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2021 Screen Music Awards Nominations

Event Published Wednesday 9 June 2021

Has your music featured in a screen production over the past year?

APRA AMCOS and the Australian Guild of Screen Composers (AGSC) invite you to nominate for the 2021 Screen Music Awards. The awards focus on music in film and television across 12 categories including short film, documentary, mini-series, children's programming and feature film.

Nominations are open to any songwriter or composer that has had their work featured in a production which received its first public screening, broadcast or release during 1 July 2020 - 30 June 2021.This includes first releases on YouTube, Facebook, Netflix, or any other streaming platform.

For Feature Film Score of the Year, the eligibility period is 1 July 2020 - 30 September 2021 - the production must have its first public screening, broadcast or commercial release within this timeframe.

Many emerging songwriters and composers have picked up wins in previous years, including Oscar Joe Gross, Angela Little, Piers Burbrook de Vere and Sean Tinnion.

Submissions close Thursday 22 July, 5pm AEST.

You can nominate online in the following categories:

  • Best Music for an Advertisement
  • Best Music for Children's Programming
  • Best Music for a Documentary
  • Best Music for a Mini-Series or Telemovie
  • Best Music for a Short Film
  • Best Music for a Television Series or Serial
  • Best Original Song Composed for the Screen
  • Best Soundtrack Album
  • Best Television Theme
  • Feature Film Score of the Year