March 07, 2024

The International Film Music Competition reaches this year its 12th edition during the Zurich Film Festival. Participants are invited to score the 8‑minute short film THE FLYING SAILOR for symphony orchestra. The prize is endowed with CHF 10.000.


Reality Check · Politics Video Games + Buy Out · AI and Music Rights

September 27, 2023

Would you like to know more about Video Games + Buy Out and AI and Music Right? On Friday, 29th of September, two panels at SoundTrack_Zurich 04 on Reality Check will address these issues.

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Six high profile case studies at SoundTrack_Zurich 04 FOUDRE, EO (IO), LIVING, VISIONS, ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT AND EARLY BIRDS

September 23, 2023

Six Case Studies show different paths to success: Volker Bertelmann (All Quiet on the Western Front), Paweł Mykietyn (EO), Nicolaus Rabaeus (Foudre), Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch (Living), Philippe Rombi (Visions) and Adi Frutiger (Early Birds).

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EARLY BIRDS Case Study Film's crew to delve into how to make a project with Dolby Atmos

September 20, 2023

For the first time at STZ, the Dolby Atmos panel will feature the core team of a film. On Sunday, October 1, 2023, SoundTrack_Zurich 04 will present the case study EARLY BIRDS at ZHdK's Dolby Atmos Studio.

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Matchmaking for Women in Media and Music

September 14, 2023

STZ has selected a group of professionals from the film industry who would like to exchange knowledge and expand their network with women from the music industry.

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International Matchmaking

September 14, 2023

At our International Matchmaking we bring together composers and sound designers with music supervisors, directors, producers, artist managers, sync managers and A&R managers.

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Check your tracks with professionals at STZ

September 08, 2023

Would you like your tracks to be checked by experts? Do you want to know what they think about your music? In the TrackCheck session at STZ_04, participants will have the chance to present their music to seven music supervisors.

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Full Programme Now Online

September 06, 2023

Case studies on ALL QUIET IN THE WESTERN FRONT with Oscar winner Volker Bertelmann and EO with European Film Award winner Paweł Mykietyn, are just a few of the highlights of this year edition of SoundTrack_Zurich.


ZFF honours composer Volker Bertelmann

July 23, 2023

The Zurich Film Festival honours the German composer Volker Bertelmann with its Career Achievement Award for his life's work. Bertelmann is also the jury president of this year's IFMC.


These are the finalists of the International Film Music Competition

July 13, 2023

From the approximately 150 submitted compositions for The International Film Music Competition, three favourites have now been selected: Carl Falkenau, Elliot Murphy and Cian McCarthy.


Volker Bertelmann to be Jury President of the Film Music Competition at Zurich Film Festival 19

May 11, 2023

For the 11th time, the renowned International Film Music Competition will take place as part of the "Cinema in Concert" gala on September 30, 2023. Entrants are required to create a new and original score for the short film AU REVOIR JÉRÔME!


Case studies at SoundTrack_Zurich 03: The Sandman, Tschugger, Hors Saison, Rubikon, The Good Boss and Soul of a Beast

September 15, 2022

An infinite source of fresh creativity: Six panels at SoundTrack_Zurich 03 (September 27th – 30th) put the lens on creating soundtracks for recently released series and films that stand out for their extraordinary work.


Serving the Swiss Music Industry: The Sync Focus at SoundTrack_Zurich

September 14, 2022

Finding the right balance between score and source music for a film within a tight budget and timeframe – an art in itself that is always a challenge in an industry in constant transformation.


SoundTrack_Zurich 03 Matchmaking

September 09, 2022

Meet the other participants of SoundTrack_Zurich and make new business contacts at the networking events of SoundTrack_Zurich (27th - 30th September, 2022)!


SoundTrack_Zurich 03: The full program is now online Zürich · 27.-30. September 2022

September 02, 2022

Oscar-winning film composer Rachel Portman (Chocolat, The Cider House Rules), trumpet player Nils Petter Molvær (European Film Award 2021 Best Score), Fatima Dunn (Swiss Film Award 2022 Best Score), and Zeltia Montes (Spanish Goya Award).

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RED: Re-Educating Digitisation Erasmus+ project

August 16, 2022

SoundTrack_Cologne is coordinating an Erasmus+ project with 6 partners across Europe. This educational project provides training on online marketing, visitor studies and non-visitor studies. Stay tuned to benefit from the free training possibilities.

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The springboard for talented film music composers from around the globe: International Film Music Competition 2022

March 25, 2022

The 10th International Film Music Competition will take place during the 18th Zurich Film Festival (22 September – 2 October 2022) and is organised by Zurich Film Festival, Tonhalle-Gesellschaft Zürich AG, and Forum Filmmusik.