News World Soundtrack Awards http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/feed en info@worldsoundtrackawards.com Copyright World Soundtrack Awards Throwback to some amazing performances - Save the date: 18th edition! http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/throwback-to-some-amazing-performances-save-the-date-18th-edition/11-12-2017/2200 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/throwback-to-some-amazing-performances-save-the-date-18th-edition/11-12-2017/2200 The 17th edition was marvelous thanks to our amazing guests Terence Blanchard, David Shire and Joe Kraemer and our fantastic orchestra Brussels Philharmonic conducted by Maestro Dirk Brossé. We…]]> Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Apply now for the European Postgraduate in Arts in Sound (EPAS) http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/apply-now-for-the-european-postgraduate-in-arts-in-sound-epas/11-12-2017/2199 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/apply-now-for-the-european-postgraduate-in-arts-in-sound-epas/11-12-2017/2199 We are now welcoming applications for the European Postgraduate in Arts in Sound (EPAS) for the…]]> Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Aftermovie: this was the 17th edition of the World Soundtrack Awards http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/aftermovie-this-was-the-17th-edition-of-the-world-soundtrack-awards/14-11-2017/2198 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/aftermovie-this-was-the-17th-edition-of-the-world-soundtrack-awards/14-11-2017/2198 Enjoy our wonderful aftermovie of the most amazing concert of the year! Thanks to our guests Joe Kraemer, Terence Blanchard, David Shire and many more. 

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Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100
Applications for InMICS open http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/applications-for-inmics-open/14-11-2017/2197 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/applications-for-inmics-open/14-11-2017/2197 As from today you can apply for the International Master in Composition for Screen (InMICS). Deadline for completing your application form is 15 January 2018. We look forward to meeting you!

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Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100
Jóhann Jóhannsson and Rupert Gregson-Williams main winners at World Soundtrack Awards, David Shire receives Lifetime Achievement Award http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/jhann-jhannsson-and-rupert-gregson-williams-main-winners-at-world-soundtrack-awards-david-shire-receives-lifetime-achievement-award/19-10-2017/2196 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/jhann-jhannsson-and-rupert-gregson-williams-main-winners-at-world-soundtrack-awards-david-shire-receives-lifetime-achievement-award/19-10-2017/2196 Yesterday, the 17th World Soundtrack Awards were awarded in Ghent. Jóhann Jóhannsson and Rupert Gregson-Williams won Best Film Composer of the Year and…]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 Symphonic Jazz in Film Concert - SOLD OUT http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/symphonic-jazz-in-film-concert-sold-out/14-10-2017/2195 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/symphonic-jazz-in-film-concert-sold-out/14-10-2017/2195 All tickets for the Symphonic Jazz in Film Concert are SOLD OUT. Luckily, there are still tickets available for the WSA Gala & Concert!

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Sat, 14 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200
Terence Blanchard's 'Music for Film' has arrived! http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/terence-blanchards-music-for-film-has-arrived/14-10-2017/2193 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/terence-blanchards-music-for-film-has-arrived/14-10-2017/2193 The wonderful compilation album with soundtracks of Terence Blanchard has arrived and is now available in the Film…]]> Sat, 14 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 Take a look at the programme for our WSA Industry Day! http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/take-a-look-at-the-programme-for-our-wsa-industry-day/05-10-2017/2190 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/take-a-look-at-the-programme-for-our-wsa-industry-day/05-10-2017/2190 The WSAwards Industry Day (18 Oct) is an annual networking event where both young and established international film (music) professionals can learn, debate and socialize. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200
WSA Gala & Concert: VIP + Afterparty http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/wsa-gala-concert-vip-afterparty/04-10-2017/2189 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/wsa-gala-concert-vip-afterparty/04-10-2017/2189 A gala with no after party is like a pub with no beer. A gala without VIPs is like a playground without children. So go and have fun at our gala as a VIP and enjoy the after party as well!

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Wed, 04 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200
Matinee screening with live music - for children ages 4 and over! http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/matinee-screening-with-live-music-for-children-ages-4-and-over/03-10-2017/2192 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/matinee-screening-with-live-music-for-children-ages-4-and-over/03-10-2017/2192 As we know, Sunday afternoons are for relaxing with your family. And where better than at Film Fest Gent?

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Tue, 03 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200
Competition: James Newton Howard is looking for a singer! http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/competition-james-newton-howard-is-looking-for-a-singer/29-09-2017/2186 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/competition-james-newton-howard-is-looking-for-a-singer/29-09-2017/2186 Who will replace Jennifer Lawrence at the Queen Elisabeth Hall in Antwerp on Saturday November 11th? 

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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200
Q&A + Meet & Greet http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/qa-meet-greet/27-09-2017/2187 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/qa-meet-greet/27-09-2017/2187 Terence Blanchard, Joe Kraemer and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient David Shire are ready to answer your questions at our Film Music Seminar! 

