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"You are the Music while the Movie lasts"

paraphrased T. S. Eliot

The most innovative film music competition in the world that focuses on Quality in Film Music and calls for all the undiscovered talented artists to finally get heard and discovered!

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The most Original & Challenging Int'l Film Music contest
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28
Jury Members
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4
Compelling Assignments
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UNIQUE AWARDS
Educational & Career-Transforming
Salient
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ENTER
the film music world
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20
Finalists

OTICONS FACULTY 2019 Launched!

Participate now to the 2019 Edition by registering with the Early-bird Registration!
Early-Bird Registration period shall conclude on January 1st 2019.

Register Here
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I can hardly overstate the gratefulness I feel for having been given this opportunity and I am certain the festival will leave its mark on my path as a composer!
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Thanks to the Oticons Faculty Competition I got the most important mentoring and feedback of my career. It's a must for every aspiring composer!

Round ONE

  • REGISTER
  • COMPOSE
  • SUBMIT

A truly memorable theme, an epic cue only for strings and to score the scene of an in-development feature film are the first highly challenging tasks for the 1st round. The best 20 contestants will qualify to the next round!

Round TWO

  • Select
  • Pitch
  • Win

The 20 finalists of the 2nd Round will have only 4 days to select and submit their best ever composition so as to prove that Pitching is one more skill they do posses!

the ASSIGNMENTS

Task1

From Here to Eternity

Compose a "main theme", a brilliant melody that can become instantly memorable!
Task2

Battle of the Bows

Prove your skillful writing by composing powerful, epic music exclusively for STRINGS!
Task3

Envision the Notes

Score a scene from a real in-development feature film, solely based on the SCRIPT and the filmmaker's BRIEF.

Compose Original Music that will be Listened, Voted and Commented by Professionals.

Show your Passion, Prove your Talent

  • Be Listened
  • Be Evaluated
  • Get Feedback

Discover How

Awards that will introduce you to the film music world

Your music will be listened and evaluated for its outstanding qualities by our stellar judging panel. The Winners will travel to the best film music festivals in the world and the Top-10 Finalists will enjoy several more Awards!

Receive Feedback for your Music

  • The Jury's Feedback

After the announcement of the Winners, the Oticons Faculty team gathers all the Jurors' notes and compiles Feedback Letters for all 20 Finalists of Round 2.

FEEDBACK

Oticons Faculty Certificate

  • Winners
  • Finalists

Each year, every single one of the TOP-20 FInalists, receives the Oticons Faculty Certificate of Participation based on their performance!

Oticons Faculty 2018 Winners

#1 Winner

-Rasmus Zwicki

#2 Winner

-Lawrence Whitehead

#3 Winner

-Henning Hansen

#4 Winner

-Si Hao Ting

#5 Winner

-Timofey Kazantsev

#6 Winner

-Jinglei Huo

#7 Winner

-Jeffrey Harrison

#8 Winner

-James Yan

#9 Winner

-Marco Cascone

#10 Winner

-Darshan Shah

Do you have any questions? Here's where you'll find the answers...

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Discover the Music of all Top·10 Winners from the Oticons Faculty Soundtrack Albums

2017 Soundtrack Album Available Now

Amazon | iTUNES | Deezer | Spotify | Google Play · FOR THE SOUNDTRACK ALBUM RELEASES OF PREVIOUS YEARS VISIT THE FINALISTS MUSIC PAGE.

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Registration & Submission DEADLINES

Early-bird
Early-bird Registrations 15.9.2017 - 1.1.2018 @ 12 p.m. UTC
Registrations & Submissions
Regular Registrations & Submission 1.1. - 28.2.2018 @ 12 p.m. UTC