The judges include film composers/orchestrators Mike Watts and Mark Gasbarro.  As Azusa Pacific University composition faculty members, they bring a wealth of real-world compositional experience and musical insight to their students.

Mike Watts

Mark Gasbarro

Mark Gasbarro

Click the linked names to see the IMDB listings (Internet Movie Data Base) for Mark Gasbarro and Mike Watts.

Additionally, the director of the ensemble involved for each composition will be one of the judges.

We may be adding one or two other interesting judges for the contest, so watch this space.