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The Year’s Most Anticipated Movies From a Below-the-Line Perspective

March 11, 2022 | By
The Year’s Most Anticipated Movies From a Below-the-Line Perspective

The Batman and Scream were my two most anticipated movies of the year, and with the former currently playing in theaters and the latter now available On Demand, it’s time to turn our attention to my other Most Anticipated Movies of the Year, albeit with a below-the-line twist this time around. Rather than simply... »

Music Editor Dina Eaton Dies at 70; Worked on James Bond, Edgar Wright Movies

February 8, 2022 | By
Music Editor Dina Eaton Dies at 70; Worked on James Bond, Edgar Wright Movies

British music editor Dina Eaton, who worked on five James Bond movies, has died following complications from surgery at a hospital in England. She was 70. Eaton worked on more than 50 films over the course of her career, which included a decade-long stint at Eon Productions, which produces the 007 movies. Between 1998 and... »

Spider-Man Duo Steven Ticknor and Ken McGill on Honoring Generations of Sound in No Way Home

February 2, 2022 | By
<i>Spider-Man</i> Duo Steven Ticknor and Ken McGill on Honoring Generations of Sound in <i>No Way Home</i>

If you’ve chosen to read this article, you probably know at this point that Spider-Man: No Way Home unites the three best-known incarnations of Peter Parker — OG star Tobey Maguire, the amazing Andrew Garfield, and current webslinger Tom Holland. Seeing the three of those heroes together was certainly one thing, but hearing them was definitely another.... »

Cinema Audio Society Announces Nominations for 58th Annual CAS Awards

January 25, 2022 | By
Cinema Audio Society Announces Nominations for 58th Annual CAS Awards

Today, the Cinema Audio Society announced its nominees for the 58th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2021 in seven categories, as well as ten Outstanding Product nominees. After a virtual event in 2021, the CAS Awards returns as a live event on Saturday, March 19 in the Wilshire Grand Ballroom... »

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... »