In 2020, SoundTrack_Cologne 17 will again present the PEER RABEN MUSIC AWARD for the best music in a short film and cordially invites film composers* and filmmakers* to submit their short films with their original compositions.

The award, first presented in 2009, commemorates the great German film composer Peer Raben, from whose estate the prize money of 1,500 euros is donated.

The award will be given to film scores with innovative and dramaturgically coherent use of music and sound in relation to narration.

The competition screening and the award gala will take place on 17 October 2020.

The nominees at SoundTrack_Cologne 17
Cora Chung

Cora Chung

SENTENCE, Director: Mike Davies, France/Germany

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Cora Chung

SENTENCE

Zeina Azouqah

Zeina Azouqah

REVOLVO, Director: Francy Fabritz, Germany

Zeina Azouqah

REVOLVO

Jakob Eisenbach

Jakob Eisenbach

LUX, Director: Wendy Pillonel, Switzerland

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Jakob Eisenbach

LUX

Pierre Funck

Pierre Funck

AUTOUR DE L’ESCALIER, Directors: G. Schwizgebel, J. Laskar, D. Hess, C. Müller, C. Waltert, E. Madrid, G. Möhring, S. Laskar-Haller, A. Sidler, V. Lukyantsev, Switzerland

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Pierre Funck

AUTOUR DE L’ESCALIER

Sarah Playford

Sarah Playford

STRENGTH, Director: Hedvig Ahlberg, Agathe Barbier, UK

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Sarah Playford

STRENGTH

Alex Symcox

Alex Symcox

CURANDERA, Director: Mauricio Rivera Hoffmann, Peru

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Alex Symcox

CURANDERA

James Wedlock

James Wedlock

A GLIMPSE, Director: Tom Turner, United Kingdom

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James Wedlock

A GLIMPSE