The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) presented the 45th Golden Reel Awards for excellence in sound editing at the group’s annual banquet on March 21.
MPSE also granted Douglas H. Grindstaff this year’s MPSE’s Lifetime Achievement Award, given for his career of contribution to the sound editing field as an editor, supervisor, administrator, innovator and teacher.
The awards are as follows:
Feature Film; Music: “Titanic,” supervising music editor James Henrikson, music editor Joseph E. Rand.Feature Film; Sound Effects and Foley: “Titanic,” supervising sound editor Thomas Bellfort; supervising sound editor and sound designer Christopher Boyes; supervising Foley editor Thomas Small; sound effects editors Ethan Van der Ryn, Scott Guitteau, Christopher Scarabosio, and Shannon Mills; Foley editors Scott Curtis, Tammy Fearing, Michael Dressel, and David L. Horton Jr.
Feature Film; Dialogue and Automated Dialogue Replacement: “Titanic,” supervising dialogue editor Gwendolyn Yates Whittle; supervising ADR editor Hugh Waddell; dialogue editors Claire Sanfilippo, John H. Arrufat, and Richard Quinn; ADR editors Suzanne Fox, Harriet Fidlow Winn, Richard C. Corwin, Cindy Marty, and Lee Lamont.
Television Series; Sound Effects and Foley: “The X Files: Tempus Fugit,” supervising sound and Foley editor Thierry J. Couturier; sound effects editors Stuart Calderon, Ira Leslie, Christopher Fradkin and Susan E. Welsh.
Television Series; Dialogue and Automated Dialogue Replacement: “Roar: Pilot,” supervising dialogue and ADR editor Norval D. Crutcher III; dialogue editor Marty Vites; ADR editors Andrew Dawson and Robert E. Navrides.
Television Series; Music: “Fame L.A.: Pilot,” music and scoring editor Lisa A. Arpino.
Foreign Feature Film: “Tomorrow Never Dies,” supervising sound editor Martin Evans; sound effects editors Peter Baldock, Adrian Rhodes, Peter D. Bond, Chips Paul, Nigel Mills; dialogue editors John Cochrane and Nigel Mills; Foley editors Peter Holt and Christine Newell; and ADR editor John Ireland.
Television Movies of the Week, Pilots, and Specials; Music: “Holiday in Your Heart,” music and scoring editor Susan M. Mick.
Television Movies of the Week, Pilots, and Specials; Dialogue and Automated Dialogue Replacement: “The Ripper,” supervising dialogue and ADR editor Peter Austin; dialogue editors Ronald Evans, Barbara Issak, Gary C. Lewis, Ralph H. Osborn III, Dennis Gray; ADR editors Ronald Evans, Paul Longstaffe, James B. Hebenstreit, and Walla Group, Australia.
Television Movies of the Week, Pilots, and Specials; Sound Effects and Foley: “William Faulkner’s The Old Man,” supervising sound editor Stephen E. Grubbs; sound effects editors Kevin Fisher and Charles V. Bruce.
Verna Fields Award in Sound Editing for Student Filmmakers: goes to “Switchback,” Timothy K. Nielsen from the U of Southern California School of Cinema.
Animated Feature Film; Music: “Anastasia,” music editor Brent Brooks, scoring editor Thomas Villano.
Animated Feature Film: “Hercules,” supervising sound editors J. Timothy Holland and Gary R. Rydstrom, supervising ADR editor Marilyn McCoppen; sound effects editors Pat Jackson, Jeffrey Jones, John K. Carr; Foley editors Mary Helen Leasman, Marian A. Wilde; dialogue editors James Melton and Marilyn McCoppen.
Television Miniseries; Dialogue and Automated Dialogue Replacement: “Rough Riders,” supervising dialogue editor G. Michael Graham; supervising ADR editor Kristi Johns; dialogue editors Anton Holden, Michael O. Lyle, David C. Eichhorn, Mark Steele, Timothy Terusa, Rusty Tinsley; ADR editors Susanne Angel, Joy Ealy, and William Kerr.
Television Miniseries: Sound Effects and Foley, “The Arrow,” supervising sound editors Michael Baskerville and Dan Sexton; supervising Foley editor Paul Edwards; sound effects editors Scott Thiessen and Douglas Hubert.
Animated Television Series: “Todd McFarlane’s Spawn: End Games,” supervising sound editor and sound designer Craig Berkey; ADR, dialogue and Foley editor Deborah Adair.
Animated Television Specials, in a two way tie, are “The New Adventures of Batman/Superman: World’s Finest,” supervising sound editors Robert Hargreaves and Mark A. Keatts; sound effects editors Gregory Beaumont and George W. Brooks III; dialogue editor John K. Hegedes; and ADR editor Kelly Ann Foley; and “The Simpsons: Tree House of Horrors VIII,” supervising sound editors Robert Mackston and Travis F. Powers; sound effects editors Norm MacLeod and Terry W. Greene; and Foley editor and mixer Travis F. Powers.
Animated Television; Music: “101 Dalmatians: Mall Pups,” music editors Brian F. Mars and Dominick Certo, scoring editor Dominick Certo.
Lifetime Achievement Award: Douglas H. Grindstaff. During his 40 year career, Grindstaff was awarded five Emmys and seven Golden Reels for his work on “Star Trek,” “Mannix,” “Police Story,” “Three days of the Condor,” and “Max Headroom.”