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Musical Date

Each year, Sabam For Culture, in collaboration with the Brussels Short Film Festival organises a Musical Date in order to encourage encounters between composers and directors.

April 29th, 2024


For: directors, producers

Deadline : March 14th, 2024

The Musical Date is organised in French and Dutch

Composers 2024: Margaret Hermant (Le coeur noir de fôrets) and Justine Bourgeus aka Tsar B (Samuel's Travels, Godvergeten).

During the Musical Date, two renowned composers meet with selected directors/producers and choose their favourite project for which they will compose an original score. Two grants of 2500€ are rewarded by Sabam For Culture for the winning projects.

Winners Musical Date 2023 :

  • BACKSTAGE - Inès Eshun
  • TOUCH ME - Tom Dupont

Winners 2022:

  • Cimarron, Rémi Vandenitte & Cédric Bourgeois (Zorobabel, Lardux Films) chosen by Vincent Cahay
  • Nkondi, Michael Palmaers & Frederik Palmaers (S.O.I.L Productions) chosen by Ruben de Gheselle