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Job opportunity: Music Projects Coordinator

Film Fest Gent is Belgium’s largest film festival of international standing. Each October, the festival presents over 150 feature and short films from all over the world to an audience of more than 100.000 spectators. The festival also organizes several film music concerts and presents the prestigious World Soundtrack Awards.

In addition to the festival, Film Fest Gent offers film screenings, talks and concerts throughout the year.

For immediate consideration, Film Fest Gent is looking for a full-time

MUSIC PROJECTS COORDINATOR
 

The music projects coordinator is responsible for the execution of the production of the music program of Film Fest Gent, while participating in the composition and realisation of the program. The music project coordinator reports to the program director.

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Job opportunity: Music Projects Coordinator

Film Fest Gent is Belgium’s largest film festival of international standing. Each October, the festival presents over 150 feature and short films from all over the world to an audience of more than 100.000 spectators. The festival also organizes several film music concerts and presents the prestigious World Soundtrack Awards.

In addition to the festival, Film Fest Gent offers film screenings, talks and concerts throughout the year.

For immediate consideration, Film Fest Gent is looking for a full-time

MUSIC PROJECTS COORDINATOR
 

The music projects coordinator is responsible for the execution of the production of the music program of Film Fest Gent, while participating in the composition and realisation of the program. The music project coordinator reports to the program director.

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World Soundtrack Awards - Ghost: Alien edition
FFG & Vooruit

First names Videodroom 2019

We will once again join forces for ten days of film and music with Vooruit during Film Fest Gent 2019. After a first succesful edition of Videodroom in 2018 we will again present a series of concert evenings where top musicians, representing a diversity of genres, come and play new compositions live to accompany films and projections. These new pieces may be new interpretations of existing scores or completely new, unique improvisations. Exclusive, one-off crossovers that you’ll only find at Vooruit.

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World Soundtrack Awards

Marco Beltrami is central guest World Soundtrack Awards at Film Fest Gent 2019

Held on October 18th, the World Soundtrack Awards will welcome Marco Beltrami, two-time Oscar nominated composer and one of the most brilliant film composers of his generation, known for his unique collaborations with some of the world’s most respected and iconic filmmakers such as Kathryn Bigelow, James Mangold, Guillermo Del Toro, Wes Craven, Bertrand Tavernier, Tommy Lee Jones and Jean-François Richet.

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Become a member of the WSAcademy!

The World Soundtrack Academy was created in 2001 and is an initiative aimed at organizing and overseeing the educational, cultural and professional aspects of the art of film music, including the preservation of the history of film music and its worldwide promotion.

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InMICS

Next stop InMICS Composers Lab: FIFA 2019!

The “InMICS Composers Lab” is an essential component of the InMICS master’s programme and offers students the unique opportunity to participate in a series of intensive masterclasses, workshops and training sessions given by renowned professionals.

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World Soundtrack Awards Film Music 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 € 2.500. The compositions of the three finalists will be performed by Brussels Philharmonic, conducted by maestro Dirk Brossé, during the 19th World Soundtrack Awards on 18 October 2019.

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It's throwback time!

During the 18th edition of the World Soundtrack Awards, we had the honour to welcome internationally acclaimed composers Carter Burwell, Nicholas Britell and Philippe Sarde. Enjoy some of the most marvelous performances by Brussels Philharmonic under the baton of maestro Dirk Brossé!

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Carter Burwell & Skip Lievsay: Film Music and Sound Design

This year's edition of the Film Music Seminar will not only focus on film music but also on sound. World-renowned composer Carter Burwell and sound designer Skip Lievsay are the perfect team to talk about how music and sound can be combined. The duo works closely together with the Coen Brothers

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World Soundtrack Awards - Son of Saul
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Spot the Differences: Sound Supervision in Hollywood vs. in Europe

Sound supervisor Val Kuklowsky knows what he's talking about. His work includes over 100 titles such as 'Independence Day' and tv-success 'Game of Thrones'. Kuklowsky will explain the different workflows between the well-structured sound teams in Hollywood and the less hierarchally organised teams working for European productions.

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World Soundtrack Awards - VIDEODROOM NIGHTLIFE
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The party continues at VIDEODROOM Nightlife

Vooruit and Film Fest Gent traditionally team up during Film Fest Gent. Alongside the many films you can watch at Vooruit, there's also the possibility to attend VIDEODROOM, a series of evenings stuffed with top notch musicians who play live compositions. And every good party has an afterparty: that's what VIDEODROOM Nightlife is all about. VIDEODROOM Nightlife takes place at Vooruit Cafe. Free entrance! 

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18th World Soundtrack Awards announces second wave of nominees

After revealing the nominees for Best Film Composer, Best TV Composer and Best Original Song, the World Soundtrack Academy announces a second wave of nominees for Best Original Score for a Belgian production, Discovery of the Year, SABAM Award for the Most Original Score by a Young International Composer and Public Choice Award.

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Save the Date - WSA Industry Events

The WSA will host several industry-related events to provide an opportunity for music film professionals and students to gather together to exchange, learn, debate and generally chew over the fat about the music film industry from 16-18 october. 

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