BMIM Awards 2018

BMIM launched in 2018 once again its annual search for the best new talent in the country. And, for the first time, BMIM presented new Buma Award categories at the BMIM Trade Dinner on May 22nd. 

“We’d like to inspire, recognise and celebrate more Dutch composers, we are presenting these additional awards for the new categories during Buma Music in Motion,”

Managing director Buma Cultuur, Frank Helmink
BMIM Awards 2018

Celebrating the best music in films, games, podcasts, radio, documentaries, advertising and television

The Buma Music in Media Awards are the awards for composers and producers who have proven themselves in the previous year with their compositions for or use of music in media. The music composers and producers nominated in 4 categories have been assessed by the expert jury of 14 members.

Buma Music In Media New Talent Award for composer

This year the jury consisted of, among others, Bob Zimmerman, Cathelijne Beijn, Janice Pierre, Jeroen Rietbergen, Jon Karthaus, Joost van ‘t Hoff and Kaja Wolffers.

Truly Amazing winners from the 2018 awards

Alex Simu
Buma Award Best Original Composition Documentary, Short Film, Telefilm

Alex Simu

Back to the Taj Mahal Hotel
Zanillya Farrell
Best Buma Award Best Sync (in Advertising, Television, Trailers, Film, Online) Composition in Trailers

Zanillya Farrell

Together #WePlayStrong / UEFA Girls Football Campaign
Beau D. Schaepman
Buma Award Best Original Composition in Trailer (for Film, TV, Gaming)

Beau D. Schaepman

CinemAsia
Buma Music in Motion New Talent Award

Hans Nieuwenhuijsen

Catastrophe

Big roung of applouse for our nominees

The jury looked at the best music for film, television, radio and documentary. In each category, three composers and/or compositions were nominated. These were the nominees of BMIM 2018.

Buma Award Best Original Composition Documentary, Short Film, Telefilm

  • Alex Simu

    My Father’s Choice

  • Alex Simu

    Back to the Tah Mahal Hotel

  • Matthijs Kieboom

    Wild-Bonte Families op de Veluwe

Buma Award Best Sync (in Advertising, Television, Trailers, Film, Online) Composition in Trailers

  • Johannes Bouwens, Jan Gerbrand Visser

    Lidl Brown Bag

  • Zanillya Farrell

    Together #WePlayStrong / UEFA Girls Football Campaign

  • Enzio Latumaelissa

    Girls Trip

Buma Award Best Original Composition in Trailer (for Film, TV, Gaming)

  • Paul Deetman and Dennis Braunsdorf

    Alien Covenant Trailer

  • Justin Welgraven

    Rebirth Festival

  • Bea D. Shaepman

    CinemAsia Film

Buma Music in Motion New Talent Award

  • Hans Nieuwenhuijsen

    Catastrophe

  • Arend Bruijn

    Ik Kan Vliegen

  • Mert Gençer

    Dress