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Jóhann Jóhannsson and Rupert Gregson-Williams main winners at World Soundtrack Awards | David Shire receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Jóhann Jóhannsson and Rupert Gregson-Williams main winners at World Soundtrack Awards | David Shire receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Tonight, the 17th World Soundtrack Awards have been awarded in Ghent. Jóhann Jóhannsson and Rupert Gregson-Williams won Best Film Composer of the Year and Best Television Composer of the Year respectively, while David Shire received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his entire career. Guest of honour during the concert that follows the awards ceremony, is...
World Soundtrack Academy announces first wave of nominees for the 17th WSAwards

World Soundtrack Academy announces first wave of nominees for the 17th WSAwards

GHENT, 22 AUGUST 2017. This first wave of the 2017 World Soundtrack Award Nominees includes multiple Academy Award® winners and nominees, a past Discovery of the Year nominee, and the best of contemporary film and television music.  The nominees for Best Film Composer are 2017 Academy Award® winner Justin Hurwitz, Academy Award® nominees Mica Levi, Nicholas Britell, Dustin O’Halloran...
SUPPORT THE UNIQUE 'TERENCE BLANCHARD: MUSIC FOR FILM’ COMPILATION ALBUM

SUPPORT THE UNIQUE ‘TERENCE BLANCHARD: MUSIC FOR FILM’ COMPILATION ALBUM

Be a part and support a unique album! Terence Blanchard’s film scores in 1 compilation! The team behind the World Soundtrack Awards, Brussels Philharmonic and Terence Blanchard, the guest of honour at WSA Gala & Concert, are teaming up to create a unique compilation album with some of his most extraordinary film scores, and you can decide...
CITY LIGHTS FILM MUSIC RADIOSHOW Season 8 - RYUICHI SAKAMOTO in Films

CITY LIGHTS FILM MUSIC RADIOSHOW Season 8 – RYUICHI SAKAMOTO in Films

Kinetophone and City Lights Film Music Radioshow present RYUICHI SAKAMOTO in FILMS ! An 2h tribute to the great Japanese composer through his most memorable soundtrack works! Also a warming up just a week before the presentation of his Lifetime Achievement Award during World Soundtrack Awards Tune in 9-11 pm (EET +3.00) tonight Innersound Radio  Produced and...
SILVA SCREEN RECORDS AND FILM FEST GENT PRESENT RYUICHI SAKAMOTO - MUSIC FOR FILM

SILVA SCREEN RECORDS AND FILM FEST GENT PRESENT RYUICHI SAKAMOTO – MUSIC FOR FILM

                            The first ever overview of Sakamoto’s film work approved by the artist                           Performed by the Brussels Philharmonic and conducted by Dirk Brosse Supported by the Film Fest Gent’s...
16th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS ANNOUNCES FIRST WAVE OF NOMINEES

16th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS ANNOUNCES FIRST WAVE OF NOMINEES

This first wave of World Soundtrack Award Nominees include multiple Academy Award® winners and nominees, a past Discovery of the Year winner, and the best of contemporary television music. The nominees announced include Academy Award®-winners Ennio Morricone, John Williams, and Sam Smith; Academy Award®-nominees Carter Burwell and Thomas Newman; and recent Discovery of the Year...
RYUICHI SAKAMOTO TO BE HONORED AT WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS

RYUICHI SAKAMOTO TO BE HONORED AT WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS

Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto receives World Soundtrack Lifetime Achievement Award and Film Fest Gent launches crowdfunding campaign for a unique compilation album focusing on Sakamoto’s film scores. The Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Ryuichi Sakamoto at the 16th World Soundtrack Awards in Gent, following the festival’s spotlight on Japanese cinema. A selection of...
FILM FEST GENT AND BRUSSELS PHILHARMONIC PRESENT ALAN SILVESTRI

FILM FEST GENT AND BRUSSELS PHILHARMONIC PRESENT ALAN SILVESTRI

Supported by the Gent’s World Soundtrack Awards, this is the second release from the series and first on Silva Screen Records. Each year a major film music composer is invited to present their work during the annual World Soundtrack Awards Ceremony & Concert closing event. As part of the celebrations Film Fest Gent and partner...
The WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS 2015: Ceremony, Concerts and Seminar

The WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS 2015: Ceremony, Concerts and Seminar

Held on October 24th, the World Soundtrack Awards will celebrate its 15th anniversary with one of the most brilliant film composers of his generation, known for his scores of ‘Back to the Future’, ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ and ‘Forrest Gump’. Brussels Philharmonic and The Flemish Radio Choir will perform the compelling scores by Alan Silvestri, Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Patrick...
WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS 2015 Nominations and PUBLIC CHOICE AWARD

WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS 2015 Nominations and PUBLIC CHOICE AWARD

Hans Zimmer, Alexandre Desplat, Johann Johannsson, Patrick Doyle and John Legend are some of the popular names among the first nominees released by the World Soundtrack Academy. The first nominees announced will be competing in the categories for Film Composer of the Year, Best Original Score of the Year and Best Original Song Written Directly...
FILM FEST GENT Announces ALAN SILVESTRI As Guest Of Honour At The 15TH WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS

FILM FEST GENT Announces ALAN SILVESTRI As Guest Of Honour At The 15TH WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS

Held on October 24th, the World Soundtrack Awards will celebrate its 15th anniversary with one of the most brilliant film composers of his generation, known for his scores of ‘Back to the Future’, ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ and ‘Forrest Gump’. Brussels Philharmonic will perform the compelling scores by Alan Silvestri, conducted by Dirk Brossé and accompanied by film fragments on the...
Film Fest Gent launches cooperation with Spotify

Film Fest Gent launches cooperation with Spotify

The digital music streaming service Spotify and Film Gent have signed an exclusive partnership. The Spotify Public Choice Award for best score will be awarded by the public during the 14th edition of the World Soundtrack Awards. Spotify will also present the new music section of the film festival: Sound and Vision In 2001 Film Fest Gent founded...