Music for film, tv, ads, video games

Music for film, tv, ads,  video games

This category is open for Composers, Musicians, Producers, Sound Designers, Filmmakers and Videomakers of all ages and nationalities.

You can enter to this category:

MUSIC ENTRIES (in mp3 max file size 30mb)

A, From your portfolio, an original music composition suitable for film, TV, commercial or video game that has not yet been involved in any film or video.

B, You can include music that is part of a finished film, video,TV series or video game. (if you do not own the rights to the film or video and cannot send it via the link).

Your music entries can be composed using any Virtual instruments, Sounds and Plugins, Live instruments, Bands, Small or Large Orchestras, or Choirs.

They can be Studio, Demo recordings or Live from your performances with a maximum length of 6 minutes in mp3 format.

FILM, VIDEO ENTRIES WITH ORIGINAL MUSIC (via link)

Filmmakers, Production companies, National and Private Television Stations, Indie film artists and Audio-visual content producers may also participate in this category.

C, You can enter Films and Videos of any genre, Experimental, Animated, Documentary, Children’s films, SCI-FI and genre hybrids. The date of their creation is not important.

Submit your films and videos via link public or private to YouTube, Vimeo (in case of private enter your video URL and password) with a maximum length of 10 minutes; for longer feature films and videos, select the part you think the best to express your film visually and in terms of music, or prepare an edited version of the best of your audiovisual work for the jury.

In the past, we have discovered many very interesting films, videos and serials in different genres from many countries around the world for this category. The works were often visually ambitious; however, we were mainly interested in the sound component of the film and the original music score. We also screened the finalists at the closing gala ceremony, and it was a genuine experience for all the international guests in the hall.

After successfully submitting the application, expect a confirmation email about your registration at your email address.

We wish all entrants lots of success in the contest.

Music for film, tv, ads, video games
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IMPORTANT DATES FMC 2022

Registration: 12th of June – 12th of September

Deadline day: 12th of September This will be the last day to upload your entries.

Semifinalists Announced: The date will be announced after the closing of the registration.

Finalists Announced: TBA

The countdown to the international start of the FMC 22
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PRIZES

Here are the prizes that we will redistribute to the winners:

Universal audio studio pack 276

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JURY

Members of the prestigious international jury in the FMC are composers, musicians from the EU, USA, Asia, Australia the professional elite in the music and film industry, working for Hollywood, Asian and European film studios, TV broadcasters, Netflix, etc.

Vlado Meller

USA

Gianni Ephrikian

Italy

Martin Todsharow

Germany

Paul Wiffen

UK

What will the judges be looking for?

Individuality and creativity of music theme
Emotional message of the music
Melodic and harmonic building of the composition
How innovative was the composer in the selection of instruments and sounds

Seek an original style for your competition composition and build an original work.

FAQ

Yes of course. We encourage you to share your entries online, for example, in music forums, groups, and social networks, and get feedback from your friends, fans and musicians in other countries. Use competition entries with your music to promote and strengthen your professional portfolio. However, you must state in the text that your entry is or was for the purposes of our competition according to the options and the type of medium on which you share your entry by using one of the official hashtags #fmcfilmmusiccontest #fmcontest and place an FMC weblink www.fmcontest.com . Failure to comply with these conditions will result in a violation of the rules and copyright. We have prepared FMC promo images for online sharing, you can use for this purpose.

We rely on a quality jury with big names from the beginning and your compositions are evaluated by international music and film business experts from the EU, Asia, Australia and the US, who work actively for national television, the largest Asian and Hollywood film studios as well as Netflix. More about the jurors here.

Of course, we have original custom made trophies for the absolute winners of all competition categories. You can watch the trophy on a video here. All finalists of the competition will receive an official certificate.

All finalists of the competition will receive an official certificate which will be a reminder and confirmation of your recognition, and you can hang it in the recording studio.

You can become a semifinalist or a finalist in several categories to which you are registered, if the jury selects your music or film.

Yes, but the application form must be filled in and approved by your parent.

Yes, of course, you can include more than one composition in one category.

It depends on every single case and there is no clear answer. Sometimes, another song by the author can considerably help when deciding and show the author‘s complexity, or significantly shift in scoring thanks to a stronger composition from the author‘s portfolio.

Yes, of course. You can apply for one or more categories with as many music contributions as you want.

Yes, of course. However, you must state in the text that your entry is or was for the purposes of our competition according to the options and the type of medium on which you share your entry by using one of the official hashtags #fmcfilmmusiccontest #fmcontest and place an FMC weblink www.fmcontest.com. Failure to comply with these conditions will result in a violation of the rules and copyright. We have prepared FMC promo images for online sharing, you can use for this purpose.

RULES

FMC is intended for all composers, filmmakers, musicians, soloists, music groups, producers without age and national restrictions.
Accepted will be musical compositions and songs, exclusively in mp3 format, movies and videos via link public or private (in case of private enter your video URL and password) with completely filled data in the registration form.
These will be delivered to jury on the evaluation process.

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