News feed World Soundtrack Awards en Copyright World Soundtrack Awards 16th Composition Contest for Young International Film Music Composers Young international film music talent will have the chance to win the highly sought after SABAM Award for the Most Original Composition by a Young International Composer. This award was created by…]]> 2017-05-23 Call for entries: Discovery of the Year 2017 Every year, the Advisory Board of the World Soundtrack Academy chooses a ‘Discovery of the Year’…]]> 2017-05-22 World Soundtrack Awards Gala & Concert This year the World Soundtrack Awards Gala & Concert, held on Wednesday October 18th and the Symphonic Jazz Concert, held on Thursday October 19th, both powered by Film Fest Gent, will focus on…]]> 2017-05-02 Pilot projects InMICS presented at the Filmfestival of Aubagne The results of the InMics pilot projects were presented last month at the Filmfestival of Aubagne (FR). The four training institutes involved (CNSMD de Lyon, KASK & Conservatorium/School of Arts…]]> 2017-05-02 International Master in Composition for Screen: second student workshop As a professional partner of the ICSS project (International Creative Soundtrack Studies), Film Fest Gent collaborates in the development of a joint programme in music composition for audiovisual…]]> 2016-12-01 Russian Days @ Flagey - ticket give away! Times were rocky on the European continent exactly one hundred years ago, with big changes brought about by the First World War and the Russian Revolution. Within this context, the 2016-12-01 More pictures of the World Soundtrack Awards Gala & Concert We thoroughly enjoyed the 16th edition of the World Soundtrack Awards on 19 October and the additional concert on 20 October and want to thank all of the composers, partners and loyal audience for…]]> 2016-11-04 Get your hands on the 'Ryuichi Sakamoto: Music for Film' album Missed Ryuichi Sakamoto's enchanting performance at the World Soundtrack Awards? Or want to relive this great moment? Thanks to buteo…]]> 2016-11-04 Check out the pictures of all music industry events You can find the pictures taken during the WSAwards press conference and meet & greet on 19 October…]]> 2016-10-20 WSAwards Concert with more music tonight Now that the 2016 WSAwards have been announced, we can focus on more scores for contemporary TV-series during an extra WSA Concert tonight at 20h in Capitole Ghent.

Winners of the 16th World Soundtrack Awards On 19 October, the World Soundtrack Academy announced the winners of the 2016 World Soundtrack Awards in Capitole, Ghent. Film Fest Gent celebrated its 16th edition of the World Soundtrack Awards…]]> 2016-10-19 Carter Burwell is Best Film Composer of the Year at the 16th WSAwards, Jeff Beal is Best Television Composer of the Year On 19 October, the World Soundtrack Academy announced the winners of the 2016 World Soundtrack Awards in Capitole, Ghent. Film Fest Gent celebrated its 16th edition of the World Soundtrack Awards…]]> 2016-10-19 Pictures from the meet & greet? Curious te see how the music events organised by World Soundtrack Awards and Film Fest Gent went? Check out the pictures…]]> 2016-10-19 "It all started with Citizen Kane" Composer Ryuichi Sakamoto is obsessed by the sound of rain. At his home in New York, he has a big stack of cassette recordings of rain. The film and weather gods were favourable to him here,…]]> 2016-10-18 Follow all music events live! Can't attend the World Soundtrack Awards Gala on 19 October and the Concert on 20 october? Don't worry, you can follow every step of all music events on our social media!

"Consider a TV series as one long film" Communication, excellence and courage were the three key words during yesterday's panel discussions of the WSAwards Industry Day. Those who master these skills will be able to…]]> 2016-10-18 WSAwards Industry Day on October 17th The WSAwards Industry Day is the place to be for young composers, film-makers and professionals from the film (music) industry to learn, debate and network. If you want to develop your expertise…]]> 2016-10-13 Film Music Seminar on October 18th Japanese composer and musician Ryuichi Sakamoto (‘Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence’, ‘The Last Emperor’, ‘The Revenant’, 'Wild Palms'), American…]]> 2016-10-13 Film Fest Gent's Sakamoto Album Film Fest Gent presents 'Music for Film: Ryuichi Sakamoto'. His legendary music was recorded at Flagey, performed by Brussels Philharmonic and conducted by Music Director Dirk Brossé. 

Belgian Screen Composers Guild The Belgian Screen Composers Guild will be presented at the 16th World Soundtrack Awards! Belgian composers launched this guild in order to act as a representative…]]> 2016-10-06 Ciné-concert Ozu's 'Gosses de Tokyo' Tickets for the ciné-concert 'Gosses de Tokyo' on 17 October are still available: purchase…]]> 2016-10-06 Meet & greet the #WSAwards composers You have the opportunity to meet your favourite composer! Be quick, seats are limited.
Find out how you can gain one of the few tickets.

Nominees for a brand new music prize revealed #WSAwards In order to highlight Belgian film music and their composers, the World Soundtrack Academy introduced a new award category: Best Original Score for a Belgian Production. The…]]> 2016-09-27 Learn twice as much about composing for film & TV! The combo tickets for the Film Music Seminar & Industry Day have arrived!

Enjoy a two-day trip through the creative and practical aspects of composing…]]> 2016-09-27 Second wave of nominees! #WSAwards The World Soundtrack Academy released a second wave of nominees for Discovery of the Year, the SABAM Award for Best Young International Composer and Public Choice Award. Last month the nominees…]]> 2016-09-14 Film Fest Gent & Brussels Philharmonic recorded music by Ryuichi Sakamoto Last week Film Fest Gent and Brussels Philharmonic completed the recording of the anthology of Ryuichi Sakamoto’s oeuvre in Flagey. The recordings include fragments from ‘Merry Christmas,…]]> 2016-09-07 Maestro Dirk Brossé nominated for Golden Calf Award Belgian composer Dirk Brossé has been nominated for the soundtrack of the Dutch film 'In my fathers garden' ('Knielen op een bed violen') by Ben Sombogaart…]]> 2016-09-01 First wave of nominees #WSAwards This first wave of World Soundtrack Award Nominees include multiple Academy Award® winners and nominees, a past Discovery of the Year winner, and the best of contemporary television music.…]]> 2016-08-17 A new soundtrack for Gosses de Tokyo (1932) - October 2016 ‘Gosses de Tokyo’ or ‘I Was Born, But…’ is Yasujirō Ozu’s most famous silent movie. Told from the rascally…]]> 2016-07-22 LAST CALL: Vote for your favorite original score in the WSA Public Choice Award! At 16th edition of the World Soundtrack Awards Gala on 19 October, the winner of the Public Choice Award will be announced, and it is up to you to select your favorite! 

You can…]]>
Poll: Have your say in the final score for the Ryuichi Sakamoto album! Via
this poll we offer you the chance to vote for your favorite…]]> 2016-06-29 Last call to enter in European Postgraduate in Arts in Sound EPAS, a one-year postgraduate in the creative potential of sound both of itself and as part of a multi media practice, is organized by The School of Arts (Gent), NFA (Amsterdam) and ifs (Cologne).…]]> 2016-06-15 10 things you need to know about Ryuichi Sakamoto Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award during the 16th edition of the World Soundtrack Awards on 19 October 2016. Film Fest…]]> 2016-06-15 Full program announced for the 16th World Soundtrack Awards The program for the 16th World Soundtrack Awards is complete. The Gala and concert will showcase the music composed for today’s top television shows and for legendary series from our…]]> 2016-06-15 'The Revenant' DVD & Blu-ray release + exclusive Indiegogo contest 'The Revenant' will be released on Blu-ray & DVD on May 25. 2016-05-23 Help us bring Sakamoto's scores to life! World Soundtrack Awards needs your help! Early May we proudly announced our World Soundtrack Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Ryuichi…]]> 2016-05-18 Intern music department wanted Every year, Film Fest Gent and World Soundtrack Awards offer the chance to young, enthousiastic interns to join the festival crew and experience the festival from behind the scenes. We are currently…]]> 2016-05-18 Live Track Cinema 28.05 with STUFF. EXTRA CONCERT Live Track Cinema on the 28th of May is completely SOLD OUT! But no worries, due to the enormous success we scheduled a second performance of STUFF. 's live soundtrack to 'A…]]> 2016-05-17 Call for entries: World Soundtrack Awards 2016 ‘Discovery of the Year’ Every year the Advisory Board of the World Soundtrack Academy chooses a ‘Discovery of the Year’…]]> 2016-05-04 Applications open for European Postgraduate in Arts in Sound We are very pleased to announce EPAS as a one-year postgraduate in the creative potential of sound both of itself and as part of a multi media practice. This international program…]]> 2016-05-04