The third scholarship for young Ghanaian film music composers, game musicians and sound designers in cooperation with the Music In Africa Conference for Collaborations, Exchange and Showcases (ACCES) goes to Emmanuel Lamptey-Mills. MediaSoundHamburg director Achim Esser-Mamat presented the certificate at the ACCES Conference at the end of November 2019.
The scholarship includes participation in the 10th International Summer Academy for Film Music, Game Music and Sound Design in Hamburg from 11 to 16 August 2020 with international film composers and industry professionals. Scholarship holders of previous years are the South African sound designer Rethabile Nyamate (2018) and Alice Ragoi (2019) from Kenya.
ACCES is a pan-African trade event for music industry players to exchange ideas, discover new talent and create business linkages. ACCES is held in a different African city every year, attracting active music industry players from across the globe. ACCES is organised by the Music In Africa Foundation, a non-profit and pan-African organisation, in partnership and with the support of Siemens Stiftung, Goethe-Institut, Reeperbahn Festival, Alliance Française, the Prince Claus Fund and the ANT Mobility Grant from Pro Helvetia Johannesburg, financed by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).