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RED: Re-Educating Digitisation
August 16, 2022

SoundTrack_Cologne is coordinating an Erasmus+ project with 6 partners across Europe. This educational project provides training on online marketing, visitor studies and non-visitor studies. Stay tuned to benefit from the free training possibilities.

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SAVE THE DATE
August 08, 2022

We proudly announce that our twentieth edition of SoundTrack_Cologne will take place from the 10. - 13.5.2023 at Fritz Thyssen Stiftung.

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AWARD WINNERS at SoundTrack_Cologne 19 · 2022
August 08, 2022

Walter Murch · Lifetime Achievement Award Lorenzo Gioelli · WDR Filmscore Award David Kamp · Peer Raben Music Award Anonymous Club · See The Sound Music Documentary Award

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Surviving in the music business: SoundTrack_Cologne's module "Reality Check"
August 08, 2022

How do I get work? What can I charge for my work? And what about all those contracts? SoundTrack_Cologne's module "Reality Check" has got you covered on those questions.

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Submit your Song - Track Check at Sound Track_Cologne
June 03, 2022

How good is my track, for real? On Friday, June 10, 14:30h, the music consultants Sarah Mibus, Neeltje Mooring (SOLID as a rock), editor Gaby Steiner, and Martin Häne (Nuvotone) will evaluate and give their feedback on submitted songs.

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Join our exclusive Matchmaking!
June 02, 2022

Meet the other participants of SoundTrack_Cologne and make new business contacts at our International Matchmaking!

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SoundTrack_Cologne 19 announces nominees for PEER RABEN MUSIC AWARD
June 03, 2022

Eight film composers enter the race for the PEER RABEN MUSIC AWARD. The winners will be announced at the grand award ceremony on June 11th, 2022.

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SoundTrack_Cologne 19 announces nominees for the EUROPEAN TALENT COMPETITION and the PEER RABEN MUSIC AWARD
June 02, 2022

11 composers and sound designers are nominated for the EUROPEAN TALENT AWARD. The winners will be announced at the Grand Award Ceremony in the IHK on June 11th, 2022, moderated by composer Hanna Sophie Lüke.

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Full Program Online - Get 15% off all accreditations
May 27, 2022

Full Program Online - Save 15% on your accreditation Now!

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SoundTrack_Cologne announces their TV Composer line-up with a mix of critically acclaimed, Award-winning and popular TV series.
May 29, 2022

SoundTrack_Cologne announces their TV Composer line-up with a mix of critically acclaimed, Award-winning and popular TV series. Meet Hesham Nazih, Hannah von Hübbenet, Max Filges & Christoph Schauer and Giorgio Giampà.

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Female Film Composer Class für Frauen in der Filmmusik · Sonntag, 12. Juni, bis Dienstag, 14. Juni · Filmhaus Köln · Bewerbungsschluss: 30. Mai 2022 12:00
May 18, 2022

SoundTrack_Cologne lädt zum dritten Mal zur Female Film Composer Class ein. Es ist das einzige derartige Veranstaltungsformat in der deutschen Medienmusikbranche, das sich auf die Bedürfnisse von komponierenden Frauen in Film und TV richtet.

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SEE THE SOUND 19 - Filmprogramm online!
June 01, 2022

SEE THE SOUND nimmt vom 8. bis 12. Juni 2022 in Köln den Sound im aktuellen Kino in den Fokus. Auch in der 19. Ausgabe zeigt das Filmprogramm von SoundTrack_Cologne in 27 Dokumentarfilmen, 9 Spielfilmen plus einem Kurzfilmprogramm - VVK läuft!

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SoundTrack_Cologne 19 announces Film Composers
May 16, 2022

Four renowned composers will join at SoundTrack_Cologne for an in-depth discussion of their careers, musical upbringing and influencesand their perspectives on creativity: Sanna Salmenkallio, John Ottman, Jon Ekstrand and Ádám Balázs.

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SoundTrack_Cologne 19 announces Video Games Composers
May 06, 2022

Brad Derrick (‘The Elder Scrolls Online’), Richard Jacques (‘Guardians of the Galaxy’) and Marie Havemann (‘Albion Online’) will talk about their work on games during the panel ‘Composing for Games’ (Thu, June 9, 2022) at SoundTrack_Cologne 19.

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The Godfather of Modern Sound: Walter Murch receives Lifetime Achievement Award at SoundTrack_Cologne 19
May 06, 2022

For six decades he has revolutionized Hollywood in editing and sound design – now the three-time Academy Award winner will be coming to Cologne to accept the Lifetime Achievement Award at SoundTrack_Cologne 19!

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SoundTrack_Cologne's second Female Film Composer Class
November 25, 2021

"The focus on women film composers is very welcome and appreciated. It's a great thing." Oscar winner Rachel Portman praised SoundTrack_Cologne in her acceptance speech for the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award. The second edition of the Female Film Composer Class (FFCC) also took place as part of the congress from Wednesday, 17 November to Tuesday, 23 November 2021. The programme complemented the participation in SoundTrack_Cologne 18 with a three-day block of teachings.

