Welcome to FilmScore 2017 - FilmScore Gets Animated

FilmScore 2017 is a unique competition which invites young musicians aged between 14-19 years old to compose an original score for one of a selection of short animated films (10 minute maximum).  This year we have specially chosen a selection of animated to films to further challenge and inspire those who might be interested in a potential career in film composition.

In addition, this year we are delighted to be working with Wiltshire Music Centre which will bring a whole new level of exposure and expertise to the competition.

A short-list of finalists will be selected and screened to a panel of professional judges and the public.  The winner will receive a fabulous prizes including a work experience day at a film or music company, mentoring, cash prizes and more!


The winner of FilmScore 2017 will receive the fabulous prize of visiting Real World Studios, based in Box, Wiltshire for a half day of mentoring which will include a tour of the studio and an introduction to industry professionals and their craft. Real World Studios is a unique recording facility where artists, producers and engineers come together to focus on making music.  It has been the home of many world famous albums and musicians as well as WOMAD and Real World Records.  An opportunity not to be missed.  

The deadline for 2017 submissions is 1st June 2017

Watch the 2016 grand final here

Read more about FilmScore 2017

Sebrina Lambert-Rose, FilmScore finalist 2015:

As an instrumentalist, writing music for the FilmScore 2015 competition was a completely new experience for me. I enjoyed it so much though that it has now inspired me to look deeper into composition for film and consider it as a possible career path. My most recent composition was for a twenty minute short drama “Letters Home”, commemorating the Battle of the Somme during the First World War. The FilmScore competition provided a fantastic background into the essentials of composing for screen. What was new and interesting about composition for “Letters Home” was composing as part of a team and writing music to accompany actors and script. I am now currently considering the possibility of studying a masters in composition for film in London

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