Star Trek XI composer Michael Giacchino has been nominated for a World Soundtrack Award.
As reported by the World Soundtrack Academy, Giacchino has been nominated for Film Composer of the Year, for his work on Star Trek XI, Up, and Land of the Lost.
The other nominees for Film Composer of the Year includes, besides Giacchino: Carter Burwell (Burn After Reading, Twilight,) Alexandre Desplat (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Coco Avant Chanel, Largo Winch, Cheri,) Danny Elfman (Milk, Taking Woodstock, Notorious,) and Hans Zimmer (Frost/Nixon, Angels & Demons, The Dark Knight.)
The goal of the World Soundtrack Academy, founded in 2001 by the Ghent International Film Festival and a number of film music composers, is to promote music in film.
The winners of the Ninth World Soundtrack Awards will be announced on Saturday, October 17th at the closing event of the Ghent International Film Festival.
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