The International Film Music Critics Association announced its 2010 nominees for scoring excellence. Christophe is nominated in the Best Original Score for a Documentary Feature category for his work in Waiting for ‘Superman’. The score recently won the Hollywood Music in Media Award for Best Original Score: Indie/Short/Documentary. Winners will be announced on February 25, 2011.
“There are Favorites, there are up-and-comers and there are inevitably dark horses in the race…” (from Variety’s 2010 Award Central article “Music Vets vie with Alt Rockers” by Jon Burlingame)
Last night Christophe won the Hollywood Music in Media Award for “Best Original Score: Indie/Short/Documentary” for his work in “Waiting for ‘Superman’”. The film, directed by Davis Guggenheim, was just announced as one of 15 contenders for “Best Documentary Feature” at the 2011 Oscars.
“Waiting for ‘Superman’” opens today in limited release. The film, directed by Davis Guggenheim, is a powerful and moving look at the public education crisis in America. This is Beck’s first full-length documentary score. Listen to clips here.