Composer Interviews


Congratulations to our AACTA nominees!

Top: David Hirschfelder, Bryony Marks & Caitlin Yeo (photo by Belinda Dipalo)

Bottom: Lionel Vincent Baldenweg, Nora Baldenweg and Diego Baldenweg, & Amanda Brown

The AGSC would like to congratulate all nominees for the 2019 AACTA awards. It was a bumper year for Australian film and television, and great to see so many of Australia’s talented and hard-working screen composers receiving recognition.

A big shout out to our AGSC members for their AACTA nominations, with Bryony Marks receiving a remarkable three nominations, and Amanda Brown, David Hirschfelder, Lionel, Nora and Diego Baldenweg and Caitlin Yeo all receiving one.

Our members' nominations are listed in full below;

AACTA Award for Best Original Score David Hirschfelder  - Ride Like A Girl

Caitlin Yeo - Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan

AACTA Award for Best Original Score in Television Bryony Marks - Frayed - Episode 1 Bryony Marks - Lambs of God - Episode 1: The Devil Into Paradise Diego Baldenweg, Nora Baldenweg, Lionel Vincent Baldenweg - The Unlisted - Episode 1 AACTA Award for Best Original Score in Documentary

Bryony Marks - 2040 Amanda Brown - The Cult of The Family - Episode 1: Unseen, Unheard, Unknown

Honouring Australian screen excellence across feature film, television, documentary, short form and online, the winners will be announced at the two major 2019 AACTA Awards events: The Industry Luncheon on Monday 2 December, and the AACTA Awards Ceremony on Wednesday 4 December.

Best of luck to you all!

Click through for a list of all nominees in every category

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