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MPSE Unveils Winners at 63rd Golden Reel Awards

Pixar Animation Studio’s ‘Inside Out’ awarded by the Motion Picture Sound Editors for best sound editing & music in an animated feature.

HOLLYWOOD -- The Motion Picture Sound Editors presented the 63rd MPSE Golden Reel Awards at a black-tie ceremony at the Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles. Golden Reel Awards recognizing outstanding achievement in sound editing were presented in 24 categories encompassing feature films, long-form and short-form television, animation, documentaries and other media. Re-Recording Mixer Marti Humphrey and Sound Designer/Supervising Sound Editor Jussi Tegelman presented the annual MPSE Filmmaker Award to Director Sam Raimi. Picture Editor Lee Smith and Re-Recording Mixer Doug Hemphill presented the Career Achievement Award to Supervising Sound Editor and Sound Designer Richard King.

Opening addresses were given by outgoing MPSE president Frank Morrone and incoming president Tom McCarthy.

“Tonight we honor not only nominees and winners but the whole sound editing community, the men and women who work tirelessly to create the sonic landscapes we hear in cinemas, our home theaters, our tablets and our ear buds,” Morrone said. “Celebrating the art of sound editing has been the mission of the MPSE since 1953.”

Presenters included Producer Ra’uf Glasgow, Actress Briana Brown, Supervising Sound Editor Alan Murray, Actress Julia Parker, Actor Joe Spano, Producer Andrew Sugarman, Supervising Sound Editor Cameron Frankley, Warner Bros. Executive Bill Angorola, Music Editor Thomas Milano and Production Sound Editor and CAS President Mark Ulano.

63rd Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) Golden Reel awards winners

  • Filmmaker Award - Sam Raimi
  • Career Achievement Award - Richard King

63rd MPSE Golden Reel Award Winners (Complete)

  • Best Sound Editing & Music: TV Animation  

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,“Annihilation Earth”


Directed By: Sebastian Montes, Alan Wan

Produced By: Ciro Nieli, Brandon Auman, Macgregor Middleton 


  • Supervising Sound Editor: Jeff Shiffman Mpse
  • Supervising Dialogue Editor: Elliot Herman
  • Supervising Foley Editor: Roger Pallan
  • Foley Artists: Alex Ullrich
  • Sound Effects Editors: Jeff Shiffman Mpse, Jessey Drake Mpse
  • Dialogue/ Adr Editor: Anna Adams

Best Sound Editing & Music: Tv Documentary Short Form

  • India’s Daughter


Directed By: Leslee Udwin

Produced By: Leslee Udwin


  • Supervising Sound Editors: Resul Pookutty,Mpse, Amrit Pritam
  • Supervising Dialogue Editor: Resul Pookutty,Mpse
  • Supervising Foley Editor: Vijaykumar Mahadevayah
  • Sound Designers: Resul Pookutty,Mpse, Amrit Pritam
  • Foley Artists: Karnail Singh, Sajjan Choudhary
  • Sound Effects Editors: Vijaykumar Mahadevaya, Sampath Alwar
  • Dialogue/ Adr Editor: Sampat Alwar
  • Music Editor: Krsna Solo,

Best Sound Editing & Music: Tv Documentary Long Form

  • The Spymasters: Cia In The Crosshairs


Directed By: Jules Naudet, Gedeon Naudet

Produced By: Susan Zirinksy, Al Briganti, Chris Whipple, James Stolz


  • Supervising Sound Editors: Jason Schmidt, Mead Stone
  • Sound Designer: Gary Winter

Best Sound Editing & Music: Animation – Feature Film

  • Inside Out

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Directed By: Pete Docter

Produced By: Jonas Rivera


  • Supervising Sound Editors: Shannon Mills, Ren Klyce
  • Supervising Dialogue Editor: Daniel Laurie
  • Supervising Music Editor: Stephen M. Davis
  • Sound Designer: Ren Klyce
  • Foley Artists: John Roesch, Alyson Dee Moore
  • Sound Effects Editors: David C Hughes, Malcolm Fife, Jeremy Bowker
  • Foley Editor: Tom Brennan

Best Sound Editing & Music: Documentary – Feature Film

  • Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck


Directed By: Brett Morgen,

Produced By: Brett Morgen, Danielle Renfrew Behrens


  • Supervising Sound Editor: Cameron Frankley
  • Sound Effects Editor: Dan Kenyon
  • Music Editor: Jon Michaels

Verna Fields Award In Sound Editing For Student Film Makers

  • Fulfilament

Directed By: Rhiannon Evans

Produced By: Alexandra Breede


  • Supervising Sound Editor: Matis Rei
  • Foley Artist: Matis Rei
  • Music Editor: Filip Sijanec

Best Sound Editing & Music: Computer Episodic Entertainment (Webisode)

