Oticons Faculty Film Music Competition 2018
Monday December 11, 2017. 04:03 PM , from Music Think Tank
The Most Established Film Music Competition in the world with the most Unique Challenges is Launched & Online once again!
The initial concept of calling all emerging film composers to showcase their talent in the art of film scoring, by devising the most compelling assignments that challenge the current mainstream film music trends, has become a groundbreaking platform for discovering and mentoring those composers that prove that they have both the immense musical talent and the amazing potential to succeed in the modern entertainment industry.
The fully online OTICONS FACULTY Competition comprises of an outstanding Jury of 30 film music professionals, four inspiring Assignments in two Rounds, and several career-transforming, immersive and educating Awards. Every passing year this annual film music event sets the bar even higher!
The Early-bird Registrations (60€) last from September 15th to January 15th, while the Normal Registrations Rate (95€ ) runs from January 15th to February 28th. The platform for Submissions of the completed Assignments will be open from January 1st to February 28th. (note: all deadlines end precisely at 12p.m., noon East European Time) The TOP20 Finalists will be announced in mid-March and the the TOP10 Winners be end of March.
Among our the members of our esteemed judging panel, that is helmed by Lalo Schifrin and Dirk Brossé, are the acclaimed composers Joe Kraemer (Mission Impossible), Jeff Beal (House of Cards), Johnny Klimek (Cloud Atlas), Jesper Kyd (Assassin’s Creed), Bobby Tahouri (Rise of the Tomb Raider) and Jack Wall (Mass Effect).
Watch on our Youtube channel members of our Jury describing their impressions of the OTICONS FACULTY Competition process and overall experience, and also a Masterclass for young film composers by the Faculty’s Honorary Chancellor, Mr. Lalo Schifrin.
Read on our Official Website the Testimonials of the previous years’ Winners and the effect the contest had to their careers. Several of them have achieved impressive steps forward in the industry already and some have been signed to be represented by the OTICONS Talent Agency, the organization that founded the Oticons Faculty Competition.
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