Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy composer wins big at World Soundtrack Awards

Iglesias was crowned Film Composer of the Year for his body of work and picked up Best Original Film Score for espionage thriller Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy at the Ghent Film Festival in Belgium.

Irish composer Brian Byrne also enjoyed a stellar evening, with his song Lay Your Head Down from Albert Nobbs winning the Best Original Song Written for Film prize. He was also named Discovery of the Year.

The ceremony’s annual Lifetime Achievement honour went to Pino Donaggio, who composed the scores for horror films Don’t Look Now and Carrie.