CALL FOR ENTRIES: European Talent Competition
2/18/2021

We invite budding composers and sound designers to compose music or create the sound design for a short film in the EUROPEAN TALENT COMPETITION and to apply in the categories WDR FILMSCORE AWARD and SOUND DESIGN. The aim is to musically interpret and connect the visuals and narration of the short film “Mall” (D: Jerry Hoffmann).

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CALL FOR ENTRIES
1/29/2021

SoundTrack_Cologne 18 opens the submissions for the PEER RABEN MUSIC AWARD (for the Best Music in a short film) and for the SEE THE SOUND AWARD (for the Best Music Documentary).

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SoundTrack_Cologne at Sundance Film Festival
1/29/2021

SoundTrack_Cologne (June 9 - 12, 2021) and its sister event SoundTrack_Zurich (September 28 -30, 2021) are happy to bring German and Swiss composers to the Film Music House during Sundance Film Festival. Composers Dascha Dauenhauer (German Film Award 2020, European Film Award 2021) and Olivia Pedroli (Swiss Film Award 2020) will talk with host and fellow composer Hanna Sophie Lüke about their work experiences. The panel will be available from January 29, 2021 at https://village.festival.sundance.org/panel-view/60077d2805f3bd9c04343717.

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SoundTrack_Cologne 17 announces winners
10/18/2020

The juries of SoundTrack_Cologne 17 have made their decisions. Fabian Zeidler won the WDR Film Score Award, Sinan Varis was awarded with the Prize for the best sound design. Yin Lu received an Honorary Mention. Alex Symcox won the Peer Raben Music Award for his music for “Curandera” (D: Mauricio Rivera Hoffmann). Cora Chung received an Honorary Mention for her music for “Sentence” (Regie: Mike Davies). The SEE THE SOUND Award for Best Music Documentary went to “Everybody’s Everything” by Ramez Silyan and Sebastian Jones. "Matrix" composer Don Davis will receive the honorary prize at next year's awards ceremony (SoundTrack_Cologne 18: June 9-12, 2021) - then hopefully in person.

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Conference unfortunately only online!
10/15/2020

Due to yesterday evening's abrupt announcement of tightened corona protection measures by the state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the city of Cologne, which will come into effect today, Wednesday October 14th, we feel compelled to host the SoundTrack_Cologne conference exclusively in a virtual setting.

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