International Film music composers' competition
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WHAT IS
NGC COMPETITION?

In the frames of NGC Lab we hold an International Film music composers competition — NGC Competition.

You are offered to compose a piece — a truly unique and memorable music, for up to 5 minutes in length — that could be considered as the main theme for a movie.

Open call will take place from December 15th, 2020 till May 16th, 2021.

Composers of any age, gender or nationality are welcome to participate.

prize

prize

prize

Premiere of the winning piece at the concert with a full symphonic orchestra
Premiere of the winning piece at the concert with a full symphonic orchestra
Premiere of the winning piece at the concert with a full symphonic orchestra
  • Professional video recording of the premiere performance
  • EFIMOVMUSIC Ultimate Complete Bundle — all sound libraries released before July 2021
  • Professional video recording of the premiere performance
  • EFIMOVMUSIC Ultimate Complete Bundle — all sound libraries released before July 2021
  • Professional video recording of the premiere performance
  • EFIMOVMUSIC Ultimate Complete Bundle — all sound libraries released before July 2021
  • Winner's Diploma signed by Harry Gregson-Williams
  • Winner's Diploma signed by Harry Gregson-Williams
  • Winner's Diploma signed by Harry Gregson-Williams

Special nomination
New classics Melody Award

Special nomination
New classics Melody Award

Special nomination
New classics Melody Award

OUR PARTNER "NEW CLASSICS COMPETITION" HAS ESTABLISHED ITS OWN PRIZE OF 50,000 RUBLES FOR A RICH, MEMORABLE TUNE.
OUR PARTNER "NEW CLASSICS COMPETITION" HAS ESTABLISHED ITS OWN PRIZE OF 50,000 RUBLES FOR A RICH, MEMORABLE TUNE.
OUR PARTNER "NEW CLASSICS COMPETITION" HAS ESTABLISHED ITS OWN PRIZE OF 50,000 RUBLES FOR A RICH, MEMORABLE TUNE.

Jury

Jury

Jury


Harry
Gregson-Williams
the President of the jury, composer

anton
schwarz
music producer, supervisor

hendrik
schwarzer
the CEO of Orchestral Tools

nick
skachkov
composer, the CEO and the founder of NGC Lab

Ilya
Efimov
composer, the CEO of EFIMOVMUSIC

Jenna
Fentimen
Head Of Creative, Manners McDade Music Publishing Ltd, Manners McDade Artist Management LLP

Application process

Application process

Application process

Step 1. Compose a piece
During a given period (by May 16th, 2021) you have to compose an up to 5-minute long piece that could become the main theme for a movie
Step 2. Send us your work
Please fill out the following form and attach the composition (both: music in MP3 format, and scores in PDF) that you want to present at the competition, and it must meet the following requirements:

– the composition must be original: without any prior release to the public;

– the maximum length of the piece shouldn't exceed 5 minutes;

– our orchestra consists of 76 musicians. You are free to choose the musicians you need. You will find a full list below;

– please title your file as per following: LastName_FirstName_NGC-Comp2021. Files with wrong titling won't be considering.
Step 3. Pay the application fee
35 € Application fee for early birds – for applicants who pays by March 1st, 2021. After March 1st the fee is 50 €
Step 4. Wait for the announcement
Our jury will unveil the shortlist of finalists on June 1st, 2021 and announce the winner on July 1st, 2021

76 piece orchestra

76 piece orchestra

76 piece orchestra

2 Flutes
1 Piccolo
2 Oboes
1 Cor Anglais
2 Clarinets
1 Bass clarinet
2 Bassoons
1 Contrabassoon
6 Horns
3 Trumpets
3 Trombones
1 Bass Trombone
1 Tuba

1 Harp
1 Celesta / Piano

Perc
1 timpani player
4 players for orchestral percussion:
Glockenspiel, Xylophone, Tubular Bells, Suspended Cymbal, Tam-tam, Triangle, Tambourine, Piccolo Snare, Snare Drum, Bass Drum

12 first violins
10 second violins
8 violas
8 celli
5 double basses
About Orchestra
2 Flutes
1 Piccolo
2 Oboes
1 Cor Anglais
2 Clarinets
1 Bass clarinet
2 Bassoons
1 Contrabassoon
6 Horns
3 Trumpets
3 Trombones
1 Bass Trombone
1 Tuba

1 Harp
1 Celesta / Piano

Perc
1 timpani player
4 players for orchestral percussion:
Glockenspiel, Xylophone, Tubular Bells, Suspended Cymbal, Tam-tam, Triangle, Tambourine, Piccolo Snare, Snare Drum, Bass Drum

12 first violins
10 second violins
8 violas
8 celli
5 double basses
About Orchestra
2 Flutes
1 Piccolo
2 Oboes
1 Cor Anglais
2 Clarinets
1 Bass clarinet
2 Bassoons
1 Contrabassoon
6 Horns
3 Trumpets
3 Trombones
1 Bass Trombone
1 Tuba

1 Harp
1 Celesta / Piano

Perc
1 timpani player
4 players for orchestral percussion:
Glockenspiel, Xylophone, Tubular Bells, Suspended Cymbal, Tam-tam, Triangle, Tambourine, Piccolo Snare, Snare Drum, Bass Drum

12 first violins
10 second violins
8 violas
8 celli
5 double basses
About Orchestra
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