Composer to join Foundation judging panel

Nigel WestlakeNigel Westlake will join the judging panel

The Bouddi Foundation for the Arts has announced that classical, film and television composer, Mr Nigel Westlake, will be joining the Foundation’s 2018 judging panel.

Some of Mr Westlake’s film credits include: Ali’s Wedding, Paper Planes, Miss Potter, and Babe, as well as Imax films Antarctica and The Edge. His compositions have earned numerous accolades, including the Gold Medal at the New York International Radio Festival and 15 Australasian Performing Right Association Awards. Mr Westlake’s feature film Babe won the Golden Globe Award in 1996 for best feature musical/ comedy, and his romantic score for Miss Potter won Feature Film Score of the Year and Best Soundtrack Album at the 2007 APRA AGSC Screen Music Awards.

Mr Westlake will join Bell Shakespeare theatre company founder Mr John Bell on this year’s judging panel, along with producer-director Mr David Elfick (Newsfront, Rabbit Proof Fence), artist Mr Peter Godwin, photographer Mr Ian Provost, music publisher Mr Philip Mortlock, dance teacher Ms Nicky Castle and theatrical agent Ms Kim Ransley. The panel will meet to deliver the Foundation’s 2018 awards at the Wagstaffe Hall on October 13.

SOURCE: Media release, 6 Aug 2018 Philip Walker, Bouddi Foundation