News World Soundtrack Awards https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/feed en info@worldsoundtrackawards.com Copyright World Soundtrack Awards Dustin O’Halloran and Hauschka bring their ‘Cinematic Collaboration’ to VIDEODROOM https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/dustin-ohalloran-and-hauschka-bring-their-cinematic-collaboration-to-videodroom/12-07-2018/2228 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/dustin-ohalloran-and-hauschka-bring-their-cinematic-collaboration-to-videodroom/12-07-2018/2228 Longtime friends and first-time collaborators Dustin O’Halloran and Hauschka complete the line-up for VIDEODROOM. They will improvise on the themes of Lion, the 2016 Garth Davis drama they…]]> Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 FINAL CALL: Composition Contest for Young International Composers https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/final-call-composition-contest-for-young-international-composers/12-07-2018/2227 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/final-call-composition-contest-for-young-international-composers/12-07-2018/2227 Registrations for the 17th edition of the Composition Contest will be accepted via this…]]> Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 All aboard the 'USS Callister' - '2001 and Beyond: A Symphonic Odyssey https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/all-aboard-the-uss-callister-2001-and-beyond-a-symphonic-odyssey/03-07-2018/2222 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/all-aboard-the-uss-callister-2001-and-beyond-a-symphonic-odyssey/03-07-2018/2222 We added three more masterpieces to the already amazing line-up of our concert '2001 and Beyond: a Symphonic Odyssey': 'Starship Troopers' (Basil Poledouris), 'Mission to Mars'…]]> Tue, 03 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Graduation Exhibition EPAS 2018 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/graduation-exhibition-epas-2018/03-07-2018/2220 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/graduation-exhibition-epas-2018/03-07-2018/2220 The students of the intensive one-year European Postgraduate in Arts in Sound will present their final works on the 6th and 7th of July 2018 at KASKcinema. 

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Tue, 03 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200
Spitfire Audio offers winner of WSAwards Composition Contest the 'Hans Zimmer Strings' https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/spitfire-audio-offers-winner-of-wsawards-composition-contest-the-hans-zimmer-strings/03-07-2018/2219 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/spitfire-audio-offers-winner-of-wsawards-composition-contest-the-hans-zimmer-strings/03-07-2018/2219 From this year onwards, Film Fest Gent teams up with 
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Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200
Film Fest Gent honours French composer Philippe Sarde with Lifetime Achievement Award at 18th World Soundtrack Awards https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/film-fest-gent-honours-french-composer-philippe-sarde-with-lifetime-achievement-award-at-18th-world-soundtrack-awards/30-05-2018/2207 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/film-fest-gent-honours-french-composer-philippe-sarde-with-lifetime-achievement-award-at-18th-world-soundtrack-awards/30-05-2018/2207 Within the framework of the upcoming World Soundtrack Awards Gala, Film Fest Gent will honour Philippe Sarde's impressive career with a Lifetime Achievement Award followed by a tribute to Sarde's…]]> Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 17th Composition Contest for Young International Film Music Composers https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/17th-composition-contest-for-young-international-film-music-composers/26-04-2018/2206 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/17th-composition-contest-for-young-international-film-music-composers/26-04-2018/2206 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…]]> Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Call for entries: Discovery of the Year 2018 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/call-for-entries-discovery-of-the-year-2018/18-04-2018/2204 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/call-for-entries-discovery-of-the-year-2018/18-04-2018/2204 Through the World Soundtrack Discovery of the Year Award, the World Soundtrack Academy aims to reward talented upcoming composers.

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Call for entries: Discovery of the Year 2018 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/call-for-entries-discovery-of-the-year-2018/18-04-2018/2204 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/call-for-entries-discovery-of-the-year-2018/18-04-2018/2204 Through the World Soundtrack Discovery of the Year Award, the World Soundtrack Academy aims to reward talented upcoming composers.

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Wed, 18 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200
World premiere Carter Burwell in concert - Tickets on sale now! https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/world-premiere-carter-burwell-in-concert-tickets-on-sale-now/20-03-2018/2201 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/world-premiere-carter-burwell-in-concert-tickets-on-sale-now/20-03-2018/2201 Film Fest Gent welcomes Carter Burwell as central guest at the 18th World Soundtrack Awards. Never before has music of the globally acclaimed composer, especially known through his collaboration with…]]> Tue, 20 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Throwback to some amazing performances - Save the date: 18th edition! https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/throwback-to-some-amazing-performances-save-the-date-18th-edition/11-12-2017/2200 https://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) https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/apply-now-for-the-european-postgraduate-in-arts-in-sound-epas/11-12-2017/2199 https://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 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/aftermovie-this-was-the-17th-edition-of-the-world-soundtrack-awards/14-11-2017/2198 https://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 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/applications-for-inmics-open/14-11-2017/2197 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/symphonic-jazz-in-film-concert-sold-out/14-10-2017/2195 https://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! https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/terence-blanchards-music-for-film-has-arrived/14-10-2017/2193 https://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! https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/take-a-look-at-the-programme-for-our-wsa-industry-day/05-10-2017/2190 https://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 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/wsa-gala-concert-vip-afterparty/04-10-2017/2189 https://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! https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/matinee-screening-with-live-music-for-children-ages-4-and-over/03-10-2017/2192 https://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! https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/competition-james-newton-howard-is-looking-for-a-singer/29-09-2017/2186 https://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 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/qa-meet-greet/27-09-2017/2187 https://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 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/winwinwednesday-jhann-jhannsson-bozar/13-09-2017/2185 https://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 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/in-the-spotlight-collaboration-with-vooruit/13-09-2017/2184 https://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) https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/terence-blanchards-music-for-film-compilation-available-film-fest-gent-10-20-oct/13-09-2017/2183 https://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! https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/walter-murch-the-2017-film-music-seminar/13-09-2017/2182 https://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 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/17th-world-soundtrack-awards-announces-second-wave-of-nominees/13-09-2017/2181 https://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 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/world-soundtrack-academy-announces-first-wave-of-nominees-for-the-17th-wsawards/21-08-2017/2180 https://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! https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/choose-a-bonus-track-for-our-terence-blanchard-album/09-08-2017/2179 https://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 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/brussels-jazz-orchestra-joins-brussels-philharmonic-at-the-symphonic-jazz-concert/09-08-2017/2178 https://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! https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/win-the-cinema-canvas-compilation-album/19-07-2017/2177 https://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 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/survey-language-use-of-the-wsa/19-07-2017/2176 https://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 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/cast-your-vote-public-choice-award/19-07-2017/2175 https://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 https://www.worldsoundtrackawards.com/en/news/live-track-cinema-2309-steiger-/19-07-2017/2174 https://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