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Oticons Faculty

"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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Oticons Faculty Judging Panel

A stellar jury with successful professionals from the film music world.
The Oticons Faculty jury members represent, along with the supporters of this initiative, the Mission of this competition. They are all not only successful film and film music professionals, but also great artists, the works of whom have been proven influential and of a quality that has made them endure the test of time...
  • Please note that the judging panel of the competition will differ slightly every year.
  • It might also get updated not only before but also during the registration period due to availability issues of the artists.

Lalo Schifrin

President of the Jury

Sir Dirk Brossé

-President of the Jury
Administrator of the Jury

Andy Hill

-Administrator of the Jury

Jeff Atmajian


David Butterworth


Jean-Michel Bernard

Oscar-winning Composer

Jan A.P. Kaczmarek

-Oscar-winning Composer

Tuomas Kantelinen


Shigeru Umebayashi

Oscar-winning Composer

Stephen Warbeck

-Oscar-winning Composer

Yoav Goren


Cyril Morin


Hélène Muddiman


Christian Schumann


Christopher Slaski

Sr. Director of Film & TV

Michael Todd

-Sr. Director of Film & TV
Sr. Director Film & TV UK/Europe

Simon Greenaway

-Sr. Director Film & TV UK/Europe
Film Music Program Director

Yati Durant

-Film Music Program Director
Director of Graduate Admissions

Nigel Lees

-Director of Graduate Admissions
Film Music Critic, IFMCA Member

Eleni Mitsiaki

-Film Music Critic, IFMCA Member
Composer, Orchestrator

Alexius Tschallener

-Composer, Orchestrator

Register & Submit ONLINE

Registration & Submission DEADLINES

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