CONTEST FOR YOUNG COMPOSERS

HOLLYWOOD BEHIND-THE-SCENES
By Alice O’Neill

MEDIA ALERT
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WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS
COMPOSITION CONTEST FOR YOUNG COMPOSERS NOW OPEN
Deadline: July 10, 2015
WHAT: For the first time, the 15th World Soundtrack Awards (WSA) has opened their Composition Contest for Young Composers to young composers across the world. The WSAs will present the SABAM Award for Best Young International Composer to one of three selected finalists. The three finalists will be invited for a three-day visit in Ghent where they will have their compositions performed by the Brussels Philharmonic and conducted by maestro Dirk Brossé during the 15th World Soundtrack Award’s official closing ceremony of the 42nd Film Fest Gent on October 24, 2015. They will also have opportunity to meet with international film music professionals and compete for a € 2,500 prize.
Featured guests at this year’s World Soundtrack Awards will include Alan Silvestri (Back to the Future, Forrest Gump) and Daniel Pemberton (The Man from UNCLE, The Counselor) winner of 2014’s Discovery Award.
WHO:
Composers under the age of 36

WHEN:
Registration deadline: July 10, 2015
Composition submission deadline: August 10, 2015

WHERE:
‘t Kuipke
Leeuwstraat 40b
9000 Gent, Belgium

WHY:
Young composers will have the chance to have their music played in front of some of Hollywood’s most prominent film composers at The World Soundtrack Awards (WSA) in Ghent, Belgium.
HOW:
Registration: Here
Official Rules: Here
More Information: http://www.filmfestival.be/en

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