Vision Sound Music Festival 2011 @ Southbank Centre – Preview

The upcoming festival, Vision Sound Music is the UK’s first festival of music for visuals, celebrating the meeting point between music, games and film. It runs from Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th September at the Southbank Centre.


The festival consists of a series of 9 events held over 3 days:


Vision Sound Music – Business to Business Seminar
Queen Elizabeth Hall
VSM Pro is Vision Sound Music’s one-day business-to-business seminar, bringing together the music, film, advertising, and video games industries in a uniquely creative mix.

Fallon presents: Charlie Dark, Gilles Peterson & friends
Queen Elizabeth Hall
Blacktronica’s head honcho Charlie Dark, joined by a stellar cast of special guests, performs a musical remix of a cult classic movie.

Video Game Heroes
Royal Festival Hall
Immerse yourself in the music that brings your favourite video games alive, played by a full live symphony orchestra.


Sound and Music presents Sound of Fear Part I
Purcell Room
Three terrifying performances celebrating the musical universe of horror, presented by Sound and Music (SAM).

Sound and Music presents Sound of Fear Part II
Queen Elizabeth Hall
Film critics Stephen Thrower and Kim Newman are joined by Friday 13th composer Harry Manfredini to take the audience on a visual and anecdotal journey through the iconic music moments in horror film.

Vision Sound Music: How2 (do exciting things)
Queen Elizabeth Hall
Vision Sound Music’s How2 day is filled with insider insights by top industry professionals uncovering the creative processes that bring visuals and music together.


The making of Rocky Horror (Full Gory Details)
Purcell Room
Rocky Horror Picture Show creators Richard O’Brien and Richard Hartley share their inspiration and anarchic creative process.

Vision Sound Music’s Last day before school
Queen Elizabeth Hall
On the last day before schools return from summer holidays, VSM Family is for parents, kids and friends to share a packed Sunday getting the creative juices flowing.

BFI presents… Adam Buxton’s Best of BUG 2011
Queen Elizabeth Hall
Fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe, comedian, writer, broadcaster and video director Adam Buxton presents a selection of his favourite music videos from BFI Southbank’s BUG music video shows over the

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Sound and Music – Website
Vision Sound Music – Website
Southbank Centre – Website & Tickets
Sound of Fear – Info & Tickets

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