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Film Music Days 2022

The WSA Industry Programme offers a peek behind the scenes of the film music world. Filled with panel discussions, interviews, and masterclasses, these talks are a great way to get to know the faces behind the scores we all love. The events delve into how the film music industry operates and evolves. Whether you are a professional, student, or just have a great love for film music, the WSA Industry Programme is the place to make new connections. The WSA industry programme is powered by Sabam For Culture and The Pack.

Ticket information

A ticket for an event in our Industry Programme costs € 5. It is also possible to buy a day pass for € 10. People with an accreditation have access to all events. It is also still possible to apply for an Industry Package for VIP access to all WSA Film Music Days events.

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Thursday 20 October 2022

Paneltalk 4 3

Buyouts and other unfair contractual practices: what prospects for the Belgian composer?

Thu. 20.10 - 10:30 - Kinepolis 8

This panel talk is organised in collaboration with the European Composer Songwriter Alliance (ECSA).

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Film Composer & Film Producer: Balancing a Budget

Thu. 20.10 - 14:00 - Kinepolis 8

This panel talk aims to bring the professions of film producer and film composer closer together. This talk is organised in collaboration with the Belgian Screen Composers Guild.

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Composer's Talk: Mark Isham

Thu. 20.10 - 15:30 - Kinepolis 8

Film composer and jazz artist Mark Isham's outstanding musical voice can be heard in memorable scores such as for Judas and the Black Messiah (Shaka King) and Crash (Paul Haggis). Mark Isham will discuss his career with moderator and fellow composer Ruben De Gheselle, who won last year’s Georges Delerue Award for his score for Clara Sola.

Friday 21 October 2022

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Music in nature documentaries with Bruno Coulais, Dirk Brossé and Nainita Desai

Fri. 21.10 - 10:30 - Kinepolis 8

How does a composer (under)score nature? Composers Bruno Coulais, Dirk Brossé and Nainita Desai will discuss their experiences scoring for nature documentaries. Film (music) journalist Robin Broos will moderate this talk.

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Creative Partnership: Johnny Jewel, Nico Leunen & Fien Troch

Fri. 21.10 - 13:00 - Kinepolis 8

A conversation between Chromatics frontman Johnny Jewel (known for the soundtrack of Nicolas Winding Refn’s Drive), Belgium’s most sought-after editor Nico Leunen (Ad Astra, Beautiful Boy, Broken Circle Breakdown) and Belgian director Fien Troch (Kid). Journalist Tim Greiving (NPR / Washington Post / LA Times) will moderate their Creative Partnership talk.

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Creative Partnership: David Lowery & Daniel Hart

Fri. 21.10 - 15:00 - Kinepolis 8

Director David Lowery and composer Daniel Hart will soon be celebrating their 15th anniversary: they became inseparable after working together on Lowery's feature debut St. Nick in 2009. Film and music are so intrinsically intertwined in their projects that it is impossible to imagine Lowery's work without hearing Hart's soundtrack.

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Album Release & Listening Session: Evgueni Galperine’s Theory of Becoming

Fr 21.10 - 19:30 - MIRY Concertzaal - free (no reservation)

Evgueni Galperine, who composed the scores of FFG Explore Award-winner Gagarine, Golden Lion-winner L'événement and the HBO mini-series Scenes of a Marriage together with his brother Sacha, presents his new album. Galperine asked four filmmakers to create images to accompany his music, which will be shown exclusively during this free listening session. He will also be present for an introduction and a Q&A.

Saturday 22 October 2022

Meet en greet 16 9

WSA Meet & Greet

Sat. 22.10 - 12:00 - YALO Hotel

During the WSA Meet & Greet the World Soundtrack Awards nominees and WSA special guests will be present for a Meet & Greet with their fans.

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Changing the Face of "The Composer": Alliance for Women Film Composers

Sat. 22.10 - 13:00 - YALO Hotel

Women composers have always been writing and creating music, but they have historically been overlooked and kept invisible. The Alliance for Women Film Composers (AWFC) was founded out of a need and desire to raise visibility and create opportunities for female composers.

WSA panel talk

WSA Nominees Round Tables

Sat. 22.10 - 14:15-15:15-16:15 - YALO Hotel

The World Soundtrack Award nominees for the Film and TV Composer of the Year, Discovery of the Year & Public Choice Award sit down together for a conversation.

WSA Industry Programme Overview

  • Thursday 20 October
    • 10:30-12:00 - Buyouts and other unfair contractual practices: what prospects for the Belgian composer?
    • 14:00-15:15 - Film Composer & Film Producer: Balancing a Budget
    • 15:30-17:00 - Composer’s Talk: Mark Isham
    • 20:00 - Korean Composers Concert
  • Friday 21 October
    • 10:30-12:00 - Music in Nature Documentaries with Bruno Coulais, Nainita Desai and Dirk Brossé
    • 13:00-14:45 - Creative Partnership: Johnny Jewel, Nico Leunen & Fien Troch
    • 15:00-17:00 - Creative Partnership: David Lowery & Daniel Hart
    • 19:30-20:45 - Album Release & Listening Session: Evgueni Galperine’s Theory of Becoming
  • Saturday 22 October
    • 12:00-13:00 - WSA Meet & Greet
    • 13:00-14:00 - Changing the Face of “The Composer”: Alliance for Women Film Composers
    • 14:15-15:00 - WSA Nominees Round Table: Film & TV Composer of the Year
    • 15:15-16:00 - WSA Nominees Round Table: Discovery of the Year
    • 16:15-17:00 - WSA Nominees Round Table: Public Choice Award
    • 20:00 - World Soundtrack Awards Ceremony & Concert

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