2015 Music In Visual Media Nominees

2015 HMMA Nominees (winners are in bold)

ORIGINAL SCORE – FEATURE FILM
• Alan Silvestri – The Walk (Sony)
• Carter Burwell – Carol (Weinstein)
• Dan Romer – Beasts of No Nation (Netflix/Participant/Red Crown)
• Daniel Pemberton – Steve Jobs (Universal)
• Jóhann Jóhannsson – Sicario (Lionsgate)
• Thomas Newman – Bridge of Spies (Dreamworks/Fox/Participant)

ORIGINAL SCORE – SI-FI/FANTASY FILM
• Christophe Beck – Ant Man (Disney)
• Danny Elfman & Brian Tyler – Avengers: Age of Ultron (Disney)
• Harry Gregson-Williams – The Martian (Fox)
• Michael Giacchino – Tomorrowland (Disney)
• Patrick Doyle – Cinderella (Disney)
• Tom Holkenborg – Mad Max: Fury Road (Warner Bros.)

ORIGINAL SCORE – INDEPENDENT FILM
• Alexis Grapsas – Land Of Leopold
• Isaias Garcia – The Moment I Was Alone
• Luc Suarez – L´Altra Frontera
• Mark Cyprian Smythe – Flying South
• Ramesh Kumar Kannan – Labyrinth
• Raphael Fimm – Le Constructeur de Malheur

ORIGINAL SCORE – ANIMATED FILM
• Christophe Beck – The Peanuts Movie (Fox)
• Heitor Pereira – Minions (Universal)
• Jeff Danna, Mychael Danna – The Good Dinosaur (Disney)
• Lorne Balfe – Home (Dreamworks)
• Mark Mothersbaugh – Hotel Transylvania 2 (Sony)
• Michael Giacchino – Inside Out (Disney)

ORIGINAL SCORE – DOCUMENTARY
• Francisco-José Cuenca – Teresa de Jesús
• Max Di Carlo – Donne Nel Mito Sophia Loren Racconta La Loren
• Miriam Cutler – The Hunting Ground
• Patrick Jonsson – Frame by Frame
• Rafael Corpa – Wild Iberia

ORIGINAL SCORE – SHORT
• Amadeo Lopez – The Artist’s Insomnia
• Dara Taylor – Undetectable
• Ivan Capillas – El camino
• Julia Pajot – Au Fil de l’ Eau
• Josue Vergara – Superheroes
• Romain Zante – Things Happen
• White Widow – Cinderella, A Shadow Ballet

SONG – FEATURE FILM
• “I’ll See You in My Dreams” Written & performed by Keegan DeWitt (I’ll See You in My Dreams)
• “One Kind of Love” – Written by Brian Wilson & Scott Bennett. Performed by Brian Wilson (Love & Mercy)
• “See You Again” – Written by Andrew Cedar, Cameron Thomaz, Charlie Puth & Justin Franks. Performed by Wiz Khalifa & Charlie Puth (Furious 7)
• “Take Care of You” – Written & performed by Jim James (No Escape)
• “Writing’s on the Wall” – Written by Sam Smith & Jimmy Napes. Performed by Sam Smith (Spectre)

SONG – ANIMATED FILM
• “Better When I’m Dancin’” (Peanuts) Written & performed by Meghan Trainor
• “Dancing in the Dark” (Home) Written by Tor Erik Hermansen, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Ester Dean, Maureen Anne McDonald and Rihanna. Performed by Rihanna
• “Feel the Light” (Home) Written by Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Kiesza Rae Ellestad, Emile Haynie. Performed by Jennifer Lopez.
• “Feels Like Summer” (Shaun the Sheep) Written by Tim Wheeler, Ilan Eshkeri and Nick Hodgson. Performed by Tim Wheeler

SONG – DOCUMENTARY
• “Hechicero” (Juan Mariné, The History of Making Cinema) By Pedro Contreras and Ruth Lorenzo
• “Sueños de Sal” (Sueños de Sal) By Oscar Navarro
• “Til it Happens to You” – (The Hunting Ground) Written by Diane Warren & Lady Gaga, performed by Lady Gaga
• “The Light that Never Fails” (Meru) Written by Andra Day, Lauren Christy & Adrian Gurvitz. Performed by Andra Day
• “Words” (Tig) Music and Lyrics by Sharon Van Etten

SOUNDTRACK ALBUM
• Empire Season 1 (Various artists)
• Fifty Shades of Grey (Various Artists)
• Furious 7 (Various Artists)
• Magic Mike XXL (Various Artists)
• Pitch Perfect 2 (Cast Performance)
• The Blacklist (Various Artists)

MAIN TITLE – TV SHOW / DIGITAL SERIES
• Abel Korzeniowski – Penny Dreadful (Showtime)
• Daniele Luppi – Marco Polo (Netflix)
• Dustin O’Halloran – Transparent (Amazon)
• Jeff Beal – Dovekeepers (CBS)
• Jeff Danna, Mychael Danna – Tyrant (FX)
• John Debney & Bruce Broughton – Texas Rising (History)
• Robert Duncan – The Whispers (ABC)

