Leah Curtis (composer)

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Leah Curtis is an Los Angeles-based Australian musician and composer. She is best known for her work as composer and orchestrator for film, as well as in contemporary classical composition.[1]

Awards[edit]

Curtis has been the recipient of a number of awards include the Queen Elizabeth II Trust,[2] the Dame Joan Sutherland Award,[3] the Reg Waite Award,[4] Young Shakespearean Artist of the Year, a Hollywood Music in Media Award[5] with multiple nominations and a Fulbright Scholarship.

APRA-AGSC Screen Music Awards[edit]

These awards are presented annually since 2002 by the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) and the Australian Guild of Screen Composers (AGSC).[6]

Year Recipient / Nominated work Award Result
2012 Animula Vagula from Exitus Roma Featuring Lisbeth Scott Best Original Song Composed for the Screen[7] Nominated

Hollywood Music in Media Awards[edit]

The Hollywood Music in Media Awards are presented annually.

Year Recipient / Nominated work Award Result
2014 No Ticket to Travel for Woodland Best Original Song/Score for a Commercial Advertisement [8] Nominated
2013 Moving Water from Empyrean Best Original Score (Indie / Short / Documentary) [9] Nominated
2012 Animula Vagula from Exitus Roma Featuring Lisbeth Scott Best World Song[10] Won
2012 Animula Vagula from Exitus Roma Featuring Lisbeth Scott Best Original Song (Indie / Short / Documentary) Nominated
2010 Salamun Salam (Peace of Peace) Featuring Lisbeth Scott Best World Song Won
2010 To Rest in Peace Best Original Score (Indie / Short / Documentary) Nominated
2009 Australia Suite Best Orchestral / Classical Work Nominated

The Park City Film Music Festival[edit]

The first U.S. (American) film festival dedicated to the impact of music in film, held annually in Park City, Utah.[11]

Year Recipient / Nominated work Award Result
2012 To Rest in Peace Best Impact of Music in a Short Film 3rd Place[12] Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Represented Composer: Leah Curtis". Biographies of Represented Australian Composers. Australian Music Centre. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "The Foundation for Young Australians". Foundation for Young Australians. Foundation for Young Australians. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Dame Joan Sutherland Fund". American Australian Association. American Australian Association. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "The Reg Waite Award". Joint Academic Scholarship Online Network. Joint Academic Scholarship Online Network. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  5. ^ "HMMA WInners". Hollywood Music in Media Awards. Hollywood Music in Media Awards. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  6. ^ "APRA Awards: Screen Awards". Australasian Performing Rights Association. Australasian Performing Rights Association. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  7. ^ "2012 Screen Music Awards: Best Original Song Composed for the Screen". Australasian Performing Rights Association Website. Australasian Performing Rights Association. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  8. ^ "Visual Media Nominees 2013". Hollywood Music in Media Awards Announcements. Hollywood Music in Media Awards. Retrieved 10 October 2013. 
  9. ^ "Visual Media Nominees 2013". Hollywood Music in Media Awards Announcements. Hollywood Music in Media Awards. Retrieved 10 October 2013. 
  10. ^ "Hollywood Music in Media Awards Marco Beltrami Best Score for 'The Sessions'". Soundtrack.Net. Soundtrack.Net. Retrieved 21 December 2012. 
  11. ^ "About the Festival". Park City Film Music Festival Website. Park City Film Music Festival. Retrieved 2 November 2012. 
  12. ^ "2012 Award Winners Announced". Park City Film Music Festival Website. Park City Film Music Festival. Retrieved 2 November 2012. 

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