Now in its seventh year, The Music+Sound Awards has announced the winners of its 2018 awards.

Categories span original composition, sync, re-records, sound design, and production music within film, TV and advertising.
Winners of 2018’s Music+Sound Awards were determined by an independent industry panel.

The winners

Best Original Composition in Broadcast Advertising
GOLDSTEIN for International Olympic Committee ‘Become The Light. Agency: Publicis London 

Best Original Composition in Online, Viral + Ambient Advertising
Resonate for Wacom ‘Plume’. Composers: Liam Paton + Andrew Theakstone 
The Spitfire Audio

Award for Best Original Composition in a Feature Film Score
Hugo de Chaire for Crooked House 

Best Original Composition in a Television Programme Score
The Bleeding Fingers Custom Music Shop for Blue Planet II. Composer: Hans Zimmer, Jacob Shea + David Fleming             

Best Original Composition in a Short Film
Matthew Wilcock at Zelig Sound for Mamoon 

Best Original Composition in a Trailer / Promo
SATV Publishing for Sky Atlantic Exclusive Promo. Composers: Daniel Burrows, Daniel Mallender + Tom Hill at Phase Music 

Best Original Composition in Branding + Idents (Joint Win)
    •    Al Boorman at Wevie for the Cartoon Network’s 25th Anniversary Ident
    •    SATV Publishing for Sky Sport’s Rebrand. Composer: David Connolly at Molecular Sound

Best Use of Production Music in Broadcast Advertising
Matt Nicholson / Float Music for BeoLab50 ‘Press Pause and Play’. Publisher: Float Music, Sub-Publisher: Upright Music, Supervisor: Robin Housman at Hive Music

Best Sound Design in Broadcast Advertising
Aaron Reynolds at Wave Studios for Finlandia ‘Fin & Tonic’. Agency: Weiden + Kennedy

Best Sound Design in Online, Viral + Ambient Advertising (Joint Win)
    •    Sam Ashwell at 750mph for Honda ‘Dream Makers’. Agency: Weiden + Kennedy
    •    Sam Ashwell & James Cobbold at 750mph for Shell Helix Ultra. Agency: JWT London            

The Krotos Audio Award For Best Sound Design In A Feature Film
Oliver Tarney for Alien Covenant  

Best Sound Design in a Television Programme
Hackenbacker for Jamestown. Sound Designers: Nigel Heath, Brad Rees, Alex Sawyer, Alex Gibson, Ben Chick, Alex Fielding + Oliver Brierley                                   

Best Sound Design in a Short Film
Mark Hills & James Utting at Factory Studios for Land of Steel                      

Best Audio Mix in a Commercial
Sam Ashwell at 750mph for Nike ‘Nothing Beats A Londoner’. Agency: Wieden + Kennedy

Best Sound Design in Branding + Idents
Mark Hellaby at 750mph for BBC4 Music’s Idents. Agency: BBC Creative                       
Best Sound Design in Trailers / Promos
Arge at ENVY Advertising for SKY Sports F1 ‘The Race Starts Here’ Promo                                                                  

Best Sync in Broadcast Advertising
Eclectic Music for GiffGaff ‘Free To Go. Free To Stay’. Track: Stay With Me Baby’, Artist: The Walker Brothers, Supervisor: Andy Rogers
The Hummingbird Music Award For Best Sync in a Feature Film (Single Scene)
Baby Driver – Track: Hocus Pocus, Artist: Focus, Supervisor: Kirsten Lane, Label: Imperial Records (NL), Polydor (DE, UK), Blue Horizon (UK), Sire Records (US, CA)

Best Sync in a Television Programme (Single Scene)
Sky UK for Save Me. Track: Doomed, Artist: Moses Sumney, Supervisor: Pete Saville, Publisher: Domino Publishing Company, Label: Secretly Canadian
Best Band + Brand
Warner Music UK for E.ON x Gorillaz – A Solar Collaboration. Track: We Got The Power, Supervisor: Sophie Urquhart at Tin Drum Music, Publisher: Warner/Chappell, Label: Warner Music UK

Staff Reporter

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