Category: Awards

Williams Receives 49th Oscar Nomination

John Williams has received his 49th Academy Award nomination for his score to The Book Thief, it was announced this morning in Hollywood. Williams’ score has been nominated along with Gravity by Steven Price, Her by William Butler and Owen Pallett, Philomena by…

‘The Book Thief’ Gets BAFTA Nomination

John Williams’ The Book Thief has received a nomination by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) for Best Original Film Music, the only category in which the movie was nominated. The other nominees are 12 Years a Slave…

Williams Receives 63rd Grammy Nomination

John Williams’ score for Lincoln has been nominated in the “Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media” category for the 2013 Grammy Awards (for albums albums released between Oct. 1, 2012, and Sept. 30, 2013). Argo, The Great Gatsby, Life of…

John Williams Honored at BMI Film & TV Awards

Broadcast Music, Inc. saluted the composers of music featured in the past year’s top-grossing films, top-rated primetime network television series and highest-ranking cable network programs at its annual Film & TV Awards, which took place at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel…

The Oscars Get Bitten By ‘Jaws’

John Williams didn’t win an Academy Award on Sunday night (Mycheal Danna took the best original score Oscar for “Life of Pi”) but the composer’s work almost stole the show when the telecast’s producers used his “Jaws” theme to cut…

‘Lincoln’ Wins Best Drama Score at IFMCA Awards

FEBRUARY 21, 2013 — The International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) announces its list of winners for excellence in musical scoring in 2012. Unlike in previous years, where one score has taken multiple victories, the main film prizes are split…

‘Lincoln’ Score Wins Critics’ Choice Award

John Williams’ Lincoln received his second award Thursday as the best score of 2012 according to the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA). The Maestro’s score for the Spielberg film beat Alexandre Desplat’s Argo, Mychael Danna’s Life of Pi, Jonny Greenwood’s The Master and…

Williams Gets 48th Oscar Nomination

As expected, John Williams’ score for the latest Spielberg film is among the nominees for this year’s Academy Awards, to be held on February 24 in Los Angeles. Lincoln has received a total of 12 nominations, including Best Picture and…

John Williams’ ‘Lincoln’ Nominated for the BAFTAs

Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln led all films with 10 nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced Wednesday morning in London. John Williams’ score received a nomination along with Anna Karenina by…