All Competitions at SoundTrack_Cologne

European Talent Competition

Create your own world of music and sounds!

We are looking for the  best short film soundtrack by young composers and sound designers in the category of WDR FILMSCORE AWARD and SOUND DESIGN. The winner of the WDR FILMSCORE AWARD will have the opportunity to record his / her original composition with the WDR Funkhausorchester Cologne. The best SOUNDDESIGN will win a 5.1 cinematic mixing session in a prestigious sound mixing studio in Germany.

Submission deadline was May 1, 2022.


Peer Raben Music Award

SoundTrack_Cologne is again awarding a 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 is annually awarded since 2009, SoundTrack_Cologne is 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.

The prize is worth 1,500 Euros.

Submission deadline was April 04, 2022.

SEE THE SOUND Prize for the Best Music Documentary

SEE THE SOUND, the film festival of SoundTrack_Cologne invites all film makers, producers and distributors to submit films with a focus on music.

Submission deadline was March 28, 2022.