2019’s Music+Sound Awards Winners Announced

Winners revealed for awards recognizing excellence in media music and sound

LONDON – July 19, 2019 – This week the winners of the 8th annual global Music+Sound Awards were announced. The best of the world’s media music, sound and sync talent were celebrated and honoured for their exceptional work over the last year.

Announced one category at a time via The Awards’ Twitter feed, 2019’s International Music+Sound Awards’ winners got their enormously deserved moment in the spotlight and the industry as a whole was championed for the tremendous value it holds within the media. Music and sound play such a vital role in productions and the awards serve to highlight this and demonstrate the great talent and skill involved.

Winners were chosen by a panel of worldwide industry professionals including composers Hugo de Chaire and Guy Farley; Andy Carroll, Creative Director and Partner at The Elements Music; Luis Almau, Head of Music Production at Soundtree Music; Rebecca Williams, Head of Film at Saatchi & Saatchi; and Music Supervisor, Pete Saville.

The full panel can be seen here: www.masawards.com/2019jury

“Once again, support from our entrants, the jury, our esteemed sponsors and partners, who continue to value our Awards as a mark of excellence, has been overwhelming. A heart-felt thank you to all of you and huge congratulations to our winners.” said Emma Maguire, Awards’ Director,

“Turning the spotlight on our entrants’ expertise and the vital role of their crafts has been our driving force. This year looks to have raised the benchmark for excellence even higher and we thank our winners for the inspiration they have bought about.”

The Awards continue to support the work of music therapists, Nordoff Robbins, by donating £5 from every entry to this far-reaching charity.

The Music+Sound Awards are run in partnership with Krotos Audio and SixtyFour Music.

And the 2019 Music+Sound Awards winners are…

BEST ORIGINAL COMPOSITION IN BROADCAST ADVERTISING

Hennessy ‘The Seven Worlds

Entrant: The

Composer: Daniel Pemberton

Agency: DDB Paris

BEST ORIGINAL COMPOSITION IN ONLINE, VIRAL + AMBIENT ADVERTISING

Oakley ‘It’s Ok’

Entrant + Composer: Gregory Caron at CARON

Agency: AKQA

BEST ORIGINAL COMPOSITION IN A FEATURE FILM

The Wife

Entrant: Music Sales

Composer: Jocelyn Pook

BEST ORIGINAL COMPOSITION IN A TELEVISION PROGRAMME SCORE

The Simpsons: “Treehouse of Horror XXIX”

Entrant: The Bleeding Fingers Custom Music Shop

Composer: Andrew Christie for Bleeding Fingers Music

BEST ORIGINAL COMPOSITION IN A SHORT FILM

Velvet

Entrant: Father

Composers: Freddie Webb + Joe Farley

BEST ORIGINAL COMPOSITION IN A FILM TRAILER

Disobedience

Entrant: Intermission Film

Composer: Samuel Karl Bohn

BEST ORIGINAL COMPOSITION IN A TV TRAILER / PROMO

Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story

Entrant: Paramount Network

Composers: Black Thought + Anthony Tidd

BEST ORIGINAL COMPOSITION IN A GAMING TRAILER / PROMO

Telling Lies

Entrant: Soundology

Composer: Nainita Desai

BEST ORIGINAL COMPOSITION IN BRANDING + IDENTS

Altitude Films Ident

Entrant: Phonotheque

Composer: Peter Mauder

BEST ORIGINAL COMPOSITION IN TELEVISION PROGRAMME TITLES

Strokes of Genius

Entrant + Composer: Jeremy Turner

BEST SOUND DESIGN IN BROADCAST ADVERTISING

Royal Marines ‘Spider’

Entrant: 750MPH

Sound Designers: Ben Gulvin + Sam Ashwell

Agency: WCRS / Engine

BEST SOUND DESIGN IN ONLINE, VIRAL + AMBIENT ADVERTISING

Mind ‘WIT H IN’

Entrant: Wave Studios

Sound Designer: Ed Downham

THE KROTOS AUDIO AWARD FOR BEST SOUND DESIGN IN A FEATURE FILM

Serendipity

Entrant: Molinare TV & Film Ltd

Sound Designers: Paul Carlin, Max Bygraves + Chad Orororo

BEST SOUND DESIGN IN A SHORT FILM

Space Probe Force

Entrant: TRO Music

Sound Designer: Bastian Kohler

BEST SOUND DESIGN IN A TELEVISION PROGRAMME

Patrick Melrose

Entrant: Molinare TV & Film Ltd

Sound: Tony Gibson, Filipa Príncipe, Claire Ellis, Lewis Todd + Louisa Kearns

BEST AUDIO MIX IN A COMMERCIAL

John Lewis ‘The Boy And The Piano’

