Michael Giacchino Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2010 Winner
Oscar
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score
Up (2009)
2008 Nominee
Oscar
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score
Ratatouille (2007)

Golden Globes, USA

2010 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Up (2009)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2012 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Original Dramatic Score)
Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice (2011)
2010 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score)
Lost (2004)
For episode "The End".
2008 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score)
Lost (2004)
For episode "The Constant".
2005 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore)
Lost (2004)
For the pilot episode.
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Music and Lyrics
The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (2005)
Shared with:
For the song: "I'm With You".

BAFTA Awards

2010 Winner
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Up (2009)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2018 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Music
Coco (2017)
2017 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Music
Doctor Strange (2016)
Best Music
Rogue One (2016)
2015 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Music
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
2012 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Music
Super 8 (2011)
Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Music
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
2011 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Music
Let Me In (2010)
2010 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Music
Up (2009)
2005 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Music
The Incredibles (2004)

Accolade Competition

2004 Winner
Award of Excellence
Score
String of the Kite (2003)

Annie Awards

2019 Nominee
Annie
Outstanding Achievement for Music in an Animated Feature Production
Incredibles 2 (2018)
2018 Winner
Annie
Outstanding Achievement for Music in an Animated Feature Production
Coco (2017)
Shared with:
2016 Winner
Annie
Outstanding Achievement in Music in an Animated Feature Production
Inside Out (2015)
2012 Winner
Annie
Music in a Television Production
Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice (2011)
Shared with:
2010 Nominee
Annie
Music in a Television Production
Prep & Landing (2009)
Music in a Feature Production
Up (2009)
2008 Winner
Annie
Best Music in an Animated Feature Production
Ratatouille (2007)
2005 Winner
Annie
Music in an Animated Feature Production
The Incredibles (2004)

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards

2017 Winner
ASCAP Composers' Choice Award
Film Score of the Year
Zootopia (2016)
Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Doctor Strange (2016)
Top Box Office Films
Rogue One (2016)
Top Box Office Films
Star Trek: Beyond (2016)
Top Box Office Films
Zootopia (2016)
2014 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
2013 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
John Carter (2012)
Top Television Series
Alcatraz (2012)
Shared with:
2012 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Cars 2 (2011)
Top Box Office Films
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Top Box Office Films
Super 8 (2011)
Most Performed Themes and Underscores
2010 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Star Trek (2009)
Up (2009)
2009 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Cloverfield (2008)
Top Television Series
Lost (2004)
Shared with:
2008 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Ratatouille (2007)
2007 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Mission: Impossible III (2006)
2006 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top TV Series
Lost (2004)
Shared with:
2005 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
The Incredibles (2004)
Top TV Series
Lost (2004)
Shared with:

Austin Film Critics Association

2015 Nominee
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Score
Inside Out (2015)
2009 Winner
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Original Score
Up (2009)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2015 Nominee
ACCA
Best Original Score
Inside Out (2015)
2009 Winner
ACCA
Best Original Score
Up (2009)
2007 Nominee
ACCA
Best Original Score
Ratatouille (2007)
2004 Nominee
ACCA
Best Original Score
The Incredibles (2004)
Runner-Up

Best Shorts Competition

2016 Winner
Award of Excellence
Original Score
Tale of the Kite (2016)

BMI Film & TV Awards

2010 Winner
BMI Film Music Award
Film Music
Star Trek (2009)
Film Music
Up (2009)
2005 Winner
BMI Film Music Award
The Incredibles (2004)
Winner
BMI TV Music Award
Lost (2004)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2010 Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Score
Up (2009)
2005 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Composer
The Incredibles (2004)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2016 Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Score
Inside Out (2015)
2010 Winner
COFCA Award
Best Score
Up (2009)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2017 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
2015 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
Inside Out (2015)
2009 Winner
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
Up (2009)

Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle Awards

2017 Nominee
CIFCC Award
Best Original Score
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

Fangoria Chainsaw Awards

2009 Nominee
Chainsaw Award
Best Score
Cloverfield (2008)
Tied with Ryan Shore for Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer (2007).

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA)

2018 Nominee
GAFCA Award
Best Original Score
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

Glendale International Film Festival

2017 Winner
Festival Award
Best Score
Tale of the Kite (2016)

Gold Derby Awards

2018 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Original Score
Coco (2017)
2016 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Original Score
Inside Out (2015)
2010 Winner
Gold Derby Award
Original Score
Up (2009)
2008 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Original Score
Ratatouille (2007)
2005 Winner
Gold Derby Award
Original Score
The Incredibles (2004)

Grammy Awards

2019 Nominee
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
Coco (2017)
2010 Winner
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Up (2009)
Nominee
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Star Trek (2009)
2008 Winner
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Ratatouille (2007)
2006 Nominee
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
The Incredibles (2004)

Hawaii Film Critics Society

2018 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Original Score
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA)

2018 Nominee
HMMA Award
Best Original Score - Animated Film
Incredibles 2 (2018)
2016 Nominee
HMMA Award
Best Original Score - Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film
Doctor Strange (2016)
Best Original Score - Animated Film
Zootopia (2016)
2015 Nominee
HMMA Award
Best Original Score - Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film
Tomorrowland (2015)
2014 Nominee
HMMA Award
Best Original Score - Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2018 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Original Score
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
2016 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Original Score
Inside Out (2015)
2009 Winner
HFCS Award
Best Original Score
Up (2009)

Indie Fest USA International Film Festival

2017 Winner
Award of Excellence
Original Score
Tale of the Kite (2016)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2015 Nominee
ICP Award
Best Original Score or Soundtrack
Inside Out (2015)
9th place.

