Contest Cinematique – music production competition

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Contest Cinematique

Comprising over 40 titles, the Cinematique Instruments sound library of rare and unique sampled instruments includes strings, keys, percussion, mallets & tuned percussion, drumboxes, the Gecko series of musical tools, and some more experimental things.

The library is perfectly suitable for all kinds of music productions giving your music a special character. Even though there is a slight focus on film music, you can benefit from these unique sounds in various fields of music productions, too.

When listening to the product demo tracks and music pieces composed with Cinematique Instruments – most of which are by Cinematique’s very own Eric van Gent – you will find a consistent quality and vibe to what you hear. This is where the contest comes in.

The idea of “Contest Cinematique” is to compose a track in the vein of Cinematique Instruments. In other words, to create something with that signature sound/feel that Cinematique describes as doing things “the other way”.

For those up to the challenge, there is a chance to win some prizes. The top 3 winners – chosen by Cinematique Instruments, will receive a number of Cinematique Instruments products:

  • 1st prize: 7 instrument libraries of your choice (~ 210 EUR value)
  • 2nd prize: 3 instrument libraries of your choice (~ 90 EUR value)
  • 3rd prize: 1 instrument library of your choice (~ 30 EUR value)

Contest rules

  • The theme is to create a track in the “style” of Cinematique Instruments.
  • Your entry should be composed specifically for this contest. There are no other limitations (song length, instruments/sounds used, etc.)
  • Submit your entry in mp3 format (minimum 192kbit) per email to contest@rekkerd.org before May 26th, 2012, 11:59pm CET.
  • One entry per person is allowed, you will receive confirmation of your submission per email.
  • The winners will be chosen by Cinematique Instruments.

Contest rules subject to change. If you have any questions feel free to contact me or comment on this post.

Contest entries

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Ronnie
Ronnie

Just in case it’s not clear, you are allowed to use whatever tools you like to compose your track (so it’s not limited to using Cinematique Instruments libraries).

David Alexander McDonald
David Alexander McDonald

Hmmm…time to bring my Weird Scoring skills back out, eh?

DJ Chaz
DJ Chaz

i can’t find the link for the samples for the contest

Ronnie
Ronnie

For this one you are free to use any sound sources you want, there’s no sample pack this time.

Andrea Riderelli
Andrea Riderelli

is there a limit of duration for the piece to write?

thanks,

andrea

Ronnie
Ronnie

Hi Andrea, there’s no limitation.
Cheers, Ronnie

Andrea Riderelli
Andrea Riderelli

thank you very much!!!

Mylifeisart Autonome
Mylifeisart Autonome

No limitation about the time of the track ?

Ronnie
Ronnie

There are no limitations to track length. I’ve updated the rules to reflect this.

Thomas Lapperre
Thomas Lapperre

Excellent contest, count me in!

Mikolaj Holowko
Mikolaj Holowko

Hi there. I don’t own any of Cinematique Instruments libs and i don’t understand what Cinematique Instruments Style is? Could you point me at some references? Cheers

satYa
satYa

Good luck to all the contestants. When do we get to know the results?

Ronnie
Ronnie

The guys at Cinematique Instruments are checking the entries. As soon as they pick the winners I will let you all know, problably within the next few days.

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