World Soundtrack Awards 2020 – El programa de música de cine será online

La edición del 20º aniversario del festival World Soundtrack Awards, que iba a tener clases magistrales, conferencias y encuentros en persona, además de un concierto online muy especial el sábado 24 de octubre de 2020 a las 20:00h – CET (leer más), ha decidido mover su programación al completo a formato online, debido a la situación actual del coronavirus COVID-19 en Bélgica y Europa.

World Soundtrack Awards 2020 - El programa de música de cine será online


Declaración oficial:

“Dear film music aficionado,


These are confusing and difficult times, for all of us. The safety of our audience, our guests and our crew is of the utmost importance. Due to the current circumstances, we will adapt our WSA industry programme.


Because of the international nature of our WSA audience, we deem it prudent to no longer go ahead with a live WSA industry programme. Ticket holders will be contacted for a refund. Instead, the WSA has opted to continue with a limited online programme, while also moving some events to next year.


Luckily, for film music fans all over the world, the World Soundtrack Awards Ceremony & Concert will be a free, online edition, livestreamed on 24 October, 8pm CET. From anywhere in the world, from behind your laptop, smartphone or tablet, you will be able to follow the award ceremony and concert.


Check our website and follow our Vimeo and Youtube channels to make sure you don’t miss our exclusive online content, which will be available from Saturday 24 October onwards.”


Programa completo online de esta 20ª edición:

“20th World Soundtrack Awards – Saturday 24 October

Are you ready for the biggest online film music event of the year? On Saturday 24 October, 8pm CET, the World Soundtrack Awards celebrates its twentieth anniversary with a unique livestream, available worldwide. Discover who this year’s winners are of the coveted World Soundtrack Awards and enjoy a pre-recorded concert by Brussels Philharmonic & Vlaams Radiokoor conducted by Dirk Brossé. Register here!


Masterclass with Alexandre Desplat

Exclusively for the WSA, five-time winner of the Film Composer of the Year Award Alexandre Desplat sat down with Matt Mueller of Screen International to talk about his many creative collaborations. Get to know the ins & outs of Desplat’s process and learn from the very best.


Maestro Dirk Brossé in conversation with WSA guests Alexandre Desplat and Gabriel Yared

For the special occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the World Soundtrack Awards, FFG music director Dirk Brossé spoke with guest of honour Alexandre Desplat and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Gabriel Yared about how they approach composing for screen, their writing process and where they get their inspiration from.


Panel talk on Composer Diversity

To discuss the issue of diversity in composing for screen, the WSA has recorded an online panel talk on the topic. Michael Abels (2019 Discovery of the Year), Lolita Ritmans (2020 WSA nominee for Public Choice) and WSAcademy members Diego Baldenweg with Nora Baldenweg & Lionel Baldenweg and Nainita Desai get into an interesting conversation, moderated by Milena Fessmann.”


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