The winners of the 2004 APRA – AGSC SCREEN MUSIC AWARDS
feature an impressive roll call of Australian music composers – some of whom are established and others who are on the rise. Voted for by a panel of respected industry judges, this year’s winners include LISA GERRARD, BURKHARD DALLWITZ, IVA DAVIES, CHRISTOPER GORDON, DECODER RING, BARBARA GRIFFIN, CHRISTOPHER ELVES
In a heavyweight category, the haunting score by ELIZABETH DRAKE
for the film Japanese Story
has taken out the BEST FEATURE FILM SCORE
. The collaboration of IVA DAVIES, CHRISTOPHER GORDON
and RICHARD TOGNETTI
has resulted in a win in the category of BEST SOUNDTRACK ALBUM
for Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World.
, relative newcomers and current darlings of the screen composition world have won the award for BEST ORIGINAL SONG COMPOSED FOR A FEATURE FILM, TELEMOVIE TV SERIES OR MINI SERIES
for their evocative Somersault
The recipient of this year’s prestigious APRA INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
has gone to LISA GERRARD
for a body of work that has achieved critical acclaim around the globe. In a career that has spanned almost two decades, Lisa Gerrard’s credits includes scores or musical contributions to Gladiator, Insider, Ali, Whale Rider, Heat, Baraka, Mission Impossible 2, Black Hawk Down, One Perfect Day, Passion of the Christ, Man on Fire
and many more. She has received Golden Globe nominations for Inside
r and Ali
, Grammy and Oscar nominations and a Golden Globe award for the score of Gladiator and four international awards for Whale Rider. Established as one of Australia’s most groundbreaking and sought after composers, APRA is proud to congratulate Lisa Gerrard for this outstanding achievement.
Other winners include BURKHARD DALLWITZ (BEST MUSIC FOR A TELEVISION SERIES OR SERIAL – Crashburn Episode 13), CHRISTOPHER ELVES (BEST MUSIC FOR A DOCUMENTARY – Poisonous Women), ADRIAN VAN DE VELDE (BEST MUSIC FOR A SHORT FILM – The Scree), ALAN JOHN (BEST MUSIC FOR A MINI SERIES OR TELE MOVIE – Shark Net), MICHAEL LIRA (BEST TELEVISION THEME – The Einstein Factor), BARBARA GRIFFIN (BEST MUSIC FOR AN EDUCATIONAL, TRAINING OR CORPORATE FILM / VIDEO – Qantas Entertainment), SCOTT EHLER, GLENN HEATON, GEOFFREY McGARVEY and AMY WILKINS
have received the award for their composition for Active Kidz (BEST MUSIC FOR CHILDRENS TELEVISION).
The category of BEST MUSIC FOR AN ADVERTISEMENT
had two winners – PAUL HEALY
and ANTONY PARTOS
for Lux Lift Plus
and CHRISTOPHER ELVES
for Surflifesavers – Last Patrol.
The 3rd annual APRA – AGSC SCREEN MUSIC AWARDS
were held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney and were hosted by James Valentine. A 40 piece orchestra, led by musical director Nerida Tyson–Chew performed nominated compositions for the audience.
Please visit www.apra.com.au
for complete list of winners of the 2004 APRA – AGSC SCREEN MUSIC AWARDS.