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Germaine Franco




GERMAINE FRANCO is a unique award-winning composer working in Hollywood today. Her work includes collaborating with film directors, storytellers, and production teams on studio blockbusters, independent features, documentaries, television series, immersive attractions, as well as concert and choral music. She is the first woman to score a Disney animated feature film with 2021’s Encanto, for which she received a Golden Globe Nomination for Best Original Score, an SCL Award nomination for Outstanding Original Score, an Annie’s Award nomination for Best Music - Feature, and was included on the Oscars shortlist for Best Original Score. She is the first Latina invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences music branch and to receive the Annie Award for outstanding achievement for music in an animated feature for her contributions to Coco. On International Women’s Day 2018, Univision celebrated her work as “15 Latinas Who are Changing The World As We Know It,” alongside Rita Moreno and Emma Gonzalez. Recently, Franco scored Kung Fu Panda Land of Awesomeness for Universal Studios Beijing, which garnered an SCL Award nomination for Outstanding Original Score For Interactive Media.