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The Beatles: Get Back Sound Editing Team on Revisiting and Cleaning Up Audio From 50 Years Ago for Peter Jackson’s Hit Docuseries

June 16, 2022 | By
<i>The Beatles: Get Back</i> Sound Editing Team on Revisiting and Cleaning Up Audio From 50 Years Ago for Peter Jackson’s Hit Docuseries

When you watch Peter Jackson’s docuseries The Beatles: Get Back for the first time (or the 20th, as some may be wont to do), you’ll surely be amazed by how great it sounds, though you might not know the behind-the-scenes efforts that went into creating that glorious sound. A team of sound editors cleaned... »

Streamland Media Taps Nathan Boyd as Chief Information Officer, Rolls Farm Group Teams Into Its Picture and Sound Divisions

May 26, 2022 | By
Streamland Media Taps Nathan Boyd as Chief Information Officer, Rolls Farm Group Teams Into Its Picture and Sound Divisions

Streamland Media has named industry veteran Nathan Boyd as its new Chief Information Officer. A highly regarded IT executive and leader, Boyd’s successful career spans media, technology, government, and future transportation. Most recently, he served as Head of IT for Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment. Boyd will be responsible for Streamland Media’s global IT infrastructure and strategic... »

Everything Everywhere All at Once Sound Team Talks Track Counts, Son Lux, and the Hot Dog World

May 20, 2022 | By
<i>Everything Everywhere All at Once</i> Sound Team Talks Track Counts, Son Lux, and the Hot Dog World

A24’s indie breakout Everything Everywhere All at Once tackles the multiverse on its own terms and in this timeline, it has become a bonafide box office hit, as it’s on the verge of becoming the studio’s highest-grossing domestic release. Directed by the Daniels (Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert), the movie stars Michelle Yeoh in a powerhouse... »

2023 MPSE Golden Reel Awards Unveil Date for Live Ceremony at New Venue

May 18, 2022 | By
2023 MPSE Golden Reel Awards Unveil Date for Live Ceremony at New Venue

The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) has announced that the 70th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards will take place on Sunday, February 26, 2023, in Los Angeles. For the first time in three years, the awards ceremony will be held live — and at a new venue, no less — and there will also be special... »

MPSE’s Special Reception for Golden Reel Winners Ends Long Awards Season on High Note

April 4, 2022 | By
MPSE’s Special Reception for Golden Reel Winners Ends Long Awards Season on High Note

The Motion Picture Sound Editors ended this year’s long awards season on a high note last week when it hosted a special in-person reception for this year’s Golden Reel winners, which marked the group’s first major in-person event in two years. The event was held on March 26 — nearly two weeks after the... »

Cinema Audio Society Announces 2022 Board of Directors

March 25, 2022 | By
Cinema Audio Society Announces 2022 Board of Directors

Following the successful return of the 58th CAS Awards as an in-person event, the Cinema Audio Society has announced the results of its March election for the CAS Board of Directors.  Re-elected to their executive positions were Vice President Steve Venezia and Secretary Frank Morrone. They will continue to serve alongside President Karol Urban and Treasurer... »

Oscars: 80+ Sound Workers, Including Three Current Nominees, Send Letter to Academy; Also Planning Silent Protest

March 24, 2022 | By
Oscars: 80+ Sound Workers, Including Three Current Nominees, Send Letter to Academy; Also Planning Silent Protest

More than 80 sound designers, engineers and mixers have signed a letter opposing the Academy’s controversial decision to award the Oscar for Best Sound an hour before the live telecast on Sunday. Members of the sound guild who attend the Academy Awards plan to do so wearing their guild badges upside down in silent protest... »

Guild of Music Supervisors Awards: Zola and Encanto‘s Big Wins Ring Loud and Clear

March 20, 2022 | By
Guild of Music Supervisors Awards: <i>Zola</i> and <i>Encanto</i>‘s Big Wins Ring Loud and Clear

A24’s Zola and Disney’s Encanto — the first time those two movies have appeared in the same sentence before, no doubt — were among the big winners at the Guild of Music Supervisors‘ 12th annual awards ceremony, which took place on Sunday. Netflix’s Tick, Tick… Boom! (supervised by Steven Gizicki), and Lionsgate’s comedy Barb and Star Go... »

Dune Triumphs at CAS Awards as Encanto and Summer of Soul Also Win Sound Mixing Honors

March 19, 2022 | By
<i>Dune</i> Triumphs at CAS Awards as <i>Encanto</i> and <i>Summer of Soul</i> Also Win Sound Mixing Honors

As most expected, WB/Legendary’s sci-fi epic Dune triumphed at the Cinema Audio Society‘s 58th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing, which took place at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown on Saturday night. Production Mixer Mac Ruth and Re-Recording Mixers Ron Bartlett and Douglas Hemphill shared the top award with Scoring Mixer... »

MPSE’s Golden Reel Awards Honor the Sounds of Dune, Nightmare Alley, and West Side Story

March 13, 2022 | By
MPSE’s Golden Reel Awards Honor the Sounds of <i>Dune</i>, <i>Nightmare Alley</i>, and <i>West Side Story</i>

The Motion Picture Sound Editors have unveiled the winners for the 69th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards, with top prizes going to Dune (feature effects/foley), Nightmare Alley (feature dialogue/ADR), and West Side Story (feature music). Dune and West Side Story are competing against each other for Best Sound at the Oscars, where Denis Villeneuve‘s sci-fi epic... »