PEER RABEN MUSIC AWARD at SoundTrack_Cologne 15 · August 22. - 26. 2018

In 2018 SoundTrack_Cologne is again awarding a composer for the best music in a short film with the PEER RABEN MUSIC AWARD.

Awarded will be film scores where the relationship between the narration and the music and sound is innovative and dramaturgically striking.

The prize is awarded in memory of the great German film composer Peer Raben. The award money is donated by Peer Raben’s estate.

For the PEER RABEN MUSIC AWARD, which is annually awarded since 2009, SoundTrack_Cologne 15 is again searching for the best music in a short film and invites filmmakers and composers to submit their productions.

Entry deadline for the competition is 24th June 2018.

All short films whose production was completed after 1st January 2017, or which had their premiere after 1st January 2017, are eligible for submission. All films with a maximum duration of 15 minutes (longer films will not be accepted!) and in any industry standard format will be considered. There are no restrictions regarding country of production, genre, or content. The film music must have mainly been written for the film.

For the nominees it is obligatory to be present at the screening of the films on August 25th, 2018 and present their work (films, compositions) in front of the jury and the audience. The prize will be awarded at the official gala the same evening. The prize will be worth 1.500 Euros.

Terms, conditions and the application form of the competition can be found here:

24 Jun 2018