Throughout his career, J. M. Quintana Cámara has been distinguished with multiple awards and nominations in many film festivals around the globe for both his film scores and solo works, to highlight “Best Score of Short Film (Live Action)” in Hollywood Music in Media Awards and Fimucité for PAPER BOATS

LIST OF AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

  • 2024. Accolade Competition, “Best Film Score” for THE CAN [winner]
  • 2023. New York Movie Awards, “Best Film Score” for THE CAN [winner]
  • 2023. Florence Film Awards, “Best Film Score” for THE CAN [winner]
  • 2023. Hollywood Gold Awards, “Best Film Score” for THE CAN [winner]
  • 2023. Milan Gold Awards, “Best Film Score” for THE CAN [winner]
  • 2023. Influx Film Awards, “Best Film Score” for THE CAN [winner]
  • 2023. Festival Internacional de Cine Bajo la Luna Islantilla Cineforum, “Best Film Score” for AMO CADA ÁTOMO DE TU CUERPO [nominated]
  • 2023. Global Music Awards, “Best Film Score” for THE CAN [winner, silver medal]
  • 2023. Venice Short Film Awards, “Best Composer” for THE CAN [nominated]
  • 2023. Indie Short Fest, “Best Film Score” for THE CAN [nominated]
  • 2023. Pasadena International Film Festival, “Best Film Score” for THE CAN [nominated]
  • 2023. Scotland International Festival of Cinema, “Best Score of Featurette (Alan Parsons Award)” for THE CAN [nominated]
  • 2023. Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema, “Best Score of Featurette (The Roger Taylor Award)” for THE CAN [nominated]
  • 2023. Southern Shorts Awards, “Best Score of Short Film” for THE CAN [winner]
  • 2022. Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA), “Best Score of Short Film (Documentary)” for BAD CHILD [nominated]
  • 2022. Hollywood Blood Horror Film Festival, “Best Score” for DARK WINTER [winner]
  • 2022. International Sound & Film Music Festival (ISFMF), “Best Score of Short Film (Crystal Pine Award)” for IN THE DESERT OF DARK AND LIGHT [nominated]
  • 2022. International Sound & Film Music Festival (ISFMF), “Best Score of Short Film (Crystal Pine Award)” for ORDER [official selection]
  • 2022. International Sound & Film Music Festival (ISFMF), “Best Score of Short Film (Crystal Pine Award)” for AMO CADA ÁTOMO DE TU CUERPO [official selection]
  • 2022. International Sound & Film Music Festival (ISFMF), “Best Score of Short Film (Crystal Pine Award)” for FINDING STILLNESS – ICELAND [official selection]
  • 2022. Roma Short Film Festival, “Best Score of Short Film” for FINDING STILLNESS – ICELAND [winner]
  • 2022. Global Music Awards, “Best Score of Short Film” for BAD CHILD [winner, silver medal]
  • 2022. American Tracks Music Awards, “Best Score of Short Film” for FINDING STILLNESS – ICELAND [winner]
  • 2021. Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA), “Best Score of Short Film (Live Action)” for SUNSHINE IN THE RAIN [nominated]
  • 2021. Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA), “Best Song of Short Film” for SERVICIO DE MENSAJERÍA [nominated]
  • 2021. International Sound & Film Music Festival (ISFMF), “Best Score of Short Film (Crystal Pine Award)” for PAPER BOATS [official selection]
  • 2021. International Sound & Film Music Festival (ISFMF), “Best Score of Short Film (Crystal Pine Award)” for DEFENSELESS [official selection]
  • 2021. Fimucité International Film Music Festival, “Best Score of Short Film (Fimucinema Award)” for SUNSHINE IN THE RAIN [nominated]
  • 2021. Roma Short Film Festival, “Best Score of Short Film” for ZEMBLANITY [winner]
  • 2021. Hollywood North Film Awards, “Best Score of Short Film” for DEFENSELESS [nominated]
  • 2021. Roma Short Film Festival, “Best Score of Short Film” for THE BEETLE AND THE FIREFLY [winner]
  • 2020. Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA), “Best Score of Short Film (Live Action)” for DEFENSELESS [nominated]
  • 2020. Indie Shorts Awards Seoul, “Best Score of Short Film” for STARFISH [winner]
  • 2020. Fimucité International Film Music Festival, “Best Score of Short Film (Fimucinema Award)” for PAPER BOATS [winner]
  • 2020. Medalla de las Bellas Artes “Gregorio Prieto” in Valdepeñas (Spain) [winner]
  • 2020. Dreamachine International Film Festival, “Best Score of Short Film” for DEFENSELESS [winner]
  • 2019. Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA), “Best Score of Short Film (Live Action)” for PAPER BOATS [winner]
  • 2018. Oticons Faculty International Film Music Competition 2018 [nominated]
  • 2018. Bucharest ShortCut Cinefest, “Best Score of Short Film” for PIGMALION [nominated]
  • 2018. Global Music Awards, “Best Score of Feature Film Documentary” for TRACKS ON THE SAND [winner, silver medal]
  • 2016. Global Music Awards, “Best Song Romantic Piano” for GIVE ME YOUR HAND [winner, silver medal]
  • 2015. Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA), “Best Contemporary Classical / Instrumental” for THE ESSENCE OF LIFE [nominated]
  • 2015. Fimucité International Film Music Festival, “Best Score of Feature Film Documentary” for GARMITXA, LUCHANDO CONTRA LO DESCONOCIDO [nominated]
  • 2015. Global Music Awards, “Best Composition/Composer” and “Best Contemporary Classical” for THE ESSENCE OF LIFE [winner, silver medal]
  • 2015. Akademia Music Award “Best Song Instrumental/Acoustic” for MOON [winner]
  • 2012. SoloPiano.com, “Best Solo Piano Album (Modern Classical)” for FEELINKS [nominated]

BEST AWARD

J. M. is very grateful for receiving awards and recognition for his work, but he admits the best award for him is the joy of working on a daily basis with artists, creative people and film industry professionals (directors, producers, etc.) and contributing with his music in storytelling and enhancing the film. You can read reviews about J. M.’s work from visual media industry professionals here.

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