European Talent Competition

Upcoming composers and sound designers

Create your own world of music and sounds!

SoundTrack_Cologne is organising the EUROPEAN TALENT COMPETITION – a competition for the best short film soundtrack by young composers and sound designers in the category of WDR FILMSCORE AWARD and SOUND DESIGN. The short film is provided by SoundTrack_Cologne. We are looking for independent and original interpretational approaches to narrative and picture level support. The winner of the WDR FILMSCORE AWARD will have the opportunity to record his / her original composition with the WDR Funkhausorchester Cologne. The award recipient for best SOUNDDESIGN will do a 5.1 cinematic mixing session in a prestigious sound mixing studio in Germany.

Submission deadline was June 25th, 2018.

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 June 24th, 2018.

SEE THE SOUND Prize for the Best Music Documentary

SEE THE SOUND awards the price for the Best Music Documentary – if possible in the presence of the director, who will be invited to join the award ceremony. The price money is 2,500 Euros, split half between director and producer.

Submission deadline was June 10th, 2018.