FILM SCORE OF THE YEAR

  • Life of Pi, music by Mychael Danna
  • Cloud Atlas, music by Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek and Reinhold Heil
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, music by Howard Shore
  • The Impossible, music by Fernando Velázquez
  • Lincoln, music by John Williams

FILM COMPOSER OF THE YEAR

  • Danny Elfman
  • Mychael Danna
  • Alexandre Desplat
  • Fernando Velázquez
  • John Williams

BREAKOUT COMPOSER OF THE YEAR

  • Nathan Johnson
  • Zeltia Montes
  • Nic Raine
  • Dan Romer & Benh Zeitlin
  • Joseph Trapanese

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A DRAMA FILM

  • Lincoln, music by John Williams
  • Anna Karenina, music by Dario Marianelli
  • The Impossible, music by Fernando Velázquez
  • Life of Pi, music by Mychael Danna
  • There Be Dragons – Secretos De Pasión, music by Robert Folk

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A COMEDY FILM

  • Ted, music by Walter Murphy
  • Moonrise Kingdom, music by Alexandre Desplat
  • Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, music by Dario Marianelli
  • The Sessions, music by Marco Beltrami
  • Silver Linings Playbook, music by Danny Elfman

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR AN ACTION/ADVENTURE/THRILLER FILM

  • Skyfall, music by Thomas Newman
  • The Amazing Spider-Man, music by James Horner
  • Dans La Maison, music by Philippe Rombi
  • The Dark Knight Rises, music by Hans Zimmer
  • Zero Dark Thirty, music by Alexandre Desplat

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

  • John Carter, music by Michael Giacchino
  • Cloud Atlas, music by Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek and Reinhold Heil
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, music by Howard Shore
  • Prometheus, music by Marc Streitenfeld, additional music by Harry Gregson-Williams
  • Sinister, music by Christopher Young

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR AN ANIMATED FEATURE

  • Rise of the Guardians, music by Alexandre Desplat
  • Brave, music by Patrick Doyle
  • Frankenweenie, music by Danny Elfman
  • Paranorman, music by Jon Brion
  • Secret of the Wings, music by Joel McNeely

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

  • Metsän Tarina, music by Panu Aaltio
  • Kingdom of Plants, music by Joel Douek, Freddy Sheinfeld and Elik Alvarez
  • Los Mundos Sutiles, music by Pascal Gaigne
  • Samsara, music by Lisa Gerrard and Michael Stearns
  • Shakespeare & Us, music by Miguel d’Oliveira

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A TELEVISION SERIES

  • Doctor Who, music by Murray Gold
  • Downton Abbey, music by John Lunn
  • Green Lantern: The Animated Series, music by Frederik Wiedmann
  • Isabel, music by Federico Jusid
  • Priceless, music by Naoki Sato

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A VIDEO GAME OR INTERACTIVE MEDIA

  • Journey, music by Austin Wintory
  • Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, music by Grant Kirkhope
  • Resistance: Burning Skies, music by Jason Graves and Kevin Riepl
  • Starhawk, music by Christopher Lennertz
  • World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria, music by Russell Brower, Neal Acree, Sam Cardon, Edo Guidotti and Jeremy Soule

BEST ARCHIVAL RELEASE OF AN EXISTING SCORE

  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture, music by Jerry Goldsmith; album produced by Didier C. Deutsch, Mike Matessino, Bruce Botnick, MV Gerhard, Matt Verboys and David C. Fein; liner notes by Jeff Bond and Mike Matessino; album art direction by Jim Titus (La-La Land)
  • Ben-Hur, music by Miklós Rózsa; album produced by Lukas Kendall, Mike Matessino and Neil S. Bulk; liner notes by Jeff Bond and Frank K. Dewald; album art direction by Joe Sikoryak (Film Score Monthly)
  • Conan the Barbarian, music by Basil Poledouris; album produced Douglass Fake; liner notes by Nick Redman; album art direction by Joe Sikoryak (Intrada)
  • Hook, music by John Williams; album produced by Didier C. Deutsch, Mark G. Wilder, MV Gerhard and Matt Verboys; liner notes by Daniel Schweiger; album art direction by Jim Titus (La-La Land)
  • Star Trek: The Original Series, music by Alexander Courage, George Duning, Jerry Fielding, Gerald Fried, Sol Kaplan, Samuel Matlovsky, Joseph Mullendore and Fred Steiner; album produced by Lukas Kendall, Neil S. Bulk, Jeff Bond, MV Gerhard and Matt Verboys; liner notes by Jeff Bond; album art direction by Joe Sikoryak (La-La Land)

BEST ARCHIVAL RE-RECORDING OF AN EXISTING SCORE

  • Quo Vadis?, music by Miklós Rózsa; conducted by Nic Raine; album produced by James Fitzpatrick and Luc Van De Ven; liner notes by Frank K. DeWald; album art direction by Ginko Digi (Prometheus/Tadlow)
  • The Adventures of Don Juan/Arsenic and Old Lace, music by Max Steiner; conducted by William Stromberg; album produced by William Stromberg, John Morgan and Anna Bonn; liner notes by James V. d’Arc, Ryan Brennan and Curt Hardaway; album art direction by Jim Titus (Tribute Film Classics)
  • Notre Dame de Paris – The Music of Maurice Jarre, music by Maurice Jarre; conducted by Nic Raine; album produced by James Fitzpatrick; liner notes by James Fitzpatrick and Frank K. DeWald; album art direction by Damien Doherty (Tadlow)
  • The Red House, music by Miklós Rózsa; conducted by Allan Wilson; album produced by Kevin Kaska and Douglass Fake; liner notes by Dan Robbins and Frank K. DeWald; album art direction by Joe Sikoryak (Intrada)
  • Wings, music by J.S. Zamecnik; conducted by Peter Boyer and Ira Hearshen; album produced by Dominik Hauser, Jeannie Gayle Pool, Dan Goldwasser, MV Gerhard and Matt Verboys; liner notes by Jeannie Gayle Pool; album art direction by Dan Goldwasser (La-La Land)

FILM MUSIC RECORD LABEL OF THE YEAR

  • La-La Land Records, MV Gerhard, Matt Verboys
  • Intrada Records, Douglass Fake, Roger Feigelson
  • Moviescore Media, Mikael Carlsson
  • Quartet Records, Jose M. Benitez
  • Tadlow Music, James Fitzpatrick

 FILM MUSIC COMPOSITION OF THE YEAR

  • “The Impossible Main Title” from The Impossible, music by Fernando Velázquez
  • “The Cloud Atlas Sextet for Orchestra” from Cloud Atlas, music by Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek and Reinhold Heil
  • “John Carter of Mars” from John Carter, music by Michael Giacchino
  • “Pi’s Lullaby” from Life of Pi, music by Mychael Danna and Bombay Jayashri
  • “The Peterson House and Finale” from Lincoln, music by John Williams