By Culturekiosque Staff
LOS ANGELES, 22 OCTOBER 2010 Nominations for the annual
Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA) were announced last week including
Original Score, Original Song and Outstanding Music Supervision in Film,
TV, Video Games, Commercial Ads and Movie Trailers.
The eclectic list of nominees for Original Score-Feature Film is Trent
Reznor and Atticus Ross (The Social Network), Hans Zimmer
(Inception), Howard Shore (The Twilight Saga:
Eclipse), Tomandandy (Resident Evil: Afterlife), Craig
Armstrong (Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps), Marcelo Zarvos
(Brooklyn's Finest), Chingon (Machete) and Clint Mansell (Black
Additional music categories include Original Score for TV, Video Game
and Indie/Short/Documentary and Best Song for TV, Film Video Game and
Commercial Advertisement. The HMMA is also the only award show to
recognize and award music supervisors for their work in TV, film, video
games and movie trailers.
Nathan Barr, who won last year for Original Score-TV (True
Blood), is once again nominated for his work on HBO's cult favorite.
Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman, nominated last year for NBC's
Heroes, received a nod for their work on Showtime's breakout hit
Nurse Jackie. Other nominated television scores are
Hawthorne (TNT), Criminal Minds (CBS), 24 (Fox)
and Sanctuary (SyFy).
Video game composer nominees include Petri Alanko, Garry Schyman, Knut
Avenstroup Haugen, Martin O'Donnell, Michael Salvatori, Tom Salta, Jesper
Kyd and Jim Dooley.
Nominated music artists MoZella (Best Song-Commercial Advertisement)
and Gram Rabbit (Best Song-TV Show) are two out of the seven live musical
performances taking place the night of the HMMA. Other performers will be
announced in the coming weeks.
A special Outstanding Career Achievement honor will be presented to
film composer and educator Christopher Young (Spider-man 2 & 3,
The Shipping News, Swordfish, etc.)
Headline image above:Leonardo DiCaprio and Marion
Cotillard in Inception,
Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures
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