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‘Blade Runner 2049,’ ‘Dunkirk,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ Win Golden Reel Awards for Sound Editing

‘Blade Runner 2049,’ ‘Dunkirk,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ Win Golden Reel Awards for Sound Editing
Blade Runner 2049,” “War for the Planet of the Apes” and “Dunkirk” were among the film winners at the Motion Picture Sound Editors’ 65th annual Golden Reel Awards Sunday night. Netflix lorded over the television fields with wins for five series, while HBO’s “Game of Thrones” picked up a pair of trophies.

Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s virtual reality experience “Carne y Arena” was awarded in the special venue category. The installation, currently on view at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May of 2017 and received an Honorary Oscar from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the organization’s November Governors Awards ceremony.

There were a pair of ties from the Mpse, in the computer interactive gameplay (“Call of Duty: WWII” and “Star Wars: Battlefront II”) and episodic long form (“Godless” and “Ozark”) categories.

Director Kathryn Bigelow, whose films “The Hurt Locker” and “Zero Dark Thirty” won Oscars
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Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce Golden Reel Nominees

Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce Golden Reel Nominees
American Sniper,” “Big Hero 6,” “Birdman,” “The Lego Movie” and “Guardians of the Galaxy” have been nominated by the Motion Picture Sound Editors for the 62nd Mpse Golden Reel Awards, to be held Feb. 15 at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles.

The Mpse announced nominees in 20 categories Wednesday.

“2014 was a fantastic year for sound,” said Mpse president Frank Morrone. “The advent of new distribution channels, streaming services and gaming platforms is creating additional opportunities for sound artists to practice their craft beyond the traditional venues of film and television. This year’s nominations reflect that change, spanning an amazing diversity of mediums and genres, all executed at the highest level of creativity. We are truly inspired and impressed by the work of our colleagues.”

Darren Aronofsky will receive the filmmaker award, and Skip Lievsay will receive the career achievement award.

The entire nominations list:

Feature Animation

Big Hero 6

Walt Disney Animation Studios
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Olivier Deriviere Scoring Upcoming Remember Me Game

Remember Me will release on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC on June 4th. Composer Olivier Deriviere known for his work on Alone in the Dark and Of Orcs and Men has conduced an interactive musical score for Remember Me that will bring the game's futuristic story to life.

From the Press Release

Classically trained multimedia composer Olivier Deriviere (Alone In The Dark, Of Orcs And Men), whose distinctive soundtracks have been recognized by Billboard and The New York Times, has crafted a unique, electronically manipulated live symphonic score for the upcoming action adventure video game Remember Me developed by Dontnod Entertainment and published by Capcom. Deriviere's dynamic emotional score is intricately woven throughout Remember Me's innovative 'memory remix' gameplay experience and immersive futurist story set in Neo-Paris where personal memories are digitized, bought, sold and traded. Remember Me will launch on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC in North America on June
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An Unforgetable Behind The Scenes Look At Music Of 'Remember Me'

By Joseph Leray

For a game coming out in May, Capcom are keeping details on Dontnod Entertainment’s “Remember Me” close to the chest. I’ve been following the game pretty closely, and a nine-minute gameplay video and a short trailer earlier this year notwithstanding, the hype train is getting off to a slow start.

Nevertheless, Capcom posted a developer diary today featuring Olivier Deriviere and John Kurlander, the game’s composers. A behind-the-scenes look at “Remember Me”’s orchestral score may not sound like much, but Deriviere is a good host and pulls a lot of interesting design elements into his discussion. He’s talking about music, sure, but fans will also learn about the combat design, visual style, and story of “Remember Me.”

Plus, he’s got a great French accent, guaranteed to give everyone the vapors.

Early on, Deriviere mentions that he wanted to make the score soft and subtle,
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