Lolita Ritmanis’s score for Blizzard of Souls won outstanding original score for an independent film. Both Soul and Blizzard of Souls are on the Oscars’ shortlist of 15 contenders for best original score.
The spirit of collaboration award was presented to Terence Blanchard and Spike Lee. The award is presented “to a composer and filmmaker with an enduring and distinguished creative partnership, representing a significant body of work.” Blanchard and Lee’s most recent collaboration, Da 5 Bloods, was nominated for outstanding original score for a studio film. (Da 5 Bloods is also on the Oscar shortlist.)
Here’s the full list of winners:
Outstanding original score for a studio film: Soul, Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, Jon Batiste
Outstanding original score for an independent film: Blizzard of Souls (Dvēseļu Putenis), Lolita Ritmanis
Outstanding original score for a television production: The Queen’s Gambit, Carlos Rafael Rivera
Outstanding original song for visual media: “Husavik” from Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, Savan Kotecha, Fat Max Gsus, Rickard Goransson
Outstanding original score for interactive media: Metamorphosis, Garry Schyman, Mikolai Stroinski
Spirit of collaboration award: Terence Blanchard and Spike Lee
Here’s a link to the digital awards program.
For more information about the Society of Composers & Lyricists, here’s a link to the SCL website.