Category: Awards

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 &…

‘Tintin’ Score Nominated for an ‘Annie’

John Williams’ score for The Adventures of Tintin has been nominated for the 39th Annual Annie Awards (recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation) in the ‘Music for a Feature’ category, along with the original scores for Push In…