The Karl Sczuka Prize for Works of Radio Art, established by the SWR in
1955, will be awarded this year for the 50th time. The invitation to submit
works is public and the award consists of a main prize, endowed with 12 500
euros, and a support grant of 5 000 euros. According to the regulations
governing the prize, the award is made for ?the best production of a work
of radio art using musical material and structures in an acoustic
performance?. An independent jury, consisting of Christina Weiss (chair),
Marcel Beyer, Michael Grote, Helmut Oehring and Margarete Zander, will
select the prize winner.
The prize is open to authors, composers, directors and production teams.
They must submit their productions to the Südwestrundfunk in the form of a
recording ready for broadcast (tape, CD, SACD, DVD, Data DVD, DAT cassette
or audio cassette) together with the required documentation and entry form
by 15 June 2011 (postmark). The producer can submit the entry on behalf of
the originator. If the first broadcast or publication on a sound storage
medium or online has already taken place, its date must not lie before 1
June 2010. Works not yet broadcast are also welcome.
The regulations setting out all the conditions governing the submission of
entries are available in German, English and French.
Applications should be addressed till 15th of June 2011 (postmark) to:
Südwestrundfunk, Sekretariat des Karl-Sczuka-Preises, D-76522 Baden-Baden
The prize will be awarded on 15 October during the Donaueschingen Festival.
If you have any questions please contact
Tel. ++49-(0)7221-929-2722 or -2256; fax ++49-(0)7221-929-2072; e-mail: