Past Activities

2024
17-20 Jan

BMIM x ESNS 2024

Event — Groningen

At Buma Music in Motion we like to collaborate with many different festivals and partners to give media composers a lot of possibilities to obtain new business for their musical output.

19 Jan

RE:VIVE presents Crossing Over Workshop with Jac van Exter

Workshop — Sound & Vision (Beeld & Geluid), Hilversum

On January 19th, RE:VIVE with support by Buma Music in Motion, presents its fifth Crossing Over Workshop with musician Jac van Exter. The Crossing Over series features producers and composers from the experimental and electronic music worlds who have “crossed over” into the realm of composing for film, TV and video games. This Workshop is open

17-18 Jan

BMIM x MXT 2024

Event — Groningen

At MXT you will find a mix of brilliant minds in entrepreneurship, great music and cutting edge technology. The place to delve deeper into the connection between media music and technology.We are working with this party for the second year in a row. Here is a brief overview of the program.

2023
01 Dec - 15 Jan

Apply now for the MIMA’s 2024

Open call

The Music in Media Awards are all about celebrating the best music in films, podcasts, radio, documentaries, advertising and television. A panel of experienced and professional (international) judges from across the audio and visual industries will assess each entry and select the nominees and winners. If you’re a composer or musician, work on commission and

15-19 Dec

BMIM x Les Arcs Film Festival

Event — Les Arcs, France

BMIM is happy to announce our collaboration with Les Arcs Film Festival. This year, the Netherlands is the focus country at Les Arcs. A great way to broaden your international network in film. Created in 2009, Les Arcs Film Festival takes place every year during the opening week of the Bourg Saint-Maurice ski resort –

07 Dec

RE:VIVE presents Crossing Over Workshop with Oliver Coates

Workshop — Sound & Vision (Beeld & Geluid), Hilversum

On December 7th, RE:VIVE with support by Buma Music in Motion, presents its fourth Crossing Over Workshop with musician Oliver Coates. The Crossing Over series features producers and composers from the experimental and electronic music worlds who have “crossed over” into the realm of composing for film, TV and video games. This Workshop is open

17 Nov - 04 Dec

Open Call BMIM x ESNS Sync Writing Camp

Open call — ESNS, Groningen

The BMIM x ESNS Sync Writing Camp is back in Groningen during ESNS in January. During the 2-day BMIM x ESNS Sync Writing Camp six selected composers work in teams in special created pop-up studios on actual (inter)national advertising briefs. The Sync Writing Camp will be supervised by (inter)national music creatives. All created songs and

01 Dec

RE:VIVE presents Crossing Over Workshop with Anna Meredith

Workshop — Sound & Vision (Beeld & Geluid), Hilversum

On December 1st, RE:VIVE with support by Buma Music in Motion, presents its third Crossing Over Workshop with composer and producer, Anna Meredith. The Crossing Over series features producers and composers from the experimental and electronic music worlds who have “crossed over” into the realm of composing for film, TV and video games. This Workshop

12-15 Nov

BMIM x IDFA Producers Connection

Event — IDFA, Amsterdam

BMIM is happy to announce our collaboration with IDFA. At the Producers Connection during IDFA national and international film/documentary professionals come together to network and explore opportunity’s to finance their films. Via an open call we offered five spots to media composers to be a part of this networking program. About IDFA Forum and Producers ConnectionAs

10 Nov

BMIM x IDFAcademy

Event — IDFA, Amsterdam

Looking to broaden your network in film documentary? BMIM is happy to announce our collaboration with IDFAcademy. During IDFAcademy, six emerging composers, at the start of their career, will get the chance to meet with the six selected film makers of IDFA Project Space NL. Read more about them here. IDFAcademy gives emerging filmmakers the

02 Nov

BMIM x Imagine Film Festival

Matchmaking — Imagine Film Festival, Amsterdam

The Imagine Film Festival is one of our newest film festival partners. Imagine is the largest film festival for fantastic film in the Netherlands, showcasing the best in fantasy, horror and science fiction. Imagine is all about the imagination. Last year we had our matchmaking at Imagine Film Festival. We are happy to announce that

