Nordic Film Music Days & HARPA Awards 2021

After a successful celebration of Nordic Film Music Days in February 2020 (read more), there’s already a date for the next edition: Sunday, February 14th, and Monday, February 15th, 2021.

Nordic Film Music Days & HARPA Awards 2021

Once again, the Nordic Film Music Days and HARPA Nordic Film Composers Award will be celebrated together at Nordische Botschaften in Berlin (Germany), during the 71st edition of the Berlinale – Berlin International Film Festival (11 – 21.02.2021).


With a program to be released later, the number of participants to physically attend at the Nordische Botschaften will be reduced, due to the global pandemic caused by COVID-19. However, all the activities planned will also be online, so wherever you are in the world, you will have the opportunity to take part in the seminars, the talks, and the screenings.


Meanwhile, the submission deadline for the HARPA Nordic Film Composers Award 2021 is still open for a few more weeks. This award is open for composers working in the Nordic countries and being a member of the national collecting society. Works can be submitted till October 1st, 2020.

Nordic Film Music Days & HARPA Awards 2021 - Gaute Storas


The composition must be for a narrative feature, documentary or TV-series, released between July 21st, 2019 and July 21st, 2020, and the submission must include:

  • Full name, contact info and of the composer
  • Membership number of the national collecting society
  • Link to screener with English subtitles
  • Link to IMDB


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Pictures from Nordic Film Music Days 2020: