FILM SCORE OF THE YEAR

  • War Horse, music by John Williams
  • The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, music by John Williams
  • The Artist, music by Ludovic Bource
  • The Greatest Miracle, music by Mark McKenzie
  • Hugo, music by Howard Shore

FILM COMPOSER OF THE YEAR

  • John Williams
  • Ludovic Bource
  • Alexandre Desplat
  • Michael Giacchino
  • Alberto Iglesias

BREAKOUT COMPOSER OF THE YEAR

  • Ludovic Bource
  • Brian Byrne
  • The Chemical Brothers
  • Michael Richard Plowman
  • Lucas Vidal

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A DRAMA FILM

  • War Horse, music by John Williams
  • The Artist, music by Ludovic Bource
  • Jane Eyre, music by Dario Marianelli
  • Soul Surfer, music by Marco Beltrami
  • W.E., music by Abel Korzeniowski

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A COMEDY FILM

  • The Rum Diary, music by Christopher Young
  • Paul, music by David Arnold
  • Torrente 4: Lethal Crisis, music by Roque Baños
  • A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas, music by William Ross
  • Your Highness, music by Steve Jablonsky

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR AN ACTION/ADVENTURE/THRILLER FILM

  • Drive, music by Cliff Martinez
  • Captain America: The First Avenger, music by Alan Silvestri
  • Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol, music by Michael Giacchino
  • Real Steel, music by Danny Elfman
  • Rise of the Planet of the Apes, music by Patrick Doyle

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A FANTASY/SCIENCE FICTION/HORROR FILM

  • Super 8, music by Michael Giacchino
  • Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, music by Marco Beltrami and Buck Sanders
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, music by Alexandre Desplat
  • Hugo, music by Howard Shore
  • Priest, music by Christopher Young

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR AN ANIMATED FEATURE

  • The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, music by John Williams
  • The Greatest Miracle, music by Mark McKenzie
  • Kung Fu Panda 2, music by John Powell and Hans Zimmer
  • Puss In Boots, music by Henry Jackman
  • Rango, music by Hans Zimmer

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

  • The Wind Gods, music by Pinar Toprak
  • Frozen Planet, music by George Fenton
  • Hold At All Costs: The Story of the Battle of Outpost Harry, music by Larry Groupé
  • Jig, music by Patrick Doyle
  • Russland – Im Reich der Tiger, Bären und Vulkane, music by Kolja Erdmann

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A TELEVISION SERIES

  • Ermessenda, music by Arnau Bataller
  • Doctor Who, music byMurray Gold
  • Downton Abbey, music by John Lunn
  • Game of Thrones, music by Ramin Djawadi
  • Sherlock, music by David Arnold and Michael Price

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A VIDEO GAME OR INTERACTIVE MEDIA

  • Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, music by Joe Hisaishi
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, music by Brian Tyler
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, music by Jeremy Soule
  • L.A.Noire, music by Andrew Hale and Simon Hale
  • Socom 4:U.S.Navy Seals, music by Bear McCreary

BEST ARCHIVAL RELEASE OF AN EXISTING SCORE

  • The Danny Elfman & Tim Burton 25th Anniversary Music Box, music by Danny Elfman; album produced by Danny Elfman and Tim Burton; liner notes by Jeff Bond and Danny Elfman; album art direction by Matt Taylor (Warner Bros Records)
  • The Black Hole, music by John Barry; album produced by Randy Thornton and Douglass Fake, liner notes by Jeff Bond; album art direction by Steve Sterling (Disney/Intrada)
  • Days of Heaven, music by Ennio Morricone; album produced by Lukas Kendall and Craig Spaulding; liner notes by Lukas Kendall and Jeff Bond; album art direction by Joe Sikoryak (Film Score Monthly)
  • Gremlins, music by Jerry Goldsmith; album produced by Mike Matessino and Bruce Botnick; liner notes by Jeff Bond and Mike Matessino; album art direction by Joe Sikoryak (Film Score Monthly)
  • Masada, music by Jerry Goldsmith and Morton Stevens; album produced by Douglass Fake and Roger Feigelson; liner notes by Jon Burlingame; album art direction by Joe Sikoryak (Intrada)

BEST ARCHIVAL RE-RECORDING OF AN EXISTING SCORE

  • The Battle of Neretva/The Naked and the Dead, music by Bernard Herrmann; conducted by William Stromberg; album produced by William Stromberg, John Morgan and Anna Bonn; liner notes by Jim Doherty and Kevin Scott; album art direction by Jim Titus (Tribute Film Classics)
  • Conan the Destroyer, music by Basil Poledouris; conducted by Nic Raine; album produced by James Fitzpatrick; liner notes by Frank K. DeWald; album art direction by Ginko Digi(Prometheus)
  • The Fall of the Roman Empire, music by Dimitri Tiomkin; conducted by Nic Raine; album produced by James Fitzpatrick; liner notes by Frank K. DeWald; album art direction by James Fitzpatrick, Damien Doherty and Ginko Digi (Prometheus)
  • The Lord of the Rings Symphony, music byHoward Shore; conducted by Ludwig Wicki; album produced by Jonathan Schultz and Howard Shore; liner notes by Howard Shore and Ludwig Wicki; album art direction by Alan Frey (Howe Records)
  • Taras Bulba, music by Franz Waxman; conducted by Nic Raine; album produced by James Fitzpatrick; liner notes by Frank K. DeWald; album art direction by Damien Doherty (Tadlow Music)

FILM MUSIC RECORD LABEL OF THE YEAR

  • La-La Land Records, MV Gerhard, Matt Verboys
  • Film Score Monthly, Lukas Kendall
  • Intrada Records, Douglass Fake, Roger Feigelson
  • Moviescore Media, Mikael Carlsson
  • Varèse Sarabande, Robert Townson

FILM MUSIC COMPOSITION OF THE YEAR

  • “The Homecoming” from War Horse, music by John Williams
  • “The Adventure Continues” from The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, music by John Williams
  • “George Valentin” from The Artist, music by Ludovic Bource
  • “Captain America March” from Captain America: The First Avenger, music by Alan Silvestri
  • “Final Round” from Real Steel, music by Danny Elfman

SPECIAL AWARD

  • A Symphony of Hope: The Haiti Project