06-23 Oct

Open call Imagine Film Festival

Open call — Imagine Film Festival, Amsterdam

The Imagine Film Festival is one of our newest film festival partners. Imagine is the largest film festival for fantastic film in the Netherlands, showcasing the best in fantasy, horror and science fiction. Imagine is all about the imagination. Last year we had our matchmaking at Imagine Film Festival. We are happy to announce that

18 Oct

BMIM x ADE 2023

Event — Amsterdam

At Buma Music in Motion we are happy to look forward to our renewed collaboration with ADE. This leading platform for electronic music is the place to be to spot the latest developments in the music scene. From musical trends and emerging talent to the latest work from pioneers and superstars. We will be present again this year with BMIM x ADE on Wednesday October 18.

19 Sep - 04 Oct

Open call IDFAcademy

Open call — IDFA, Amsterdam

Looking to broaden your network in film documentary? BMIM is happy to announce our collaboration with IDFAcademy. We can offer six spots to emerging composers to be a part of a networking program. Are you a film composer at the start of your career? Then you can apply for this opportunity.

NFF matchmaking
22-25 Sep

NFF Holland Film Meeting 2023 x REwriteIT matchmaking

Matchmaking

At the Holland Film Meeting during the Netherlands Film Festival national and international film professionals come together to network. Four composers will be a part of this networking program and get the chance to meet with selected film projects and/or producers of Holland Film Meeting and CineSud REwriteIT residency. Meet the composers for this matchmaking session About

NFF matchmaking
25 Sep

NFF Script & Score 2023 matchmaking

Matchmaking

Buma Music in Motion and the Netherlands Film Festival (NFF) are committed to ensure more and deeper connections between young filmmakers and the music sector. One of the initiatives that supports this commitment is NFF Script & Score. The core idea of this program is that young filmmakers and composers get acquainted with each other and

08-22 Sep

Open call Les Arcs Film Festival

Open call — Les Arcs, France

Looking to broaden your international network in film? BMIM is happy to announce our collaboration with Les Arcs Film Festival. This year, the Netherlands is the focus country at Les Arcs. We are looking for 1 emerging composer to work on musical themes for two projects selected at the Talent Village.

04-18 Sep

Open Call IDFA Producers Connection

Open call — Amsterdam

BMIM is happy to announce our collaboration with IDFA. At the Producers Connection during IDFA national and international film/documentary professionals come together to network and explore opportunity’s to finance their films. We can offer 5 spots to media composers to be a part of this networking program.

LA Sync Mission participants
11-15 Sep

Participants LA Sync Mission 2023

Sync mission — Los Angeles, US

The LA Sync Mission 2023 is coming! We are inviting Holland’s most senior music and image rights-holders across publishing, composing and sync to LA. It’s a veritable-mixed bag of important people and companies which we will guide from September 11th to September 15th, 2023.

Holland Film Meeting open call BMIM
17 Jul - 11 Aug

Open Call NFF Holland Film Meeting 2023 x REwriteIT

Open call

Looking to broaden your network in film? BMIM is happy to announce our collaboration with the Netherlands Film Festival. At the Holland Film Meeting during the Netherlands Film Festival, national and international film professionals come together to network. We can offer 4 spots to media composers to be a part of this networking program. Are you a

17 Jul - 01 Aug

Open Call NFF Script & Score

Open call

Buma Music in Motion and the Netherlands Film Festival (NFF) are committed to ensure more and deeper connections between young filmmakers and the music sector. One of the initiatives that supports this commitment is NFF Script & Score. The core idea of this program is that young filmmakers and composers get acquainted with each other and their

Open call Oorzaken festival
02 Jun

Oorzaken Festival x BMIM matchmaking

Open call — Oorzaken festival

Are you a composer for podcasts for a few years or an experienced film composer interested in exploring the podcast world? Then take advantage of this open call and make sure you’re available all day on June 2nd.

Generation Inclusion open call
26 May

Participants matchmaking BMIM x Generation Inclusion

Matchmaking

During the matchmaking session BMIM x Generation Inclusion, the participant met the people behind Generation Inclusion, the talent program for creatives from underrepresented groups.

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