MediaSoundHamburg 2019

Our program is complete. Randy Thom comes to Hamburg again for his MasterClass Sound Design. The MasterClass Foley will be directed by Sue Harding and Adam Méndez, the MasterClass Film Music by Danish film composer and sound designer Kristian Ednes Andersen. The MasterClass Orchestration is conducted by Bob Zimmerman, the MasterClass GameMusic by John Broomshall and Alastair Lindsay. Other program highlights include the public presentation of the Young Talent Award Media Music with the Kaiser Quartet and an evening with Kenyan singer and songwriter Eric Wainaina.

African Night

As part of our focus on Africa this year, we cordially invite you to the African Night! On August 10th, 2019 Sahad & The Nataal Patchwork from Senegal, Eric Wainaina from Kenya and Topher Jaxx from Zanzibar/Tanzania will play at 9 pm. The opening concert of this year’s MediaSoundHamburg will take place for the first time in the resonanzraum, Feldstraße 66.



Young Talent Award Submission

Young musicians, composers, game musicians and sound designers up to the age of 35 can submit their compositions for the Young Talent Award Media Music until 1 June 2019. The task this year is to compose a theme music for Raymond Chandler’s novel Playback.

Music Production Workshop

Even before MediaSoundHamburg, the Music Production Workshop on “From Microphone to Finished Mix” will take place at the Sound Lab of HAW from August 5th to 8th, 2019. The main topic is the production of a recording with the Senegalese band Sahad and the Nataal Patchwork.

First scholarship holder

Alice Ragoi from Nairobi will participate in the 9th International Hamburg Summer Academy for Film Music, Gamemusic and Sound Design in August 2019. The scholarship holder was selected from a large number of applicants and announced at the ACCES 2018 in Nairobi.

Award Winner in Hamburg

Congratulations to Gijs Knol and Rinkie Bartels! The winners of this year’s Buma Music in Motion Talent Award have won a scholarship for this year’s MediaSoundHamburg. Their composition for the new website of the Anne Frank Foundation convinced the jury.

Supported by

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