King won Oscars for sound editing for “Inception,” “The Dark Knight” and “Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World.” He has additional nominations for “Interstellar” and “War of the Worlds.”
King has collaborated with Nicolas Roeg, M. Night Shyamalan, Robert Altman, Paul Thomas Anderson, William Friedkin, Peter Weir, Steven Spielberg and Christopher Nolan. His most recent project is “Suicide Squad.”
“Richard has enriched some of the best and most successful films of recent decades with soundtracks noteworthy for their imaginative design and spotless execution,” said MPSE president Frank Morrone. “We are very pleased to honor his creativity, dedication to elevating the craft of sound.”
The award will be presented as part of the MPSE Golden Reel Awards on Feb. 27.
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