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The winners of SoundTrack_Cologne 18
November 24, 2021

Academy Award winner Rachel Portman received the Lifetime Achievement Award Award. In the EUROPEAN TALENT COMPETITION Ludwig Peter Müller wins the WDR Filmscore Award, the prize for Best Sound Design goes to Maximilian Sattler. The Peer Raben Music Award 2021 went to Paulo Gallo for his music to "Toke" (director: Nono Ayuso). The SEE THE SOUND Award for Best Music Documentary went to "Shut up Sona" by Deepti Gupta.

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Laurent Garnier & Co
November 16, 2021

SEE THE SOUND bringt Elektro-Sounds aus Frankreich auf die Kinoleinwand! Das Filmfestival SEE THE SOUND bringt außergewöhnliche Musikfilme, die sonst kaum im normalen Kinoprogramm zu finden sind, auf die große Leinwand!

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SoundCloud / Rap bei SEE THE SOUND
November 15, 2021

Das Filmfestival SEE THE SOUND bringt außergewöhnliche Musikfilme, die sonst kaum im normalen Kinoprogramm zu finden sind, auf die große Leinwand!

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Award-winning Composers at SoundTrack_Cologne 18
November 12, 2021

This year's Academy Award winner Nicolas Becker ("Sound of Metal" – Best Sound), composers Antonio Gambale ("Unorthodox"), Nathaniel Méchaly ("Taken"), Flemming Nordkrog (HARPA Award for "Shine Your Eyes"), Ali N. Askin ("Barbarians") and Susanne Hardt ("Ethno") will talk about their film and television projects at SoundTrack_Cologne 18 (November 17 – 20, 2021). In addition, the film festival SEE THE SOUND will bring "Shine Your Eyes" on Fri., 19.11. and CinePop will bring "Sound of Metal" on Sat., 20.11. to the movie screen.

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Documentary and live concert with Jean-Michel Bernard
November 08, 2021

“I cannot find words to reflect my admiration for his genius”, Lalo Schifrin praised the French composer Jean-Michel Bernard. The film music legend is only one of many great names with whom Bernard has collaborated in the course of his career. In honor of Bernard, SoundTrack_Cologne will be showing the documentary ‘In the Tracks of Jean-Michel Bernard’ on Thursday, November 18. The film portrays the life of the extraordinary composer. Bernard will be present at the screening and will give a 45-minute piano concert afterwards.

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Rachel Portman receives Lifetime Achievement Award
November 05, 2021

‘She is a true heroine of her profession’ is how Bayerischer Rundfunk describes the successful British composer who was the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Film Score. Now Rachel Portman will also be honoured as the first female composer with the Lifetime Achievement Award at SoundTrack_Cologne 18. The award ceremony will take place on Saturday, Nov 20, 2021 at the IHK Köln. Portman will also speak about her body of work on a panel on Saturday afternoon.

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Music for Sci-Fi Films and Series
November 25, 2021

Science fiction in film has always provided great innovations in film music - and audiences are therefore expecting innovation and quality when it comes to music. In three case studies, SoundTrack_Cologne 18 (Nov 17 – 20, 2021) will shed light on how film composers are currently successful in this genre: Mario Grigorov ("Spides"), Lorenz Dangel and Jonathan Feurich ("Tides") as well as Volker Bertelmann aka Hauschka ("Stowaway") are the guest speakers at STC for this genre day (Thursday, Nov 18, 2021).

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Video Games Composers
October 26, 2021

Joe Henson und Alexis Smith aka. The Flight („Assassin's Creed Odyssey”), Mathieu Lavoie („Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance“), as well as SØS Gunver Ryberg („Inside”) speak at the thematic block “Composing for Games“ (Thu, 18.11.2021) at SoundTrack_Cologne 18.

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Eight films nominated for the SEE THE SOUND Competition
October 06, 2021

SEE THE SOUND (November 17 – November 21, 2021), the film festival of SoundTrack_Cologne, will once again award the prize for the best music documentary. Eight films have been nominated for the competition, four of which are celebrating their German premieres and four their NRW premieres. The nominees are Shut up Sona von Deepti Gupta, Poly Styrene: I am a cliché by Celeste Bell and Paul Sng, Lisbon Beat by Rita Maia and Vasco Viana, Faith & Branko by Catherine Harte, All I Can Say by Danny Clinch, Taryn Gould, Colleen Hennessy and Shannon Hoon, No Ordinary Man by Aisling Chin-Yee and Chase Joynt, A Song Called Hate by Anna Hildur, The Forbidden Strings by Hasan Noori. All films will be shown at Turistarama. Tickets for 7,50€ on www.seethesound.de.

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