JÓHANN JÓHANNSSON AND RUPERT GREGSON-WILLIAMS ARE THE MAIN WINNERS AT THE 17th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS


Tonight, the 17th World Soundtrack Awards have been awarded in Ghent. Jóhann Jóhannsson and Rupert Gregson-Williams won Best Film Composer of the Year and Best Television Composer of the Year respectively, while David Shire received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his entire career. Guest of honour during the concert that follows the awards ceremony, is…

THE 16th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS WINNERS


Ryuichi Sakamoto received the Lifetime Achievement Award On 19 October, the World Soundtrack Academy announced the winners of the 2016 World Soundtrack Awards in Capitole, Ghent. Film Fest Gent celebrated its 16th edition of the World Soundtrack Awards by focusing on television scores. Brussels Philharmonic and the Flemish Radio Choir performed scores from the most beloved…

16th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS: FULL PROGRAM ANNOUNCED


FROM ‘DYNASTY’ TO ‘HOUSE OF CARDS’: THE MUSIC OF TODAY’S TOP TV-SERIES AND THE GREATEST HITS OF THE PAST AT THE 16th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS DURING FILM FEST GENT Film Fest Gent announces full program for the 16th World Soundtrack Awards which will showcase the music composed for today’s top television shows and for legendary…

THE WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS 2013 NOMINEES


The World Soundtrack Academy has announced the list of its nominees for the 2013 Awards in three of five categories: Film Composer of the Year, Best Original Score of the Year and Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film. The names of the winners will be announced at the World Soundtrack Awards & Concert…

THE 12th WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS WINNERS


Alberto Iglesias is Film Composer of the Year at the 12th World Soundtrack Awards The World Soundtrack Academy announced tonight the winners of the World Soundtrack Awards 2012, the closing event of the 39th Ghent Film Festival. Alberto Iglesias was chosen as Film Composer of the Year 2012, for his soundtracks for ‘Le Moine’ (‘The Monk’),…

THE 2011 WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS WINNERS


The World Soundtrack Academy announced tonight the winners of the World Soundtrack Awards 2011, the closing event of the 38th Ghent International Film Festival. Alexandre Desplat was chosen as Film Composer of the Year 2011. Hans Zimmer went home with the award for Best Orginal Film Score of the Year for Inception.  Randy Newman received…

THE 2011 WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS NOMINEES


The World Soundtrack Academy has announced the list of its nominees for the 2011 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 names of the winners will be announced at the World Soundtrack Awards &…

WORLD SOUNDTRACK ACADEMY ANNOUNCES DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR 2010


Every year the advisory board of the World Soundtrack Academy chooses a ‘Discovery of the Year’ to celebrate emerging film composing talent. Famous composers as Klaus Badelt, Antonio Pinto, Craig Armstrong, Michael Giacchino, Gustavo Santaolalla and last year’s Nico Muhly were discovered by the board. The nominees for 2010 are: Abel Korzeniowski – A Single…

THE WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS 2010 NOMINEES


The World Soundtrack Academy has announced the list of its nominees for the 2010 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 names of the winners will be announced at the World Soundtrack Awards 10th…

GHENT FILM FESTIVAL CELEBRATES 10th ANNIVERSARY WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS


The World Soundtrack Awards, an awards presentation honoring the best in film music established by the Ghent International Film Festival’s World Soundtrack Academy in 2001, has announced an all star line up to usher in its 10th year. Ten world class composers will be appearing live in concert at the awards presentation in Ghent, Belgium…