Participants 2023

Buma Music in Motion creates a connection in the landscape of media music. The goal is that the right people find and strengthen each other. Our open calls and matchmaking sessions are some of the tools we use to put composers in the spotlight. View the participating composers of 2023 here. With many thanks to our partners festival ESNS, Go Short, Oorzaken Festival, Generation Inclusion, LA Sync Mission, Netherlands Film Festival, IDFA, Imagine Film Festival and Les Arcs Film Festival.

Participants BMIM x ESNS Sync Writing Camp 2023

We kick off the list with ESNS Sync Writing Camp 2023. It was time for these participating composers to demonstrate their commercial skills by working on a briefing from an (international) advertising agency or a brand.

Participants BMIM x Go Short

In April 2023 we were present at Go Short, the international Short Film Festival in Nijmegen. During the anniversary edition, musical talents could register for matchmaking sessions during the festival with an established director of short films.

Participants BMIM x Oorzaken

With partner Oorzaken Festival we organized a matchmaking session for musical talent in the podcast world for the first time during BMIM x Oorzaken at the Oorzaken festival. The Oorzaken Festival is from Oorzaken, a platform for creative audio stories for both makers and listeners. These were the participants.

Behind the collaboration:

All about podcasts! Read this conversation with composer Jac van Exter and podcastmaker Lieselot Mariën about White Out.

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Participants Cannes Lions 2023

During the Lions Sync mission writing camp, six talented composers worked on a brief for an international advertising campaign. These were the participants of this year’s camp!

Participants LA Sync Mission 2023

The city where the film and entertainment industry was born! In LA, 17 participating media music creatives had the opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of sync during LA Sync Mission. Get to know the composers and their work.

Participants NFF Holland Film Meeting 2023 x REwriteIT

National and international film professionals came together to network during NFF Holland Film Meeting 2023 x REwriteIT. Four composers participated in the network program and met the products of the Holland Film Meeting and CineSud REwriteIT residency. They could also delve into selected film projects. View the participating composers.

Participants BMIM x NFF Script & Score

Buma Music in Motion and the Nederlands Film Festival (NFF) are jointly committed to creating more and deeper connections between young filmmakers and the music sector. They did this, among other things, with NFF Script & Score. The core idea of ​​this program was that young filmmakers and composers get to know each other and their work.

NFF x BMIM Script & Score

Event report BMIM x NFF 

Connection was the common thread during the matchmaking sessions of BMIM x NFF. In this article we take you through two sessions.

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Participants BMIM x Imagine Film Festival 2023

Imagine is the largest film festival in the Netherlands for fantasy, horror and science fiction. Everything there revolves around imagination. During the second year of BMIM x Imagine Film Festival, these composers were selected for the matchmaking sessions to meet production makers during a meet and greet.

Participants BMIM x IDFAcademy

IDFAcademy gave emerging filmmakers the opportunity to meet a broad spectrum of highly regarded documentary professionals willing to share their knowledge of the industry. These composers participated in this BMIM x IDFAcademy matchmaking session.

Participants BMIM x IDFA Producers Connection

Together with IDFA, we offered five composers the opportunity to participate in the Producers Connection program with presentations and curated one-on-one meetings.

BMIM x ADE 2023 - Women in Media Music Breakfast

Women in media music

Your participation in open calls and matchmaking sessions gives you a platform. But did you know that our Women in media music community does that too? Register for, among other things, a mention on the Buma Music in Motion website.

Get to know the community

Participants BMIM x Generation Inclusion

During the matchmaking session BMIM x Generation Inclusion, the participants told their stories about how colourful the Dutch film and television world is. They signed up for this matchmaking session because they believe in inclusivity and want to contribute to it.

“The nice thing about the matchmaking sessions is that you meet the other participating composers again!”

Participant BMIM x ADE

Participants BMIM x Les Arcs Film Festival

The Netherlands was the focus country of Les Arcs Film Festival in 2023, which strengthened the collaboration for the open call BMIM x Les Arcs Film Festival. It was the way for the composers below to broaden their international network in film.