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Published on April 17th, 2013 | by David Forshee

PSE Sponsors the International Music + Sound Awards 2013 (Update)

UPDATE 4/17/13: The inter­na­tional entry dead­line for the Music + Sound Awards has been extended to April 19th, 2013.  Take advan­tage of this oppor­tu­nity to show­case your work in music and sound design!

Pro Sound Effects is proud to spon­sor a fan­tas­tic new awards pro­gram for music and sound. The Inter­na­tional Music + Sound Awards will rec­og­nize out­stand­ing work in cat­e­gories that have been cre­ated to include the widest pos­si­ble use of music and sound in visual media. They invite entries from tele­vi­sion and cin­ema com­mer­cials, non-broadcast or viral adver­tis­ing, brand­ing and title sequence, fea­ture films, tele­vi­sion pro­grams and com­puter games.

Film, Adver­tis­ing, TV, and Gam­ing pro­fes­sion­als world­wide are invited to enter their work into the inau­gural Inter­na­tional Music+Sound Awards before the entry dead­line: March 31st, 2013.  Entries can be sub­mit­ted at

The Inter­na­tional Music + Sound Awards are the first and only world­wide awards pro­gram to rec­og­nize and cel­e­brate the indis­pens­able role and out­stand­ing con­tri­bu­tion that music and sound design play in the world of visual and audio media. They were set up to estab­lish the cri­te­ria and stan­dard for inter­na­tional excel­lence in music and sound in this field.

The Inter­na­tional Music and Sound Awards is the first of its kind. A giant melt­ing pot for the incred­i­ble tal­ent that pro­vides Music and Sound Design to the Media Indus­tries on a global scale.” –Nick Payne (co-founder)

The awards are being judged by an impres­sive panel of indus­try author­i­ties includ­ing Klaus Badelt (com­poser, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’), Roc Chen (com­poser, ‘Chi­nese Zodiac’)Mary Ramos (Music Super­vi­sor, ‘Kill Bill Vol.2’), Jes­sica Dier­au­rer (Exec­u­tive Pro­ducer of Music and Cre­ative Con­tent @ Y&R, New York), Tim Mel­lors (Chief Cre­ative Head @ Grey Group World­wide) and Dave Pet­ti­grew (SVP, Head of Adver­tis­ing and Games @ Warner Chap­pell, New York).

For a full list of judges, entry cri­te­ria, or more infor­ma­tion, please visit

Pro Sound Effects will also be at the Inter­na­tional Music+Sound part on La Goe­land beach in Cannes on Fri­day, 21st June 2013.  There will be plenty of PSE Library Cards on hand!

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