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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 27, 2023


The Musical Date is organised in French and Dutch

Call for projects is closed

For: directors, producers

Composers 2023: Aiko Devriendt (Echo, Bamboe, Nora en Sam) Catherine Graindorge (Le chant des hommes, White Box Jacket)

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.

Hereby the chosen ones for the Musical Date 2023 :

  • BACKSTAGE de Inès Eshun
  • DOUCE MÉLANCOLIE de Jérémy Puffet
  • FAGNES 1986 de Nicolas Monfort
  • SAGA de Maité Lonne et Gaël Maleux
  • TOUCH ME de Tom Dupont
  • UN INVINCIBLE ÉTÉ de Arnaud Dufeys
  • XY de Alice Gadbled

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