Tonight, 18th of October 2017, the 17th World Soundtrack Awards have been awarded in Ghent during a gala-concert dedicated to jazz music at the movies.
During the ceremony, Jóhann Jóhannsson has been presented Best Film Composer of the Year award and Rupert Gregson-Williams has won Best Television Composer of the Year award, while David Shire has received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his entire career, presented by his wife, the actress Didi Conn.
The complete list of nominees & winners is as follows:
After the awards ceremony a concert has been held, performed by Brussels Philharmonic, conducted by Dirk Brossé and accompanied by film fragments on screen, with jazz composer Terence Blanchard as central guest.
More information regarding this edition of the World Soundtrack Awards in SoundTrackFest: