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Writing Music for the Big Screen: Jed Kurzel on life as a Screen Composer

When it comes to music it seems Australian artist Jed Kurzel can do no wrong. Before shifting his focus to films, Kurzel first came to prominence as a founding member of Australian band The Mess Hall. Together with band mate Cec Condon, the blues-rock duo saw success around Australia winning a number of ARIA Awards.  Now, with a growing list of feature film scores to add to his resume and having won awards for his work on Slow West and Snowtown, Kurzel has established himself as an acclaimed film composer.... Continue Reading

Jed Kurzel takes out Feature Score of the Year at the 2015 Screen Music Awards!

The Kurzel family is on a hot streak this year, with Jed Kurzel added to the film family’s accolades in winning the top prize at this year’s Screen Music Award! Winning the Feature Score of the Year Award for his work on Slow West, a film that won much acclaim at Sundance, Kurzel claimed the award for the second time. Back in 2011, Kurzel won the same award for his score for Snowtown, another dynamic and memorable film.... Continue Reading

Nominees revealed for the 2015 Screen Music Awards

Acknowledging excellence and innovation in the field of screen composition, the Annual Screen Music Awards have nominated a collection of composers. The Awards, staged jointly by APRA AMCOS and the AGSC, celebrate achievements in music composition for documentaries, short films, children’s television, advertising, film and television soundtrack albums, as well as feature films.... Continue Reading