Sunday, October 21, 2012
Alberto Iglesias was the night's big winner. He was named Film Composer of the Year 2012 for his soundtracks for Le Moine (The Monk), La Piel Que Habito (The Skin I Live In) and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. He also received the award for Best Original Film Score of the Year for Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.
Brian Byrne was also a double winner for his work on Albert Nobbs. He received the World Soundtrack Award for Best Original Song Written for Film for ’Lay Your Head Down’ and also won the Discovery of the Year Award.
The winner of the Public Choice Award was Abel Korzeniowski for the film W.E. Pino Donaggio was presented with the World Soundtrack Lifetime Achievement Award.
The award ceremony took place in the presence of the Flemish Minister of Culture Joke Schauvliege and the Flemish Minister of Energy, Housing, Cities and Social Economy Freya Van den Bossche, as well as composers such as James Newton Howard, Pino Donaggio and Alex Heffes. The Brussels Philharmonic performed music during and after the ceremony and were themselves the recipient of a Certificate for Outstanding Recognition.
Nominations for the 12th World Soundtrack Awards
Complete list of winners for the 12th World Soundtrack Awards
Film Composer of the Year
Alberto Iglesias Le Moine (The Monk), La Piel Que Habito (The Skin I Live In) and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
Best Original Film Score of the Year
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by Alberto Iglesias
Best original song written for Film
‘Lay Your Head Down‘ from Albert Nobbs
Music: Brian Byrne / Lyrics: Glenn Close / Performed by: Sinead O’Connor
Discovery of the Year
Brian Byrne for Albert Nobbs
Public Choice Award
Abel Korzeniowski for W.E.
Sabam Award for Best Young European Composer
Lifetime Achievement Award
Certificate of Outstanding Recognition