Buma Music in Motion Awards 2020

The Corona crisis did not stop the jury from looking for the most successful composers of music in media, for the digital edition of BMIM 2020. Look back at the nominees and winners of BMIM Awards 2020.

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 twelve categories, which were recently announced, have been assessed by the expert jury of 25 members.

Buma Music In Media New Talent Award for composer

The nominated music composers and producers are by an expert 25-member jury selected, including composer Bob Zimmerman, Buma Oeuvre Award Multimedia winner Stephen Emmer, film producer Kaja Wolffers, actor and director Jon Karthaus, NRC journalist Joyce Roodnat, editor-in-chief of Ad formation Susanne van Nierop, and last year’s BMIM New Talent winner, Gijs Knol.

Truly Amazing winners from the 2020 awards

Close Up componisten
Best Podcast, Radio- en Television imaging

Ward Henselmans, Daan Jansen en Jeroen Kuitenbrouwer

Close Up – 25 jaar
Alex Simu
Best Original Composition in Documentary, Short Film, Television film and Animation

Alex Simu

They Call Me Babu
Maaike Ouboter
Best Sync (in Television, Film, Online)

Ramses Shaffy (uitvoering Maaike Ouboter)

Netflix promo for serie “Our Planet” – ‘Zing – Vecht – Huil – Bid – Lach – Werk en Bewonder’
Merlijn Snitker
Best Original Composition in Television Series

Merlijn Snitker

De 12 van Schouwendam
Terreur
Best Original Composition in Trailers

Reinder van Zalk

Terreur
Skoda - LiveLikeYou
Best Original Composition in Advertising (collab with Adformatie)

Sizzer & DeWolff

Skoda – Live Like You
DNB - Girls invest
Best Sync in Advertisment (collab with Adformatie)

Beyoncé Knowles, Terius Nash, Adidja Palmer, Wesley Pentz, David Taylor, Nick van de Wall (Afrojack) voor DNB

Girls Invest – ‘Run the World (Girls)’
ROJO
Best Original Composition in Film

Componist Vincent van Warmerdam

ROJO
BMIM New Talent Award

Daan Hofman

Danny and the Wild Bunch

Big round of applause for our nominees

On the basis of 8 different categories, the 25-member jury looked at the best music for film, television, radio, documentary and advertising. There are three nominations in each category. Check out the nominees of BMIM Awards 2020.

Best Podcast, Radio- en Television imaging

  • Ward Henselmans, Daan Jansen en Jeroen Kuitenbrouwer

    Close Up – 25 jaar

  • Ad van Dongen

    Discovery Channel ‘Wanted’ brand movie

  • Guido Heeneman

    Diederik en Da Vinci

Best Original Composition in Advertisment (collab with Adformatie)

  • Sizzer & DeWolff

    Skoda – Live Like You

  • Jesse Koolhaas

    Fashion’s Dirty Little Secret

  • Merlijn Snitker

    Ace & Tate – Take Another Look

Best Sync in Advertisment (collab with Adformatie)

  • Componisten Beyoncé Knowles, Terius Nash, Adidja Palmer, Wesley Pentz, David Taylor, Nick van de Wall (Afrojack)

    DNB – Girls Invest – ‘Run the World (Girls)’

  • Thomas Azier, Martin Gjerstad en Anouk Teeuwe

    DM Drogisterij – Die Veränderung beginnt in mir – ‘It’s A New Day’

  • Stephanie Allen, Reynard Bargmann (Mucky), Richard Cowie, Idris Elba, Thomas Mackenzie Bell, Sean Paul

    Sainsbury’s Tu – Summer Of Love – ‘Boasty’

BMIM New Talent Award

  • Daan Hofman

    Danny and the Wild Bunch

  • Thomas van der Burg

    Riider Marie

  • Annelotte Coster

    Als Je Later Groot Bent

Best Original Composition in Documentary, Short Film, Television film and Animation

  • Alex Simu

    They Call Me Babu

  • Paul M. van Brugge v

    A Fool’s Paradise

  • Ward Henselmans, Daan Jansen en Jeroen Kuitenbrouwer

    Stuk

Best Original Composition in Television Series

  • Merlijn Snitker

    De 12 van Schouwendam

  • Tim van Berkestijn (Benny Sings

    Hoofdzaken

  • Joris Oonk

    Baantjer: Het Begin

Best Sync (in Television, Film, Online)

  • Ramses Shaffy (uitvoering Maaike Ouboter)

    Netflix promo voor serie “Our Planet” – ‘Zing – Vecht – Huil – Bid – Lach – Werk en Bewonder

  • Joep le Blanc en Rob Jager

    8×4 – ‘GRLS’

  • Giovanni Rustenberg (Cho), Tevin Plaate (Spanker)

    Savage x Fenty – ‘Popalik’

Best Original Composition in Trailers

  • Reinder van Zalk

    Terreur

  • Joep Sporck

    Tales of Arise

  • Jochem Weierink

    The Oscars Opening Trailer 2019

Best Original Composition in Film

  • Vincent van Warmerdam

    ROJO

  • Rutger Reinders

    Dirty God

  • Ella van der Woude

    Take Me Somewhere Nice