World Soundtrack Awards 2022 – Nominees (Part II – Final)
After the announcement of a first wave of nominees in August (read more), now, Film Fest Gent and the World Soundtrack Academy announce the final wave of nominees for the prestigious World Soundtrack Awards 2022 in the categories Discovery of the Year, Public Choice Award, Best Original Score for a Belgian Production, and the Sabam Award for Best Original Composition by a Young Composer.
The list features lots of WSA newcomers, such as experimental band Son Lux, Japanese singer-songwriter Eiko Ishibashi and composer Batu Sener. Nainita Desai, Discovery of the Year 2021, continues her incredible trajectory as a possible winner of the Public Choice Award 2022. All nominees for the WSA2022 have now been revealed.
The Academy also announces one winner: this year’s WSA Industry Award goes to the Alliance for Women Film Composers.
Complete list of nominees:
The 22nd edition of the World Soundtrack Awards takes place on 22 October in the renovated Concert Hall of Music Centre De Bijloke in Ghent, Belgium. Guest of honour is American film composer and jazz artist Mark Isham. He will be joined by last year’s Discovery of the Year winner Nainita Desai and this year’s recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award, Bruno Coulais. Brussels Philharmonic, conducted by Maestro Dirk Brossé, will perform music written by these three composers during the World Soundtrack Awards Ceremony & Concert.
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