SoundTrack_Cologne 12 - Festival of Music and Sound in Film and the Media
19.-23. August 2015, Köln

SEE THE SOUND 12· The Musicfilm-Festival
19.-23. August 2015, Köln

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Accreditation for SoundTrack_Cologne 12 now open

You can now purchase your SoundTrack_Cologne 12 accreditation via the link above. Together with c/o pop Convention a joint accreditation for both events is available. Until July, 27th spezial „Early Bird“-rate are offered.

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Silient documentary films with live music by the 1st GERMAN ELECTROPHONIC ORCHESTRA

Fr. 21.08. 20:00h Filmforum NRW

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Jeff Rona (+) Peter Gregson in Concert

Cinematic, immersive, hypnotic - Jeff Rona and Peter Gregson play music influenced by minimalism and ambient and offer a visual performance.

Thu. 20.08. 20:00h Kleiner Sendesaal at the WDR Funkhaus

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Bestseller Games Composer at SoundTrack_Cologne

On Thursday, August 23rd Lorne Balfe (Assassin's Creed III, Beyond: Two Souls), Mikolai Stroinski (The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Vanishing of Ethan Carter), Jeff Rona (God of War 3, Far Cry 4) and Jason Graves (The Order 1886, Evolve) will be guests at the twelfth edition of SoundTrack_Cologne.

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Exclusive composers workshop with Hollywood composer Jeff Rona (Traffic, Phantom, Black Hawk Down, The Thin Red Line)

Saturday, August 22, 2015, 09:00am – 06:00pm

Workshop fee: 195.00 Euro including full SoundTrack_Cologne 12 accreditation.

Due to the big success of the 2013 workshop and the numerous inquiries to repeat this project, we are happy to announce another workshop with Jeff Rona:
Participate in an exclusive workshop with Hollywood composer Jeff Rona (Traffic, Phantom, Black Hawk Down, The Thin Red Line)! Submit your music to a given film take and a provides briefing forehand and get it analyzed, receive improvement suggestions and discuss it intensively with Jeff Rona at the workshop. Improve your skills right away by working on your composition together with Jeff during the day.

The workshop is limited to 8 participants.

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Competition for Young Upcoming Composers and Sound Designers
Create Your Own World of Music and Sounds!

Join the European Talent Competition in the categories film music composition and sound design! Win a one day recording session with the WDR Funkhausorchester Cologne and a 5.1 final mix down for a short film for a DCP at a recording studio in Germany, sound libraries and sound designer tools that will help you to gain ground in professional business. Show your skills and create a new sound track / sound design for the short film offered by SoundTrack_Cologne below! Entry deadline for the competition is July 15, 2015. Active students in the field of sound design/sound and/or composition at an European film and/or music school (without age limit) or creatives in the field of sound design and / or composition/music (maximum age 30) can participate in the competition. (hier Bild / Filmstill einfügen) 

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SEE THE SOUND · SoundTrack_Cologne 12 · August 19-23, 2015

SoundTrack_Cologne 12 now invites all those working in film, producers and distributors, to submit music documentaries, artistic films about music and musicians, short films with a focus on music and music videos for the film programme SEE THE SOUND at SoundTrack_Cologne 12.

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PEER-RABEN-MUSIC-AWARD at SoundTrack_Cologne 12 · August 19-22, 2015

SoundTrack_Cologne again awards the prize for the best music in a short film: the PEER-RABEN-MUSIC-AWARD.

The prize is awarded by SoundTrack_Cologne 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 has been awarded for the first time in 2009, SoundTrack_Cologne is again looking for the best music in a short film. Awarded will be film scores where the relationship between the narration and the music and sound is innovative and dramaturgically striking.

Entry deadline for the competition is extended until 15th July 2015.

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