The Ukrainian Institute announces the call for Ukrainian film composers to participate in the Spot The Composer programme at the Cannes Film Market

Spot The Composer is a special platform for composers from around the world to connect with directors and producers participating in the Cannes Film Festival.

A total of 10 composers will be selected to participate in the programme. They will have the opportunity attend exclusive one-to-one meetings, meticulously organized to connect them with film projects at various stages of development or production, a masterclass on film music (presented by SACEM) and networking events and much more. 

If a composer from Ukraine is selected by the team of Marché du Film to participate they will covere the accreditation and the Ukrainian Institute will provide transfer to the festival.  

Applicant Requirements: 

  • Applicants must be established composers with at least ten IMDb credits as the main composer, including at least two feature-length films. 
  • Composers can attend the STC program twice in total, with a minimum gap of three years between attendances. 
  • The program will select 10 participants from Europe and North America. However, applicants from other regions may be considered if they can secure a valid visa. 
  • Applicants must provide a DISCO playlist to validate their submissions. Choose tracks that best represent your various composition styles. Note that only the first 10 tracks from the playlist will be reviewed by the selection committee. 
  • Participants must cover their own travel expenses to and from Cannes. Accommodation from 17 to 20 May (3 nights) and accreditation to the Marché du Film will be provided for the selected composers. 
  • Selected composers must commit to participate in the entire STC program, including all one-to-one meetings with directors. 
  • Only the selected composers will be notified directly via email on 15 April 2024 about their selection. 
  • Selected composers will be featured on the Marché du Film website and the Spot the Composer web page.  

Applications for participation are accepted until March 31, 2024 at the following link.

Participants will be announced on April 15.  

More about the terms of participation.

Spot the Composer will take place from May 17th to 20th during the Marché du Film.