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‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Leads MPSE Golden Reel Awards for Sound Editing

Bohemian Rhapsody” followed up love from Cinema Audio Society sound mixers with a pair of honors at the Motion Picture Sound Editors’ 66th annual Golden Reel Awards Sunday night. The musical biopic scored wins for dialogue and ADR as well as sound editing in a musical.

The film is nominated for sound editing at the Oscars along with “First Man” and two other films that received Golden Reel Awards: “A Quiet Place” and “Roma.”

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” also received a pair of awards.

TV prizes went to FX’s “The Americans” and “Atlanta,” Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” HBO’s “Westworld” and Netflix’s “Altered Carbon.”

There were a pair of ties: In feature documentary, “Free Solo” and “They Shall Not Grow Old” locked horns. For episodic short form music/musical work, “American Horror Story: Apocalypse” and “Vikings” ended up in a dead heat.

Director Antoine Fuqua received the MPSE’s filmmaker award, while Oscar winner Stephen H. Flick (“RoboCop,” “Speed”) received career achievement recognition.

See below for the full list of winners.

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Effects / Foley

“A Quiet Place” (Paramount Pictures)
Supervising Sound Editors: Ethan Van der Ryn, Erik Aadahl, MPSE
Sound Effects Editors: Brandon Jones, Justin M. Davey, MPSE
Foley Artists: Steve Baine, Peter Persaud
Foley Editor: Jonathan Klein

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Dialogue / ADR

Bohemian Rhapsody (GK Films / Fox Studios)
Supervising Sound Editor: John Warthurst
Supervising ADR / Dialogue Editor: Nina Hartston
ADR / Dialogue Jens Petersen

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Musical

“Bohemian Rhapsody” (Fox Studios)
Supervising Music Editor: John Warhurst
Music Editor: Neil Stemp

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Music Score

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” (Sony Pictures Entertainment)
Music Editors: Katie Greathouse, Catherine Wilson

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Foreign Language Feature

“Roma” (Netflix)
Supervising Sound Editors: Sergio Díaz, Skip Lievsay
Sound Designers: Sergio Díaz, Skip Lievsa
Supervising Dialogue Editor: Carlos Honc Navarro
Supervising ADR Editors: Carlos Honc Navarro, Ruy Garc
Dialogue Editors: Manuel Montaño Mancilla, Caleb Townsend, Michael Feuser
ADR Editors: Michael Feuser, Alexa Zimmerma
Sound Effects Editors: Eric Dounce, Luis Huesca, Luis Parra, Mitch Osias, Craig Berkey, Javier Quesada
Foley Artists: Alan Romero, Jay Peck
Foley Editor: Jaime Sainz, Igor Nikolic

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Non-Theatrical Feature

“Extinction” (Good Universe / Universal Pictures)
Supervising Sound Editors: Will Files, P.K. Hooker
Supervising ADR Editor: Lisa J. Levine
Sound Effects Editors: Justin Davey, MPSE, Ken McGill
Dialogue Editors: Ryan Cole, Polly McKinnon
Foley Artist: Steve Baine
Music Editor: Brett Pierce, MPSE

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Feature Animation

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” (Sony Pictures Entertainment / Marvel)
Supervising Sound Editors: Geoffrey Rubay, Curt Schulkey
Sound Designer: John Pospisil
Sound Effects Editors: Kip Smedley, Andy Sisul, MPSE, David Werntz, Christopher Aud, MPSE, Ando Johnson, Benjamin Cook, MPSE, Mike Reagan, Donald Flick
Dialogue Editors: James Morioka, Matthew E. Taylor
Foley Artists: Gary Hecker, MPSE, Michael Broomberg, Rick Owens, MPSE
Foley Editor: Alec Rubay

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Non-Theatrical Animation Long Form

“Next Gen” (Netflix)
Supervising Sound Editors: David Acord, Steve Slanec
Sound Effects Editors: Kimberly Patrick, Pascal Garneau
Dialogue Editors: Qianbaihui Yang
Foley Artists: Ronni Brown, Margie O’Malley
Foley Editors: Jim Likowski, Ryan Frias, Richard Gould
Music Editor: Sebastian Zuleta

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Animation Short Form

“Overwatch: Reunion” (Blizzard Entertainment)
Supervising Sound Editor: Paul Menichini, MPSE
Audio Lead: Caroline Hernandez, MPSE
Sound Designers: Alexander Ephraim, MPSE Harry Cohen, MPSE, JP Walton
Sound Effects Editors: Christopher Battaglia, MPSE, John Thomas
Dialogue Editors: Isaac Hammons, Christopher Cody Flick
Foley Editor: Gary Coppola, MPSE
Foley Artist: Gregg Barbanell, MPSE
Supervising Music Editor: Derek Duke
Music Editors: Adam Burgess, Sam Cardon
Scoring Editor: John Kurlander

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Episodic Long Form – Effects / Foley

“Altered Carbon” – “Out of the Past” (Netflix)
Supervising Sound Editor: Brett Hinton
Sound Effects Editors: Owen Granich-Young, Mark Allen, Austin Krier
Foley Artist: Noel Vought

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Episodic Long Form – Dialogue/ADR

“Westworld” – “The Riddle of the Sphinx” (HBO)
Supervising Sound Editor: Thomas De Gorter, MPSE
Supervising ADR Editor: Brett Hinton
Dialogue Editors: Fred Paragano, Brian Armstrong, MPSE

