Save the date! Anniversary edition World Soundtrack Awards on 24 October 2020
In 2020, the World Soundtrack Awards (WSA) will take place on Saturday 24 October at Capitole Gent. Next year, Film Fest Gent is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the World Soundtrack Awards. As is traditional, the WSA gala will close the 47th edition of the festival.
Now available: 'Marco Beltrami: Music for Film'
Already dubbed "the film music album of 2019", Film Fest Gent's new CD features recordings of Emmy Award winner Marco Beltrami's best film music, performed by Brussels Philharmonic and conducted by Dirk Brossé.
Relive the 19th World Soundtrack Awards
On the 18th of October, Ghent once again became the international centre of film music. Rediscover the best moments of the 19th World Soundtrack Awards!
World Soundtrack Awards 2019 winners announced
For the 19th year in a row, the World Soundtrack Awards were announced during Film Fest Gent. This year's winners are Nicholas Britell, Hildur Guðnadóttir, Lady Gaga, Frédéric Vercheval, Michael Abels, John Powell and Pierre Charles. Frédéric Devreese and Krzysztof Penderecki were both honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award.