Submit your score for the 2021 Discovery of the Year Award!
With the prestigious Discovery of the Year Award, the WSAcademy honours emerging talents in film scoring. Do you meet the eligibility criteria? Submit your original score for a feature-length fiction or documentary film now! (Early-bird deadline: 15 May.)
Save the date | WSA2021 - 23.10
Next year, the WSA steps into its third decade. And if the world permits it, let's make WSA2021 bigger and bolder than before! Make sure you already mark your calendars. The World Soundtrack Awards Ceremony & Concert closes Film Fest Ghent on 23 October 2021. But before the WSAcademy hands out its awards, there is the annual theme concert on 21 October 2021.
Hildur Guðnadóttir and Nicholas Britell conquer the 20th World Soundtrack Awards
Hildur Guðnadóttir and Nicholas Britell, respectively Film Composer and TV Composer of the Year, win again at the World Soundtrack Awards. The Belgian composer Hannes De Maeyer is also victorious for his original music in Torpedo. The other winners are Joshuah Brian Campbell and Cynthia Erivo, Bryce Dessner, Alfonso G. Aguilar and Ana Kasrashvili. Gabriel Yared receives the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Documentary: 20 Years of World Soundtrack Awards
See the 11-minute documentary, directed by Mathijs Poppe, about 20 years of World Soundtrack Awards. The documentary combines both archival material and new interviews with among others Angelo Badalamenti, Dirk Brossé, Jacques Dubrulle, Ennio Morricone and Maggie Rodford.
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