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Oscars 2024: Ben Proudfoot and Kris Bowers’ ‘The Last Repair Shop’ Secures A Nomination!

Major congratulations to Ben Proudfoot and Kris Bowers on their Academy Award Best Documentary Short Film nomination for The Last Repair Shop!  Premiering last year at the Telluride Film Festival, the film would eventually go on to earn a Critic’s Choice Documentary Awards win, an HMMA Awards Best Score nomination (by Katya Richardson & Kris Bowers), a Black Reel Awards Outstanding Short Film nomination, and an Astra Award Best Short Film nomination!  This is Proudfoot and Bowers’ second Academy Award-nominated collaboration since 2020’s A Concerto Is A Conversation.

Congratulations to all the nominees this year!  The 96th Academy Awards ceremony will take place March 10, 2024 at the Dolby® Theatre at Ovation Hollywood and will be televised live on ABC.  View the full list at The New York Times.

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Oscars 2022: The Power of the Dog Tops Nominations, Being The Ricardos, Robin Robin and More Are Honored!

The 2022 Academy Awards nominations are in, and The Power of the Dog (Netflix) leads with 12 nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director (Jane Campion) and Best Score (Jonny Greenwood)!  Also receiving nominations  are Being The Ricardos (Amazon Studios), and Robin Robin (Aardman/Netflix).  View the full list of nominees at the Oscars website.  Listen to the soundtracks below.

It’s going to be an exciting year at The Oscars: who will you be rooting for?  Congratulations to all the nominees this year!  The 94th Academy Awards will air on March 27 on ABC.

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Oscars 2020: Laura Dern Wins Best Supporting Actress!

Marriage Story Soundtrack - Randy Newman | Lakeshore Records

Lakeshore Records congratulates soundtrack partner Marriage Story on the Academy Award® win for Best Supporting Actress (Laura Dern)!  The critically-acclaimed Noah Baumbach film (The Meyerowitz Stories, The Squid and the Whale)  has won 115 awards including Golden Globes, BAFTA, Film Independent Spirit (aka Indie Spirit Awards), the Gotham Awards, and received 222 nominations.  Additional highlights include AFI naming Marriage Story the Movie of the Year and the Indie Spirit Awards bestowed the Robert Altman Award, presented to the ensemble cast, director and casting director of a film.

For the film’s composer, Randy Newman, 22-time Academy Award Nominee and 2-time Oscar Winner, he was named Composer of the Year at the Hollywood Film Awards.  In addition to his Academy Award Best Score nomination, he won Best Score at the New York Film Critics Association and dozens of nominations from the Golden Globes, the Broadcast Film Critics Association, Hollywood Music In Media Awards and more.  See below for album listening links and more.

#Oscars Moment: @LauraDern wins Best Supporting Actress for @MarriageStory. pic.twitter.com/g8cn8KoRMo — The Academy (@TheAcademy) February 10, 2020

Soundtrack available now on Digital, Vinyl and CD: [Download/Listen/Buy]

Marriage Story Soundtrack - Randy Newman | Lakeshore Records
Marriage Story Soundtrack CD - Randy Newman | Lakeshore Records

Academy Award® Winner MARRIAGE STORY is now streaming on Netflix.

It’s official! #Oscars pic.twitter.com/RI8wiLMmNU — The Academy (@TheAcademy) February 10, 2020

Oscars 2020: Lakeshore Partner ‘American Factory’ Wins Best Documentary!

American Factory Soundtrack - Chad Cannon | Lakeshore Records

It’s a great, expansive, deeply humanist work, angry but empathetic to its core. It gestures toward the end of the working world we know — and to the rise of the machines – Vulture


Lakeshore Records congratulates American Factory (Higher Ground/Participant Media/Netflix) on their Academy Award® Best Documentary win!  This is the first documentary from Higher Ground Productions, the production company founded by President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, and directed by Academy Award®-winning veteran documentarians Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert.  The film features score by Chad Cannon (orchestrator of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2) –  soundtrack out now on Lakeshore Records. See album links and more below.

Oscar-winning documentary American Factory debuted at Sundance to acclaim, winning the Directing Award for co-directors Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert.  It went on to win an additional 17 awards and 42 nominations.  One of the most critically-acclaimed films of the year, American Factory film ranks 96 at Rotten Tomatoes and earned the coveted Metacritic score of 100 from both Vulture and Washington Post.  

Filmed with extraordinary attention to environmental detail and revealing human interactions, American Factory is that rare documentary that’s not only compelling in its content but a profound sensory pleasure – Washington Post

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Stream The Golden Globe Nominated Best Score & Song Nominees on Spotify!

Golden Globes 2020 Spotify Playlist | Film Music Daily

For this year’s Golden Globe® nominations, we take this time to recognize the Best Score and Best Song nominees! We present the Film Music Daily Golden Globe 2020 Score & Song Nominees Spotify Playlist featuring Outstanding Original Score nominees Marriage Story (Randy Newman), Motherless Brooklyn (Daniel Pemberton), Joker (Hildur Guanadottir), Little Women (Alexandre Desplat) and 1917 (Thomas Newman, coming soon); and Outstanding Original Song nominees “Into The Unknown” from Frozen 2 (Idina Menzel and AURORA), “Spirit” from The Lion King (Beyonce), “Stand Up” from Harriet (Cynthia Erivo), and “Beautiful Ghosts” from the motion picture Cats (Taylor Swift). 

It was just announced that all four Best Score nominees and the songs “Into The Unknown”, “Spirit”, and “Stand Up” have been added to the Oscars shortlist and will advance to the voting round!  Join us in celebrating the Golden Globe® Best Score and Best Song nominees: listen to these critically-acclaimed soundtracks and songs now on Spotify.

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