IFMCA Award Nominations 2011

IFMCA

The International Film Music Critics Association nominates Abel Korzeniowski’s “W.E.” for BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A DRAMA FILM.

The Excellence in Scoring Nominations by the IFMCA, which has members from around the world, reflect the Association’s global perspective. The International Film Music Critics will announce the winners of its Eighth Annual Awards on February 23, 2012.

FILM SCORE OF THE YEAR
THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN: THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN, music by John Williams
THE ARTIST, music by Ludovic Bource
THE GREATEST MIRACLE, music by Mark McKenzie
HUGO, music by Howard Shore
WAR HORSE, music by John Williams

FILM COMPOSER OF THE YEAR
LUDOVIC BOURCE
ALEXANDRE DESPLAT
MICHAEL GIACCHINO
ALBERTO IGLESIAS
JOHN WILLIAMS

BREAKOUT COMPOSER OF THE YEAR
LUDOVIC BOURCE
BRIAN BYRNE
THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS
MICHAEL RICHARD PLOWMAN
LUCAS VIDAL

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A DRAMA FILM
THE ARTIST, music by Ludovic Bource
JANE EYRE, music by Dario Marianelli
SOUL SURFER, music by Marco Beltrami
W.E., music by Abel Korzeniowski
WAR HORSE, music by John Williams

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A COMEDY FILM
PAUL, music by David Arnold
THE RUM DIARY, music by Christopher Young
TORRENTE 4: LETHAL CRISIS, music by Roque Baños
A VERY HAROLD AND KUMAR 3D CHRISTMAS, music by William Ross
YOUR HIGHNESS, music by Steve Jablonsky

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR AN ACTION/ADVENTURE/THRILLER FILM
CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER, music by Alan Silvestri
DRIVE, music by Cliff Martinez
MISSION IMPOSSIBLE – GHOST PROTOCOL, music by Michael Giacchino
REAL STEEL, music by Danny Elfman
RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, music by Patrick Doyle

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A FANTASY/SCIENCE FICTION/HORROR FILM
DON’T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK, music by Marco Beltrami and Buck Sanders
HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 2, music by Alexandre Desplat
HUGO, music by Howard Shore
PRIEST, music by Christopher Young
SUPER 8, music by Michael Giacchino

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR AN ANIMATED FEATURE
THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN: THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN, music by John Williams
THE GREATEST MIRACLE, music by Mark McKenzie
KUNG FU PANDA 2, music by John Powell and Hans Zimmer
PUSS IN BOOTS, music by Henry Jackman
RANGO, music by Hans Zimmer

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
FROZEN PLANET, music by George Fenton
HOLD AT ALL COSTS: THE STORY OF THE BATTLE OF OUTPOST HARRY, music by Larry Groupé
JIG, music by Patrick Doyle
RUSSLAND – IM REICH DER TIGER, BÄREN UND VULKANE, music by Kolja Erdmann
THE WIND GODS, music by Pinar Toprak

FILM MUSIC COMPOSITION OF THE YEAR
“The Adventure Continues” from THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN: THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN, music by John Williams
“George Valentin” from THE ARTIST, music by Ludovic Bource
“Captain America March” from CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER, music by Alan Silvestri
“Final Round” from REAL STEEL, music by Danny Elfman
“The Homecoming” from WAR HORSE, music by John Williams

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A TELEVISION SERIES
DOCTOR WHO, music by Murray Gold
DOWNTON ABBEY, music by John Lunn
ERMESSENDA, music by Arnau Bataller
GAME OF THRONES, music by Ramin Djawadi
SHERLOCK, music by David Arnold and Michael Price

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A VIDEO GAME OR INTERACTIVE MEDIA
CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 3, music by Brian Tyler
THE ELDER SCROLLS V: SKYRIM, music by Jeremy Soule
L.A. NOIRE, music by Andrew Hale and Simon Hale
NI NO KUNI: WRATH OF THE WHITE WITCH, music by Joe Hisaishi
SOCOM 4: U.S. NAVY SEALS, music by Bear McCreary

BEST ARCHIVAL RELEASE OF AN EXISTING SCORE
THE BLACK HOLE, music by John Barry; album produced by Randy Thornton and Douglass Fake, liner notes by Jeff Bond; album art direction by Steve Sterling (Disney / Intrada)
THE DANNY ELFMAN & TIM BURTON 25TH ANNIVERSARY MUSIC BOX, music by Danny Elfman; album produced by Danny Elfman and Tim Burton; liner notes by Jeff Bond and Danny Elfman; album art direction by Matt Taylor (Warner Bros Records)
DAYS OF HEAVEN, music by Ennio Morricone; album produced by Lukas Kendall and Craig Spaulding; liner notes by Lukas Kendall and Jeff Bond; album art direction by Joe Sikoryak (Film Score Monthly)
GREMLINS, music by Jerry Goldsmith; album produced by Mike Matessino and Bruce Botnick; liner notes by Jeff Bond and Mike Matessino; album art direction by Joe Sikoryak (Film Score Monthly)
MASADA, music by Jerry Goldsmith and Morton Stevens; album produced by Douglass Fake and Roger Feigelson; liner notes by Jon Burlingame; album art direction by Joe Sikoryak (Intrada)

BEST ARCHIVAL RE-RECORDING OF AN EXISTING SCORE
THE BATTLE OF NERETVA/THE NAKED AND THE DEAD, music by Bernard Herrmann; conducted by William Stromberg; album produced by William Stromberg, John Morgan and Anna Bonn; liner notes by Jim Doherty and Kevin Scott; album art direction by Jim Titus (Tribute Film Classics)
CONAN THE DESTROYER, music by Basil Poledouris; conducted by Nic Raine; album produced by James Fitzpatrick; liner notes by Frank K. DeWald; album art direction by GINKO DIGI (Prometheus)
THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE, music by Dimitri Tiomkin; conducted by Nic Raine; album produced by James Fitzpatrick; liner notes by Frank K. DeWald; album art direction by James Fitzpatrick, Damien Doherty and GINKO DIGI (Tadlow Music)
THE LORD OF THE RINGS SYMPHONY, music by Howard Shore; conducted by Ludwig Wicki; album produced by Jonathan Schultz and Howard Shore; liner notes by Howard Shore and Ludwig Wicki; album art direction by Alan Frey (HOWE Records)
TARAS BULBA, music by Franz Waxman; conducted by Nic Raine; album produced by James Fitzpatrick; liner notes by Frank K. DeWald; album art direction by Damien Doherty (Tadlow Music)

FILM MUSIC RECORD LABEL OF THE YEAR
FILM SCORE MONTHLY
INTRADA
LA-LA LAND
MOVIESCORE MEDIA
VARÈSE SARABANDE

February 2012

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  1. W.E. score by Korzeniowski is a real masterpiece…the best of this year!!!!

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