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The World Soundtrack Awards not only consist of the two concerts and industry related events during the festival. Throughout the year, numerous projects are organised or supported by the WSA.

World Soundtrack Awards
THE networking event for professionals in the film music industry

WSA Industry Day

Each year Film Fest Gent organises the WSAwards Industry Day (18 Oct): the networking event for both young and established international film (music) professionals to learn, debate and to socialize.

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Meet your favourite film composer

Q&A + Meet & Greet

Each year, Film Fest Gent organises a short press conference and Meet & Greet with the invited performing and nominated WSA composers.

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A cross-pollination between image and music

Film Fest Gent & Vooruit

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 theatre. We will be tightening our collaboration as of 2017,…

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3ième Personnage (3rd Character)

For the second time now, Film Fest Gent will host the 3ième Personnage (3rd Character), an initiative originally created by the Festival International du Film d’Aubagne (France) and SACEM and now expanding onto a European level. The 3ième Personnage project is aimed to enable meetings between film music composers…

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Giving young musicians a chance

Composition Contest

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 the World Soundtrack Academy and is worth €…

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Live Track Cinema

Live Track Cinema

An initiative by KASKCinema, Democrazy and Film Fest Gent, where pop/rock musicians collide with images on the big screen. Not your typical concert or film experience, but an exciting audio visual performance which provides an extra dimension to both image…

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Let's make a record!

CD Recording

One of the several film music related intitiatives Film Fest Gent undertakes or supports is the annual recording and release of a compilation album full of soundtracks from one particular composer. This goes together with a crowdfunding campaign to cover…

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