CONTEST: International Songwriting Competition 2019 - Screen Shot Promo

Posted by:  ISC / Unsigned Only

$35.00  Apply now



For a limited time, ISC is looking for songs that are appropriate for Film, TV, Ads, Video Games, and other licensing avenues. Music placement is one of the most valuable ways that artists can generate income from their music, so we are very excited to launch this special promotion.

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is the premier international songwriting competition in the world, giving away over $150,000 in cash and prizes, including a Grand Prize of $25,000 US cash and more in merchandise and services.

Renowned for its high caliber of winners and judges, ISC offers you the chance to have your music heard by some of the most high-profile and influential figures in the music industry. 

The Opportunity

Ten Screen Shot finalists will have their songs made available to almost 1,000 industry contacts who are looking for music for upcoming projects. Additionally, one overall winner will get the opportunity to directly network with a group of high-profile execs who specialize in music placement. Included are:  Lionsgate, ABC Television, Position Music, and more. Additionally, all songs will be entered into the overall music competition and be eligible to share in over $150,000 in cash and prizes. 

2019 Judges Include Coldplay, Dua Lipa, Tom Waits, Bastille, Fleet Foxes, Cam, Kevin Gates, and more.

The Band

  • Winners will be selected based on individual songs
  • The Performance category is based not only on songwriting but also the overall performance and delivery of the song. All genres of music are accepted in this category
  • All songwriters entering the Teen category must be 18 yrs. old or younger by December 31, 2019. All genres of music are accepted in this category. Entering this category does not exclude you from entering other categories as well

The Gig

Categories Include: AAA (Adult Album Alternative), Adult Contemporary (AC), Americana, Blues, Children's Music, Comedy/Novelty, Country, EDM (Electronic Dance Music), Folk/Singer-Songwriter, Instrumental, Jazz, Latin Music, Music Video, Performance, Pop/Top 40, R&B/Hip-Hop, Rock, Teen, Unsigned Only, Unpublished, and World Music. 

Additional Compensation Details:

  • Grand Prize Winner will receive $25,000 in cash along with other prizes
  • First, Second, and Third Place winners will also receive prizes from companies like Lurssen, Gig Salad, Fender, and more. 
  • For a full list of prizes click here 

Apply by Dec 11, 2019

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This opportunity requires an entry fee to apply.