I'm VERY excited and VERY honoured to announce that I've been selected as the WINNER of the 2015 APRA AMCOS Professional Development Award for Film and Television!!! Chosen from over 1,200 talented Australian composers and songwriters, each prize is worth over $15,000. Congrats to all the other recipients in the other categories! FULL DETAILS...
Aaron is very honoured to have just been nominated as an APRA 2015 Film and Television Professional Development Awards Finalist. Held every two years, the APRA PDAs create serious opportunities for emerging songwriters and composers. PRESS RELEASE
I'm very excited to share that a fun new musical I wrote with Danny K Bernstein, "ON YOUR MARK!" will make it's (and my!) Off-Broadway debut on Jan. 18th, 2016!! It was selected by Theatre Now New York and will be competing in the SoundBites Festival.
I'm very honoured to received my first high profile nomination for Best Score! The APRA awards are the most prestigious awards in Australian Film & TV Music, and to be nominated alongside familiar names of my musical heroes and mentors who are nominated as well.
A Mighty Nice Man was one of eight films nominated for the 2015 BAFTA Best Student Film Award. The winner will be announced at an event held at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills on June 25th, 2015.
"A Mighty Nice Man" has been selected to premiere at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival in NYC. This black and white short features music composed and orchestrated by Aaron Kenny, and was produced with the assistance of the ASCAP/Columbia University Film Scoring Workshop.
Aaron has just received BEST ORIGINAL SCORE at the Tisch48 Film Awards last night! Congratulations on director Brian Blum and the whole cast and crew for also winning Best Ensemble and Audience Choice Award for the short film Musical "Hand Model: The Musical".
Aaron has been featured as a participant of the 2014 ASCAP Colombia University Film Scoring Workshop on the ascap.com homepage, with an article and pictures from the recent recording session. Click to see here.