International Cinephile Society Awards

2010 Nominee
ICS Award
Best Original Score
Star Trek (2009)
Best Original Score
Up (2009)
2005 Nominee
ICS Award
Best Original Score
The Incredibles (2004)
Runner-Up.

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA)

2018 Winner
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for a Fantasy/Science Fiction/Horror Film
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Film Music Composition of the Year
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Track: "End Credits"
Nominee
IFMCA Award
Film Score of the Year
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Film Composer of the Year
Best Original Score for an Animated Film
Coco (2017)
2017 Winner
IFMCA Award
Film Composer of the Year
Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for a Fantasy/Science Fiction/Horror Film
Doctor Strange (2016)
Best Original Score for an Animated Film
Zootopia (2016)
Film Music Composition of the Year
Star Trek: Beyond (2016)
Track: "Night on the Yorktown"
Film Music Composition of the Year
Doctor Strange (2016)
Track: "The Master of the Mystic End Credits"
2016 Winner
IFMCA Award
Film Composer of the Year
Best Original Score for an Animated Film
Inside Out (2015)
Nominee
IFMCA Award
Film Score of the Year
Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Film Music Composition of the Year
Tomorrowland (2015)
Track: "Pin-Ultimate Experience"
Best Original Score for a Fantasy/Science Fiction/Horror Film
Jupiter Ascending (2015)
2014 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for a Fantasy/Science Fiction/Horror Film
Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
2013 Winner
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for a Fantasy/Science Fiction/Horror Film
John Carter (2012)
Nominee
IFMCA Award
Film Music Composition of the Year
John Carter (2012)
Track: "John Carter of Mars"
2012 Winner
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for a Fantasy/Science Fiction/Horror Film
Super 8 (2011)
Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for an Action/Adventure/Thriller Film
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Film Composer of the Year
2011 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for a Television Series
Lost (2004)
2010 Winner
IFMCA Award
Film Score of the Year
Up (2009)
Film Composer of the Year
Best Original Score for a Fantasy/Science Fiction Film
Star Trek (2009)
Best Original Score for an Animated Film
Up (2009)
Nominee
IFMCA Award
Film Score of the Year
Star Trek (2009)
Best Original Score for a Documentary Film
Earth Days (2009)
Film Music Composition of the Year
Star Trek (2009)
Track: "Enterprising Young Men"
Film Music Composition of the Year
Up (2009)
Track: "Married Life"
Best Original Score for a Television Series
Lost (2004)
Season 5
2009 Winner
IFMCA Award
Film Music Composition of the Year
Cloverfield (2008)
Track: "Roar! Overture"
Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for an Action/Adventure Film
Speed Racer (2008)
Best Original Score for a Television Series
Lost (2004)
2008 Winner
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for an Animated Film
Ratatouille (2007)
Nominee
IFMCA Award
Film Score of the Year
Ratatouille (2007)
Film Composer of the Year
Best Original Score for a Television Series
Lost (2004)
Best Original Score for a Video Game or Interactive Media
Medal of Honor: Airborne (2007)
2007 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for an Action/Adventure/Thriller Film
Mission: Impossible III (2006)
Best Original Score for Television
Lost (2004)
2006 Winner
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for a Television Series
Lost (2004)
2005 Winner
IFMCA Award
Film Score of the Year
The Incredibles (2004)
Film Composer of the Year
Best Original Score for an Action/Adventure Film
The Incredibles (2004)
Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for Television
Lost (2004)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2016 Nominee
INOCA
Best Original Score
Inside Out (2015)
4th place.
2015 Winner
Halfway Award
Best Original Score
Inside Out (2015)
2010 Nominee
INOCA
Best Original Score
Up (2009)
2008 Nominee
INOCA
Best Original Score
Ratatouille (2007)
Best Original Song
Ratatouille (2007)
Song: "Le Festin"
2005 Winner
INOCA
Best Original Score
The Incredibles (2004)

International Online Film Critics' Poll

2009 Nominee
IOFCP Award
Best Original Score
Ratatouille (2007)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2009 Winner
Sierra Award
Best Score
Star Trek (2009)
2005 Winner
Sierra Award
Best Score
The Incredibles (2004)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2004 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Music
The Incredibles (2004)

Online Film & Television Association

2010 Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Score
Up (2009)
2008 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Score
Ratatouille (2007)
Best Music, Original Song
Ratatouille (2007)
Shared with:
For the song "Le Festin".
2005 Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Score
The Incredibles (2004)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2010 Winner
OFCS Award
Best Original Score
Up (2009)
Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Original Score
Star Trek (2009)
2005 Winner
OFCS Award
Best Original Score
The Incredibles (2004)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2011 Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Original Score
Super 8 (2011)
2009 Winner
PFCS Award
Best Original Score
Up (2009)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2009 Nominee
SDFCS Award
Best Score
Up (2009)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2017 Nominee
SFFCC Award
Best Original Score
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

Satellite Awards

2017 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Original Score
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
2015 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Original Score
Inside Out (2015)
2011 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Original Score
Super 8 (2011)
2009 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Original Score
Up (2009)
2007 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Original Score
Ratatouille (2007)
2005 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Original Score
The Incredibles (2004)

Seattle Film Critics Awards

2017 Nominee
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Original Score
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2015 Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Score
Inside Out (2015)
2009 Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Music
Up (2009)

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2017 Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Original Score
Coco (2017)

World Soundtrack Awards

2015 Winner
World Soundtrack Award
Film Composer of the Year
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
Inside Out (2015)
Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Jurassic World (2015)
Tomorrowland (2015)
2009 Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Soundtrack Composer of the Year
Star Trek (2009)
Up (2009)
Land of the Lost (2009)
2007 Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Song Written for Film
Ratatouille (2007)
Shared with:
For the song "Le Festin".
2005 Winner
World Soundtrack Award
Discovery of the Year
The Incredibles (2004)

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