“The Sopranos” took top nods Saturday at the Motion Picture Sound Editors 47th Annual Golden Reels Awards.
The kudos — which recognized excellence in sound editing for the 1999 season — honored editors in 8 categories; TV series, TV: direct-to-video, made-for, minis, animation, special venue, feature and foreign feature.
“The Sopranos episode “A Hit is a Hit” swept the TV series sector, nabbing awards for series dialogue and automated dialogue replacement (ADR), and for series music. “ER” (The Storm — Part 2) won top prize for effects and foley in a series.
“The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc” won the foreign feature prize, while the mini “Joan of Arc” won for dialogue and ADR.
Also feted at the Century Plaza Hotel event, in the made-for categories were “Shake, Rattle and Roll,” for music; “The Devil’s Arithmetic” for effects and foley; “Introducing Dorothy Dandridge,” for dialogue and ADR.
Other winners: “Island of the Sharks” for special venue film; “The Iron Giant” for animated feature; “South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut” for music editing in an animated feature; “The Matrix” for effects and foley in a feature; “Atomic Train” for effects and foley in a mini; “Spongebob Squarepants” “Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy/Pickles” episode for music in a animated Television program and the “Karate Shoppers” episode for overall sound; and “Alvin and the Chipmunks meet Frankenstein” for overall sound in a TV: direct-to-video.”