Sound editors fete Ang Lee with filmmaker kudo
“Skyfall,” “Life of Pi” and “Les Miserables” snagged top kudos Sunday at the Motion Picture Sound Editors’ 60th Golden Reel Awards,The latest Bond installment copped best sound effects and Foley while “Life of Pi” bagged two accolades: one for best dialogue and ADR and another for best sound editing of music in a feature film. “Les Miserables” received best sound editing for music in a musical feature. On the TV side, there was a tie with “Game of Thrones: Season 2″ and “SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden,” both taking home nods for long form sound effects and Foley. “Thrones” also snatched a kudo for best long form dialogue and ADR. “Let it Shine,” “Hemingway & Gellhorn,” “American Horror Story” and “The Newsroom” were also feted with TV awards. “Wreck-It Ralph” grabbed best sound f/x, Foley, dialogue and ADR in an animated feature, and “Adventure Time” notched the same award for an animated skein on TV. Best sound editing for computer episodic entertainment went to “Halo 4″ and computer interactive entertainment went to “Resident Evil 6.” Veteran Foley artist John Roesch, who has contributed to 16 Academy Award-winning pics and has worked on “The Dark Knight,” “The Dark Knight Rises,” the “Matrix” trilogy and “Inception,” was feted with the MPSE’s Career Achievement Award. He is the first Foley artist to be honored with the kudo. Org also hailed helmer Ang Lee with its MPSE Filmmaker Award for his efforts on “Life of Pi.” Past recipients include George Lucas, Michael Bay, Steven Spielberg and Clint Eastwood. MPSE, which holds the Golden Reel Awards annually, is a nonprofit honorary society comprised of working Foley artists and sound and music editors. Ceremony acknowledges achievements in editing dialogue, ADR, sound effects, Foley and music for motion pics, TV and other medi The Golden Reels were held at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.