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International Film Music competition 2015

Germany-based Israeli composer Faris Badarni is the winner of the 4th International Film Music Competition, which took place during the 11th Zurich Film Festival on 25 September 2015 at Arena Cinema 5 in Zurich. Badarni received the Golden Eye ‘Best International Film Music 2015’ endowed with a 10 000 Swiss franc cash prize.

The jury chose the winner from the five finalists


The shortlisted five were chosen from 137 participants from 28 countries. Entrants were asked to score the 6‑minute short film THE CONTROL MASTER by Run Wrake (1963–2012).

The award ceremony took place during a film music concert by the Zurich Chamber Orchestra and the Zurich Jazz Orchestra under the musical direction of André Bellmont, with the world premiere of the five nominees’ compositions. The concert also saw the performance of soundtrack excerpts from legendary science fiction classics and blockbusters.

The members of the jury were

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Members of the Jury