ACCES Scholarship for Kenyans to attend Media Sound Hamburg Summer School 2019 in Germany

ACCES Scholarship for Kenyans to attend Media Sound Hamburg Summer School 2019 in Germany

Deadline: November 4, 2018

Applications are open for young Kenyan film music composers, video game music composers and sound designers to apply for a summer school that will take place in Hamburg, Germany, between 9 and 18 August 2019. The successful candidate will get to attend various masterclasses, workshops, forums and special events while interacting with international film composers and industry professionals.

The scholarship is made possible by Media Sound Hamburg, in partnership with ACCES 2018. Lecturers who are already confirmed for Media Sound Hamburg 2019 include Randy Thom (Apocalypse NowReturn of the JediThe War of the Worlds), Glenn Kiser (AvatarThe Incredibles, Pirates of the Caribbean), Sue Harding (Quantum of SolaceIn BrugesI, Daniel Blake) and Adam Mendez (Florence Foster JenkinsExodus: Gods and KingsJason Bourne).

The winner of the scholarship will be announced at the 2018 Music In Africa Conference for Collaborations, Exchange and Showcases (ACCES) in Nairobi, Kenya, starting 15 November, where Media Sound Hamburg lecturer Stephan Eicke will conduct a workshop aimed at music producers who are looking to tap into the film industry. The session will also cover the basics of sound design and music for the gaming industry.


  • A scholarship to Media Sound Hamburg 2019 (9 to 18 August 2019)
  • Free choice of any masterclass, workshop, forum or special event at Media Sound Hamburg 2019.
  • Flights (economy), accommodation and a per diem.


Applicants need to:

  • Be Kenyan nationals
  • Be present at ACCES 2018 (register to be at the conference here for free)
  • Be under 30 years old
  • Have experience in music composition
  • Have an interest in sound design/film music composition/video game music composition
  • Have a valid passport


Applicants will need to submit the following to be considered for the scholarship:

  • CV
  • Biography detailing previous work and interests
  • Music In Africa profile (with extracts of your work such as video and audio)

Click here to apply.

For more information, visit ACCES Scholarship.