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Testimonials 2021

Testimonials 2021

Thank you to the FMC 2021 team for giving me the chance to show my music and the Jury for appreciating it! Becoming the Absolute Winner in the Trailer Music category is a great honor and a pleasant surprise at the same time. It’s great to be among so many talented artists! It’s very motivating! Thank you to LORINC Production for their inspiring and professional film. It was a great adventure and I would recommend it to anyone with a passion for music! Thank you!


During last year’s lockdown, I came across an advertisement for this competition. I took a look at the website and I found the contest really interesting and immediately decided to subscribe to the video games category. I think it is important to take part in composition contests, especially if they are relevant, like FMC is, as you have the opportunity to challenge yourself at a professional level and be judged by experts from all over the world. I hope that FMC will be supported and last for a long time, because these initiatives motivate, encourage and give some visibility to composers who constantly work “behind the scenes”.


“I am very honoured to receive this award and I wish all future participants all the best, it is nice to be recognized once in a while but what matters most is to keep focused on writing the best music you can write, and constantly seek to improve and hone your craft. Thank you once more to the FMC team and esteemed jury for this award, for creating such a meaningful platform for composers to share their work with friends all over the world.”

Benjamin Lim Yi – Singapore

Thank You so much FMC! I feel extremely blessed and honored to have Placed 3rd in the Instrumental Music category! Every person has a story and every story has a sound. As film composers, it is our responsibility to explore these stories with the limitless possibilities of music. I am so grateful to be apart of this network of amazing composers and I’m looking forward to the future with the FMC community.

Allen Pierre-USA

Taking part in FMC has been a wonderful experience for me, not only for the result that I have achieved, but because I had the chance to see the work of other professionals and confront myself with them. It’s an experience that I would definitively recommend to anyone interested in pursuing a music career. I hope that the opportunities offered by FMC may expand in the future, in the form of a community where music professionals can share their work and expertise with others.

Mirko Martini – Italy

I am truly honored to have finished Third in this international competition, especially considering that the jury of the FMC 2021 is very respectable. These contests motivate a lot and help those who, like me, do not have many means to compare themselves with other artists and have their works evaluated. For this, I want to thank Gioria and all the organizers warmly.

Roberto Mataluni- Italy

FMC is an auspicious event where many composers worldwide are hungry for more inspiration and friendly competition that can help cultivate talents and a healthy musical community. It is such a delight to hear everyone’s music, and I am very honored to be awarded at such a visionary contest among gifted artists.

Michael Choi-South Korea

FMC 2021 is the most incredible thing that happened to me this year, thanks to the fact that participation in the contest is free for anyone. I decided to participate in 3 different categories and in one of these, that is “Theater Music”, I was declared the absolute winner with my composition entitled “Opera”. Thanks again to FMC, the jury and the organizers. See you next year!tform for composers to share their work with friends all over the world.”

Enrico Giannini – Italy

I would like to express my deepest and warmest grateful for this acknowledgment and I feel very honoured to have been part of this great contest, together with independent musicians and composers. I am very happy to testify that sometimes hard work and artistic value are  recognized. It is also very important and stimulating to interact with composers from all over the world. All members of the FMC team are exceptional, first of all for their professionalism and competence, and for the high level of the organization and their passion for music and artists. Thank you very much again.

Maria Massa – Italy

I signed up to FMC 2021 without thinking twice. An important contest that has helped me to compare myself with the composers from the whole world, a unique opportunity! FMC2021 has given my music the chance to bring the message I wanted to all the people that have  seen and listened to my work, a message of hope. However, I would not have expected Albanuova to be classified as the overall winner in the Films, tv series, videos with original music category !! It was a great thrill! I want to thank the whole FMC team, the jury for the commitment and the opportunity they give to music of all kinds. The contest is something unique And I would like to invite all composers to participate in this contest and have a great opportunity for professional and cultural growth.”

Tommaso Morrone – Italy

“I am the founder of Happy Diamond Music Studio. I like to express my heartfelt thanks to the FMC judges who had voted for me. I also like to thank my family, husband, and friends for their impeccable support of my music career. Green Warriors – Now or Never is the first out of five titles in  The Green Warriors game music catalog. Winning 2nd place in the FMC Original music for Film Tv, Ads, Video games is a profound recognition and honor to me as an independent composer. My music and video games centered around the conservation theme. As a composer, I like to do my part to make this world a better place through my music and bring joy, happiness and hope to my audience. The FMC contest is a platform for everyone to showcase their work and be judged by industry leaders. I would strongly recommend composers from all around the world to take part in this incredibly meaningful event. “

Shirley Choi – Hong Kong

“I’m honored for receiving the second place prize in the film, tv series, videos with orignal music category, and I really thank the jury and its great members. And thank you again FMC for this opportunity, just continue the great job, I wish you all best !”

Samuel Safa – France

I am really honored to have received from a prestigious jury the 3rd place for the category “Compose Music for the Animated Sci-fi Film”. In an increasingly competitive music scene it is very important to constantly compare and improve your skill; about that, FMC is a great opportunity to measuring yourself with composers from across the world. It is also an opportunity to enrich your CV with a prestigious award. I encourage all composers and musicians to participate in this contest. Thank you to the organisers and jury of FMC 2021.

Domenico Meschia – Italy

“For me it was a significant experience to participate in FMC! Professional juries, variety of categories and very interesting tasks/films for composers makes this contest great. I personally got a lot of inspiration from participating in Trailer Music category and I want to thank all FMC team for their incredible work and organization of such big event. Also I want to congratulate all participants in every category, for me its a great honor to be a part of such amazing community!”

Ivan Garin – Russia

I really appreciate all members of FMC for organizing this wonderful competition and want to say congratulations to the other winners. This was my first time to participate in this competition, and I am very honored to have won the Absolute winner. I believe that I have grown as a composer throughout this competition and those of you who also participated in this competition have as well. Finally, I’d like to say thank you to all my family and friends. Without their help, I wouldn’t have achieved this wonderful award.

Munenori Kishi – USA

“I am so thankful for this first prize! Thanks to the jury: it is an honor and a great joy to receive it. It was exciting to compose adaptive music for the category “music for videogame” and compete with so many musicians from all over the world. FMC is a must!

Massimo Di Paola – Italy

Thanks to the FMC team for this great opportunity. It is a pleasure for me to have participated in the category of music for Film, Tv, Ads & Video Games and to have obtained the absolute winner award. I think what the people at FMC are doing is important, and this helps a lot to composers like me who are trying to carve out a niche in the industry. Thanks again to the jury for their consideration!

Rubén Contreras – Spain