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2020 Screen Music Awards Nominees Revealed

by Paul Cashmere on October 29, 2020

in News,Noise Pro

The 2020 Screen Music Awards will be streamed via YouTube this year on 1 December 2020.

The awards feature 46 nominees who contributed 36 works across 12 categories.

Composer Antony Partos leads the nominee list with four nods for his work across Best Music for a Documentary for Maralinga Tjarutja, and Best Original Song Composed for the Screen for Edge of Something from ABC TV political drama series Total Control with co-writers Missy
Higgins and Matteo Zingales. He is also nominated twice for the ABC comedy-drama series Operation Buffalo (Best Television Theme and Best Music for a Mini-Series or Telemovie).
The nominees are:

Feature Film Score of the Year
Title Escape from Pretoria
Composed by David Hirschfelder
Published by Cas Music Australia obo Copyright Administration Films

Title Nekrotronic
Composed by Michael Lira

Title The Vigil
Composed by Michael Yezerski

Title True History of the Kelly Gang
Composed by Jed Kurzel
Published by G Schirmer Australia obo Chester Music

Best Music for a Documentary

Title Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator
Composed by Cornel Wilczek / Pascal Babare
Published by BMG Rights Management obo Maisie Anthems

Title Machine
Composed by Matteo Zingales
Published by Sonar Music

Title Maralinga Tjarutja
Composed by Antony Partos
Published by Sonar Music

Title Quilty: Painting the Shadows
Composed by Damien Lane / Amanda Brown
Published by Kobalt Music Publishing obo Lillipilli IP


Best Music for a Short Film

Title Bolzmann
Composed by Jonathan Dreyfus / Amy Andersen

Title I Want To Make A Film About Women
Composed by Caitlin Yeo

Title The Hammerstone
Composed by Jackson Milas

Title The Sand That Ate the Sea
Composed by Luke Howard
Published by Secretly Canadian Publishing

Best Soundtrack Album

Title Hearts and Bones
Composed by Rafael May
Published by Cooking Vinyl Publishing

Title Judy & Punch
Composed by François Tétaz
Published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Title Lambs of God
Composed by Bryony Marks
Published by Kobalt Music Publishing obo Lillipilli IP

Title The Letdown
Composed by Sally Seltmann/Darren Seltmann Published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Best Original Song Composed for the Screen

Title Ballad of the Bridge-Builders from The Skin of Others
Composed by David Bridie/Tom Murray Published by Mushroom Music

Title Bear’s Theme from Bear: Koala Hero
Composed by Adam Gock/Brontë Horder/Mitch Stewart/Dinesh Wicks

Title Carry You from Upright
Composed by Tim Minchin
Published by Kobalt Music Publishing obo Navel Enterprises

Title Edge of Something from Total Control
Composed by Missy Higgins/Antony Partos/Matteo Zingales Published by Mushroom Music / Sonar Music

Best Music for Children’s Television

Title Alice Miranda: Friends Forever
Composed by Ryan Grogan

Title Bluey: Flatpack
Composed by Joff Bush
Published by Universal Music Publishing obo BBC Worldwide Limited

Title Thalu: Shadow Boxer
Composed by Ned Beckley/Josh Hogan

Title The Strange Chores: Train Snorp
Composed by Joff Bush
Published by Ludo Studio Pty Ltd

Best Television Theme

Title Thalu (Ngarndu Ngurra)
Composed by Ned Beckley/Josh Hogan/Tyson Mowarin

Title Operation Buffalo
Composed by Antony Partos
Published by Sonar Music

Title The Commons
Composed by Roger Mason

Title Unorthodox
Composed by Antonio Gambale
Published by BMG Rights Management obo Maisie Anthems

Best Music for a Television Series or Serial

Title Everything’s Gonna Be Ok: Seven-Spotted Ladybug
Composed by Bryony Marks
Published by Native Tongue Music Publishing obo Avalon Management Group

Title Glitch: Perfectly Safe
Composed by Cornel Wilczek

Title The Secrets She Keeps
Composed by Amanda Brown
Published by Kobalt Music Publishing obo Lillipilli IP

Title You Can’t Ask That: Killed Someone
Composed by Andrew Sampford
Published by Universal Music Publishing obo ABC Music Publishing

Best Music for a Mini-Series or Telemovie

Title Operation Buffalo
Composed by Antony Partos
Published by Sonar Music

Title Stateless
Composed by Cornel Wilczek / Tom Rouch* / Pascal Babare
Published by Native Tongue Music Publishing*

Title The Commons
Composed by Roger Mason

Title Unorthodox
Composed by Antonio Gambale
Published by BMG Rights Management obo Maisie Anthems

Best Music for an Advertisement

Title Georgetown Optician: Eyes Say More Than Words
Composed by Scott Langley
Published by Squeak E. Clean Studios

Title Klarna: Get What I Love
Composed by Brendan Tuckerman* / Thandi Phoenix~/ Matt Ford / Jack Steele
Published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing*/Universal Music Publishing obo Peppermintblue
Publishing~

Title Nippon Steel: Stuck On You
Composed by Jonathan Dreyfus / Amy Andersen

Title Women With Agency: Women Run
Composed by Angie Coffey

Most Performed Screen Composer – Australia

Composers: Adam Gock and Dinesh Wicks
Composer: Anthony El-Ammar
Composer: Jay Stewart
Composer: Mitch Stewart
2


Most Performed Screen Composer – Overseas
Composer: Jed Kurzel
Composer: Michael Yezerski
Composer: Neil Sutherland
Composer: Nerida Tyson-Chew

2020 SCREEN MUSIC AWARDS
Premiering Tuesday 1 December from 7:00pm AEDT on YouTube Premiere
Hosted by Justine Clarke, with more to be revealed
Musical Director Jessica Wells

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