Los Angeles, CA -- The Motion Picture Sound Editors announced the nominees for the 60th MPSE Golden Reel Awards. Nominees represent the work of today’s most talented sound professionals and their contributions to feature film, television, animation and computer entertainment media from around the world.
“2012 was a spectacular year for sound,” said MPSE president Bobbi Banks. “We offer our sincere congratulations to this year’s Golden Reel nominees who, once again, have astounded us with their creativity and artistic excellence. We are very pleased to have this opportunity to recognize their dedication and tireless work in advancing the craft of entertainment sound.”
The MPSE Golden Reel Awards recognize outstanding achievement in sound editing in 22 categories encompassing feature films, television, animation, computer entertainment and student work. Additionally, at this year’s event, the MPSE will present its Filmmaker Award to director Ang Lee and its Career Achievement Award to Foley artist John Roesch.
The 60th MPSE Golden Reel Awards will be held February 17, 2013 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites in Los Angeles.
The 60th MPSE Golden Reel Awards Nominees
Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects and Foley in a Feature Film Argo Django Unchained Life of Pi Marvel's- The Avengers Prometheus Skyfall The Dark Knight Rises The Hobbit
Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue, and Adr in an Animation Feature Film
A Cat in Paris Brave Dr. Seuss-The Lorax Frankenweenie ParaNorman Pirates: Band of Misfits Rise of the Guardians Wreck-it Ralph
Best Sound Editing: Dialogue and Adr in a Feature Film
Argo Beasts of The Southern Wild Life of Pi Lincoln Moonrise Kingdom Silver Linings Playbook Skyfall The Hobbit
Best Sound Editing: Music in a Feature Film
A Cabin in the Woods Argo Django Unchained Life of Pi Lincoln Skyfall The Dark Knight Rises The Hobbit
Best Sound Editing: Music in a Musical Feature Film
Joyful Noise Les Miserables Pitch Perfect Rock of Ages
Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue, Adr and Music in a Feature Documentary
Bully Climate Refugees Jiro Dreams of Sushi Marley Searching for Sugarman
Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue and Adr in a Feature Foreign Language Film
80 Million Amour Children of Sarajevo Hypnotist The Intouchables Rust and Bones
Best Sound Editing: Computer Episodic Entertainment
Battlestar Galactica: EP5 "Blood and Chrome" Cybergeddon DRONE H+The Digital Series: EP26 "African Aid" Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn
Best Sound Editing: Computer Interactive Entertainment
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Halo 4 Resident Evil: 6 Spyro: "Skylander Giant" World of Warcraft: Mists of the Pandaria Cinematic Trailer
Best Sound Editing: Direct To Video - Animation
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 1 Justice League: Doom Superman VS. The Elite
Best Sound Editing: Direct To Video - Live Action
12 Dogs of Christmas: Cowgirls and Angels El Gringo Fire with Fire Marvel One Shot: Item 47 Osombie Werewolf:The Beast Among Us
Verna Fields Award In Sound Editing For Student Filmmakers
Dawn Eli's Overcoat Exedia Nation Fragments Head Over Heels In Aeternam My Face is in Space Stumble
Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue, and Adr Animation in Television
Adventure Time: “Card Wars” Family Guy: “Yug Yimaf” Lego Star Wars: “The Empire Strikes Back” Robot and Monster-Security Risk/Ogo's Birthday: “Security Risk/Ogo's Birthday” Robot Chicken: “DC Comics Special” SpongeBob Squarepants: “Gary's New Toy” SpongeBob Squarepants: “It's a SpongeBob Christmas”
Best Sound Editing: Long Form Dialogue and Adr in Television
Coma Game of Thrones, Season 2: "Valor Morghuils" Steel Magnolias The Newsroom: “We Just Decided To” Titanic: “Mini Series 4”
Best Sound Editing: Long Form Sound Effects and Foley in Television
Coma Game of Thrones Season 2: "Valar Morghulis" Hemingway & Gellhorn SEAL Team Six: “The Raid on Osama Bin Laden” The Newsroom: “We Just Decided To”
Best Sound Editing: Long Form Music in Television
Damages: “But You Don't Do That Anymore” Girl VS. Monster Hatfields & McCoys Hemingway & Gellhorn Titanic: “Night 1”
Best Sound Editing: Long Form Musical in Television
Camp Rock 2 Lemonade Mouth Let it Shine
Best Sound Editing: Long Form Documentary in Television
Love Hate Love Rolling Stones Crossfire Hurricane The Interrupters
Best Sound Editing: Short Form Dialogue and Adr in Television
BOSS: “Backflash” Game of Thrones Season 2: "Blackwater" Homeland: “The Smile” Saving Hope: “Pilot 101” The Newsroom: “Amen” True Blood: “We'll Meet Again” World Without End: “King” The Walking Dead: “Better Angels”
Best Sound Editing: Short Form Music in Television
Castle: “The Blue Butterfly” CSI: Miami: “It Was A Very Good Year” Fringe: “A Short Story About Love” Game of Thrones: “Blackwater” Person of Interest: "Fire Wall" The Borgias: "The Siege at Forli"
Best Sound Editing: Short Form Musical in Television
Glee: "The New Rachel" Smash: "Hell on Earth" Smash: “PILOT"
Best Sound Editing: Short Form Sound Effects and Foley In Television
Alcatraz: “PILOT” American Horror Story: "Welcome to Briarcliff" Alphas: “Wake Up Call” Game of Thrones Season 2: "Blackwater" Grimm: “The Other Side” The Borgias: “The Siege at Forli” The Walking Dead: “Beside the Dying Fire"
Source: Motion Picture Sound Editors