Mission & Vision
The WSAcademy promotes film music worldwide through the annual presentation of the World Soundtrack Awards, which recognise outstanding achievements, as well as through the development of other promotional activities. The WSAcademy supports both emerging and established composers for screen.
Through the organisation of film music seminars, masterclasses, workshops and other activities at Film Fest Ghent, the WSAcademy actively contributes to the education and study of this art form. The WSAcademy engages itself in the preservation of the history of film music through recordings, publications and the development of an archive.
The WSAcademy also develops initiatives that are aimed at offering public platforms to new film music talent and networking activities for the creatives and industry professionals involved in music and sound for screen.
Mission and vision Film Fest Ghent
Learn more about the mission and vision of Film Fest Ghent, the largest film festival in Belgium that hosts the World Soundtrack Awards.
Join the WSAcademy
If you are a professional composer for screen or another professional active in the film music industry, we invite you to become a member of the World Soundtrack Academy.
Film Fest Ghent also focuses on sustainability, using the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN as its framework.