The 2022 World Soundtrack Awards nominations are in! This year, Film Composer of the Year contenders include Lakeshore Records partners Jonny Greenwood for his work on Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog and Pablo Larrain’s Spencer; Daniel Pemberton for his work on National Geographic’s documentary film The Rescue, Aaron Sorkin’s Amazon Original Being the Ricardos. For Television Composer of the Year, Theodore Shapiro scores a nomination for his work on Dan Erickson and Ben Stiller’s “Severance” (which is also now an EMMY®-nominated score)!
They are in good company with Germaine Franco (Encanco), Daniel Hart (The Green Knight), Alberto Iglesias (The Constant Gardener), and Hans Zimmer (Dune, No Time to Die, Survivor) in the film category; and Nicholas Britell (“Succession” Season 3), Natalie Holt & John Williams (“Obi-Wan Kenobi“), Jung Jae-il (“Squid Game“), Hesham Nazih (“Moon Knight“), and Cristobal Tapia de Veer (“The White Lotus“) in the television category. View more details below.
FILM COMPOSER OF THE YEAR
Jonny Greenwood (The Power of the Dog, Spencer)
Daniel Pemberton (Being The Ricardos, The Rescue)
TELEVISION COMPOSER OF THE YEAR
Theodore Shapiro (“Severance”)
The World Soundtrack Awards will be held October 22, 2022 in Ghent. This year, guest of honor is American film composer and jazz artist Mark Isham (The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, Bill & Ted Face The Music, A River Runs Through It). He will be joined by last year’s Discovery of the Year winner Nainita Desai (14 Peaks: Nothing Is Impossible) and this year’s recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award, Bruno Coulais. Brussels Philharmonic, conducted by Maestro Dirk Brossé, will perform music written by these three composers during the World Soundtrack Awards Ceremony & Concert. Congratulations to all the nominees! Read the full announcement at World Soundtrack Awards online.