'Inception' Tops Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards

Warner Bros. Pictures
"Inception"

“The Social Network” and “How to Train Your Dragon” among film winners; HBO miniseries “The Pacific” takes home two trophies.

Christopher Nolan’s mind-bending thriller Inception was a big winner at the Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards, taking home two awards for best sound editing in the categories of sound effects & foley and music in a feature film.

Also Sunday at the Westin Bonaventure, The Social Network won a trophy for best sound editing in the category for dialogue and ADR in a feature film.

How To Train Your Dragon claimed the award for best sound editing in an animated feature, Country Strong earned an award for best sound editing of music in a musical, Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage topped the best sound editing category for feature documentaries, and Micmacs was honored for best sound editing in the foreign language category.

Inception was the only sound editing Oscar nominee to win at the Golden Reels Awards. Also nominated for an Oscar in sound editing are Toy Story 3, Tron: Legacy, True Grit and Unstoppable.

In television, The Pacific earned two trophies. Boardwalk Empire, Glee, The Tudors and The Walking Dead were among the TV honorees that won one award each.

Walter Murch received the MPSE award for Career Achievement, which was presented by George Lucas

Lucas received applause as, in presenting to Murch, he said: "Sound is half of the experience of a motion picture ... the sound editor should start working the same day the editor starts working."

Accepting the award, Murch suggested that cinema is at its most effective when there are contradictory elements, "the general and the personal and the exploitative and the explorative." This could "speak to each member of the audience in a uniquely flexible, powerful and personal way."

Brian Grazer was honored with the MPSE Filmmaker Award. He accepted via a video message.

The Golden Reel Awards recognize various areas of sound editing for dialogue & ADR, effects & foley and music.

A complete list of winners follows:

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2011 GOLDEN REEL AWARD WINNERS: FEATURE FILMS

Best Sound Editing: SOUND EFFECTS, FOLEY, DIALOGUE, ADR IN AN ANIMATION FEATURE FILM

“How to Train Your Dragon”
 
Paramount Pictures


Supervising Sound Editor: Jonathan Null Supervising Sound Editor/Sound Designer: Randy Thom Sound Designer: Al Nelson Supervising Foley Editor: Pascal Garneau Supervising Dialogue Editor: Chris Gridley Foley Artist: Dennie Thorpe Foley Artist: Jana Vance Sound Effects Editor: Colette Dahanne Sound Effects Editor: Josh Gold Sound Effects Editor: Pete Horner Foley Editor: Sue Fox Foley Editor: Andrea Gard ADR Editor: Rich Quinn



Best Sound Editing: SOUND EFFECTS, FOLEY, DIALOGUE, ADR AND MUSIC IN A FEATURE DOCUMENTARY

“Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage”

D&E Entertainment


Supervising Sound Editor: David Rose Sound Effects & Music Editor: David Rose Sound Effects & Music Editor: Andrew Wright Dialogue Editor: Stephen Barden



Best Sound Editing: SOUND EFFECTS, FOLEY, DIALOGUE AND ADR IN A FEATURE FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

“Micmacs”
 
Warner Bros. Entertainment France

Supervising Sound Editor: Gerard Hardy Supervising Sound Editor/Sound Designer: Selina Azzazi Supervising Foley Editor: Jean-Pierre LeLong Supervising Dialogue Editor: Darilera Cavola-Hardy Supervising ADR Editor: Alain Levy Foley Artist: Nicolas Becker



Best Sound Editing: MUSIC IN A FEATURE FILM

“Inception” 

Warner Bros. Pictures


Supervising Music Editor: Alex Gibson Music Editor: Ryan Rubin 



Best Sound Editing:  MUSIC IN A MUSICAL FEATURE FILM

“Country Strong”
 
Screen Gems

Music Editor: Fernand Bos, M.P.S.E. Music Editor: Philip Tallman



Best Sound Editing: DIALOGUE AND ADR IN A FEATURE FILM

“The Social Network”
 
Columbia Pictures

Supervising Sound Editor: Ren Klyce Supervising Dialogue Editor: Malcolm Fife Supervising ADR Editor: Richard Quinn Dialogue/ADR Editor: Jeremy Molod

Best Sound Editing: SOUND EFFECTS AND FOLEY IN A FEATURE FILM

“Inception”

Warner Bros. Pictures

Supervising Sound Editor/Sound Designer: Richard King Supervising Foley Editor: Christopher Flick Foley Artist: Alyson Dee Moore Foley Artist: John Roesch Sound Effects Editor: Michael Babcock Sound Effects Editor: Paul Berolzheimer Sound Effects Editor: Michael W. Mitchell Sound Effects Editor: Bryan Watkins, M.P.S.E. Foley Editor: Bruce Tanis, M.P.S.E.



2011 GOLDEN REEL AWARD WINNERS: TELEVISION

Best Sound Editing: SOUND EFFECTS, FOLEY, DIALOGUE AND ADR ANIMATION IN TELEVISION

The Penguins of Madagascar 
“The Lost Treasure of the Golden Squirrel”
 
Viacom International Inc.

