Young Talent Award
Media Music

Young musicians, composers, game musicians and sound designers up to 35 years of age can now submit their compositions for the Young Talent Award Media Music. The deadline for entries is 1 May 2018, and this year’s task is to set short stories based on paintings by the famous American painter Edward Hopper to music. The prize with live performance of the first three award-winning compositions by the Kaiser Quartet will be awarded on 13 June 2018.


With regular scholarships MediaSoundHamburg promotes young talent in the areas of film composition, game music and sound design. A scholarship includes free participation in all MasterClasses, workshops, forums and special events as well as accommodation and board worth 3,000 euros.

Application deadline 1 May 2018

Tickets & Prices

All courses can be booked individually or as a package. The prices for the single tickets can be found in the current programme. There are also discounts and subsidies.

Program 2018

Learn from the greats for ten days: MediaSoundHamburg offers an extensive range of further training in the areas of film composition, game music and sound design. We are looking forward to many national and international guests, to renowned lecturers, to new encounters and lots of music!

Event Venues

Our main venue is more than just a conference venue. The Elsa Brändström Haus in Hamburg-Blankenese with a wonderful view over the Elbe River is the ideal place for intensive exchange and encounters. Most of our MasterClasses, workshops and forums take place here. Another venue has been the Goßlerhaus since this year.

Supported by

Ben Burtt
Franz Bak
Patrick Doyle
Martin Hernandez
Joe Kraemer
Michael Nyman
Ari Pulkkinen
Randy Thom