Christopher Gordon (composer)
Christopher Gordon is an English born Australian composer and politician best known for his film scores, but has also received major classical commissions. His film scores include, Ladies in Black (2018), Mao's Last Dancer (2009), Master and Commander (2003) and On the Beach (2000).
Awards and nominations
Gordon has won national awards for composition, both in Australia and overseas.
|Year||Nominee / work||Award||Result|
|1999||Moby Dick (Christopher Gordon)||APRA Awards: Best Television Theme ||Won|
|2000||On the Beach (Gordon)||Australian Screen Music Awards: Best Music for a Mini-Series or Telemovie||Won|
|Australian Screen Music Awards: Best Original Title Theme for a Series, Serial or Mini-Series||Won|
|Australian Screen Music Awards: Best Soundtrack Album||Won|
|2001||When Good Ghouls Go Bad (Gordon)||Australian Screen Music Awards: Best Music for a Mini-Series or Telemovie||Won|
|2004||Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (Gordon, Iva Davies, Richard Tognetti||ASCAP Awards: Top Box Office Films||Won|
|2005||Salem's Lot (Gordon, Lisa Gerrard)||Primetime Emmy Nomination: Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Dramatic Underscore)||Nominated|
|2009||Mao's Last Dancer (Gordon)||AFI Awards: Best Music Score||Won|
|2018||Ladies in Black ((Gordon)||AACTA Awards: Best Original Score||Won|