World Soundtrack Awards 2020 – Nominees

Film music festival World Soundtrack Awards, that will celebrate on 24th of October the gala concert and award ceremony of its 20th edition (read more), has announced the nominees for this year’s awards:


Best Film Composer of the Year

  • Alexandre Desplat, Little Women, J’accuse, Adults in the Room
  • Hildur Guðnadóttir, Joker
  • Thomas Newman, 1917
  • Benjamin Wallfisch, It Chapter Two, The Invisible Man
  • John Williams, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker


Best TV Composer of the Year

  • Lorne Balfe, His Dark Materials
  • Nathan Barr, The Great, Hollywood, Carnival Row
  • Nicholas Britell, Succession (season 2)
  • Carter Burwell, The Morning Show
  • Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, Watchmen


Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film

  • ‘I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away’, Toy Story 4, Randy Newman
  • ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Myself Again’, Rocketman, Elton John & Bernie Taupin
  • ‘Into The Unknown’, Frozen II, Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez
  • ‘One Little Soldier’, Bombshell, Regina Spektor
  • ‘Stand Up’, Harriet, Joshuah Brian Campbell & Cynthia Erivo


Public Choice Award

  • Alfonso G. Aguilar, Klaus
  • Hannes De Maeyer, Torpedo
  • John Powell, The Call of the Wild
  • Lolita Ritmanis, Blizzard of Souls
  • Joep Sporck, Kruimeltje


Discovery of the Year

  • Dascha Dauenhauer, Berlin Alexanderplatz
  • Bryce Dessner, The Two Popes
  • Tom Howe, A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon
  • Daniel Lopatin, Uncut Gems
  • Christopher Willis, The Personal History of David Copperfield


Best Original Score for a Belgian Production

  • Vincent Cahay, Adoration
  • Hannes De Maeyer, Torpedo
  • Mauro Pawlowski, Cleo


SABAM Award For The Most Original Composition By a Young International Composer

  • Hamish Ander
  • Louis Edlinger
  • Ana Kasrashvili


Also, Gabriel Yared will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award celebrating his whole career.


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