SoundTrack_Cologne 11 - Festival of Music and Sound in Film and the Media
November 19 – 22, 2014, Cologne

SEE THE SOUND - The Music Film Festival
November 19 – 26, 2014, Cologne

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Competition for Young Upcoming Composers and Sound Designers

Create Your Own World of Music and Sounds!

Join the European Talent Competition in the categories film music composition and sound design! Win a one day recording session with the WDR Funkhausorchester Cologne and a 5.1 final mix down for a short film for a DCP at a recording studio in Germany, sound libraries and sound designer tools that will help you to gain ground in professional business. Show your skills and create a new sound track / sound design for the short film offered by SoundTrack_Cologne below! Entry deadline for the competition is October 15, 2014.

Active students in the field of sound design/sound and/or composition at an European film and/or music school (without age limit) or creatives in the field of sound design and / or composition/music (maximum age 30) can participate in the competition.

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SEE THE SOUND · SoundTrack_Cologne 11 · 19. - 26.11.2014

Music Documentaries, Artistic Films about Music and Musicians, Short Films with a Focus on Music and Music Videos

Deadline for the submission: has ended!

for music documentaries, artistic films about music and musicians, short films with a focus on music and music videos for the film programme SEE THE SOUND at SoundTrack_Cologne 10:

SoundTrack_Cologne is the German festival of music and sound in film and the media. Since its inception, with its congress as well as festival programme, SoundTrack_Cologne has developed into the leading European platform for music in film and the media.

The film programme SEE THE SOUND is dedicated specifically to the combination of moving image and music, and presents the best examples of music documentaries, artistic films about music and musicians, biopics about musicians or bands, discerning documentaries about concerts, or portraits of bands, short films and music videos.

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PEER-RABEN-MUSIC-AWARD at SoundTrack_Cologne 11 · November 19-22, 2014

SoundTrack_Cologne again awards the prize for the best music in a short film: the PEER-RABEN-MUSIC-AWARD. 

The prize is awarded by SoundTrack_Cologne in memory of the great German film composer Peer Raben. The award money is donated by Peer Raben’s estate.

For the PEER-RABEN-MUSIC-AWARD, which has been awarded for the first time in 2009, SoundTrack_Cologne is again looking for the best music in a short film. Awarded will be film scores where the relationship between the narration and the music and sound is innovative and dramaturgically striking. 

Entry deadline for the competition is over. 

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67th Festival de Cannes

Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 12.00am – 7.00pm Place: Plage Goéland, Boulevard de la Croisette, Cannes

With Beckmann, the composer of the film music of F*CK JU GÖHTE which has been one of the most successful German films in recent years, Matthias Weber – LOLA winner for best film music 2014 (DAS FINSTERE TAL), Academy Award winner Jan A. P. Kaczmarek (original music for FINDING NEVERLAND · UNFAITHFUL), Danish director Lone Scherfig (AN EDUCATION · ITALIENISCH FÜR ANFÄNGER ) and the composer Jean-Michel Bernard (BE KIND REWIND · SCIENCE OF SLEEP) the German Film Music Day 2014 will once again present film music from Germany in an international context.

With the German Film Music Day the leading German industry forum SoundTrack_Cologne together with ECSA European Composer and Songwriter Alliance and FERA Federation of European Film Directors as well as the German composer unions Composers Club, DEFKOM/DKV and mediamusic, provides an international platform for presenting German film music.

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