ORIGINAL SCORE – TV SHOW / DIGITAL SERIES
• Abel Korzeniowski – Penny Dreadful (Showtime)
• Bear McCreary – Outlander (STARZ)
• Fil Isler – Empire (Fox)
• Jeff Beal – House of Cards (Netflix)
• Pedro Bromfman – Narcos (Netflix)

SONG – TV SHOW / DIGITAL SERIES
• “Come Join the Murder” – Sons of Anarchy (FX) By Bob Thiele, Curt Sutter & Jake Smith. Performed by The White Buffalo & The Forest Rangers
• “Girl You Don’t Need Makeup” – Inside Amy Schumer (Comedy Central) by Kyle Dunnigan & Jim Roach
• “Good Enough” – Empire (Fox) Written by Timbaland, James “Jim Beanz” Washington, Daniel Jones, performed by Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett and Yazz Bryshere.
• “Kiss an Old Man” – The Comedians (FX) By Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez, performed by Billy Crystal and Josh Gad.
• “This Time “ Glee (Fox) Written by Darren Cris, performed by Michele Lea
• “When I Go” – Suits (USA) Written by Smith Carlson, Keaton Simons, Laura Goldfarb
Performed by Keaton Simons

ORIGINAL SCORE – VIDEO GAME
• Austin Wintory – Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (Ubisoft)
• Gareth Coker – Ori and the Blind Forest (Moon Studios/Microsoft)
• Jason Graves – The Order: 1886 (Sony Computer Entertainment)
• Jason Hayes, Neal Acree, Mike Patti, Glenn Stafford – StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void (Blizzard)
• Marcin Przybylowicz & Mikolai Stroinski – The Witcher 3 (CD Projekt RED)
• Martin O’Donnell, Michael Salvatori, C Paul Johnson, Skye Lewin, Stan LePard and Paul McCartney – Destiny (Activision)
• Mikolai Stroinski – The Vanishing of Ethan Carter (The Astronauts)

SONG – VIDEO GAME
• “Hope for the Future” – Paul McCartney / Destiny (Activision)
• “The Path of Destiny” – Inon Zur, Ian Nickus, Mimi Page, vocal by Mimi Page / Sword Coast Legends (n-space/Wizards of the Coast)
• “This is the Credits Song” – Adam Skorupa / Juju (Flying Wild Hog)
• “Underground” – Tripod and Austin Wintory / Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (Ubisoft)
• “Valley of The Blinding Mist” – Mikolai Stroinski, vocal by Kyler England / The Vanishing of Ethan Carter (The Astronauts)

SONG/SCORE – MOBILE VIDEO GAME
• Alan Williams – Hello Kitty, World of Friends
• Armin Haas, Inon Zur, Marc Rosenberger – We Moba
• Bill Brown and Inon Zur – Jiu Long Zhan
• Erik Desiderio – This Means War!
• Jeff Broadbent – Wei Lai Zhan Chang
• Jeremy Nathan Tisser – Cat Runner

SONG/SCORE – SPECIAL FEATURE
• Mariano Saulino – Breaking News (Telenueve Central)
• Mark Watters & Jeremy Nathan Tisser – Composers On Composing

SONG/SCORE – TRAILER
• Boomerang Music – Knight of Cups (feature film)
• Gareth Coker – Ori and the Blind Forest (video game)
• Jesper Kyd and Jeff Broadbent – Assassin’s Creed Identity (video game)
• John Luther Adams, Sigur Rós and Mark Hannah – The Revenant (feature film)
• Neal Acree – StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void (video game)

SONG/SCORE – COMMERCIAL ADVERTISEMENT
• Andrea Facheris – Out of the Mountain (Orobie Ultra-Trail)
• Don Bodin – Manolo Blahnik Bag Collection
• Jose Vicente Romero Camacho – Natural Chef Escuela de Cocina
• Ricky Kej – Proyog: From the Birthplace of Yoga
• Todd Morse and Jaco Curaco. Performed by The Bad Decisions. “Who We Are” (ShareTheSilence)

OUTSTANDING MUSIC SUPERVISION – TELEVISION
• Bruce Gilbert – Orange is the New Black (Netflix)
• Dawn Solar – Galavant (ABC)
• Jen Ross & Dave Jordan – Empire (Fox)
• John Bissell & Jon Bokenkamp – The Blacklist (NBC)
• PJ Bloom – American Horror Story: Hotel (FX)

OUTSTANDING MUSIC SUPERVISION – FILM
• Dana Sano – Fifty Shades of Grey (Universal)
• Darian Sahanaja – Love & Mercy (Roadside Attractions)
• Julia Michels & Julianne Jordan – Pitch Perfect 2 (Universal)
• Scott Vener – Entourage (Roadshow Films)
• Season Kent – Magic Mike XXL (Warner Bros.)

INDEPENDENT MUSIC VIDEO
• Annie Bany – Paradise
• Chantelle Barry – One Step Closer
• Daniel Minimalia – Olas del Sur
• Destiny – I Feel Alive
• Luca Hänni – Wonderful
• Mae Edwards – Astral Travels Plane 9
• Nikkole – Zero

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