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SABAM Award for the Most Original Composition by a Young International Composer
SABAM Award for the Most Original Composition by a Young International Composer
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Each year, the World Soundtrack Academy organises a composition contest for young international film composers. Young talent has the chance to win renown as a film music composer by writing a symphonic score for a selected film or TV excerpt. The winner will be donated the SABAM Award for the Most Original Composition by a Young International Composer, worth €2.500.

SABAM Award for the Most Original Composition by a Young International Composer

The winner of the contest will be announced at the 17th World Soundtrack Awards Gala (October 18, Capitole Ghent), during which the compositions will be performed live. Watch last year's winner Sándor Török's score being performed by Brussels Philharmonic.

Nominees SABAM Award for the Most Original Composition by a Young International Composer

  • Gavin Brivik (US)
  • Andrea Grant (IT)
  • Jim David van der Panne (NL)

What does the SABAM Award stand for? 

Young international film music talent will have the chance to win the highly sought after SABAM Award Young International Composer. This award was created by the World Soundtrack Academy and is worth € 2.500. The compositions of the three finalists will be performed by Brussels Philharmonic, conducted by maestro Dirk Brossé, during the 17th World Soundtrack Awards Gala.

The jury chooses three finalists, who see their composition being executed during the World Soundtrack Awards ceremony, by the Brussels Philharmonic, conducted by maestro Dirk Brossé. The finalists are invited to attend the music projects of Film Fest Gent during which they can participate in different activities, such as the yearly film music seminar, the World Soundtrack Awards dinner, the film music industry day and the WSA press conference/composers meet & greet. During these days, the finalists have the chance to meet interesting professionals out of the international film music industry.

More info about the Composition Contest 

History

The winners of the past editions are:

2016  Sándor Török
2015  Peer Kleinschmidt
2014  Cyril Molesti
2013  Gilles Alonzo
2012  Valentin Hadjadj
2011  Gabriel Heinrich
2010  Karzan Mahmood
2009  Christopher Slaski
2008  Cédric Murrath
2007  Werner Viaene
2006  Alexis Koustoulidis
2005  Hannes De Maeyer
2004  Steven Prengels

17th World Soundtrack Awards Gala
Wednesday 18 October 2017 at Capitole Ghent
Central guests include David Shire, Terence Blanchard, Joe Kraemer and more!
Tickets available at:
http://www.filmfestival.be/en
http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en 
https://www.teleticketservice.com/en/tickets/2017-2018/world-soundtrack-awards-gala

Registration information
Thomas De Keere
(+32 9 242 80 60 - thomas@filmfestival.be)

Archive

World Soundtrack Awards Rules Book

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