The film music festival World Soundtrack Awards, which celebrated online the gala concert and award ceremony of its 20th edition on the 24th of October, 2020, has published the video of the event, as well as all the masterclasses held that day, so you can enjoy them for free.
WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS 2020 – CONCERT & GALA (2h 31m 45s)
DOCUMENTARY: 20 Years of World Soundtrack Awards (11m 06s)
A special documentary about 20 years of World Soundtrack Awards, looking back on the history of Film Fest Ghent’s focus on the impact of music on film.
WSA Talks: Dirk Brossé in conversation with Gabriel Yared (11m 32s)
Listen to the conversation between #FFGent music director Dirk Brossé and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Gabriel Yared, where they have a fascinating discussion about how Gabriel Yared approaches composing for screen, his writing process and where he gets his inspiration from.
WSA Talks: Dirk Brossé in conversation with Alexandre Desplat (21m 52s)
Listen to the conversation between #FFGent music director Dirk Brossé and guest of honour Alexandre Desplat, and discover how the renowned composer approaches composing for screen, his writing process and where he gets his inspiration from.
WSA Talks: Panel Talk on Composer Diversity (40m 48s)
Michael Abels (2019 Discovery of the Year), Lolita Ritmanis (2020 WSA nominee for Public Choice), and WSAcademy members Diego Baldenweg with Nora Baldenweg & Lionel Baldenweg and Nainita Desai get into a nuanced conversation, moderated by Milena Fessmann where they discuss the issue composer diversity.
WSA Masterclass: Alexandre Desplat (37m 41s)
Listen to the conversation with five-time winner of the Film Composer of the Year Award, Alexandre Desplat. Matt Mueller of Screen International asks about the ins & outs of Maestro Desplat’s process and about the renowned composer’s many creative collaborations.
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