Video Game Scoring Category

FMC 2022 announces “Die by the Blade” Video Game Scoring Competition

FMC 2022 has teamed up with Grindstone a videogame production and publishing company to bring you and the entire composing community an exclusive Video Game Scoring Competition.

This year, we bring you a unique opportunity to compose music for a short opening intro sequence for “Die by the Blade”, the latest video game with the most modern graphics for release worldwide this September.

Only Through FMC 2022 and in cooperation with the developers of this announced video game release, you have a truly exclusive opportunity to transform this year’s especially prepared opening intro video game sequence with your musical composition. Enter the world of video games, and don’t be afraid to experiment and use your creativity!

Prestigious International jury members working for Hollywood, European, Asian film studios, National TV stations, Netflix, etc. – CLICK HERE

FMC 2022 PRIZES WORTH MORE THAN 38 000Є International Press and Media Attention, Original Handmade trophies, Certificates – CLICK HERE


All entry fees from the contest help support new musical talents, future composers, and activities for them organized by the non-profit GONG art company.

Video Game Scoring Category: How to register? Check out the video guide. CLICK HERE

Opening intro Competition sequence without the score from the latest video game release “Die by the Blade”. CLICK HERE

Watch the FMC 2022 Official Trailer – CLICK HERE

What the previous winners said about the FMC? – CLICK HERE

Attention DEADLINE EXTENDED‼️ 12th of October This will be the last day to upload your entries.

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Short description

“Die by the Blade” is a fighting game set in alternative-futuristic Japan. Advanced modern technology meets medieval Japanese weapons in so called “samurai-punk” world where the main conflict is the clash between feudal rulers and rebellion gangs. The main hero of the game is wandering samurai named Yoshi. He lives his life by helping the locals with problems they are facing, whether it’s bandits or other menial tasks. Yoshi has a pure heart and his motivations and honour are important to him. He is a quiet type and does not like causing commotions, but his sense of honour is acute and liable to draw him into conflicts since despite his desire to not get involved, he is still a man of honour at heart.

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Upload your film to Youtube and set to 'Public'.
Submit your entry using this form.

    First name
    Last name
    Order ID

    What will the judges be looking for?

    Individuality and creativity of music theme How well score suits the visual
    How they handled emotional content in the scene
    How innovative was the composer in the selection of instruments and sounds
    Tips for you

    Consider where the story of the video game takes place, which should inspire you to use the right instruments and sounds.
    Be careful not to mix music styles without any apparent visual reason. It is important that the music flows naturally.
    Make sure the music flows naturally and does not sound like pieces of music stuck together.
    Seek an original style for your competition composition and build an original work.

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