AIM Sync Award 2022 nominees announced

Shortlists revealed for both 'Music Supervisor of the Year' and 'Independent Sync of the Year.'

Jamie MacMillan
  • By Jamie MacMillan
  • 12 Jan 2022
  • min read

Tracks by FKA Twigs, Grimes and M.I.A. are amongst a host of nominees for this year’s AIM Sync Awards, an event which focuses on the use of independent music in the sync landscape.

The winners are due to be revealed at their global sync licencing conference and marketplace on 10 February 2022.

The awards will feature two categories, Independent Sync of the Year, and Music Supervisor of the Year. AIM have revealed that more nominations were received this year than in any previous year. 

Music Supervisor of the Year is judged by independent rights holders from the AIM membership, and Independent Sync of the Year is judged by leading music supervisors from AIM Sync event partner, the Guild of Music Supervisors. 

The full list of nominees is as follows: 

Independent Sync of the Year  
4AD - Grimes - We Appreciate Power - Outsiders (Video Game) 
Frtyfve - Todrick Hall - Nails, Hair, Hips, Heels - Sex Education (TV Series) 
Soundway Records - Andre Tanker - River Come Down - Apple Watch (Advertisement) 
XL Recordings - M.I.A. - Born Free - Green & Blacks (Advertisement) 
Young - FKA Twigs - Two Weeks - Burberry (Advertisement) 

Music Supervisor of the Year 
Amelia McCloskey (AM Licensing) 
Ben Sumner (Feel For Music) 
Catherine Grieves (Eyeline Music) 
Milena Fessmann (Cinesong) 
Rupert Hollier (Redfive Creative) 
Sergio Pimentel (Synchronicity Music) 

Last year, Music Supervisor of the Year was won by Carbon Logic, and Independent Sync of the Year 2021 was won by Ninja Tune for their placement of Roots Manuva’s classic Witness (1 Hope) in IKEA’s advertising campaign The Hare.

Tickets to attend AIM Sync are available here.