Celebrate the 20th anniversary edition of the WSA with us!
The next edition of the World Soundtrack Awards (WSA) will take place on Saturday 24 October 2020 at Capitole Ghent. In 2020 Film Fest Gent will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the World Soundtrack Awards. As is traditional, the WSA Gala will close the 47th edition of the festival.
Participate in the WSA Film Music Composition Contest!
Registrations for the 19th edition of the World Soundtrack Awards Film Music Composition Contest are now open. This year we invite participants to write an original composition for a selected excerpt from 'J'ai perdu mon corps', Jérémy Clapin's 2019 animated film. The deadline for submissions is 31 May 2020. The winner will receive the Sabam Award for the Most Original Composition by a Young International Composer.
Relive the 19th World Soundtrack Awards
On the 18th of October, Ghent once again became the international centre of film music. Rediscover the best moments of the 19th World Soundtrack Awards in pictures!
Now available: 'Marco Beltrami: Music for Film'
Already dubbed "the film music album of 2019", Film Fest Gent's new CD features unique recordings of Emmy Award winner Marco Beltrami's best film music, performed by Brussels Philharmonic and conducted by Dirk Brossé.