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'Avatar,' 'Trek' lead sound editing noms

Motion Picture Sound Editors to honor Steven Spielberg

"Avatar" and "Star Trek," with three noms each, lead the list of nominations for the Motion Picture Sound Editors' 2010 Golden Reel Awards.

The awards will be handed out at ceremonies on Feb. 20 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles.

Steven Spielberg will be honored at the event as 2010 MPSE Filmmaker Recipient, while the Career Achievement Recipient will be Larry Singer.

The Golden Reel Awards spotlight the art of sound editing, music editing and sound design in film, TV and video.

In the category of sound editing, music in a feature film, the nominees are "2012," "(500) Days of Summer," "An Education," "Avatar," "It's Complicated," "Star Trek," "Sherlock Holmes" and "The Informant!."

For sound editing, music in a musical feature, "Crazy Heart," "Every Little Step," "Nine" and "This Is It" all earned nominations.

 

For sound editing: dialogue and ADR in a feature, the nominees are "(500) Days of Summer, "A Serious Man," "Avatar," "GI Joe," "Inglourious Basterds," "Star Trek," "The Hurt Locker" and "The Stoning of Soraya M."

Moving on to the category of sound effects and foley in a feature, the MPSE nominated "2012," "Avatar," "Inglourious Basterds," "Push," "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen," "The Hurt Locker," "Star Trek" and "Watchmen."

A complete list of nominees can be found on the next page.



2010 GOLDEN REEL AWARD NOMINEES

FEATURE FILMS

Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects, Foley, Music, Dialogue and ADR in a Feature Film Animation
9
Coraline
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Monsters Vs. Aliens
The Princess and the Frog
Up

Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue and ADR in a Foreign Feature Film
An Education
Coco Avant Chanel
District 9
Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
Red Cliff
The Baader Meinhof Complex

Best Sound Editing: Music in a Feature Film
2012
(500) Days of Summer
An Education
Avatar
It's Complicated
Star Trek
Sherlock Holmes
The Informant!

Best Sound Editing: Music in a Musical Feature Film
Crazy Heart
Every Little Step
Nine
This is it

Best Sound Editing: Dialogue and ADR in a Feature Film
(500) Days of Summer
A Serious Man
Avatar
GI Joe
Inglourious Basterds
Star Trek
The Hurt Locker
The Stoning of Soraya M.

Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects and Foley in a Feature Film
2012
Avatar
Inglourious Basterds
Push
Transformers - Revenge of the Fallen
The Hurt Locker
Star Trek
Watchmen

TELEVISION

Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects, Foley, Music, Dialogue and ADR in Television Animation
MONSTERS VS. ALIENS: MUTANT PUMPKINS FROM OUTER SPACE
PREP & LANDING "Half Hour Holiday Special"
SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS "SpongeBob Squarepants Vs. The Big One"
STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS "Landing at Point Rain"
THE FAIRLY ODD PARENTS "Wishology: The Big Beginning"
THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR "What Goes Around"

Best Sound Editing: Long Form Dialogue and ADR in Television
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA "Daybreak, Part 2"
DAMAGES "Trust Me"
FLASHPOINT "Aisle 13"
HOUSE M.D. "Broken"
SCOOBY DOO! THE MYSTERY BEGINS

Best Sound Editing: Short Form Dialogue and ADR in Television
CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION "Mascara"
CSI: MIAMI "Point of Impact"
CSI: NY "Manhattanhenge - #609"
ER "I Feel Good"
FLASH FORWARD "Riptide"
FRINGE "Unleashed"
LOST "The Little Prince - #504"
TRUE BLOOD "Beyond Here Lies Nothin - #212"

Best Sound Editing: Long Form Sound Effects and Foley in Television
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA "Daybreak, Part 2"
FLASHPOINT "Between Heartbeats"
THE TUDORS "The Undoing of Cromwell"
WAREHOUSE 13 "Pilot"
WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE THE MOVIE

Best Sound Editing: Short Form Sound Effects and Foley in Television
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA "#420 - Islanded In a Stream of Stars"
CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION "Mascara"
CSI: MIAMI "Point of Impact"
CSI: NY "Cuckoo's Nest - Episode #608"
FRINGE "Unleashed"
HOUSE M.D. "Epic Fail"
TRAUMA "All's Fair - #103"
WAREHOUSE 13 "MacPherson - #112"

Best Sound Editing: Long Form Music in Television
DAMAGES "Trust Me"
DIAMONDS
SPECTACULAR!

Best Sound Editing: Short Form Music in Television
BORED TO DEATH "The Case of the Lonely White Dove"
CASTLE "Famous Last Words"
CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION "Mascara
FRINGE "Night of Desirable Objects"
GLEE "Pilot"
THE TUDORS "The Undoing of Cromwell - #308"

OTHER

Best Sound Editing: Direct to Video
B.O.B.'s Big Break
Caprica
Exit Speed
Lionelville: Destination Adventure
Something, Something, Something, Darkside
Tinkerbell and the Lost Treasure
Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead

Best Sound Editing: Computer Entertainment
Batman: Arkham Asylum
Need for Speed: Shift
Resident Evil 5
Uncharterd 2
Wolfenstein

Best Sound Editing: Student Film - Verna Fields Award
Scarecrow
The End of the Line
The GodMother
The Incredible Story Of My Great Grandmother Olive
Yellow Belly End