Buma awards at Buma Music In Motion 2019

The Buma Awards for Music in Media Categories are part of the Buma awards that were awarded during a special ceremony back in March. These Buma Awards were presented during
Buma Music in Motion held on May 21st in Amsterdam. The nominated composers and producers have been selected by a 27-person jury made up of industry experts and composers.

Here are the nominees with the winners in bold:

Best Original Composition in Film

  • Daniel Tuparia and Zbigniew Wolny for Catacombe
  • David Dramm for My Foolish Heart
  • Merlijn Snitker for Bankier van het Verzet

Best Original Composition in Television Series

  • Martijn Schimmer for Mocro Maffia
  • Merlijn Snitker for De 12 van Oldenheim
  • Stavros Markonis for Ik Weet Wie Je Bent

Best Original Composition in Documentary, Short Film, Telefilm and Animation

  • Jesse Koolhaas for Sanatorium
  • Roy Bemelmans for Schapenheld
  • Wouter van den Boogaard for In de Zomer

Buma Music in Motion New Talent Award

  • Gijs Knol and Rinkie Bartels for Anne Frank Stichting
  • Marco Bakkenhoven and Marcoen Verrest (as SIDE-AND-CHAIN) for “Pharsalus” in the Netflix’ Extinction trailer
  • Stavros Markonis for Ik Weet Wie Je Bent

Congratulations to the winners! There are some winners in other categories, which can be found on their site.


  • Anton Smit

    Anton is the editor-in-chief and founder of Soundtrack World. After writing about film music occasionally, he thought it was time to create his own site to celebrate music from film but also other media. Next to working on this website, Anton is a member of the International Film Music Critics Association, has a job in IT and plays the tuba in a local orchestra.

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