19 21 oct '23


Film music concert© Jeroen Willems

World Soundtrack Awards Gala & Concert

Since establishing the World Soundtrack Academy, Film Fest Gent has presented the prestigious annual World Soundtrack Awards for film music. The winners are announced during the World Soundtrack Awards Ceremony and Concert. At the concert, Brussels Philharmonic, conducted by Maestro Dirk Brossé, music director of Film Fest Gent, performs a selection of music by the guests of honour and the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award, accompanied by film clips on big screens.

Hollywood Nightmares, thematic concert FFG 2019© Johan Cre

Film Music Concert

Live music is a crucial part of Film Fest Gent's identity. That is why the festival organises concerts in which film music is allowed to be the protagonist. There's an annual thematic concert revolving around the work of one composer, country or subject.

VIDEODROOM, Koyaanisqatsi, FFG 2020


VIDEODROOM is the annual musical date between Kunstencentrum VierNulVier and Film Fest Gent. It is a surprising cross-pollination between film and music that gives film classics a make-over. Featuring live music and performances, this bold initiative presents the film canon in a new, experimental light, offering a fresh perspective on the classics and in the process creating an unforgettable experience.

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