SoundTrack_Cologne 21 – European Talent Competition – Nominees

The 21st edition of SoundTrack_Cologne has announced the nominees of this year’s European Talent Competition.

SoundTrack_Cologne 21 - European Talent Competition - Nominees


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The EUROPEAN TALENT COMPETITION offers a platform especially for young talents. The participants had the task to either compose the film music or to create the sound design for the short film “Balcony Cacophony” (directed by Quentin Haberham) or to re-score the film in a team of composer and sound designer.


Eighteen composers and sound designers are nominated for the EUROPEAN TALENT AWARD. The winners will be announcedat the festive awards ceremony on July 5th at the Comedia Theater.


The nominees (in alphabetical order):

Lucas Barreau (Sound design), Camille Borrelly (Score), Janrinke Bruinsma (Score, Sound design), Hernan Castro Fioravanti (Score), Federico Damborsky (Sound design), Guillaume Demore (Score), Therence Guillerme (Score), Marlene Jacobs (Score), Florian Simon Krefting (Score, Sound design), Benjamin Alan Kubaczek (Score), Agathe Lavarel (Score), Stefano Marrone (Sound design), Eugenio Pitolli (Sound design), Matteo Tarragoni (Sound design), Peter Toth (Score, Sound design), Nicolas Vön Moreau (Sound design), Niels N. Winter (Score), Jenny Winter (Sound design).


The competition screening will take place on Friday, July 5th at 10:30 (it will last 150 minutes with 30 minutes break) at ODEON Cinema 2.


To attend the screening you either need a valid accredition for the day of the screening (for details click > here), or a single ticket for the screening, which you can buy by > clicking this link.


The nominees and their new scores for “Balcony Cacophony” will be presented to the audience and jury under Yati Durant’s moderation.


The winner of the WDR FILMSCORE AWARD will have the opportunity to record an original composition of 7 – 9 minutes length with the WDR Funkhausorchester – for many young composers this could be their first opportunity to record with a large orchestra and begin filling out their film-scoring calling card.


The winner for the best SOUND DESIGN will receive a 5.1 cinematic mix down in the prestigious sound mixing studio Chaussee SoundVision GmbH.


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