Mychael Danna and Adele win prizes at the World Soundtrack Awards 2013.
The World Soundtrack Academy has revealed the winners of the World Soundtrack Awards 2013, the closing event of the 40th Film Fest Gent.
Mychael Danna received two awards for Life of Pi including Film Composer of the Year and Best Original Film Score of the Year.
Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film was named as Skyfall, performed by Adele.
Dan Romer and Benh Zeitlin were awarded the Discovery of the Year for the music they wrote for Beasts of the Southern Wild.
The Public Choice Award went to Rahman Altin for The Butterfly’s Dream (Kelebeğin Rüyası).
After the awards ceremony, Brussels Philharmonic, conducted by Maestro Dirk Brossé performed a selection of the film compositions of French director Alexandre Desplat.
Film scores from the Discovery winner of last year, Brian Byrne (Albert Nobbs), and from the Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Riz Ortolani, were also performed by the Brussels Philharmonic.
Full list of winners
Film Composer of the Year
Mychael Danna (‘Life of Pi’)
Best Original Film Score of the Year 2012
Life of Pi by Mychael Danna
Best Original Song written for a Film
Skyfall from ‘Skyfall’
Music & lyrics: Adele & Paul Epworth / performed by Adele
Discovery of the Year
Dan Romer & Benh Zeitlin for ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’
Public Choice Award
Rahman Altin for ‘The Butterfly’s Dream’ (Kelebeğin Rüyası)
Sabam Award for Best Young European Composer
Lifetime Achievement Award