GSFF Movie Music Competition Open Now!

This is the first competition of this kind in Film Festival History. We hope you filmmakers will pass this along to your composers.
Submit any original movie music from an independent film and it will be judged by music professionals with awards in multiple categories.
  • Please submit a CD of any original music track (one entry/one track per CD please!) from any of the film categories (please specify what category the film falls under -Documentary, Feature, Animation, etc. – but please do NOT send us the actual film! We want the music to stand on its own merit!).
  • Please mark the outside of the package MUSIC COMPETITION with the WAB Tracking ID.
  • We are happy to answer any and all of your questions!
If you have any questions please contact us DIRECTLY at or 877-908-7050 – do NOT contact Withoutabox Customer Support about this particular category.
**IMPORTANT: WAB will kick your entry out unless the title of this project is different than the film ,if it was entered as well.
For instance please change the name of the song to ” Blahdeblah the Music Track” if the film “Blahdeblah” was also entered.
***Still confused about this category???
The idea behind this category is that we noticed so many indie films have great music tracks, but the film isn’t always wonderful. Think Dr. Zhivago..and you immediately hear “Laura’s Theme”..but can’t remember anything about the movie but a whole lot of snow.. We are looking for tracks that stand on their own..just like “Laura’s Theme”…not necessarily a series of sound effects if you catch our drift ( no pun intended Dr. Zhivago!!).

So if you know of a piece of music like that, we hope you will submit! Winners are announced prior to the festival and are played before and after each screening event.


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