Ian Young and Gavin Paddock win for Best Music


Ian Young and Gavin Paddock took home a 2011 HollyShorts award for Best Music for their work on filmmaker JT Mollner’s 15-minute one-take war film “Sugartown.” Executed in one continuous take, the film features a score composed, performed and recorded by Young and Paddock, completely comprised of percussion instruments including gongs, Tibetan singing bowls, and bowed cymbals. Sugartown, from NoRemake Pictures/Burnt Pictures was selected out of a field of over 300 short films in this year’s festival.