Europe's Third Student 3D Audio Production Competition at 5th ICSA 2019 in Ilmenau

We happily announce the call for Europe's Third Student 3D Audio Production Competition, hosted by the 5th ICSA in Ilmenau, Germany, 2019.

The 5th ICSA calls for students' works to be submitted to Europe's Second 3D Audio Production Competition. The call is issued for the three production/composition categories:

(1) contemporary / computer music

(2) audio drama / documentary / soundscapes

(3) music recording / studio production.

The required format to deliver is a 5th order Ambisonic track as multi-channel file in .WAV or .CAF that comply with the AmbiX format (SN3D, full 3D, ACN channel ordering). Below you find a Reaper template project, which already has all the necessary settings and routings to create content for the competition.

Note that while the submission length is still max. 4min for categories (2) and (3), in the contemporary category (1) submission lengths of up to 11min will be accepted that fit common contemporary composition formats.

For more details, view the official call [pdf].

Submission deadline will be end of June 2019.

Submission portal [easychair-link-s3dapc2019]

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us via email:


Official call for Europe's Third Student 3D Audio Production Competition

The Reaper session ‘ReaperTemplate_S3DAPC.RPP’ represents a good starting point for producing Ambisonic content. The download also contains a PDF with more information about how to use the projec

Link to easychair submission system

Navigate to easychair, create a login, and submit title, download link and abstract, as well as documentation pdf of your work! Good luck!