First International Film Music Competition

30. November 2011

The first International Film Music Competition will take place within the framework of the 8th Zurich Film Festival. Participants are invited to compose a piece for orchestra to accompany a 6-minute short film. Composers from around the world aged 35 and under are eligible to enter. The Golden Eye is endowed with a CHF 10’000 cash prize which is offered from our Main Partners Credit Suisse, Die Schweizerische Post, Audi.

The winning composition will be announced during a finalists` concert on September 27, 2012 at the Tonhalle in Zurich. The five best compositions as judged by a jury will be world premiered within the framework of this concert under the baton of the Tonhalle orchestra`s principal conductor David Zinman.

The competition is now open. If you are interested in entering please contact us using the following address [email protected]. The short film for which the music is to be composed will be unveiled on February 15, 2012. The composition, written for a large orchestra, must reach us before June 30. Five finalists will be announced on August 23. The 8th Zurich Film Festival will take place from September 20 to 30, 2012.