Category: Awards

‘Lincoln’ Score Receives Golden Globe Nomination

Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln is frontrunner for next year’s Golden Globes Awards after receiving seven nominations, including John Williams’ score. The other nominees in the Original Score category are: Mychael Danna for Life of Pi, Alexandre Desplat for Argo, Dario Marianelli…

‘Tintin’ Score Gets Grammy Nomination

John Williams’ The Adventures of Tintin – The Secret of the Unicorn has been nominated as Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media for this year’s Grammy Awards (see nominations in the soundtrack-related categories). The 55th Grammy Awards will be held…

John Williams Named for a Sammy Award

24th Annual Sammy Film Music Awards Announced The Sammy Awards have been announced for 2011 and the award for Best New Film Score goes to John Williams for WAR HORSE.  This is the 11th Sammy Award for John Williams since 1988,…

‘Tintin’ Score Wins Annie Award

John Williams’ The Adventures of Tintin has won an Annie Award in the ‘Music for a Feature’ category, beating out Henry Jackman’s scores for Puss in Boots & Winnie The Pooh, and John Powell’s Rio. ‘Tintin’ also received the award for…

Williams Surpasses Alfred Newman’s Record

Film music history was made as John Williams surpassed Alfred Newman’s all-time music-nominations record when the 84th annual Oscar nominations were announced today by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. – Full article at The Film Music Society

‘War Horse’ Score Nominated for the BAFTAs

John Williams’ score for War Horse has been nominated for the 2012 Orange British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) in the Best Original Music category. Also nominated are The Artist (Ludovic Bource), The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo (Trent Reznor &…