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The task

In Foley The World your task is to create SFX/Foley for an old documentary short. Back then when there was no original sound recorded, in the era of silent movies – so you’ll have to time travel and imagine how it would have sound if there was audio.

Why our contest is different from others?
  • All the contestants will know their exact ranking.
  • TOP 100 contestants will get a short personal feedback from our jury.
  • TOP 5 contestants will get valuable prizes provided by our great sponsors.
  • 50% of the profits will go to charity, directly to a non-profit organisation.

What you can get

1.place: The General HD Combo Sound Effects Collection from Sound Ideas, 3 BOOM Library products of choice (except our BOOM Complete products), 1 SilverPlatter Audio bundle of choice (except Everything bundle) + 1 library  of choice from SilverPlatter Audio , a FILM CRUX Megabundle, a CORE 3 Creator library from Pro Sound Effects, a The Orchestra Complete 2 package from Best Service, and a Sound Design Tool Pack by Triune Digital

2.place: The Series 15,000 Ambience Stereo Sound Library by Sound Ideas, 2 BOOM Library products of choice (except our BOOM Complete products), 1 SilverPlatter Audio bundle of choice (except Everything bundle) + 1 library  of choice from SilverPlatter Audio , a FILM CRUX Megabundle, a CORE 3 Creator library from Pro Sound Effects, an Ethno World 6 Complete library from Best Service and a Sound Design Tool Pack by Triune Digital

3.place: Heavy Hits & Destruction FX by Sound Ideas, 1 BOOM Library product of choice (except our BOOM Complete products), 1 SilverPlatter Audio bundle of choice (except Everything bundle) + 1 library  of choice from SilverPlatter Audio , a FILM CRUX Megabundle, a CORE 3 Creator library from Pro Sound Effects, a Chris Hein Orchestra Compact library from Best Service and a Sound Design Tool Pack by Triune Digital

4.place: Cartoon Express Sound Effects by Sound Ideas, 1 SilverPlatter Audio bundle of choice (except Everything bundle) + 1 library  of choice from SilverPlatter Audio , a FILM CRUX Megabundle, a CORE 3 Creator library from Pro Sound Effects, a NADA library from Best Service, and a Sound Design Tool Pack by Triune Digital

5.place: Special FX Sound Effects by Sound Ideas, 1 SilverPlatter Audio bundle of choice (except Everything bundle) + 1 library  of choice from SilverPlatter Audio , a FILM CRUX Megabundle, a CORE 3 Creator library from Pro Sound Effects, an Arabic Oud library from Best Service, and a Sound Design Tool Pack by Triune Digital

Prizes for everyone in the TOP 50: 50% discount for all of the products by Film Crux, a $25 BOOM Library store voucher, and a $25 off coupon from ProSoundEffects.

Special gift

A free 3-month SoundQ trial to all entrants so you can use it in your submissions.

Timeline of the contest

  1. Early-bird registration – 29 EUR entry fee: open to everyone, of all ages and nationalities from March 5-31.
  2. Normal registration – 39 EUR: open to everyone, of all ages and nationalities, from April 1-30.
  3. Deadline for sending in your entry: May 15, 2022.
  4. Evaluation period : May 16-June 12, 2022.
  5. Winners will be announced: June 12, 2022.
    (All dates and deadlines meant in GMT (or UTC) +1 timezone!

Sneak peek of the task ( the full task is 2 minutes)

Steps to enter our contest:

  1. Register and pay the entry fee (If you pay your registration fee, even if you decide that you won’t send in your entry, we cannot refund you the registration fee.)
  2. You’ll get an automatic email from our website with the confirmation. Please note, that you’ll receive the confirmation from the foleytheworld@gmail.com e-mail address, if you can’t find it, do check your spam folder as well.
  3. After payment, you’ll be redirected to the download page, where you’ll find the contest material. Also the download links will be included in our confirmation e-mail.
  4. You’ll have to create and upload your entry to Youtube until May 15, 2022.
  5. The title of the video should be FTW + your order id that you’ve received in the confirmation email. (e.g. FTW1640). Please set the video to unlisted. Include the following in the description: “This is my entry for the Foley The World contest. For more details, check https://foleytheworld.com. #foleytheworld “
  6. After upload, visit this site to fill our entry form and send in your video link and data. Do keep in mind our Rules that you can read here. Also do check our Privacy Policy statement before sending in your entry.
  7. You’re in!
  8. Winners will be announced on June 15, 2022, personal evaluations will be sent out to the top 100 in the following 2-3 weeks.