Application Film Music Competition


8th International Film Music Competition 2019

The competition requires entrants to compose a brand new score for a short film of about 5 minutes. The film is selected in advance by the organisers and made available for download. Five finalists will be invited to Zurich for the premiere of their compositions. These are performed live in front of a public audience by the renowned Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich.

The submission for the 8th International Film Music Competition 2019 is closed.


  • Composers of any age, nationality and place of residence who have scored or orchestrated no more than three feature-length films longer than 60 minutes are eligible to enter. 
  • The registration fee is CHF 85. Decide quickly and pay just CHF 55 by taking advantage of our early-bird discount offer until April 19, 2019.
  • The submission deadline is on May 31, 2019