Winner of the 2nd Edition of the Juan Gil Family Estates International Soundtrack Composition Prize

Last weekend, the jury formed by the conductor Constantino Martinez-Orts, the Spanish composers Lucio Godoy and Roque Baños, the representative of the winery Juan Gil Vera, and chaired by the British composer Patrick Doyle, decided that the 32-year-old Georgian composer Ana Kasrashvili was the winner of the 2nd edition of the International Soundtrack Composition prize organized by Juan Gil Family Estates.


This prize is the most important in its category, having the highest endowment in the world for a contest of this type with 50.000 € to the winner!!


Ana Kasrashvili will have the opportunity to premiere the short film ‘Essence’ with her music at the concert of the Film Symphony Orchestra (FSO) at the Víctor Villegas Auditorium in Murcia (Spain), next Thursday 15th of November, where the music will be recorded live. During the course of the concert, the award will be presented to the winner, in the presence of the jury and in presence of recognized people of the region, related to culture and cinema.


Once the process was finished, the names of the rest of the finalists have been made public, revealing the people behind the pseudonyms used to guarantee anonymity during the evaluation process:

  • Francisco Javier Artés – “Lardis” – ‘La Búsqueda’ (España)
  • Francesco Berta – “Tinearth” – ‘Seeds of Change’ (Italia)
  • David Forner – “Dafoe” – ‘Lloro’ (España)
  • Fernando Furones – “Hans Zilliams” – ‘Tierra, Corazón, Alma’ (España)
  • Alicia Fernández Morote – “ Greendown” – ‘Oro Granate, Oro Blanco’ (España)
  • Javier Alonso – “Batistrello” – ‘1916’ (España)
  • Vanessa Garde – “Undercave” – ‘Blanco Granate’ (España)
  • Julien Bellanger – “J. Jouanno” – ‘Essor’ (Francia)
  • Hadrien Bonardo – “Fidelio” – ‘Jewels of The Earth’ (Francia)
  • Lawrence Whitehead – “MelodyGuy” – ‘A Noble Heart’ (Reino Unido)
  • Joaquim Badia – “Hypnos” – ‘Alma Jumilla’ (España)
  • Ana Kasrashvili – “Martha Webber” – ‘The True Treasure’ (Georgia)


More information about this second edition of the contest, on the official website: