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‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Moana’ Win Mpse Golden Reel Awards

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‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Moana’ Win Mpse Golden Reel Awards
Mel Gibson’s “Hacksaw Ridge” earned the top two sound editing awards Sunday night at the 64th Mpse Golden Reel Awards, while Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land” and Disney’s “Moana” took musical and animation honors.

The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and The Silk Road Ensemble” and “Warcraft: The Beginning” won for documentary and score.

Hacksaw Ridge” now becomes the favorite to beat “La La Land” in the Oscar battle.

TV winners included “Westworld” (for both long form and short form FX/Foley), “The Night of” “Part 1 The Beach,” “Penny Dreadful III” “Ebb Tide,” “Stranger Things,” and “The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again,” and “Mozart in the Jungle.”

The Filmmaker and Career Achievement Awards were presented to Guillermo del Toro and Harry Cohen.

64th Mpse Golden Reel Award Highlights:

Best Sound Editing In Feature Film – Dialogue / Adr

Hacksaw Ridge

Crosscreek
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‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Golden Reel Sound Editing Awards

‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Golden Reel Sound Editing Awards
Mel Gibson’s World War II drama “Hacksaw Ridge” claimed top honors at the Motion Picture Sound Editors’ (Mpse) 64th annual Golden Reel Awards Sunday night. The film won in both the FX/Foley and Dialogue/Adr categories. “La La Land” won in the musical field.

Awards also went to “Warcraft: The Beginning” and “Moana,” among others.

On the television side, “Westworld” won prizes in both the short form and long form categories. “Penny Dreadful,” “The Night Of” and “The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again” were also recognized.

Guillermo del Toro received the organization’s Filmmaker Award, while sound editor Harry Cohen (“Kill Bill,” “Blood Diamond,” “Lone Survivor”) accepted a career achievement honor.

Hacksaw Ridge” and “La La Land” are Oscar-nominated for best sound editing this year along with “Arrival,” “Hacksaw Ridge” and “Sully.”

Black Sails,” “Fargo” and “Cartel Land” won sound editing Emmys last year.

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‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Golden Reel Sound Editing Awards

‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Golden Reel Sound Editing Awards
Mel Gibson’s World War II drama “Hacksaw Ridge” claimed top honors at the Motion Picture Sound Editors’ (MPSE) 64th annual Golden Reel Awards Sunday night. The film won in both the FX/Foley and Dialogue/Adr categories. “La La Land” won in the musical field.

Awards also went to “Warcraft: The Beginning” and “Moana,” among others.

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On the television side, “Westworld” won prizes in both the short form and long form categories. “Penny Dreadful,” “The Night Of” and “The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again” were also recognized.

Guillermo del Toro received the organization’s Filmmaker Award, while sound editor Harry Cohen (“Kill Bill,” “Blood Diamond,” “Lone Survivor”) accepted a career achievement honor.

Hacksaw Ridge” and “La La Land” are Oscar-nominated for best sound editing this year along with “Arrival,” “Hacksaw Ridge” and “Sully.
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‘Westworld’: How HBO’s Sci-Fi/Western Hybrid Achieves Its Unique Sound Design

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‘Westworld’: How HBO’s Sci-Fi/Western Hybrid Achieves Its Unique Sound Design
HBO’s latest high-profile series is “Westworld,” a sci-fi/Western hybrid that’s drawn attention for, among other things, its sonic qualities. As such, the fine folks at A Sound Effect have interviewed Thomas deGorter, an Emmy-winning sound editor whose prior credits include “Lost,” “Once Upon a Time” and “The Leftovers,” about his work on the show.

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Those similarly genre-inclined projects all served as prelude to “Westworld” in the sense that their creators “wanted a real feeling” in creating their fictional worlds. “They didn’t want anything too sci-fi, too over the top,” says deGorter. “We wanted the sound to feel grounded and real. ” That approach carried over to this adaptation of Michael Crichton’s novel, which was also made into a movie in 1973. (Asked whether said film influenced the creative direction of this new take on the material,
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‘Game of Thrones’ Rules Golden Reel Awards TV Nominations

Game of Thrones” still reigns supreme with the Motion Picture Sound Editors.

The HBO fantasy drama received the most nominations from the Mpse for its upcoming 61st annual Golden Reel Awards. While “Thrones” leads with three, “Boardwalk Empire,” “Breaking Bad,” “The Walking Dead” and “Sons of Anarchy” trail closely behind with two noms each. The Golden Reel Awards take place on Feb. 16 at Los Angeles’ Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites.

Although Mpse announced its film nominations (which included “Gravity,” “12 Years a Slave” and “Captain Phillips”) on Wednesday, it released the TV, computer entertainment, direct-to-video, special venue and student categories on Friday.

Here’s a full list of the nominees:

Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue And Adr Animation In Television:

Fairly OddParents

Supervising Sound Editor: Heather Olsen, Mpse

Gravity Falls

Supervising Sound Editor: Heather Olsen, Mpse

Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Supervising Sound Editor: Matthew Wood

Monster High

Supervising
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2010 Emmy Nominations Include a Few Horror Favorites

Per usual, horror didn't make a particularly strong showing during the announcement of the nominees for 2010 Emmys, but a couple of fan favorites made the cut once again and several stars that we call our own were recognized as well.

Here's a list of the horror-tinged shows that were recognized (with a few others whose fanbase includes a lot of our readers and staff members thrown in for good measure).

For the full rundown of all the talented nominees, visit the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and be sure to watch the live broadcast on NBC on Sunday, August 29th at 8:00 Pm Et/5:00 Pm Pt.

Outstanding Drama Series

"Dexter" • Showtime • Showtime Presents, John Goldwyn Productions, The Colleton Company, Clyde Phillips Productions

"Lost" • ABC • Grass Skirts Productions, LLC in association with ABC Network and Studios

"True Blood" • HBO • Your Face Goes Here Entertainment in association with HBO Entertainment

Outstanding
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