Gustavo Santaolalla Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2007 Winner
Oscar
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score
Babel (2006)
2006 Winner
Oscar
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score
Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2012 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music
Hell on Wheels (2011)

BAFTA Awards

2021 Nominee
BAFTA Games Award
Best Music
The Last of Us: Part II (2020)
Shared with:
2014 Nominee
BAFTA Games Award
Best Original Music
The Last of Us (2013)
2007 Winner
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Babel (2006)
2006 Nominee
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
2005 Winner
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Diarios de motocicleta (2004)

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Argentina

2014 Winner
Award of the Argentinean Academy
Best Music
Relatos salvajes (2014)
2011 Nominee
Award of the Argentinean Academy
Best Music
San Martín: El cruce de Los Andes (2010)
Shared with:

Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards

2015 Winner
Silver Condor
Best Music (Mejor Música)
Relatos salvajes (2014)
2009 Nominee
Silver Condor
Best Screenplay, Documentary (Mejor Guión Largometraje Documental)
Café de los maestros (2008)
Shared with:
2005 Winner
Silver Condor
Best Music (Mejor Música)
Diarios de motocicleta (2004)

Ariel Awards, Mexico

2011 Nominee
Silver Ariel
Best Original Score (Mejor Música Compuesta para Cine)
Biutiful (2010)
2001 Nominee
Silver Ariel
Best Original Score (Mejor Música Compuesta para Cine)
Amores perros (2000)
Shared with:

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2006 Nominee
ACCA
Best Original Score
Babel (2006)
2005 Winner
ACCA
Best Original Score
Brokeback Mountain (2005)

BMI Film & TV Awards

2006 Winner
BMI Film Music Award
Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2007 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Composer
Babel (2006)
2006 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Composer
Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2007 Winner
COFCA Award
Best Score
Babel (2006)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2006 Winner
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
2006 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
Babel (2006)

Cinema Brazil Grand Prize

2009 Nominee
Cinema Brazil Grand Prize
Best Music (Melhor Trilha Sonora)
Café de los maestros (2008)
Best Original Music (Melhor Trilha Sonora Original)
Linha de Passe (2008)

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain

2015 Nominee
CEC Award
Best Score (Mejor Música)
Relatos salvajes (2014)

CinEuphoria Awards

2012 Nominee
CinEuphoria
Best Original Music - International Competition
Biutiful (2010)

Clarín Entertainment Awards

2004 Winner
Clarin Award
Best Original Music - Film (Cine: Mejor Música Original)
Diarios de motocicleta (2004)

Gold Derby Awards

2007 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Original Score
Babel (2006)
2006 Winner
Gold Derby Award
Original Score
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Original Song
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Shared with:
"A Love That Will Never Grow Old"

Golden Globes, USA

2007 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Babel (2006)
2006 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Shared with:
Song: "A Love That Will Never Grow Old"
Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Goya Awards

2015 Nominee
Goya
Best Original Score (Mejor Música Original)
Relatos salvajes (2014)
2011 Nominee
Goya
Best Original Score (Mejor Música Original)
Biutiful (2010)

Grammy Awards

2009 Winner
Grammy
Best Latin Pop Album
Shared with:
For the album "La Vida...Es Un Ratico"
2008 Nominee
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Babel (2006)
2007 Nominee
Grammy
Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
2004 Winner
Grammy
Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album
Shared with:
For "Cuatro Caminos"

Hollywood Film Awards

2006 Winner
Hollywood Film Award
Composer of the Year
Babel (2006)

Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA)

2016 Nominee
HMMA Award
Best Original Score - Documentary
Before the Flood (2016)
Shared with:
2014 Nominee
HMMA Award
Best Original Score - Animated Film
The Book of Life (2014)

International Cinephile Society Awards

2006 Nominee
ICS Award
Best Original Score
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
2nd place

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2007 Nominee
INOCA
Best Original Score
Babel (2006)
2006 Winner
INOCA
Best Original Score
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
2005 Nominee
INOCA
Best Original Score
Diarios de motocicleta (2004)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2005 Winner
Sierra Award
Best Score
Brokeback Mountain (2005)

NAVGTR Awards

2014 Winner
NAVGTR Award
Original Dramatic Score, New IP
The Last of Us (2013)

Online Film & Television Association

2007 Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Score
Babel (2006)
2006 Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Score
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Best Music, Original Song
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Shared with:
For the song "A Love That Will Never Grow Old".

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2007 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Original Score
Babel (2006)
2006 Winner
OFCS Award
Best Original Score
Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Prêmio Contigo Cinema, Brazil

2009 Winner
Special Award
Linha de Passe (2008)
For the music.
Nominee
Jury Award
Best Music (Melhor Trilha Sonora)
Linha de Passe (2008)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2006 Winner
SDFCS Award
Best Score
Babel (2006)

Satellite Awards

2006 Winner
Satellite Award
Best Original Score
Babel (2006)
2005 Winner
Satellite Award
Outstanding Original Song
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Shared with:
For the song "A Love That Will Never Grow Old".
Nominee
Satellite Award
Outstanding Original Score
Brokeback Mountain (2005)

The Game Awards

2020 Nominee
The Game Award
Best Score/Soundtrack
The Last of Us: Part II (2020)
Shared with:

The Platino Awards for Iberoamerican Cinema

2015 Winner
Platino Award
Best Original Music
Relatos salvajes (2014)

World Soundtrack Awards

2015 Winner
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film
The Book of Life (2014)
Shared with:
For the song "The Apology Song".
2006 Winner
Public Choice Award
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Soundtrack of the Year
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Best Original Song Written for Film
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Shared with:
For the song "A Love That Will Never Grow Old".
2004 Winner
World Soundtrack Award
Discovery of the Year
21 Grams (2003)

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