The World Soundtrack Academy has announced the nominees for the 2015 World Soundtrack Awards to be presented in three categories: Film Composer of the Year, Best Original Score of the Year and Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film. The winners will be announced at the World Soundtrack Awards & concert on Saturday, October 24, the closing night of the Ghent International Film Festival. Here are the nominations:

Film Composer of the Year

Bruno Coulais
3 Hearts, Diary of a Chambermaid, Fly Away Solo, Gemma Bovery, Mune le guardien de la lune, Song of the Sea

Alexandre Desplat
Everything Will Be Fine, The Imitation Game, Tale of Tales, Unbroken

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

Johann Johannsson
The 11th Hour, Sicario, Theory of Everything

Hans Zimmer
Chappie, Interstellar

Best Original Film Score of the Year

Birdman – Antonio Sanchez
Cinderella – Patrick Doyle
The Imitation Game – Alexandre Desplat
Interstellar – Hans Zimmer
Theory of Everything – Johann Johannsson

Best Original Song written directly for a Film

The Apology Song
from: ‘The Book of Life’
music by Gustavo Santolalla
lyrics by Paul Williams
performed by Diego Luna/La Santa Cecilia

Carry Me Home
from ‘Insurgent’
music & lyrics by Christopher Taylor & Joseph Trapanese
performed by SOHN

from ‘Selma’
music & lyrics by John Legend & Common
performed by John Legend & Common

from ‘Beyond the Lights’
music & lyrics by Dianne Warren
performed by Rita Ora

Tell Me
from ‘Lost River’
music & lyrics by Johnny Jewel
performed by Saoirse Ronan

As previously reported, Patrick Doyle will be receiving the lifetime achievement award and the music of Alan Silvestri will also be celebrated at the 15th World Soundtrack Awards gala.

  1. Roger says:

    can’t wait to hear Sicario

  2. tiago says:

    Desplat or Giacchino should win Film Composer of the Year. As for Original Film Scores, the best ones on this list are Imitation Game, Cinderella and Theory of Everything.