12:17pm PT by Carolyn Giardina
'Dark Knight' Sound Editor/Designer Richard King to Get MPSE Career Achievement Award
Supervising sound editor and sound designer Richard King — who won Oscars for Inception, The Dark Knight and Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World — will receive the Motion Picture Sound Editor’s Career Achievement Award at its Golden Reel Awards, Feb. 27 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles.
He has collaborated with such directors as Robert Altman, Paul Thomas Anderson, William Friedkin, Peter Weir, Steven Spielberg and Christopher Nolan. Additional credits include Thor, The Dark Knight Rises, The Prestige, Unbreakable and Magnolia, as well as upcoming Suicide Squad.
Along with his Oscars, King has won two BAFTA Awards and four MPSE Golden Reel Awards. He has been associated with Warner Bros. Sound for the past 15 years.
"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."