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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 Film Music Competition
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20+
Jury Members
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4
Compelling Assignments
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WHY?
Mission Statement
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20
Finalists
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ENTER
the film music world

OTICONS FACULTY 2024 Running Now!

Participate now to the 2024 Edition by Registering & Submitting
your completed Assignments by February 29th.

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE CONTEST's CONCEPT & PROCESS HERE

These are the assignments that set this Film Music Competition apart as the most unique in the world:

From Here to Eternity

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

Battle of the Bows

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

Envision the Notes

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

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!

Awards that Boost Careers & Transform Lives

The OTICONS talent agency, renowned for championing film composers, created the competition to unearth exceptional global talent and propel careers forward at an accelerated pace. Numerous victors have leveraged the event's networking potential, embarking upon transformational journeys that elevate their standing within the industry or even securing representation by the agency.



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......AND, what's even more significant, we are the only competition that provides composers with feedback on their music!
Oticons Faculty Feedback Letters
  • The Jury's Feedback

Following the declaration of winners, the Oticons Faculty team collects feedback from jurors and produces personalized Feedback Letters for all 20 finalists of Round 2 and for anyone, who didn't qualify to Round 2, but requested to receive one.

Oticons Faculty Certificate
  • TOP 20 Finalists

Every year, each of the top 20 finalists is awarded the Oticons Faculty Certificate of Participation in recognition of their performance.

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

Stream our Soundtracks here:

Amazon | iTUNES | Deezer | Spotify | Youtube Music · FOR A DETAILED LIST OF ALL SOUNDTRACK ALBUM RELEASES VISIT THE FINALISTS MUSIC PAGE.

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

Official Rules    F.A.Q.    Contact

Register & Submit ONLINE

Registration & Submission DEADLINES

Early-bird
Early-bird Registrations 1.9.2023 - 1.1.2024 @ 12 p.m. (noon) UTC
Registrations & Submissions
Regular Registrations & Submissions 1.1. - 29.2.2024 @ 12 p.m. (noon) UTC
Announcement of Finalists & Winners
Announcement of the Winners by April 1st