VAF Kinepolis Port of Ghent
Film Fest Gent
Discovery of the Year
Discovery of the Year
Share this

Since the World Soundtrack Academy encourages young composers, this award is aimed at emerging talent who, at the current WSA eligibility deadline, have scored between one to six feature films in total, which have had a commercial theatrical release in at least two countries. 



2013 - Beasts of the Southern Wild

Romer Dan

Beasts of the Southern Wild
View nominees

2013 WINNER Listen on Spotify
2012 - Albert Nobbs

Byrne Brian

Albert Nobbs
View nominees

2012 WINNER Listen on Spotify
2011 - The First Grader

Heffes Alex

The First Grader
View nominees

2011 WINNER Listen on Spotify
Year Composer Score Nominees Spotify
2010 Korzeniowski Abel A Single Man View nominees
2009 Muhly Nico The Reader View nominees
2008 Streitenfeld Marc American Gangster View nominees
2007 Tarrab Daniel XXY View nominees
2006 Reboutsika Evanthia My Father & My Son View nominees
2005 Giacchino Michael The Incredibles View nominees
2004 Santaolalla Gustavo 21 Grams View nominees
2003 Pinto Antonio Cidade de Deus View nominees
2002 Badelt Klaus The Time Machine View nominees
2001 Armstrong Craig Kiss Of The Dragon; Moulin Rouge! View nominees

World Soundtrack Awards Rules Book

More info

Rules Book Composition Contest 2017

More info
Online communication by Lavagraphics