The first edition of the World Soundtrack Awards was back in 2001, which means tons of events have been held and tons of composers have graced us with their presence. Our archive, including all programmes of past editions, on the new website is a work in progress. In the near future you will be able to consult our archive via our website.
Young composers are the future of the film music industry, but rarely get the chance to showcase their talent to a (non-)professional (live) audience. Therefore, the World Soundtrack Academy each year offers screen composers under the age of 36 the chance to participate in the WSA Film Music Composition Contest and to win the Sabam Award for Best Original Composition by a Young Composer (worth €2.500) at the World Soundtrack Awards Ceremony & Concert.
WSA Film Music Days
Experience the best of film music during our symphonic film music concerts and indulge in numerous seminars, composer talks, panel discussions and masterclasses during the WSA Film Music Days. As such, you get a glimpse behind the scenes of the film music industry.
WSA Film Music Days: Talks & Masterclasses
Enjoy three days of film music, masterclasses, talks and more with the WSA Film Music Days, a yearly gathering of composers, directors, producers, sound professionals, sound designers and students in the area of cinema and television. The WSA Film Music Days are the ideal opportunity to celebrate the art of film music, network, learn and scrutinize the current state of the industry.