Lakeshore Records congratulates The Grandmaster Composer Nathaniel Méchaly on his Best Score win yesterday at the prestigious Hong Kong Film Awards. This adds to Méchaly’s other win at the Asian Film Awards held in Macau on March 27. With fellow score composer Umebayashi Shigeru, the Oscar-nominated film swept both awards, garnering twelve wins in Hong Kong, and seven at the Asian Film Awards.
Mechaly, who also won an award at the BMI Film and TV Awards last year for his work in Taken 2 starring The Grey‘s Liam Neeson, is set to score the new French series for TF1, “Taxi: Brooklyn” produced by Eurcopacorp TV and the forthcoming Jean Becker film, “Bon Rétablissement!” starring Gérard Lanvin.
Here’s a partial awards list from the Hong Kong Film Awards:
Best Score: Umebayashi Shigeru, Nathaniel Mechaly – The Grandmaster
Best Film: The Grandmaster
Best Director: Wong Kar-wai – The Grandmaster
Best Actress: Zhang Ziyi – The Grandmaster
Best Sound: The Grandmaster
Read the full list at Variety.
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