Music+Sound Awards 2019 winners revealed

Jocelyn Pook, Daniel Pemberton, Nainita Desai and Jeremy Turner are among the composers honoured at the eighth annual Music+Sound Awards.

Pook received the Best Original Composition in a Feature Film Award for her music for The Wife.

Pemberton was given the accolade for Best Original Composition in Broadcast Advertising for the music he created for Hennessy’s The Seven Worlds campaign.

Elsewhere, Desai took home the Best Original Composition in a Gaming Trailer/Promo Award for her music to Telling Lies. And Turner received the Best Original Composition in TV Programme Titles for his composition on Strokes of Genius.

Winners were chosen by a panel of industry professionals including composers Hugo de Chaire and Guy Farley, plus Andy Carroll (The Elements Music), Luis Almau (Soundtree Music) and Rebecca Williams (Saatchi & Saatchi).

Emma Maguire, the awards director, said: ‘Once again, support from our entrants, the jury, our esteemed sponsors and partners, who continue to value our Awards as a mark of excellence, has been overwhelming.  A heart felt thank you to all of you and huge congratulations to our winners.

‘Turning the spotlight on our entrants’ expertise and the vital role of their crafts has been our driving force.  This year looks to have raised the benchmark for excellence even higher and we thank our winners for the inspiration they have bought about.’

Aimed at those working in advertising, film and TV, they are open to anyone involved in the creation, composition, sourcing, licensing, briefing and production of music and sound design for any media broadcast.

This year’s edition received a record 201 entries from PRS for Music composers.

A full list of winners can be viewed at www.masawards.com.