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Berlin International Film Scoring Competition

BIFSC offers emerging Film Composers the platform to showcase their work and compete to receive multiple Awards



First Prize Winner
Irelin Luo

Second Prize Winner
Hans Georg Krones

Third Prize Winner​

Yulong Wei


(Finalists in alphabetical order)

André Carvalho

Clare Eunseo Ko

Viktorija Kukule

Shengyuan Li

Yun Qi Pan

Fabien Raucaz

Arthur Troch

Berlin International Film Scoring Competition


Below you can watch the 3 Award-Winning Film Scores

Irelin Luo

1st Prize Winner

Hans Georg Krones

2nd Prize Winner

Yulong Wei
3rd Prize Winner


Don't miss a deadline

This is your time table for the Berlin International Film Scoring Competition 2023, plan ahead and deliver on time


15th of October - 15th of December

Early Bird Deadline:

15 October 2023 - 14 November 2023

30 Euros

Regular Deadline:

15 November 2023- 15 December 2023

40 Euros

Film sent to participants

After Registration

Each participant will receive the selected film in high resolution to score the music for the competition. Additionally, the participants will receive 3 Audio Files of Original Sound Design to select from and use with their music. The Sound Design is created by the Winners of the Berlin International Sound Design Competition! 

Deadline day

15th of January 2024
18.00 pm GMT

This is your day. Time to deliver your music on film and celebrate!

Finalists Announced

7th of February 2024

Up to 10 finalists will be announced

Each finalist will receive a diploma for their achievement to be selected in the 10 best Original Scores at the BIFSC

1st of March 2024

3 Award Winners will be announced. 

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2023 Awards List

Overall Winner

Cash Prize 500 Euros 

Full Scholarship for online participation at Fusion Film Scoring Workshops 2023 Including Live Recording

Symphobia Pandora by ProjectSam Cinematic Sampling 

Kontakt Player Bundle by SoundIron

CHORUS by Audio Imperia

1-Year Pro Subscription at ReelCrafter

1-Year Subscription at EastWest Composer Cloud +

Shreddage Guitar Library of your choice by Impact Sound Works 

Ethera Gold 2.5 by Zero-G

1st Runner-up

2nd Runner-up

1-Year subscription for EastWest Composer Cloud +

Orchestrator or Animator by ProjectSam Cinematic Sampling

A Hyperion Brass Elements by SoundIron

Shreddage Guitar Library of Choice by Impact Sound Works 

3 Month Pro Subscription at ReelCrafter

Ether Gold Atlantis by Zero-G



Registrations will open 
15 - 10 - 2023

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