Nominations for 3rd Annual SCL Awards Announced

Posted: January 4, 2022 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News

The Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL) has announced the nominees for the 3rd Annual SCL Awards, which will take place on February 1st at the Skirball Cultural Center. The evening will be hosted by Darren Criss will include musical performances from Grammy-nominated singers/songwriters Abigail Barlow & Emily Bear (Bridgerton: The Unofficial Musica;), Grammy winner Judith Hill, and more. Check out the full list of nominations below. Carter Burwell and Joel Coen & Ethan Coen who have collaborated on 17 films (including last year’s The Tragedy of Macbeth directed and adapted by Joel Coen) will receive the Spirit of Collaboration Award, which is  presented to a composer and filmmaker who have had an enduring and distinguished creative partnership representing a significant body of work.

Update, January 13, 2022: The 3rd Annual SCL Awards ceremony has been postponed to March 8, 2022 due to COVID concerns..

Here are the nominees:

Outstanding Original Score for a Studio Film:

Nicholas Britell – Don’t Look Up
Hans Zimmer – Dune
Germaine Franco – Encanto
Alexandre Desplat – The French Dispatch
Jonny Greenwood – The Power of the Dog

Outstanding Original Score for an Independent Film:

Kubilay Uner – American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally
Daniel Hart – The Green Knight
Rachel Portman – Julia
Alberto Iglesias – Parallel Mothers
Jonny Greenwood – Spencer

Outstanding Original Score for a Television Production:

Natalie Holt – Loki
Jung Jae-il – Squid Game
Nicholas Britell – Succession
Christophe Beck – WandaVision
Cristobal Tapia de Veer – The White Lotus

Outstanding Original Song for a Comedy or Musical Visual Media Production:

Nicholas Britell, Ariana Grande, Scott Mescudi & Taura Stinson – “Just Look Up” – Don’t Look Up
Jamie Hartman, Jennifer Hudson & Carol King – “Here I Am (Singing My Way Home)” – Respect
Amie Doherty – “Fearless” – Spirit Untamed
Kris Bowers & Siedah Garrett – “Together All the Way” – Dear White People
Lin-Manuel Miranda – “Home All Summer” – In the Heights

Outstanding Original Song for a Dramatic or Documentary Visual Media Production:

Billie Eilish & Finneas O’Connell – “No Time To Die” – No Time to Die
Diane Warren – “Somehow You Do” – Four Good Days
Rufus Wainwright – “Secret Sister” – Rebel Hearts
Diane Warren – “(Never Gonna) Tame You” – The Mustangs: America’s Wild Horses
Shawn Carter, Scott Mescudi & Jeymes Samuel – “Guns Go Bang” – The Harder They Fall

Outstanding Original Score for Interactive Media:

Austin Wintory – Alien Fireteam Elite
Hildur Guđnadóttir & Sam Slater – Battlefield 2042
Germaine Franco – Kung Fu Panda: Land of Awesomeness

David Raksin Award for Emerging Talet:

Joy Ngiaw – Blush
Anne-Kathrin Dern – The Claus Family
Stephanie Economou – Jupiter’s Legacy