Entrant: Factory

Sound Mixer: Anthony Moore

Agency: adam&eveDDB

BEST SYNC IN BROADCAST ADVERTISING

Energie Baden-Württemberg AG ‘Energy Is What You Make It’

Entrant: A&G Sync / Jesper Gadeberg

Music Supervisor: Jesper Gadeberg

Track: Pag Ghungro Baandh Ouverture | Artist: Kishore Kumar

Publisher + Label: Saregema

Agency: Jung von Matt/NECKAR GmbH

BEST SYNC IN ONLINE, VIRAL + AMBIENT ADVERTISING

Libresse / Bodyform ‘Viva La Vulva’

Entrant: Soundtree Music

Music Supervisors: Peter Raeburn + Jay James

Track: Take Yo’ Praise | Artist: Camille Yarbrough

Agency: AMVBBDO

BEST SYNC IN A TELEVISION PROGRAMME (SINGLE SCENE)

Sex Education

Entrant: Machine Sound

Track: Asleep | Band: The Smiths

Label: Warner Records

BEST SYNC IN TRAILERS / PROMOS

Roma

Entrant: Concord Music Publishing

Music Supervisor: GrandSon

Track: The Great Gig In The Sky | Band: Pink Floyd

Label: Warner Records

BEST RE-RECORD OR ADAPTATION IN BROADCAST ADVERTISING

John Lewis ‘The Boy And The Piano’

Entrant: Factory Studios

Track: Your Song by Elton John

Arranger: Anthony Moore

Agency: adam&eveDDB

BEST RE-RECORD OR ADAPTATION IN ONLINE, VIRAL + AMBIENT ADVERTISING

Cadbury ‘Go Madbury’

Entrant: Soviet Science

Track: Major-General’s Song

Arrangers: Robert Gulya + Scuta Salamanca

Agency: VCCP

BEST RE-RECORD OR ADAPTATION IN A FILM TRAILER

Mid90’s Trailer

Entrant: Ghostwriter Music

Tracks: Remix of Wendy Rene’s ‘After Laughter’, merged with Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘Tearz’

Arrangers: David Yousefi + Rene Osmanczyk

BEST RE-RECORD OR ADAPTATION IN A TV TRAILER / PROMO

Great British Bake Off Trailer

Entrant: ENVY Advertising

Track: Beautiful by Christina Aguilera

Arranger: Rich Martin

BEST USE OF PRODUCTION MUSIC IN BROADCAST ADVERTISING

Progressive ‘Avian Adventure’

Entrant: Extreme Music

Track: Scoobidoo Love

Composer: Paul Rothman | Publisher: Extreme Music

BEST USE OF PRODUCTION MUSIC IN ONLINE, VIRAL + AMBIENT ADVERTISING

Pond’s ‘Bodybuilder’

Entrant: Big Sync Music

Track: Treasure

Composers: Nick Evans + Jake Shillingford | Supervisors: Big Sync Music

Agency: Ogilvy & Mather Singapore

BEST USE OF PRODUCTION MUSIC IN A FILM TRAILER / PROMO

Glass – International Trailer

Entrant: Elephant Music

Track: Rakasha

Composer: Richard Pryn

BEST USE OF PRODUCTION MUSIC IN A TV TRAILER / PROMO

Homecoming Season 1

Entrant: BMG Production Music UK

Track: Dream Stalker | Composers: Eric Alexander Tannery, Jeffrey Fayman + Yoav Goren.

Track: Live Bait | Composer: Will Musser

Publisher: Immediate Music / BMG Production Music

More detailed credits and winning films can be viewed at www.masawards.com

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About The Music+Sound Awards

The Music+Sound Awards are the world’s first and only global awards programme to recognise and celebrate the indispensable role and outstanding contribution that music and sound design play in the world of visual media.

Aimed at professionals working in advertising, film and television (branding and programming), the awards are open to anyone who is or has been involved in the creation, composition, sourcing, licensing, briefing and / or production of music and sound design for any media broadcast or released globally.

The awards categories have been created to include the widest possible use of music and sound in the media. They invite entries from television and online advertising, feature films, short films, television programmes, title sequences, branding and trailers. Each of these areas will be judged for: best original composition, best sound design, best sync, best re-record and best use of production music.

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