SoundTrack_Cologne celebrated its award ceremony last Saturday 31st of August, as a closing act of the 16th edition, held from August 28th to 31st, 2019 in Cologne (Germany).
Regarding the European Talent Competition, the WDR Filmscore Award was for Leon Maximilian Brückner, winning a one-day recording session of one of his own compositions with the WDR Funkhausorchester. The prize for the best sound design was for Paul Clímaco Müller Reyes, who won a 5.1 cinematic mix down in the prestigious sound mixing studio Chaussee Soundvision in Germany.
An Honorable Mention went to Julien Bellanger: “The jury loved the retro mood of Julien Bellanger’s score, which reminded them of a classic film noir. The music excelled with its effective and well-placed cueing, good implementation of tempo and tonal matching to the images in the film. It was a cohesive and stylish work!”
On the other hand, the Peer Raben Music Award, went to Mateo Ojeda for his music for the film Pantaleon, directed by Diana Ojeda, receiving a prize of 1.500 €. The Jury awarded Dascha Dauenhauer with an Honorary Mention for her contribution ‘Love Me, Fear Me’ (dir. Veronica Solomon).
The SEE THE SOUND Award for Best Music Documentary 2018 went to ‘BNK48: Girls Don’t Cry’ by Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit, endowed with a 2.500 € prize.
During the award ceremony, composer Klaus Doldinger (Das Boot, The Neverending Story) received the Lifetime Achievement Award.
You can find more information about the whole list of nominees and the jury of the competitions in the following article:
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