A film's score sets the mood and elevates the story — from heart-wrenching melodies to hair-raising motifs.

We're thrilled to celebrate the talented composers in this year's Original Score category: Volker Bertelmann (All Quiet on the Western Front), Justin Hurwitz (Babylon), Carter Burwell (The Banshees of Inisherin), Son Lux (Everything Eveywhere All At Once) and John Willams (The Fabelmans). Gain insight into their creative processes and learn how they create music that enhances the story and leaves a lasting impression on audiences.

A.frame, the digital magazine of the Academy, is excited to celebrate and honor the nominees of the 95th Oscars across several branches by spotlighting their nominated films, craftsmanship, and personal stories. For more on this year's nominees, take a look at our Oscars hub. 


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