  • Joy Ride-Prequal

Lemonade Films

Directed By: Ozan Byron

Produced By: Ted Herman, Trevor Cawood, Daryll Merchant, Jeremy Jones


  • Supervising Sound Editor: Charles Deenen
  • Sound Designers: Csaba Wagner, Charles Deenen
  • Supervising Foley Editor: Braden Parkes
  • Music Editor: Charles Deenen

Best Sound Editing & Music: Game Cinematics

  • Halo 5


Microsoft Studios

Directed By: Josh Holmes, Brien Goodrich

Produced By: Mary Olsen


  • Supervising Sound Editors: Bryan Watkins, Mitchell Osias
  • Supervising Dialogue Editor: Christopher Cody Flick
  • Supervising Foley Editor: Goeun Lee
  • Audio Director: Sotaro Tojima
  • Supervising Music Editor: Kazuma Jinnouchi
  • Sound Designers: Kyle Fraser, Adolfo H. Santisteban
  • Foley Artists: John Roesch, Alyson Moore, Shelly Roden
  • Sound Effects Editors: Luis Galdames, Roland Thai, Tom Ozanich, Noa Lothian, Leanardo Barragan
  • Dialogue/Adr Editor: Chase Thompson

Best Sound Editing & Music: Direct To Video Animation

  • Tinkerbell And The Legend Of The Neverbeast


Directed By: Steve Loter

Produced By: Michael Wigert, John Lasseter


  • Supervising Sound Editor: Todd Toon, Mpse,
  • Supervising Dialogue Editor: Thomas Whiting,
  • Supervising Music Editor: Charles Martin Inouye
  • Sound Designers: Todd Toon, Mpse, Martyn Zub, Mpse
  • Foley Artists: John Roesch , Shelley Roden
  • Sound Effects Editors: Martyn Zub, Mpse, Adam Kopald, Mpse, Charles W. Ritter, Charlie Campagna, Pernell L. Salinas
  • Music Editor: Jim Harrison, Dominick Certo, Tommy Holmes

Best Sound Editing & Music: Direct To Video Live Action

  • All The Wilderness

Super Crispy Entertainment

Directed By: Michael Johnson

Produced By: Andrea Sperling, Jonathan Schwartz


  • Supervising Sound Editors: Steven Avila Mpse, Trip Brock
  • Supervising Dialogue Editor: Ian Shedd
  • Supervising Adr Editor: Ben Whitver
  • Foley Artists: Sanaa Cannella, Matthew Salib
  • Sound Effects Editors: Alexander Pugh Mpse, Rickley Dumm Mpse
  • Dialogue/ Adr Editor: Jackie Johnson
  • Foley Editors: Terry Boyd, Jr., Matthew Salib
  • Music Editor: Kenny Woods

Best Sound Editing & Music: Special Venue

  • Journey To Space

Directed By: Mark Krenzien

Produced By: Don Kempf, Mark Kresser, Andy Wood


  • Supervising Sound Editor: Brian Eimer
  • Supervising Dialogue Editor: Josh Vamos
  • Sound Designer: Brian Eimer
  • Sound Effects Editor: Michael Bonini
  • Music Editors: Max Braverman, Keith Munson

Best Sound Editing & Music: Feature Film – Foreign Language

  • Son Of Saul

Sony Pictures Classics

Directed By: Laszlo Nemes

Produced By: Gabor Sipos, Gabor Rajna


  • Supervising Sound Editor: Tamas Zanyi,
  • Supervising Dialogue Editor: Tamas Zanyi
  • Supervising Foley Editor: Tamas Zanyi
  • Sound Designer: Tamas Zanyi,
  • Foley Artists: Tamas Beke, Tamas Zanyi
  • Sound Effects Editors: Tamas Zanyi, Tamas Szekely
  • Music Editor: Tamas Zanyi

Best Sound Editing: Tv Short Form – Music

  • House Of Cards - “Chapter 33”


Directed By: John Dahl

Produced By: David Fincher, Dana Brunetti, Michael Dobbs, Joshua Donen


  • Supervising Music Editor: Jonathon Stevens
  • Music Editor: Marie Ebbing

Best Sound Editing: Tv Short Form – Musical

  • Empire - “Die But Once”

Fox Network

Directed By: Mario Van Peebles

Produced By: Lee Daniels, Danny Strong, Ilene Chaiken, Sanaa Hamri


  • Music Editor: Joshua Winget

Best Sound Editing: Tv Short Form – Dialogue / Adr

  • Game Of Thrones - “Hardhome”


Directed By:

Miguel Sapochnik


David Benioff, D.B Weiss, Greg Spence


  • Supervising Sound Editor: Tim Kimmel
  • Supervising Dialogue Editor: Paul Bercovitch
  • Supervising Adr Editor: Tim Hands

Best Sound Editing: Tv Short Form – Fx/Foley

  • Game Of Thrones - “Hardhome”


