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Film Composer of the Year
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The Film Composer of the Year award is judged by the World Soundtrack Academy and will be awarded to the composer considered to have achieved the best work produced that year. The award can be presented in respect to one film score or in respect to body of work over the course of the year.

Nominees Film Composer of the Year 2017

  • Nicholas Britell: ‘Moonlight’
  • Justin Hurwitz: ‘La La Land’
  • Jóhann Jóhannsson: ‘Arrival’
  • Mica Levi: ‘Jackie’, ‘Marjorie Prime’
  • Dustin O’Halloran: ‘Lion’ (co-composer Hauschka), ‘In the Shadow of Iris’ (co-composer Adam Wiltzie)

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2016 - Carol

Carol

Burwell Carter

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2016 WINNER Listen to the playlist on Spotify
2015 - Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Inside Out, Jupiter Ascending, Jurassic World, Tomorrowland

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Inside Out, Jupiter Ascending, Jurassic World, Tomorrowland

Giacchino Michael

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2015 WINNER Listen to the playlist on Spotify
2014 - The Grand Budapest Hotel; Godzilla; The Monuments Men; Venus in Fur; Philomena; Zulu; Marius

The Grand Budapest Hotel; Godzilla; The Monuments Men; Venus in Fur; Philomena; Zulu; Marius

Desplat Alexandre

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2014 WINNER Listen to the playlist on Spotify
2013 Life of Pi View nominees
2012 Le Moine Iglesias Alberto View nominees
2011 A Better Life Desplat Alexandre View nominees
2010 Julie & Julia Desplat Alexandre View nominees
2009 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Desplat Alexandre View nominees
2008 Charlie Wilson's War Howard James Newton View nominees
2007 The Queen Desplat Alexandre View nominees
2005 Un Long Dimanche de Fiançailles Badalamenti Angelo View nominees
2004 Cold Mountain Yared Gabriel View nominees
2003 Frida Goldenthal Elliot View nominees
2002 Gosford Park Doyle Patrick View nominees
2001 Artificial Intelligence Williams John View nominees

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