Sony Music, with the support of YouTube, has launched a global video production competition involving one of cinema’s most celebrated composers: Hans Zimmer.
Video makers are invited to create an original music video using a classic composition from Hans Zimmer.
The winners will be announced in November 2020.
Participants can submit their video accompanying one of the following compositions fromThe World of Hans Zimmer album: Gladiator Orchestra Suite: Part 3 Now We Are Free, Inception: Time – Orchestra Version, The Da Vinci Code Orchestral Suite: Part 4, The Dark Knight Orchestra Suite and The Lion King Orchestra Suite.
Video makers have to register on entertheworldofhanszimmer.com and need to upload the finished production to their own YouTube channel using the contest’s hashtag #EnterTheWorldOfHansZimmer.
A jury will decide on the winning entries — one for each of the five songs.
The winning videos will be released and announced as official music videos for those compositions from The World of Hans Zimmer album in November 2020.
On top of this, Semmel Concerts will invite the winners to experience The World of Hans Zimmer live on one of the many upcoming tour dates.
“We are delighted to host this competition alongside one of the greatest composers of today and YouTube.
Patrick Mushatsi-Kareba, Sony Music Entertainment Germany
Patrick Mushatsi-Kareba, CEO Sony Music Entertainment Germany: “We are delighted to host this competition alongside one of the greatest composers of today and YouTube.
“We wish all talents out there the best of luck!”
“We are happy that one of the best composers out there is connecting with our YouTube community and I can’t wait to see the creative outcome.”
Dan Chalmers, YouTube Music
Dan Chalmers, Director YouTube Music EMEA, added: “This is an amazing and very unique project. We are happy that one of the best composers out there is connecting with our YouTube community and I can’t wait to see the creative outcome.
“I think almost everybody knows Hans´ music from a visit in the cinema and was touched.”Music Business Worldwide