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The Chaser’s Chris Taylor and Andrew Hansen will again host this year’s Screen Music Awards (Edge Theatre, Melbourne, Nov 9), acknowledging music composers across 12 categories representing feature films, children’s television, advertising, documentaries, short films and everything in between.

Composer pianist Paul Grabowsky returns for the fifth year as Musical Director to conduct a live orchestra performing a selection of this year’s nominated compositions.

For the first time, the awards show will include interview clips with nominees (produced by Urban Cinefile) as well as the usual excerpts from the nominated feature films and other categories.

Nominees for 2010 Screen Music Awards (Selection):

Best Feature Film Score
Title Animal Kingdom / Composers Antony Partos and Sam Petty
Title Beneath Hill 60 / Composer Cezary Skubiszewski, Publisher Albert Music
Title Mao’s Last Dancer / Composer Christopher Gordon
Title The Waiting City / Composer Michael Yezerski, Publisher Sandcastle Music Pty Ltd

Best Music for a Documentary
Title The Long Goodbye / Composer Caitlin Yeo
Title The Snowman / Composer Benjamin Speed
Title Trishna & Krishna: The Quest for Separate Lives / Composer Nerida Tyson-Chew
Title Wheels in Motion / Composer Geoffrey Russell

Best Music for a Short Film
Title Apricot / Composer Basil Hogios
Title Kanowna / Composer Geoffrey Russell
Title The Lost Thing / Composer Michael Yezerski, Publisher Sandcastle Music Pty Ltd
Title Zero / Composer Kyls Burtland

Best Soundtrack Album
Title Accidents Happen / Composer Antony Partos
Title East of Everything 2 / Composer Greg J Walker, Publisher Mushroom Music Pty Ltd
Title Last Confession of Alexander Pearce / Composer Roger Mason, Publisher Sandcastle Music Pty Ltd
Title Mao’s Last Dancer / Composer Christopher Gordon

Best Original Song Composed for the Screen
Title ‘A Runner’ from Road Train / Composers Sophie Lowe and Rafael May
Title ‘Hold Me’ from A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne / Composer Guy Gross
Title ‘Movin On’ from Satisfaction Season 3 / Composers Cameron Giles-Webb and Colin Simkins, Publisher Gusto Music Pty Ltd
Title The War is Over / Composers Andrew Hansen and Chris Taylor, Publisher ABC Music Publishing administered by Mushroom Music Pty Ltd

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Animal Kingdom

Beneath Hill 60

Mao's Last Dancer

The Waiting City

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