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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 SECOND WAVE OF NOMINEES

16th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS ANNOUNCES SECOND WAVE OF NOMINEES

The World Soundtrack Academy released a second wave of nominees for Discovery of the Year, the SABAM Award for Best Young International Composer and Public Choice Award. Last month the nominees for Best Film Composer, Best TV Composer and Best Original Song were revealed. The WSAwards aims at supporting film music, sound design, composers and...
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...
16th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS – Composed for Television

16th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS – Composed for Television

FILM FEST GENT CELEBRATES TELEVISION MUSIC,  INTRODUCING NEW AWARD BEST SCORE FOR TELEVISION SERIES/MINISERIES FOR THE 16th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS Brussels Philharmonic and The Flemish Radio Choir conducted by Dirk Brossé 19 October 2016 – World Soundtrack Awards Gala 20 October 2016 – WSA Concert   @ Capitole Ghent Held on October 19th, the World Soundtrack...
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...
OTICONS FACULTY - International Film Music Competition

OTICONS FACULTY – International Film Music Competition

After a highly successful inaugural edition, the film music competition that aims to become a game-changer in the industry by discovering, nurturing and cultivating film composing talents with a unique voice, is back again! Oscar-winning composers, acclaimed film professionals, organizations and international festivals support this unique project again and welcome you to the OTICONS FACULTY...
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...
Riz Ortolani: A Farewell

Riz Ortolani: A Farewell

Riz Ortolani at the 13th World Soundtrack Awards Ceremony Another great has gone but his music legacy and heritage stays forever! Riz Ortolani was born on September 4, 1931 in Pesaro, Italy as Riziero Ortolani. In a career that spanned decades, Riz Ortolani, composed more than 300 scores and his most notables include Cannibal Holocaust, Il Sorpasso,...