Composer of the Year' at the International Film Music Critics Awards. Other accolades include 'Best Music and Sound Design' at the Los Angeles Film Awards for the historical drama 'The Black Prince' (2017) and Best Score Award at the Underground Cinema Festival for 'Blight' (2017). He has been nominated twice for an 'African Academy Movie Award' for his scores '93 Days' (2017), starring Danny Glover, and 'A Place in the Stars' (2015). ‘The Last Warrior’ is currently nominated as Best Score for a Feature

He has written TV music for Emmy and BAFTA award-winning programs, such as the opening titles music for BBC ‘Horizon’, for its 40th anniversary celebration, and 'My Life' on CBBC. His trailer music includes placements with ‘Mandela Long Walk To Freedom’, ‘The Visit’ and ‘47 Ronin’.

Jeremy [Six Strings]

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