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Michael Lira

Michael Lira
Born (1975-02-19) 19 February 1975
Genres Alternative, lounge metal, film music
Associated acts Darth Vegas, Vicious Hairy Mary, Monsieur Camembert
Website .net.michaellirawww
Michael Lira
Nationality Australian
Known for Composer , Musician
Awards AACTA For The Hunter , ARIA , APRA Awards

Michael Lira (born February 19, 1975) is an Australian film score composer and band leader. He is a founding member of experimental bands Vicious Hairy Mary, Darth Vegas and gypsy swing ensemble Monsieur Camembert. Soundtrack credits include the films The Hunter ,Wyrmwood and the television series Rake and Bogan Pride.

Awards

Year Nominated work Category Award Result Notes Citation
2004 The Einstein Factor Best Television Theme APRA-AGSC Screen Music Awards Won [1]
2007 Staines Down Drains Best Television Theme APRA-AGSC Screen Music Awards Won [2]
Staines Down Drains – "Episode 22: Pipe Dreams" Best Music for Children's Television Nominated [3]
2009 Bogan Pride – "Episode 6 – The Dance Battle" Best Music for a Television Series or Serial APRA-AGSC Screen Music Awards Nominated [4]
2011 The Hunter Best Original Music Score AFI / AACTA Won Notes Citation
Best Original Music Score Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards Nominated Notes Citation
Rake Best Music for a Television Series or Serial APRA-AGSC Screen Music Awards Won Shared with co-composers David McCormack and Antony Partos [5]
2012 Wild Boys Best Music for a Television Series or Serial APRA-AGSC Screen Music Awards Nominated Shared with co-composer McCormack [6]
The Slap Best Soundtrack Album Won Shared with other composers Jono Ma, Partos, Irine Vela [7]
2013 Apart Tropscore Tropfest Won Notes Citation
A to Z of Contemporary Art Best Music for a Documentary APRA-AGSC Screen Music Awards Won [8]
Rake – "Season 2 Episode 8: Greene" Best Music for a Television Series or Serial Nominated Shared with co-composers McCormack and Partos [9]
2014 Rake – "Series 3 Episode 1" Best Music for a Television Series or Serial APRA-AGSC Screen Music Awards Nominated Shared with co-composers McCormack and Partos [10]

References

  • http://themusic.com.au/news/all/2013/11/27/screen-composer-michael-lira-wins-tropscore/
  • http://variety.com/2011/film/reviews/the-hunter-3-1117946037/
  • http://www.apra-amcos.com.au/2013ScreenMusicAwards/documentary.html
  • http://themusic.com.au/interviews/all/darth-vegas-michael-lira/
  • http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1883403/
  • http://www.smh.com.au/news/cd--gig-reviews/darth-vegas/2005/10/28/1130400351435.html
  • http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/music/lifechanging-event-losing-an-arm-20131231-3046p.html
  • http://www.theaureview.com/albums/darth-vegas-brainwashing-for-dirty-minds-2012-lp
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