Supervising Sound Editor: Paulette Victor Lifton, M.P.S.E. Supervising Sound Editor: James Ian Lifton Sound Designer: Ian Nyeste Supervising Foley Editor: Aran Tanchum Supervising Dialogue Editor: Michael Petak Supervising ADR Editor: Jason Stiff Foley Artist: Vincent Guisetti Sound Effects & Foley Editor: Lawrence Reyes
Sound Effects Editor: Matt Hall Dialogue Editor: D.J. Lynch Dialogue Editor: Oliver Pearce



Best Sound Editing: LONG FORM DIALOGUE AND ADR IN TELEVISION

The Pacific 
“Basilone”
 
HBO

Supervising Sound Editor: Tom Bellfort Supervising Dialogue/ADR Editor: Daniel S. Irwin, M.P.S.E.
Dialogue Editor: John C. Stuver, M.P.S.E. ADR Editor: Michael Hertlein ADR Editor: Michelle Pazer ADR Editor: David Williams



Best Sound Editing: LONG FORM DOCUMENTARY

“And Man Created Dogs”
 
National Geographic Channel

Supervising Sound Editor Michael J. Payne Supervising Foley Editor/Foley Artist: Patrick Cusack Supervising Dialogue Editor: John C. Stuver, M.P.S.E. Music Editor: John DeFaria



Best Sound Editing: LONG FORM SOUND EFFECTS AND FOLEY  IN TELEVISION

The Pacific
“ Peleliu Landing”
 
HBO

Supervising Sound Editor: Tom Bellfort Supervising Foley Editor: Tom Bellfort Foley Artist: Katie Rose Foley Artist: Jody Thomas, M.P.S.E. Sound Effects/Foley Editor: Hector Gika, M.P.S.E. Sound Effects Editor: Paul Aulicino, M.P.S.E. Sound Effects Editor: Ben Cook Sound Effects Editor: Charles Maynes



Best Sound Editing: SHORT FORM DIALOGUE AND ADR IN TELEVISION

The Walking Dead
 “Guts”
 
AMC

Supervising Sound Editor: Walter Newman, M.P.S.E. Supervising Dialogue Editor: Darleen R. Stoker Supervising ADR Editor: Lou Thomas ADR Editor: Peter Austin ADR Editor: Karyn Foster ADR Editor: Skip Schoolnik Dialogue Editor: Bruce Honda



Best Sound Editing:  SHORT FORM SOUND EFFECTS AND FOLEY IN TELEVISION

The Tudors
 “The Sixth and Final Wife”
 
Showtime Networks Inc.

Supervising Sound Editor: Jane Tattersall, M.P.S.E. Foley Artist: Goro Koyama Foley Artist: Andy Malcolm Sound Effects Editor: Kathy Choi Sound Effects Editor: Jane Tattersall, M.P.S.E.




Best Sound Editing: SHORT FORM MUSICAL IN TELEVISION

“Glee: The Power of Madonna”
 
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Music Editor: David Klotz



Best Sound Editing: SHORT FORM MUSIC IN TELEVISION

Boardwalk Empire 
“Anastasia” 

HBO


Music Editor: Annette Kudrak



2011 GOLDEN REEL AWARD WINNERS: OTHER

Best Sound Editing: DIRECT TO VIDEO—ANIMATION

“Family Guy: It’s a Trap” 

20th Century Fox

Supervising Sound Editor: Bob Newlan, M.P.S.E. Sound Designer: Andrew Ellerd Music Editor: Patrick Clark Foley Artist: Dale Perry Sound Effects Editor: Stuart Martin Dialogue Editor: Mark Eklund Music Editor: Stan Jones Music Editor: Doug Lackey

Best Sound Editing: COMPUTER INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT

“Disney Epic Mickey”
 
Disney Interactive

Supervising Sound Editor: Scott Martin Gershin, M.P.S.E. Supervising Sound Editor: Martin Galway Sound Designer: Steve Robinson, M.P.S.E. Sound Designer: Masanobu “Tomi” Tomita Sound Designer: Peter Zinda, M.P.S.E.
Foley Artist: Jimmy Moriana, M.P.S.E. Foley Artist: Jeffrey Wilhoit, M.P.S.E. Sound Effects Editor: Bryan Celano Sound Effects Editor: Patrick Ginn Sound Effects Editor: Bill Munyon Sound Effects Editor: Scott Wolf, M.P.S.E. Sound Effects Editor: Matt Piersall

Best Sound Editing: SPECIAL VENUE

“Journey To Mecca”
 
SK Films Inc.

Supervising Sound Editor: Peter Thillaye Sound Designer: Ed Douglas Sound Designer: Sue Fawcett Supervising Foley Editor: Andy Malcolm Supervising Dialogue/ADR Editor: Fred Brennan Music Editor: Richard Henderson, M.P.S.E. Foley Artist: Andy Malcolm Foley Artist: Goro Koyama

Best Sound Editing: DIRECT TO VIDEO—LIVE ACTION

“30 Days of Night: Dark Days” 

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Supervising Sound Editor: Eric Lalicata Sound Designer: Ryan Gegenheimer Supervising Foley Editor: Matt Beville Supervising Dialogue Editor: Dhyana Carlton-Tims Music Editor: Jaclyn Newman Foley Artist: Alex Ullrich Dialogue Editor: Dhyana Carlton-Tims Sound Effects Editor: Ryan Gegenheimer Sound Effects Editor: Sean Gray ADR Editor: John Sanacore ADR Editor: Ryan Young Sound Effects Editor: Eryne Prine

Best Sound Editing: COMPUTER EPISODIC ENTERTAINMENT

“A Drop of True Blood: Sam”
 
HBO

Supervising Sound Editor: John Benson, M.P.S.E. Dialogue/ADR Editor: Jason Krane, M.P.S.E. Music Editor: Eduardo Ponsdomenech Sound Effects Editor: Stuart Martin

VERNA FIELDS AWARD IN SOUND EDITING FOR STUDENT FILMMAKERS

“Stanley Pickle”
 
National Film and Television School

Supervising Sound Editor: Dario Swade Foley Artist: Paula Boram

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