Berlin International Film Scoring Competition

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


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 2022 - 14 November 2022

30 Euros

Regular Deadline:

15 November 2022- 15 December 2022

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 2023
18.00 pm GMT

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

Finalists Announced

7th of February 2023

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 2023

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 are now open

Compose a Winning Score

Upon registration, you will receive

1. An email confirming your registration together with the competition materials.
2. The film
2. Three (3) Audio Files with original Sound Designs
created by the Winners of the Berlin International Sound Design Competition 
(You will be able to choose which of the three Sound Designs you prefer to use with your music.)


There is an additional 3 Euro processing fee charged by BIFSC 

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Lost in Time

Lost in Time BIFSC2022
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This is a no-sound version of the film

You will receive 3 Sound Design files to choose from and use with your submission

 Lost In Time

Animated Short Film by Objectif 3D


Two children play in a temple. One of them touches a mysterious sphere and suddenly time stands still.


Objectif 3D 

Modling: Benjamin Bes, Sebastien Evrard, Mickael Olivieri.

Rigging: Lucas Pancarte, Mickael Olivieri.

Character Simulation: Sebastien Evrard, Lucas Pancarte, Mickael Olivieri.

Animation: Yohan Blazquez, Alba Cazes Barry, Meline Delage, Valerian Delamare, Vincent Ferrer, Jonathan Louis, Audrey Marion, Antsa Ratsimbason,

Lighting/ Shading: Roxane Commincioli, Chrystel Curens, Fabien Delavous, Maxime Dominici, Esteban Genre Jazelet, Guillaume Lafaye, Pauline Vincensini. Matte Painting: Chrystel Curens,

Fx: Esteban Genre Jazelet

Sound: Mathieu Parisot Voices: Ines Azma, Jonathan Louis.

Sound Design / Mix : Christian Cartier, Luc Aureille.