Alexandre Desplat and Gabriel Yared guests of honour for 20th World Soundtrack Awards
On the occasion of the 20th anniversary, the WSA is proud to welcome back Alexandre Desplat, record holder of the World Soundtrack Film Composer of the Year Award, Gabriel Yared, guest of honour at the very first edition of the WSA, and Michael Abels, Discovery of the Year 2019. Their music, as always performed by the Brussels Philharmonic and Vlaams Radiokoor and conducted by Maestro Dirk Brossé, will be prerecorded and will be part of the live event and the livestream.
UPDATE Covid-19: World Soundtrack Awards continue
The preparations of the 2020 edition of the World Soundtrack Awards continue uninterrupted, despite the uncertainty caused by Covid-19. The WSA-team is currently investigating various scenarios in order to offer you the best possible experience under the given circumstances and to celebrate our 20th birthday glamorously. Follow our channels and we will keep you updated.
Matchmaking session now open for all Academy Members
We have broadened the scope of our matchmaking programme. All young composers and industry professionals that are Academy Members can now take part in the matchmaking sessions at the WSA. Here, they get the chance to meet with international agents or publicists and present themselves and their projects. Are you a young composer or professional active in the film music industry who wants to expand his network and connect with the right people that can potentially kickstart your career towards stardom? Do not hesitate and become an Academy Member now!
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!