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Episodic Long Form – Music / Musical

“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” – “We’re Going to the Catskills” (Amazon Studios)
Music Editor: Annette Kudrak

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Single Presentation

“Phillip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams” (Sony Pictures Television / Amazon Studios)
Supervising Sound Editor: Mark A. Lanza, MPSE
Supervising ADR / Dialogue Editor: Mark A. Lanza, MPSE
Sound Designers: Harry Snodgrass, MPSE, Mark A. Lanza, MPSE
Sound Editor: Harry Snodgrass, MPSE
Dialogue Editor: Ryne Gierke
Foley Artists: Sarah Monat-Jacobs, Robin Harlan
Foley Editor: Eryne Prine, MPSE
Music Editor: Michael T. Ryan, MPSE, Brittany DuBay

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Episodic Short Form – Effects / Foley

“Atlanta” – “Teddy Perkins” (FX Networks)
Supervising Sound Editor: Trevor Gates, MPSE
Sound Effects Editor: David Barbee, MPSE
Foley Artists: Tara Blume, Matt Salib
Foley Editors: Geordy Sincavage, Michael Head, Jordan McClain

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Episodic Short Form – Dialogue/ADR

“The Americans” – “Harvest” (FX Networks)
Supervising Sound Editors: Ken Hahn, Neil Cedar
Dialogue Editor: Gerald Donlan
ADR Editor: John Bowen

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Episodic Short Form – Music / Musical (Tie)

“American Horror Story: Apocalypse” – “The End” (FX Networks)
Music Editor: David Klotz

“Vikings” – “Moment of Vision” (MGM Television / History Channel)
Supervising Music Editor: Yuri Gorbachow, MPSE
Music Editor: Lise Beauchesne

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Feature Documentary (Tie)

“Free Solo” (National Geographic Documentary Films)
Supervising Sound Editor: Deborah Wallach
Sound Effects Editor: Filipe Messeder, MPSE
Foley Artist: Nuno Bento
Foley Editor: Rolan Vajs

“They Shall Not Grow Old” (Wingnut Films / Fathom Events / Warner Brothers)
Supervising Sound Editors: Martin Kwok, Brent Burge, Melanie Graham, Justin Webster
Supervising Dialogue Editor: Emile De La Rey
ADR Supervisor: Nigel Stone
Sound Effects Editors: Hayden Collow, Dave Whitehead
Dialogue Editors: Matt Stutter, MPSE, Helen Luttrell, Chris Todd, Matthew Lamboum
Foley Artist: James Carroll
Foley Editors: Craig Tomlinson, Tom Scott-Toft

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Non-Theatrical Documentary

“Searching for Sound: Islandman and VeYasin” (Karga Seven Pictures / Red Bull TV)
Supervising Sound Editor: Suat Ayas, MPSE
Dialogue Lead: Justin Stark
Sound Effects Editors: Tolga Boyuk, Emin Yasin Vural
Dialogue Editor: Okan Isik

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Computer Cinematic

“World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth” (Blizzard Entertainment)
Supervising Sound Designer: Paul Menichini, MPSE
Sound Designers: David Farmer, Harry Cohen, MPSE, JP Walton
Sound Effects Editors: Keith Bilderbeck, John Thomas, Alexander Ephraim, MPSE
Audio Lead: Caroline Hernandez, MPSE
Dialogue Editors: Issac Hammons, Christopher Flick
Foley Artist: Gregg Barbanell, MPSE
Foley Editor: Gary Coppola, MPSE
Scoring Editor: John Kurlander
Supervising Music Editor: Derek Duke
Music Editor: Neil Acree

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Computer Interactive Game Play

“God of War” (SIE Santa Monica Studio)
Audio Directors: Rob Burns, Nassim Ait-Kaci
Audio Lead: Mike Niederquel
Sound Designers: Chris Clanin, Daniel Birczynski, Mike Maksim, Sam Bird, Roel Sanchez, Karen Waller, Erick Ocampo, TJ Schauer, Jeff Darby, Adam Boyd, MPSE, Michael Finley, Chad Bedell, Patrick Ginn, Emile Mika, Eric Buensuceso, Karen Waller
Dialogue Lead: Leilani Ramirez
Supervising Sound Editor: Shannon Potter
Dialogue Editors: Justin Conmy, Ryan Schaad, Aaron Seiden, Jodie Kupsco, Heather Plunkard
Foley Artists: David Jobe, Dawn Fintor, Alicia Stevenson
Supervising Music Editors: Peter Scaturro, Keith Leary

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Special Venue

“Age of Sail” (Google Spotlight Stories)
Supervising Sound Editor: Scot Stafford
Sound Designer: Jamey Scott, MPSE
Sound Effects Editor: Jamey Scott, MPSE
Music Editor: Mark Willsher

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Live Action Under 35:00

“Star Trek: Short Treks” – “The Brightest Star” (CBS All Access)
Supervising Sound Editor: Matthew E. Taylor
Sound Designer: Tim Farrell
Sound Effects Editor: Mike Schapiro
Dialogue Editor: Sean Heissinger
Foley Artists: Nancy Parker, MPSE, Chris Moriana
Foley Editor: John Sanacore, MPSE
Music Editor: Matt Decker

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Student Film (Verna Fields Award)

“Facing It” (National Film and Television School)
Supervising Sound Designer and Editor: Adam Woodhams

Filmmaker Award
Antoine Fuqua

Career Achievement Award
Stephen H. Flick

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