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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 jury members of the Oticons faculty, together with the supporters of this initiative, represent the Mission of this competition. They are all not only successful film and film music professionals, but also great artists whose works have proven to be influential and of a quality that makes them stand the test of time...
  • Please note that the competition jury will change slightly each year.
  • It may also be updated not only before but also during the entry period due to artist unavailability.

Lalo Schifrin

President of the Jury

Sir Dirk Brossé

-President of the Jury
Administrator of the Jury

Yati Durant

-Administrator of the Jury

Jeff Atmajian


David Butterworth


Jean-Michel Bernard


Miriam Cutler

Sr. Vice President

Natasha Baldwin

-Sr. Vice President
Composer / Conductor

Gavin Greenaway

-Composer / Conductor

Johnny Klimek


Tuomas Kantelinen


Cyril Morin


Christopher Slaski


Mikolai Stroinski

Oscar-nominated Composer

Gary Yershon

-Oscar-nominated Composer
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

Thomas Mikusz

Composer / Educator

Vassilis Milesis

-Composer / Educator

Register & Submit ONLINE

Registration & Submission DEADLINES

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