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Tom Sherak, Former Academy President and Film Czar, Dies at 68

28 January 2014 4:37 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Tom Sherak, the longtime film marketing and distribution exec who led the Academy of Motion Pictures Art & Sciences through a period of innovation and change, died Tuesday in Calabasas, Calif. after a long battle with prostate cancer. He was 68.

His family sent a statement through the Academy: “Tom lived his life as an open book.  He opened his heart and let the world in, and anyone who was lucky enough to know him knew first hand the power of his love. He gave everything he had to help others, regardless of whether or not he knew them. Tom is a true hero in our lives who has a star on the sidewalk and wings to fly. We love him so very much.”

Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs and CEO Dawn Hudson also issued statements: “In the more than 30 years I’ve known Tom, his passionate support of and excitement about the motion picture business, »

- Carmel Dagan

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‘Game of Thrones’ Rules Golden Reel Awards TV Nominations

17 January 2014 5:08 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

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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