Hildur Guonadottir, Nicholas Britell Win Top Honors at World Soundtrack Awards

Hildur Guðnadóttir and Nicholas Britell took top honors at the 20th World Soundtrack Awards on Saturday during the Ghent Film Festival.Iceland-born, Berlin-based Guðnadóttir was named Film Composer of the Year for her Oscar-winning score for “Joker.” She won last year’s TV Composer of the Year for her Emmy-winning score for the HBO series “Chernobyl.”American composer Britell was named TV Composer of the Year for his music for the second season of HBO’s “Succession.” He was last year’s Wsa award winner for Film Composer of the Year for “If Beale Street Could Talk” and “Vice,” so Britell and Guðnadóttir essentially switch places from last year’s honors.Wsa Discovery Of the Year went to American-born, Paris-based composer Bryce Dessner for his music for “The Two Popes.” The Wsa Public Choice Award, chosen by fans from around the world, went to Madrid-born, Los Angeles-based Alfonso G.


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