Giacchino Wins IFMCA Awards

Composer Michael Giacchino, nominated for seven International Film Music Critics Association Awards, walks away with multiple awards for his work on Star Trek XI and Up.

The IFMCA announced a list of winners of its 2009 awards, and Giacchino won four of the seven awards for which he was nominated.

Giacchino020110Giacchino’s nominations were:

  • Film Score of the Year – Star Trek
  • Film Composer of the Year
  • Best Original Score For a Fantasy/Science Fiction Film – Star Trek
  • Best Original Score For an Animated Feature – Up
  • Best Original Score For a Documentary Feature – Earth Days
  • Film Music Composition of the Year – Star Trek (Enterprising Young Men)
  • Best Original Score for Television – Lost (Season 5)

Giacchino won his awards for:

  • Film Score of the Year – Star Trek
  • Film Composer of the Year
  • Best Original Score For a Fantasy/Science Fiction Film – Star Trek
  • Best Original Score For an Animated Feature- Up

The winners for the other three categories in which Giacchino had been nominated but lost are:

  • Best Original Score For a Documentary Feature – Armand Amar for Home
  • Film Music Composition of the Year – Christopher YoungDrag Me To Hell – “Concerto To Hell”
  • Best Original Score for Television – Bear McCrearyBattlestar Galactica (Season 4.5)

Source: Film Music Critics

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