Posts Tagged ‘World Soundtrack Awards’

The World Soundtrack Academy has announced the first wave of nominees for the 2017 World Soundtrack Awards in the categories Film Composer of the Year, Best TV Composer and Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film. The winners will be announced at the World Soundtrack Awards & concert on Wednesday, October 18 at the Ghent […]

Carter Burwell has been named Film Composer of the Year 2016 at the 16th World Soundtrack Awards, tonight’s closing event of the 43rd Ghent Film Festival. The composer’s output over the last year includes such titles as Anomalisa, Hail Caesar!, Legend, The Family Fang and The Finest Hours. Burwell also received the Public Choice Award for his […]

The World Soundtrack Academy has announced the next wave of nominees for the 2016 World Soundtrack Awards in the categories Discovery of the Year, the SABAM Award for Best Young International Composer and Public Choice Award. The winners will be announced at the World Soundtrack Awards & concert on Wednesday, October 19, the closing night of […]

The World Soundtrack Academy has announced the first wave of nominees for the 2016 World Soundtrack Awards in the categories Film Composer of the Year, Best TV Composer and Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film. The winners will be announced at the World Soundtrack Awards & concert on Wednesday, October 19, the closing night […]

Ryuichi Sakamoto has been chosen as the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s World Soundtrack Awards at the Film Fest Gent, following the festival’s spotlight on Japanese cinema. A selection of his work will be performed by the Brussels Philharmonic conducted by Dirk Brossé. Sakamoto’s best known film scoring credits include The […]

The first round of the program and composers for the 16th World Soundtrack Awards has been announced today. This year’s edition will shine the spotlight on television scores. The Brussels Philharmonic and the Flemish Radio Choir will perform the scores to numerous TV series in the presence of their composers. Among the titles to be […]

Michael Giacchino has been named Film Composer of the Year 2015 at the 15th World Soundtrack Awards, tonight’s closing event of the 42nd Ghent Film Festival. The composer’s output over the last year includes such titles as Inside Out, Tomorrowland, Jupiter Ascending and this year’s highest grossing film, Jurassic World. Giacchino previously received a World Soundtrack Award in the Discovery […]

Silva Screen Records has announced a compilation album: Film Festival Gent and Brussels Philharmonic Present Alan Silvestri. The album features suites from several scores written by the Academy Award-nominated composer performed by the Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra and conducted by Dirk Brosse. Titles included on the album are Back to the Future, Forrest Gump, The Avengers, […]

The 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 […]

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 […]