January 12, 2018 Tom Ito

Trailer music by The Hit House in campaigns for "Coco," "Blade Runner 2049," & "Wonder Woman," winners in 2018's Critic's Choice Awards

The 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards gave wins to “Wonder Woman,” “Blade Runner 2049,” & “Coco” in 2018!

Hosted on January 11, by actor & activist Olivia Munn, in Santa Monica, the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) & Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) announced the 2018 winners of the Critics’ Choice Awards. Among the multitude of incredible nominees, Blade Runner 2049 won for Best Cinematography by Roger Deakins, Coco won for both “Best Animated Feature” & Best Song – “Remember Me,” & Wonder Woman won for “Best Action Movie.” The Hit House was privileged to contribute trailer music to each of these movies’ campaigns & is excited for their gaining the recognition & accolades they all deserve. Currently Wonder Woman is available on Digital 8/29 & Blu-ray™, Blade Runner 2049 is playing in select theaters, but also avialable on Digital now & Blu-ray™ on 1/16, & Coco is still in theaters everywhere.

While these are the wins that Blade Runner 2049 received, it was also nominated for “Best Production Design” by Dennis Gassner & Alessandra Querzola, “Best Editing” by Joe Walker, “Best Costume Design” by Renee April, “Best Visual Effects,” “Best Sci-Fi or Horror Movie,” & “Best Score” by Benjamin Wallfisch & Hans Zimmer. Wonder Woman was additionally nominated for “Best Costume Design” by Lindy Hemming, & “Best Visual Effects.” Other campaigns on which The Hit House contributed trailer music & which were nominated, included: Beauty and the Beast for “Best Production Design” by Sarah Greenwood & Katie Spencer, “Best Costume Design” by Jacqueline Durran, “Best Hair & Makeup,” “Best Song” as “Evermore,” HBO’s Game of Thrones Season 7, for “Best Drama Series,” “Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series” by Peter Dinklage, “Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series” by Emilia Clarke, Netflix’s Godless for “Best Limited Series,” “Best Actor in a Movie Made for TV or Limited Series” by Jeff Daniels, & “Best Actor in a Movie Made for TV or Limited Series” by Jack O’Connell, Thor: Ragnarok for “Best Visual Effects,” “Best Action Movie,” & “Best Actor in a Comedy” by Chris Hemsworth, & Marshall for “Best Song” in “Stand Up for Something.”

Congratulations to all the incredible nominees & winners in all categories for 2018’s Critics’ Choice Awards. We look forward to seeing how the rest of the award season plays out, but are elated with all the success these varied campaigns have already achieved both on a business & artistic basis. Of course it was our absolute pleasure to work with all the teams on these projects & can’t wait for future amazing music campaigns with both them & you.

Hear The Hit House’s track “Eustace” from our “Tales” album, in this Official U.S. Trailer for Coco:

Hear The Hit House composer William August Hunt’s “Incandescence” feature in this Wonder Woman spot:

Hear The Hit House composer William August Hunt’s “Payload,” from our “RE:ACTION RISE” album, for the Blade Runner 2049 campaign, here on SoundCloud: