Hildur Guðnadóttir Wins Academy Award for Joker
Joker composer, Hildur Guðnadóttir, is the first woman in 20 years to win the Academy Award for Original Score. Her Joker score bested competitors including "1917," "Little Women," "Marriage Story" and "Star Wars, The Rise of Skywalker."
• Winner: Academy Award for Best Original Score
• Winner: Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack
• Winner: Golden Globe for Best Score
• Winner: BAFTA for Best Original Music
Director Todd Phillips’ ground-breaking 2019, award-winning film will be screened with the accompaniment of a live orchestra playing composer Hildur Guðnadóttir’s award-winning score. Central to the emotional journey of the protagonist Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix) is Guðnadóttir’s beautifully, haunting music. The LA Times calls it “One of the strongest scores of the year."