The 2008 APRA – AGSC Screen Music Awards were announced last night in Sydney recognising film and television composers.
Underbelly‘s dark soundtrack earned seasoned composer Burkhard Dallwitz two trophies for best television theme and best music for a television series. It beat Summer Heights High, Elders and The Gruen Transfer for best theme. Losing out in best music were City Homicide, Summer Heights High and Who Do You Think You Are?
Former Boom Crash Opera member Richard Pleasance picked up the award for his work on Network Ten drama Emerald Falls, defeating East West 101, and Indonesia: A Reporter’s Journey.
While music from the children’s TV show Animalia won Christopher Elves a trophy over Dogstar, Gumnutz and Pirate Islands.