Screen Music Awards 2015: nominees


TV themes and music from shows including Redfern Now, The Secret River, Party Tricks, Bubble Bath Bay and Giggle and Hoot are amongst nominees for the 2015 Screen Music Awards.

The Awards, staged jointly by APRA AMCOS and the AGSC recognise achievement in music composition for documentaries, short films, children’s television, advertising, film and television soundtrack albums, and feature films.

AGSC President Guy Gross today said, “Wow, what a wonderful collection of new names amongst the veterans for this year’s nominations. Can’t wait to pat some younger backs for jobs well done down in Melbourne this year.”

Winners will be announced on Thursday 12 November at the Melbourne Recital Centre at a ceremony hosted by Rob Carlton.

TV and related nominees include:

Best Music for a Documentary

35 Letters
Gerard Fitzgerald, Lindsay Jehan, Adrian Sergovich and Haydn Walker
Song Zu Publishing

Antony Partos
Sonar Music

The Great Australian Race Riot
Caitlin Yeo

The Waler: Australia’s Great Warhorse
Tim Count and Keith Van Geyzel
ABC Music Publishing

Best Original Song Composed for the Screen

A Secret River from The Secret River
Shane Howard and Archie Roach
Mushroom Music

Ballymullen Hill from Banished
David Hirschfelder and Jimmy McGovern
Native Tongue Music Publishing obo RSJ Films

Flying Giggle Ship from Giggle & Hoot
Elizabeth Drummond, Hannah Field and Annie Hamilton
ABC Music Publishing

Head Full of Lies from Residue
Georgi Kay and James Earp
Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia

Best Music for Children’s Television

Bubble Bath Bay
Russell Thornton

Giggle and Hoot: The Legend of Pirate Hootbeard
Sean Peter
ABC Music Publishing

Michael Dooley

Monster Beach
Keith Moore

Best Television Theme

Bryony Marks
Insync Music Publishing

Maximum Choppage
Jonathan Bush

Party Tricks
Bryony Marks
Insync Music Publishing and EMI Music Publishing Australia

The Code
Roger Mason

Best Music for a Television Series or Serial

David Hirschfelder
Native Tongue Music Publishing obo RSJ Films

Secrets and Lies
Matteo Zingales
Sonar Music

The Code
Roger Mason

Who Do You Think You Are?
Ash Gibson Greig

Best Music for a Mini-Series or Telemovie

Redfern Now
Antony Partos
Sonar Music

The Secret River
Burkhard Dallwitz

The War That Changed Us
Ash Gibson Greig

Wasteland Panda: Exile
Christopher Larkin

Most Performed Screen Composer – Australia
Adam Gock and Dinesh Wicks
Daniel Sullivan
Jay Stewart
Neil Sutherland

Most Performed Screen Composer – Overseas
Adam Gock and Dinesh Wicks
Alistair Ford
Chris Harriott
Neil Sutherland

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