Veteran sound editor to receive Service Award in Oct.
The Motion Picture Editors Guild will honor veteran sound editor Don Hall with its Fellowship and Service Award on Oct. 15.The kudo, established five years ago, will be held in Los Angeles at a location to be announced later this summer. Previously, the award was presented during the annual installation dinner. “Don Hall’s impressive career as a sound editor spans almost 60 years, and throughout it, he has exemplified a tireless work ethic and has always led by example,” said Danny Cahn, A.C.E., president of the Motion Picture Editors Guild. Previous recipients are Donn Cambern, Dede Allen, Carol Littleton, and IATSE President Emeritus Thomas C. Short. Hall has over 90 credits including “Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea,” “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” “Patton,” “The French Connection,” “M*A*S*H,” “Charlie’s Angels” and “Barnaby Jones.” He’s won the MPSE’s Career Achievement Award and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’ John Bonner Medal of Commendation.