wsaThe World Soundtrack Academy has announced the five nominees for the Discovery of the Year Award 2012, via which the organization rewards up-and-coming talent from the previous year. The winner will be announced at the 13th World Soundtrack Awards & Concert on October 19, 2013 in Ghent and will get the opportunity to perform at the 14th World Soundtrack Awards next year. Check out the five nominees after the jump. To find more about the contenders in the other categories and the awards gala, which also features a celebration of the music by composer Alexandre Desplat, visit our previous article.

Here are the Discovery of the Year nominees:

Benjamin WallfischHammer of the Gods, Summer in February
Laurent Eyquem Copperhead
Rob SimonsenThe Spectacular Now, The Way, Way Back
Benh Zeitlin & Dan Romer Beasts of the Southern Wild
Joseph Trapanese & Anthony Gonzalez (M83) Oblivion

  1. Goldsmith85 says:

    Los Feliz – represent!