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Dune Leads Sound Nominees for MPSE’s Golden Reel Awards

January 24, 2022 | By
<i>Dune</i> Leads Sound Nominees for MPSE’s Golden Reel Awards

The Motion Picture Sound Editors has unveiled the nominees for the 69th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards. Dune led the way with three nominations for outstanding achievement in sound editing, including feature effects/foley, feature dialogue/ADR, and feature underscore. The sci-fi blockbuster is widely believed to be the frontrunner to win the Oscar for Best Sound.... »

Dune Supervising Sound Editors Mark Mangini and Theo Green Detail the Film’s Transformative Sound Design

January 3, 2022 | By
<em>Dune</em> Supervising Sound Editors Mark Mangini and Theo Green Detail the Film’s Transformative Sound Design

The latest adaptation of Dune, based on the novel by Frank Herbert, is an epic and immersive sci-fi from the creative mind of director Denis Villeneuve (Blade Runner 1949, Arrival). The film features Timothée Chalamet as Paul Atreides, the son of Duke Leto (Oscar Isaac) and Lady Jessica (Rebecca Ferguson). The Atreides family journeys... »

For Your Consideration: In the Heights Re-Recording Mixer/Supervising Sound Editor Lewis Goldstein

December 23, 2021 | By
For Your Consideration: <em>In the Heights</em> Re-Recording Mixer/Supervising Sound Editor Lewis Goldstein

There have been a LOT of musicals this year, so many that you may have already lost track of a few of them. For instance, Director Jon M. Chu’s movie based on Lin-Manuel Miranda’s early musical, In the Heights, was released way back in June, well before all the West Side Stories and tick,... »

Oscars Shortlists: Academy Unveils Contenders in 10 Categories Including Score, Sound and VFX

December 21, 2021 | By
Oscars Shortlists: Academy Unveils Contenders in 10 Categories Including Score, Sound and VFX

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled its shortlists in 10 awards categories on Tuesday, including potential nominees in crafts categories such as Sound, Visual Effects, and Makeup and Hairstyling. The Academy also whittled down the list of contenders in the Documentary Feature and International Feature categories, as well as all three... »

Cinema Audio Society Announces Finalists for 2021 Student Recognition Award

December 7, 2021 | By
Cinema Audio Society Announces Finalists for 2021 Student Recognition Award

The Cinema Audio Society (CAS) has announced the five finalists from schools in the United States, Canada and Portugal in the running to be the recipient of the CAS Student Recognition Award, who have been invited to attend the 58th Annual Cinema Audio Society (CAS) Awards on March 19, 2022. Unlike last year’s virtual ceremony, the 58th... »

Motion Picture Sound Editors to Honor Ron Howard with Filmmaker Award

December 2, 2021 | By
Motion Picture Sound Editors to Honor Ron Howard with Filmmaker Award

The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announced that it will honor Ron Howard with its annual Filmmaker Award. The Academy Award-winning director and producer is responsible for some of the most memorable films of the past four decades including the critically acclaimed, Oscar-winning dramas A Beautiful Mind and Apollo 13, and the hit comedies... »

Register for the SMPTE Virtual Awards Gala on Nov. 30 & Dec. 1

November 23, 2021 | By
Register for the SMPTE Virtual Awards Gala on Nov. 30 & Dec. 1

SMPTE has announced that its virtual SMPTE Awards Gala ceremony will be taking place across two days on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, and you can register to attend this year’s event for FREE! According to the press release, “We will honor industry luminaries and next-generation leaders at the SMPTE Awards Gala, a virtual event taking... »

Butter Music and Sound Europe Signs Dennis de Rochemont as Creative Producer

November 22, 2021 | By
Butter Music and Sound Europe Signs Dennis de Rochemont as Creative Producer

BUTTER Music and Sound Europe has signed Dennis de Rochemont as Creative Producer. A former BUTTER intern and Apple corporation alum, de Rochemont will bring his film and advertising audio expertise for powerhouse brands to the studio, elevating the global reach created by BUTTER with the launch of their European studio in 2021. He will... »

2021 HPA Awards Awarded in Creative Categories in Post

November 19, 2021 | By
2021 HPA Awards Awarded in Creative Categories in Post

On Thursday, November 18, the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) announced the winners for the 2021 HPA Awards in the Creative Categories, which celebrate exceptional work in color grading, sound, editing, and visual effects in commercial, episodic, and feature projects. The awards were presented at a live ceremony at the Hollywood Legion Theater with presenters that included Barry Meyer, Karol... »

CAS, MPSE Team for Virtual The Sounding Board Event on Saturday, Nov. 20

November 16, 2021 | By
CAS, MPSE Team for Virtual <em>The Sounding Board</em> Event on Saturday, Nov. 20

The Cinema Audio Society (CAS) and the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) have announced that they’re teaming up to co-present a virtual event this Saturday, November 20, called The Sounding Board. V1.0 of this presumably recurring event will be “A virtual discussion about the practical, creative, and technical art of sound for picture.” The Sounding Board v1.0 is... »