Young Composers, Good Luck! Registration Period ends! CINE’s ” The 2018 Marvin Hamlisch Film Scoring Contest for Emerging Composers. Next Deadline: Scores Due: April 13th, 2018. GOOD LUCK!
Washington, DC — The 2018 Marvin Hamlisch Film Scoring Contest for Emerging Composers’s next deadline: Scores due Apr 18, 2018 — Young composers Good Luck!
The 2018 Scoring contest has two categories, to give opportunity to the very young talented composers:
Youth Category (for young composers under 18 y/o)
Emerging Category (for young composers over 18 y/o)
Deadlines for the 2018 Marvin Hamlisch Film Scoring Contest for Emerging Composers:
Registration Opens: December 4, 2017
Registration Closes: January 31, 2018
Scores Due: April 13, 2018
Finalists Announced: May 25, 2018
Marvin Hamlisch Award Winners Announced: June 15, 2018
Award ceremony: Fall of 2018 (Date TBA) NYC
Year 2017 Contest:
JUDGES 2017 CONTEST — EMERGING CATEGORY:
Academy Award-winning composer (Best Original Score, Life of Pi, 2012)
George S. Clinton:
Multiple BMI-award-winning composer and Emmy nominee
Emmy Award-winning music editor, supervisor, conductor and Director of Screen Scoring at University of Southern California
JUDGES 2017 CONTEST— YOUTH CATEGORY:
Composer and Chair of Film Scoring at Berklee College of Music
Composer, music supervisor and Director of Programs in Film Scoring and Songwriting at NYU Steinhardt
Composer, conductor, arranger and area leader in the Composition for Screen program at the Royal College of Music
Flashback about CINE’s “The Marvin Hamlisch Film Scoring Contest for Emerging Composers”
The film scoring contest for young composers – has been taking place for a few years now. After Composer Marvin Hamlisch received the CINE’s Legends Award in 2012 he wanted to be part of the programs that CINE has for emerging young talent. After he passed (August 6, 2012,) CINE decided to name this specific contest in his honor and contestants can participate every year with a musical score for a film that they will be given to compete. The 2017 contest has two categories (Under 18 y/o and Over 18 y/o to give opportunities to the very young talented composers! Learn more about this contest / Participate in the next film scoring competition!
LISTEN TO PREVIOUS WINNING SCORES:
Message from Terre Blair Hamlisch:
Welcome contestants! It is with great joy that we announce yet another year of this important contest. On Marvin’s behalf (he would be so proud!) we hope that this exercise “awakens the muses” on all the young talent that feels compelled to participate. Welcome to the contest and may your score be a positive and important factor in your lives! Winners and finalists have had many work opportunities as a result of entering this contest! Good luck to all! — Terre Blair Hamlisch.
- 2017 Contest — Emerging Composers Category
- 2017 Contest — Youth Composers Category
- The winner in the emerging composers category for Cine’s 2016 Marvin Hamlisch film scoring contest is Robert Neumair — Congratulations!
- The winner in the Youth Category for Cine’s 2016 Marvin Hamlisch Film Scoring Contest is Lawson Madlener. Congratulations!