9 films from 5 countries: Nine film composers compete for the Peer Raben Music Award.
Film scores with innovative and dramatically coherent use of music and sound in relation to the narrative are honoured. The award commemorates the great German film composer Peer Raben, whose estate donated the prize money.
Composer André Feldhaus will present the nominees with their films at the screening: Martin Batchelar (UK) & Nathan Stornetta (CH) (Time Chicken,Director: Nick Black, UK), Toni Martin Dobrzanski (DK) (Hecatomb, Director: Edward Andrews, Canada/Denmark/Mexico/UK), David Hohl (Sunmilk, Director: Silvan Zweifel, Switzerland), Martin B. Janssen (Still, Director: Adrien Boublil, USA), Nicolai Krepart (State of Emergency, Director: Tarek Roehlinger, France/Germany), Ioannis Moutzouris (Lucky Land, Director: Theodor Solin, UK), Orlando Perez Rosso (Wishing Box, Director: Nan Li and Wenli Zhang, USA), Sandra Stadler (The Devil’s Bridge of Uri, Director: Jochen Ehrmann, Switzerland) and Joseph Trapanese (Imbroglio, Director: Christopher Zatta, USA).
The jury, consisting of agent George Christopoulos, director Mareike Wegener and the film composer Gary Yershon will award the 1,500 Euros prize the same night.
Competition Screening: August 26th, 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm, Fritz Thyssen Stiftung