Alacran Music In Film Award

Highlights the power of music in film and celebrates the role of the film composer. This award celebrates the artists behind the music composition, which often stay in the shadows, for their contribution to the film industry. Award includes complimentary studio time at Alacran Group’s state-of-the-art recording studio. For Best Original Score of all opt-in feature films in the Festival.


Felipe Perez Santiago, the composer of AMALGAMA, earned the Alacran Music in Film Award, sponsored by Alacran Group. The award highlights the power of music and film and celebrates the role of the film composer. Art of Light (Composer) Award honoree Cristobal Tapia de Veer selected the winner.

Still from Amalgama

2021 WINNER 

For his work in Riz Ahmed’s British drama Mogul Mowgli, composer Paul Corley earned the $5,000 Alacran Music In Film Awardsponsored by Alacran Group.

JURY: Julio Bagué, Federico Durán, and André Lopes.

Nicolas Jaar for Pablo Larrain’s Ema

Jury: Korean composer Mowg (who won the award last year for Burning), Colombian musician Jorge Villamizar and Brazilian composer Marcelo Zarvos.

Mowg’s original score for Burning