Alternative rock musicians Iva Davies of Icehouse, David Bridie of Not Drowning Waving and former Models keyboard player Roger Mason were among the winners at the APRA-AGSC Screen Music Awards, held N
Alternative rock musicians Iva Davies of Icehouse, David Bridie of Not Drowning Waving and former Models keyboard player Roger Mason were among the winners at the APRA-AGSC Screen Music Awards, held Nov. 6 at Sydney's City Recital Hall.
Davies won best music for a TV series/telemovie for "The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant" (EMI Songs Australia). Bridie received his second screen award for best soundtrack album for "R.A.N" (Mushroom Music), which he composed with indigenous songwriters Albert David and Kadu.
Mason also got his second screen award in the best music for a TV series/serial for "Peking To Paris" (ABC Music).
Jazz performer Paul Grabowsky work on "Unfolding Florence - The Many Lives of Florence Broadhurst" (Origin Music) won him the best music for a documentary category. Through the night, Grabowsky and a 13-piece orchestra played some of the nominated songs and works.
The top prize of feature film score of the year was won by Francois Tetaz (Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia) for his eerie work on Australian box office hit "Wolf Creek".
Christopher Elves won best music for children's TV for "Faireez - Episode 40" (Southern Star Music Publishing).
Michael Yezerski's "Thursday's Fictions" (Native Tongue) from the ARIA soundtrack won him the trophy for original song composed for the screen.
"McDonald's Inner Child" (Nylon Publishing) scored Elliott Wheeler a win in the music for an ad category.
The international achievement award went to Peter Best, a prolific composer whose film credits include "Crocodile Dundee I and II", "Muriel's Wedding", "We of the Never Never", "High Tide", "Doin' Time for Patsy Cline" and "Bliss".