10 21 oct '23


World Soundtrack Awards 2021 - Daniel Pemberton

World Soundtrack Awards

Since establishing the World Soundtrack Academy, Film Fest Gent has presented the World Soundtrack Awards, its prestigious blue-ribbon event celebrating the very best film music of the year. The winners are announced during the World Soundtrack Awards Ceremony and Concert. At the concert, Brussels Philharmonic, conducted by Maestro Dirk Brossé, music director of Film Fest Ghent, performs a selection of music by the guests of honour and the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award, accompanied by film clips on big screens.

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Film Music Concert

Live music is a crucial part of Film Fest Ghent's identity. That is why the festival organises concerts in which film music is allowed to be the protagonist. Each year there is a thematic concert revolving around the work of one composer, country or subject.

VIDEODROOM, Koyaanisqatsi, FFG 2020


VIDEODROOM is the annual musical date between Kunstencentrum Voo?uit and Film Fest Ghent. It is a surprising cross-pollination between film and music that gives film classics a make-over. Featuring live music and performances, this bold initiative presents the film canon in a new, experimental light, offering a fresh perspective on the classics and in the process creating an unforgettable experience.

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