20 23 oct '21


WSA Industry Packages
Film Fest Ghent is happy to present the VIP WSA Industry Packages for 2021. After an online edition in 2020, the 21st edition of the World Soundtrack Awards, the concerts and the WSA Industry Days will again be presented as live events*. On this special festive occasion, we want to offer film music industry professionals the opportunity to join us once again in Ghent and participate in the music programme as a VIP. We strive to bring the film music community together again to connect and celebrate music for screen.
Vote for the Public Choice Award! 07 Jul 2021
Who will follow in the footsteps of Alfonso G. Aguilar (Klaus), John Powell (How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World) and Carter Burwell (Carol) as winner of the Public Choice Award? You decide! Help your favourite film score win the Public Choice Award.
Film Fest Ghent & Voo?uit reveal VIDEODROOM 2021 01 Jul 2021
Film Fest Ghent and Arts Centre Voo?uit are collaborating for the fourth time for a new edition of VIDEODROOM. In October the festival will present exclusive nights that are bringing live music and film together. VIDEODROOM is taking place from 13 till 23 October. Tickets are now available.
Composer Max Richter is guest of honour at 21st World Soundtrack Awards 01 Jul 2021
Held on 23 October 2021, the 21st edition of the World Soundtrack Awards will welcome the influential and internationally acclaimed composer Max Richter as its guest of honour. With scores for Mary Queen of Scots, HBO's The Leftovers, Waltz with Bashir, BBC's Taboo, the hit series My Brilliant Friend and almost a dozen solo albums (of which Sleep is an absolute landmark in modern classical music), Richter is one of the most innovative composers of our time.
Film Fest Ghent 2021 pays homage to Greek film music with 'Great Greek Composers' concert 02 Jun 2021
The 48th edition of Film Fest Ghent - with a focus on Greek cinema - welcomes back the annual film music concert after a trying year without live concerts. On Friday 22 October 2021, Film Fest Ghent presents in Opera Ghent the concert Great Greek Composers with film music by - among others - Eleni Karaindrou, Mikis Theodorakis and Evanthia Reboutsika. The day after, the best film and TV composers of the past year will be honoured at the prestigious World Soundtrack Awards.
World Soundtrack Awards 2021 will honour Greek composer Eleni Karaindrou 01 Jun 2021
The World Soundtrack Awards step into their third decade celebrating the art of film music by honouring Greek composer Eleni Karaindrou. Best known for her close collaboration with director Theo Angelopoulos, she will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the World Soundtrack Academy. The World Soundtrack Awards Ceremony & Concert will be held on 23 October 2021 as the traditional closing event of Film Fest Ghent (12 – 23 October 2021).
Call for film projects (in search of a composer) 12 May 2021
During the annual WSA Industry Days at Film Fest Ghent, from 20 to 23 October 2021, Film Fest Ghent will collaborate with MCFIFA (MUSIC & CINEMA International Film Festival of Aubagne) and FIFF Namur (Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur) to organise a Belgian version of the Third Character initiative. Directors and producers who are looking for a composer for their film project can rely on FFG, MCFIFA and FIFF Namur to find a match with a suitable film music composer.

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