The best between film and music - that's our position.

SoundTrack_Cologne is Europe's leading congress for music and sound in film, games and media, and a source of inspiration for the growing landscape of festivals and congresses in Europe. In over 40 round tables, panels, workshops and networking events, SoundTrack_Cologne focuses on current developments in culture, law, marketing and technics of media music amd offers business cases and networking events. It will take place for the 17th time in 2020. 

SoundTrack_Cologne is a film event - from the music perspective. The event addresses business professionals, music studentents and everyone interested in film and music. In 2019, SoundTrack_Cologne celebrated its 16th anniversary with numerous international guests.

When it comes to film narratives, SoundTrack_Cologne aims to give its audience a diversive and versatile experience of music and sound. Judical, economic and aesthetic work conditions of film composers in a global market stand in the forefront, whereas a dialogue is established between the various film trades in workshops, workshop talks, case studies and panel discussions by experienced and established film composers to pass on their knowledge to the next generation. 

With competitions such as the European Talent Competition and Peer Raben Music Award, SoundTrack_Cologne aims to appeal to the younger generation of composers and sounddesigners. With EEAMS, the European Education Alliance for Music and Sound in Media, SoundTrack_Cologne also hosts events for the European universities and education institutions .


Film programme SEE THE SOUND

SEE THE SOUND, the film programme of SoundTrack_Cologne aims to show a broad array of extra-ordinary music films connecting image and sound by bringing them to big screen.

During the film programme from August 28th till September 1st, 2019 a total of eleven German premieres are brought to Cologne. 

In addition to the regular film programme, SEE THE SOUND selects eight films for the SEE THE SOUND Music Documentary Award competition. The SEE THE SOUND competition films will be screened at Turistarama from April 22nd to 26th, 2020.

The Team

Head of Festival: Michael P. Aust

Head of program: Michael P. Aust, Helge Borgarts
Consulting: Dr. Anselm C. Kreuzer, Prof. Hansjörg Kohli
Head of competitions and award ceremony, Matchmaking, Consulting: Dagmar Blume-Niehage
Head of EEAMS (European Education Alliance für Music and Sound in Media): Yati Durant

Head of program: Michael P. Aust
Junior curator: Joana da Silva
Consulting SEE THE SOUND: Dagmar Blume-Niehage, Johannes Klein

Head of organisation: Simeon Ostberg
Press and public relations: Julia Rutkovska
Heads of technic: Markus Aust, Johannes Dröge
Team Technic: Henning Marquaß
Graphic: Markus Aust


Organiser contact

Televisor Troika GmbH
Trajanstraße 27
50678 Koeln

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