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Wed, 27 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200
#WinWinWednesday: Jóhann Jóhannsson @ BOZAR http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/winwinwednesday-jhann-jhannsson-bozar/13-09-2017/2185 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/winwinwednesday-jhann-jhannsson-bozar/13-09-2017/2185 Jóhann Jóhannsson is nominated for no less than two World Soundtrack Awards. He is also performing at BOZAR Electronic Arts Festival later this month and you can be there! Send an e-mail…]]> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 In the spotlight: collaboration with Vooruit http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/in-the-spotlight-collaboration-with-vooruit/13-09-2017/2184 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/in-the-spotlight-collaboration-with-vooruit/13-09-2017/2184 Film Fest Gent and arts centre Vooruit go way back when it comes to the presentation of our yearly programme, in which we explore the fringes of cinema in performances, lectures, music and…]]> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 Terence Blanchard's music for film compilation available @ Film Fest Gent (10 - 20 Oct) http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/terence-blanchards-music-for-film-compilation-available-film-fest-gent-10-20-oct/13-09-2017/2183 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/terence-blanchards-music-for-film-compilation-available-film-fest-gent-10-20-oct/13-09-2017/2183 The recording of our Terence Blanchard compilation has been completed! The album has become a truly unique project. In this video, you'll discover why.

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Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200
Walter Murch @ the 2017 Film Music Seminar! http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/walter-murch-the-2017-film-music-seminar/13-09-2017/2182 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/walter-murch-the-2017-film-music-seminar/13-09-2017/2182 Each year Film Fest Gent and World Soundtrack Awards organise a Film Music Seminar in collaboration with the KASK, School of Arts and curated by dr. Martine Huvenne and Peter Vermeersch.…]]> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 17th World Soundtrack Awards announces second wave of nominees http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/17th-world-soundtrack-awards-announces-second-wave-of-nominees/13-09-2017/2181 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/17th-world-soundtrack-awards-announces-second-wave-of-nominees/13-09-2017/2181 After announcing the nominees for Best Composer, Score and Song, the World Soundtrack Academy now releases the second wave of nominees for Best Original Score for a Belgian Production, Discovery…]]> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 World Soundtrack Academy announces first wave of nominees for the 17th WSAwards http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/world-soundtrack-academy-announces-first-wave-of-nominees-for-the-17th-wsawards/21-08-2017/2180 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/world-soundtrack-academy-announces-first-wave-of-nominees-for-the-17th-wsawards/21-08-2017/2180 This first wave of the 2017 World Soundtrack Award Nominees includes multiple Academy Award® winners and nominees, a past Discovery of the Year nominee, and the best of contemporary…]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 Choose a bonus track for our Terence Blanchard album! http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/choose-a-bonus-track-for-our-terence-blanchard-album/09-08-2017/2179 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/choose-a-bonus-track-for-our-terence-blanchard-album/09-08-2017/2179 The team behind the World Soundtrack Awards, Brussels Philharmonic and Terence Blanchard, the guest of honour at our WSA Gala & Concert, are teaming up to create a unique compilation…]]> Wed, 09 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 Brussels Jazz Orchestra joins Brussels Philharmonic at the Symphonic Jazz Concert http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/brussels-jazz-orchestra-joins-brussels-philharmonic-at-the-symphonic-jazz-concert/09-08-2017/2178 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/brussels-jazz-orchestra-joins-brussels-philharmonic-at-the-symphonic-jazz-concert/09-08-2017/2178 World Soundtrack Awards and Film Fest Gent are celebrating 100 years of jazz with a Symphonic Jazz in Film Concert: the best symphonic jazz soundtracks of the past century accompanied by film excerpts…]]> Wed, 09 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 Win the Cinema Canvas Compilation Album! http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/win-the-cinema-canvas-compilation-album/19-07-2017/2177 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/win-the-cinema-canvas-compilation-album/19-07-2017/2177 This summer
Cinema Canvas provides Flanders with outdoor screenings of film classics, selected by experts in…]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 Survey: language use of the WSA http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/survey-language-use-of-the-wsa/19-07-2017/2176 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/survey-language-use-of-the-wsa/19-07-2017/2176 Our intern Celine needs your help! If you can spare one minute of your time, please fill out this survey about language use…]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 Cast your vote! - Public Choice Award http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/cast-your-vote-public-choice-award/19-07-2017/2175 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/cast-your-vote-public-choice-award/19-07-2017/2175 All soundtrack and film music fans worldwide can cast their personal vote for what they consider the best soundtrack of the past 12 months. The soundtrack that gets the highest number of votes will…]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 Live Track Cinema (23/09): Steiger http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/live-track-cinema-2309-steiger-/19-07-2017/2174 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/live-track-cinema-2309-steiger-/19-07-2017/2174 Live Track Cinema is a collaboration between Film Fest Gent, KASKcinema and Democrazy to give pop- and rock musicians the opportunity to expand their creative horizons by composing music for existing…]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 Explore the audiovisual collaboration between Film Fest Gent & Vooruit http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/explore-the-audiovisual-collaboration-between-film-fest-gent-vooruit-/19-07-2017/2173 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/explore-the-audiovisual-collaboration-between-film-fest-gent-vooruit-/19-07-2017/2173 From the 10th until the 20th of October Ghent will be taken over by Film Fest Gent and the World Soundtrack Awards. Vooruit Arts Centre will become the place to enjoy an interesting cross-pollination…]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 Let's make a record: Terence Blanchard's film scores compiled http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/lets-make-a-record-terence-blanchards-film-scores-compiled/26-06-2017/2172 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/lets-make-a-record-terence-blanchards-film-scores-compiled/26-06-2017/2172 Jazz and film music lovers, this is your chance! Every year, Film Fest Gent, Brussels Philharmonic and the World Soundtrack Awards put a film music composer in the spotlights and bundle his film…]]> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 16th Composition Contest for Young International Film Music Composers http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/16th-composition-contest-for-young-international-film-music-composers/23-05-2017/2169 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/16th-composition-contest-for-young-international-film-music-composers/23-05-2017/2169 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…]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 Call for entries: Discovery of the Year 2017 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/call-for-entries-discovery-of-the-year-2017/22-05-2017/2165 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/call-for-entries-discovery-of-the-year-2017/22-05-2017/2165 Every year, the Advisory Board of the World Soundtrack Academy chooses a ‘Discovery of the Year’…]]> Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 World Soundtrack Awards Gala & Concert http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/world-soundtrack-awards-gala-concert/02-05-2017/2163 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/world-soundtrack-awards-gala-concert/02-05-2017/2163 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…]]> Tue, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 Pilot projects InMICS presented at the Filmfestival of Aubagne http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/pilot-projects-inmics-presented-at-the-filmfestival-of-aubagne/02-05-2017/2160 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/pilot-projects-inmics-presented-at-the-filmfestival-of-aubagne/02-05-2017/2160 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…]]> Tue, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 International Master in Composition for Screen: second student workshop http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/international-master-in-composition-for-screen-second-student-workshop/01-12-2016/2155 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/international-master-in-composition-for-screen-second-student-workshop/01-12-2016/2155 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…]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0100 Russian Days @ Flagey - ticket give away! http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/russian-days-flagey-ticket-give-away/01-12-2016/2154 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/russian-days-flagey-ticket-give-away/01-12-2016/2154 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 Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0100 More pictures of the World Soundtrack Awards Gala & Concert http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/more-pictures-of-the-world-soundtrack-awards-gala-concert/04-11-2016/2153 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/more-pictures-of-the-world-soundtrack-awards-gala-concert/04-11-2016/2153 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…]]> Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0100 Get your hands on the 'Ryuichi Sakamoto: Music for Film' album http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/get-your-hands-on-the-ryuichi-sakamoto-music-for-film-album/04-11-2016/2152 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/get-your-hands-on-the-ryuichi-sakamoto-music-for-film-album/04-11-2016/2152 Missed Ryuichi Sakamoto's enchanting performance at the World Soundtrack Awards? Or want to relive this great moment? Thanks to buteo…]]> Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0100 Check out the pictures of all music industry events http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/check-out-the-pictures-of-all-music-industry-events/20-10-2016/2151 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/check-out-the-pictures-of-all-music-industry-events/20-10-2016/2151 You can find the pictures taken during the WSAwards press conference and meet & greet on 19 October…]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 WSAwards Concert with more music tonight http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/wsawards-concert-with-more-music-tonight/20-10-2016/2150 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/wsawards-concert-with-more-music-tonight/20-10-2016/2150 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.

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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200
Winners of the 16th World Soundtrack Awards http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/winners-of-the-16th-world-soundtrack-awards/19-10-2016/2148 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/winners-of-the-16th-world-soundtrack-awards/19-10-2016/2148 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…]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 Carter Burwell is Best Film Composer of the Year at the 16th WSAwards, Jeff Beal is Best Television Composer of the Year http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/carter-burwell-is-best-film-composer-of-the-year-at-the-16th-wsawards-jeff-beal-is-best-television-composer-of-the-year/19-10-2016/2147 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/carter-burwell-is-best-film-composer-of-the-year-at-the-16th-wsawards-jeff-beal-is-best-television-composer-of-the-year/19-10-2016/2147 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…]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 Pictures from the meet & greet? http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/pictures-from-the-meet-greet/19-10-2016/2146 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/pictures-from-the-meet-greet/19-10-2016/2146 Curious te see how the music events organised by World Soundtrack Awards and Film Fest Gent went? Check out the pictures…]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 "It all started with Citizen Kane" http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/it-all-started-with-citizen-kane/18-10-2016/2143 http://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/it-all-started-with-citizen-kane/18-10-2016/2143 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,…]]> Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200