Directed By: Miguel Sapochnik

Produced By: David Benioff, D.B Weiss, Greg Spence


  • Supervising Sound Editor: Tim Kimmel
  • Sound Designer: Paula Fairfield
  • Supervising Foley Editor: Brett Voss
  • Foley Artists: Jeffrey Wilhoit, Dylan Wilhoit
  • Sound Effects Editor: Bradley Katona
  • Foley Editor: John Matter

Best Sound Editing: Tv Long Form – Music

  • Saints & Strangers - “Night 2”

Sony Pictures Television

Directed By: Ioanna Vassiliadis Willis

Produced By: Gina Matthews, Seth Fisher, Teri Weinberg, Grant Scharbo


  • Supervising Music Editor: Del Spiva
  • Music Editor: Nicholas Fitzgerald

Best Sound Editing: Tv Long Form – Musical

  • Teen Beach 2

Disney Channel

Directed By: Jeffrey Hornaday

Produced By: Gary Marsh, Michelle Manning, David Buelow


  • Supervising Music Editor: Amber Funk
  • Music Editor: Sharyn Gersh

Best Sound Editing: Tv Long Form – Dialogue/Adr

  • Bessie


Directed By: Dee Rees

Produced By: Ron Schmidt


  • Supervising Sound Editor: Damian Volpe
  • Supervising Dialogue/Adr Editor: Tony Martinez
  • Dialogue/ Adr Editors: Mary Ellen Porto, Brian Bowles

Best Sound Editing: Tv Long Form – Fx/Foley

  • Texas Rising  - Night 4 “Vengence Is Mine”


Directed By: Roland Joffe

Produced By: Leslie Greif


  • Supervising Sound Editors: John Laing, Thomas Bjelic
  • Supervising Foley Editor: Steve Baine
  • Sound Designer: Thomas Bjelic
  • Foley Artist: Simon Meilleur
  • Sound Effects Editors: Tyler Witham, Mike Mancuso, Adam Stein

Best Sound Editing: Feature Film – Music Score

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Directed By: Jj Abrams

Produced By: Kathleen Kennedy, JJ Abrams, Bryan Burk


  • Supervising Music Editor: Ramiro Belgardt
  • Music Editor: Paul Apelgren

Best Sound Editing: Feature Film – Music In A Musical

  • Love & Mercy

Roadside Attractions

Directed By: Bill Pohlad

Produced By: Bill Pohlad, Claire Rudnick Postein, John Wells


  • Music Editor: Nicholas Renbeck
  • Best Sound Editing: Feature English Language – Dialogue / Adr
  • Bridge Of Spies

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Directed By: Steven Spielberg

Produced By: Steven Spielberg, Marc Platt, Kristie Mocosko Krieger


  • Supervising Sound Editors: Richard Hymns, Gary Rydstrom
  • Supervising Dialogue Editor: Brian Chumney
  • Supervising Adr Editor: Steve Slanec

Best Sound Editing: Feature English Language – Fx/Foley

  • Mad Max - Fury Road

Warner Bros.

Directed By: George Miller

Produced By: Doug Mitchell, George Miller, PJ Voeten

Winners (Tie)

  • Supervising Sound Editors: Mark Mangini, Mpse, Scott Hecker, Mpse, Wayne Pashley, Mpse
  • Supervising Foley Editor: Stuart Morton
  • Sound Designers: David White, Julian Slater
  • Foley Artists: John Simpson, Blair Slater
  • Sound Effects Editors: Fabian Sanjurjo, Cate Cahill, Chris Aud, Chuck Michael, Rick Lisle, Andrew Miller, Emma Mitchell, Alicia Slusarski, Mario Gabrielli, Nigel Christensen, Phil Barrie, Michael Mitchell, Jared Dwyer
  • The Revenant

Twentieth Century Fox

Directed By: Alejandro González Iñárritu

Produced By: Arnon Milchan, Steve Golin, Mary Parent, Keith Redmon

Winners (Tie)

  • Supervising Sound Editors: Martín Hernández, Randy Thom, Mpse, Lon Bender, Mpse
  • Sound Designer: Jon Title
  • Foley Supervisor: Geordy Sincavage
  • Additional Supervising Sound Editor: Todd Toon, Mpse
  • Sound Effects Editors: Mark Larry, Dino Dimuro, Adam Kopald, Pernell L. Salinas, Bill Dean, D. Chris Smith, Mpse, Hector Gika, David Mcmoyler, Stephen Robinson
  • Foley Editor: Nancy Maccleod, Ryan Wassil, Aran Tanchum
  • Foley Artists: Katy Rose, Gretchen Thomas, Rick Owens, Vincent Guisetti, Catherine Harper, Gregg Barbanell, Andrea Gard

Source: Motion Picture Sound Editors