Press release from Buxton Walker Publicity

A star studded gathering of music and acting greats gathered to celebrate the work of the country’s finest screen composers at the 2010 SCREEN
MUSIC AWARDS held in Melbourne on Tuesday night.

The Chaser’s ANDREW HANSEN and CHRIS TAYLOR played hosts for the evening and were joined by JUSTINE CLARKE, NONI HAZLEHURST,
BOB FRANKLIN and GIA CARIDES to present the Awards.

Paul Grabowsky and Ensemble plus special guest Ash Grunwald, performed excerpts from the 2010 Feature Film Score of the Year nominees.


Best Music for an Advertisement -­ WINNER
Title Expedia Housekeeping
Composer Elliott Wheeler

Best Music for a Documentary – WINNER
Title Trishna & Krishna: The Quest for Separate Lives
Composer Nerida Tyson-Chew

Best Music for a Short Film -­ WINNER
Title The Lost Thing
Composer Michael Yezerski
Publisher Sandcastle Music Pty Ltd

Best Soundtrack Album -­ WINNER
Title Mao’s Last Dancer
Composer Christopher Gordon

Best Original Song Composed for the Screen -­WINNER
Title ‘Hold Me’ from A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne
Composer Guy Gross

Best Music for Children’s Television -­ WINNER
Title Itty Bitty Ditties
Composers Thomas Bettany/Benjamin Speed

Best Television Theme -­ WINNER
Title My Place
Composer Roger Mason
Publisher Sandcastle Music Pty Ltd

Best Music for a Television Series or Serial – WINNER
Title Underbelly: The Golden Mile
Composer Burkhard Dallwitz

Best Music for a Mini-­Series or Telemovie -­ WINNER
Title A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne
Composer Guy Gross

Best Feature Film Score -­ WINNER
Title Mao’s Last Dancer
Composers Christopher Gordon

Most Performed Screen Composer – Australia
Composer Jay Stewart

Most Performed Screen Composer – Overseas
Composer Neil Sutherland

The event is presented by APRA (Australasian Performing Right Association) and the AGSC (Australian Guild of Screen Composers).

The 2010 Screen Music Awards are proudly presented with the support of Screen Australia, Media Super, Seven Network and Howling Wolves Wine

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