Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Golden Reel Nominees

There might not be reels involved in editing anymore, but the Motion Picture Sound Editors still hand out shiny statues.

"Birdman," "The Grand Budapest Hotel" and "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" are among Wednesday's nominees for the 62nd Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards in feature film.

Nominated for sound editing -- sound effects and foley in a feature film: "American Sniper," "Birdman," "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," "Fury," "Guardians of the Galaxy," "Interstellar" and "Unbroken."

Vying for sound editing -- dialogue and additional dialogue recording (ADR) in a feature film: "Birdman," "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," "The Grand Budapest Hotel," "The Imitation Game," "Still Alice," "The Theory of Everything," "Unbroken" and "Whiplash."

Nominees for sound editing -- sound effects, foley, dialogue and ADR in an animated feature: "Big Hero 6," "Book of Life," "The Boxtrolls," "How to Train Your Dragon 2" and "The Lego Movie." ...

This time of year, there is one awards bash after another: SAG, Oscars, Golden Globes, Annies, the list seems endless.

The Motion Picture Sound Editors is an honorary society that's been around for 51 years. They've been awarding prizes for Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue and ADR for long-form cartoons since 1989.


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