Friday, 1 February 2013

2013 MAS Awards: nominees announced

The nominees have been announced for the 2013 UK Music and Sound Awards.

This is the second annual UK Music And Sound Awards, which recognises creative excellence in music and sound in the videogame, film, TV and advertising industries.  This is the only UK award to focus specifically on music and sound design in the creative industries.  This year also sees the first International Music and Sound Awards, to be held in Cannes in June.

Last year's ceremony was a blast, with music from The Noisettes, The Phenomenal Handclap Band, Newton Falkner, and DJs for the night were Gary Numan and Ade Fenton.

There are 2 game related categories in this years awards, to be held at Troxy in London on February 21st.

The nominees in the 'Best Sound Design: Gaming' category:
Battlefield 3
Mass Effect 3

The nominees in the 'Best Original Composition: Gaming' category:
Dear Esther
Wonderbook: Book Of Spells
The Secret World

Nominees in all categories can be seen here.

Congratulations to all those nominated!

If you're interested in submitting titles for the international awards, you have until the end of March.  To be eligible, the titles must have been released between 1st October 2011 and March 31st 2013.  If you want to submit a title, please follow this link and hit 'How to enter'.