wsaThe World Soundtrack Academy has announced the five nominees for this year’s Discovery of the Year Award, via which the organization rewards up-and-coming talent from the previous year. The winner will be announced at the 15th World Soundtrack Awards & Concert on October 24, 2015 in Ghent, Belgium and will get the opportunity to perform at the 16th World Soundtrack Awards next year. The organization has also announced the nominees for the Public Choice Award. Check out the five nominees of both categories after the jump. To find more about the contenders in the other categories and the awards gala, visit our previous article.

Here are the Discovery of the Year nominees:

Alex Ebert – A Most Violent Year
Dominic Lewis – Spooks: The Greater Good
Antonio Sanchez – Birdman
Ben Salisbury & Geoff Barrow – Ex Machina
Zhiyi Wang –But Always & Highway of Love

Here are the Public Choice Award nominees:

A Little Chaos – Peter Gregson
Ex Machina – Ben Salisbury & Geoff Barrow
Far From Men – Warren Ellis & Nick Cave
The Maze Runner – John Paesano
Timbuktu – Amine Bouhafa