World Soundtrack Awards: Complete Winners List

Atsushi Nishijima

Michael Giacchino won best film composer of the year at the 15th awards at Kuipke in Ghent.

The World Soundtrack Academy announced the 15th World Soundtrack Awards winners on Saturday, which closed the event of the 42nd Film Fest Gent at Kuipke in Ghent.

Best original song written directly for film was awarded to "The Apology Song" from The Book of Life (music by Gustavo Santaolalla, lyrics by Paul Williams, performed by Diego Luna). Discovery of the year was awarded to Antonio Sanchez for Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).

Peer Kleinschmidt won the Sabam award for best young composer while John Paesano's work took home the public choice award for The Maze Runner.

See the complete list of winners below.

Best Composer of the year
Michael Giacchino

Best Original Film Score of the Year
Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) by Antonio Sanchez

Best Original Song Written for a Film
"The Apology Song" from The Book of Life
Music by Gustavo Santaolalla, lyrics by Paul Williams, performed by Diego Luna

Discovery of the Year
Antonio Sanchez for Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Sabam Award for Best Young Composer
Peer Kleinschmidt

Public Choice Award
The Maze Runner by John Paesano

Lifetime Achievement Award
Patrick Doyle

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