ADAM Audio Soundtrack Competition 2018

ADAM Audio A8X special edition as the 1st prize in the Soundtrack Competition 2018

Welcome to the 4th edition of the Soundtrack Competition hosted by ADAM Audio where a new challenge awaits. We have teamed up with a new judge and will provide some exclusive prizes for this year’s winners.

What is the Soundtrack Competition about?

ADAM Audio is giving away a pair of custom-made special edition ADAM A8X studio monitors in “high-gloss white” as the Grand Prize and this pair will be a worldwide exclusive. The other contestants will have the opportunity to win a number of other prizes including the brand new ADAM SP-5 headphones (Second Place prize) and a pair of ADAM T5V speakers (Third Place prize).

What do you have to do to enter the Soundtrack Competition?

Photo by Tobias Zielony, The Opening, 2005

  • Compose a short soundtrack (max. 30 seconds!) for the picture “The Opening” (by Tobias Zielony, 2005)
  • Upload your finished soundtrack to your own Soundcloud or YouTube account (if you don’t have one, do not worry, it is free and easy to set up!) but please remember the title of your song must include #adamaudio and #soundtrack
  • Complete the small form below to finally enter the competition. Important: Your entry is only official valid by completing and sending this form

What else do you need to know?

  • You can use any audio you want, e.g. sample libraries, as long as no copyrights are violated
  • The soundtracks will be mainly judged by its creativity, musicality and how well it tells a story that can be found in the picture
  • Each soundtrack may only be a maximum of 30 seconds long and each participant may only enter the competition once
  • Each participant is allowed to use the picture as a thumbnail for his/her upload on Soundcloud or YouTube as long as the following credit is given to the artist: “Photo by Tobias Zielony, The Opening, 2005”
  • Please read the conditions of participation and the declaration regarding the protection of your data here

The Competition Period

The competition starts on November 12th 2018 and ends on December 2nd 2018. The winners will be announced on December 14th 2018 on this landing page:

The Judge: Aisling Brouwer

Aisling Brouwer is an ambient classical composer and producer who has an extensive background in music for film and TV.  She developed an early interest in electronic production and cinematic soundscapes, which she amalgamated with classical piano and string arrangements to develop her own style. Having lived and worked in Amsterdam, Los Angeles, London and now Berlin, Aisling has clients including the BBC, Channel 4 and JWT, and has had film projects screened at the Sundance, Tribeca and Berlinale film festivals. Aside from her scores for visual media, Aisling is now focusing on her artist project AVA with Anna Phoebe. Aisling Brouwer will help us to select the First, Second and Third Place winners.

Aisling Brouwer - the judge of the ADAM Audio Soundtrack Competition 2018

Photo by Jodie Herberage

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