Durban FilmMart partners with Sonoton Music Library


Sonoton’s Barbara Hintermeier

THIS year’s edition of the Durban FilmMart, which runs from June 17 – 20, includes a new partnership with Sonoton, the largest independent production music library in the world.

As part of the partnership with DFM, Sonoton’s Barbara Hintermeier will be hosting an online music search workshop for filmmakers, while the company will also be sponsoring the SONOfind contest in which entrants can win an Apple iPad and other great prizes.

Operating in South Africa through Synchro Music Management in Johannesburg, Sonoton offer filmmakers the option of 180 000 tracks, with more than 100 new albums in various musical and compositional styles added every year, sourced from composers and producers from around the world.

Sonoton’s online search platform, SONOfind, is an extensive platform for efficient music searches, enabling users to find an appropriate track within seconds.

The SONOfind Workshop takes place at DFM at 2pm on Saturday, June 18 where delegates will be able to meet Hintermeier, who will demonstrate useful tips and tricks when conducting an online music search.

To enter the SONOfind contest and win an Apple iPad Pro, Samsung Galaxy Tablet or a pair of Dr Dre Wireless Studio Earphones, go to, log in and correctly answer four simple questions about SONOfind. Entry forms are also available at and at

Only registered SONOfind users and legal residents of South Africa who are 18 years and older are eligible for participation in this competition. Entrants agree to abide by all contest rules and regulations. The deadline for entries is 12 noon on July 1.

A random draw will held on July 6, and the winners announced. Prize winners will receive their prizes by mail. The names of all winners will be published on and Terms and conditions apply.


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