August 10, 2015 (Toronto, Ontario) – The SOCAN Foundation today announced eight recipients of the fifth annual SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Audio-visual Composers.
This year’s competition attracted 46 entries, awarding $21,000 to eight prizewinners. “This is a unique competition, the only one of its kind in Canada,” says Rick MacMillan, Manager, SOCAN Foundation. “It offers us an excellent opportunity to spotlight the many talented composers working in Canada’s vibrant film and television industries.
Eli Bennett was awarded the following SOCAN Awards:
– Second prize in the Non-fiction category for “Believe: The True Story of Real Bearded Santas”
– Shared second prize in the Fiction category for “Jobless”
For the official press release, please visit the SOCAN Foundation website: HERE