by David Forshee
UPDATE 4/17/13: The international entry deadline for the Music + Sound Awards has been extended to April 19th, 2013. Take advantage of this opportunity to showcase your work in music and sound design!
Pro Sound Effects is proud to sponsor a fantastic new awards program for music and sound. The International Music + Sound Awards will recognize outstanding work in categories that have been created to include the widest possible use of music and sound in visual media. They invite entries from television and cinema commercials, non-broadcast or viral advertising, branding and title sequence, feature films, television programs and computer games.
Film, Advertising, TV, and Gaming professionals worldwide are invited to enter their work into the inaugural International Music+Sound Awards before the entry deadline: March 31st, 2013. Entries can be submitted at www.internationalentries.masawards.com.
The International Music + Sound Awards are the first and only worldwide awards program to recognize and celebrate the indispensable role and outstanding contribution that music and sound design play in the world of visual and audio media. They were set up to establish the criteria and standard for international excellence in music and sound in this field.
"The International Music and Sound Awards is the first of its kind. A giant melting pot for the incredible talent that provides Music and Sound Design to the Media Industries on a global scale.” -Nick Payne (co-founder)
The awards are being judged by an impressive panel of industry authorities including Klaus Badelt (composer, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’), Roc Chen (composer, ‘Chinese Zodiac’)Mary Ramos (Music Supervisor, ‘Kill Bill Vol.2’), Jessica Dieraurer (Executive Producer of Music and Creative Content @ Y&R, New York), Tim Mellors (Chief Creative Head @ Grey Group Worldwide) and Dave Pettigrew (SVP, Head of Advertising and Games @ Warner Chappell, New York).
For a full list of judges, entry criteria, or more information, please visit www.masawards.com/international.
Pro Sound Effects will also be at the International Music+Sound part on La Goeland beach in Cannes on Friday, 21st June 2013. There will be plenty of PSE Library Cards on hand!