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International Film Music Critics Association Awards 2011: Winners: HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON

How to Train Your Dragon

How to Train Your Dragon, The King’s Speech, and the other winners of the 2011 International Film Music Critics Association Awards have been announced. The 7th Annual International Film Music Critics Association Awards is produced by the International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA), “an association of online, print and radio journalists who specialize in writing about original film and television music…Since its inception, the IFMCA has grown to comprise over 50 members from countries as diverse as Australia, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America.” The full listing of the 2011 International Film Music Critics Association Awards winners is below.

FILM SCORE OF THE YEAR
• HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON, music by John Powell

FILM COMPOSER OF THE YEAR
• ALEXANDRE DESPLAT

BREAKOUT COMPOSER OF THE YEAR
• NUNO MALO

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A DRAMA FILM
• THE KING’S SPEECH, music by Alexandre Desplat

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A COMEDY FILM
• THE LIGHTKEEPERS, music by Pinar Toprak

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR AN ACTION/ADVENTURE/THRILLER FILM
• THE GHOST WRITER, music by Alexandre Desplat

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A FANTASY/SCIENCE FICTION/HORROR FILM
• TRON: LEGACY, music by Daft Punk

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR AN ANIMATED FEATURE
• HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON, music by John Powell

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
• OCÉANS, music by Bruno Coulais

FILM MUSIC COMPOSITION OF THE YEAR
• ALICE IN WONDERLAND – “Alice’s Theme” (Danny Elfman)

2010 Non-Film Categories

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR TELEVISION
• HUMAN TARGET, music by Bear McCreary

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE FOR A VIDEO GAME OR INTERACTIVE MEDIA
• CASTLEVANIA: LORDS OF SHADOW, music by Óscar Araujo

BEST ARCHIVAL RELEASE OF AN EXISTING SCORE
• SPARTACUS, music by Alex North (Varèse Sarabande) – Album Producer: Robert Townson; Liner Notes: Robert Townson; Album Art Direction: Robert Townson, Matthew Joseph Peak, Bill Pitzonka

FILM MUSIC RECORD LABEL OF THE YEAR
• LA-LA LAND RECORDS

Source: Filmmusiccritics

 

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