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'Super 8' Leads Sound Editors Feature Field With Three Nominations

Producer Gale Anne Hurd will receive the MPSE Filmmaker Award.

Elle Fanning and Joel Courtney in Super 8
François Duhamel/Paramount Pictures

Super 8 earned nominations in three feature film categories for the Motion Picture Sound Editors’ 59th Annual Golden Reel Awards.

The film was nominated in sound editing categories for music; dialogue and ADR; and sound effects and foley.

The teams behind Drive, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Transformers: Dark of the Moon and War Horse earned two nominations apiece.

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Nominees for sound editing in an animated feature include The Adventures of Tintin, Cars 2, Kung Fu Panda 2, Puss in Boots, Rango, Rio and The Smurfs.

During the ceremony, the 2012 MPSE Filmmaker Award will be presented to film/TV producer Gale Anne Hurd, whose credits range from The Terminator and Aliens to TV series The Walking Dead.

As previously announced, sound designer and editor George Watters II will recieve the MPSE Career Achievement Award.

Winners in feature film, television and additional categories will be announced February 19 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel.

The 2012 Golden Reel Award nominees are:

 

FEATURE FILMS CATEGORY

BEST SOUND EDITING: SOUND EFFECTS, FOLEY, DIALOGUE, AND ADR IN AN ANIMATION FEATURE FILM

The Adventures of Tintin

Cars 2

Kung Fu Panda 2

Puss in Boots

Rango

Rio

The Smurfs

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BEST SOUND EDITING: SOUND EFFECTS, FOLEY, DIALOGUE, ADR AND MUSIC IN A FEATURE DOCUMENTARY

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey

Cave of the Forgotten Dreams

George Harrison: Living in the Material World

Lemmy

Pearl Jam Twenty

 

BEST SOUND EDITING: SOUND EFFECTS, FOLEY, DIALOGUE AND ADR IN A FEATURE FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

1920. The World’s Most Important Battle

Circumstance

Tropa de Elite 2 (Elite Squad 2: The Enemy Within)

The Flowers of War

In the Land of Blood and Honey

Sarah’s Key

The Skin I Live In

 

BEST SOUND EDITING: MUSIC IN A FEATURE FILM

Drive

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Hop

Hugo

Priest

Super 8

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

The Tree of Life

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BEST SOUND EDITING: MUSIC IN A MUSICAL FEATURE FILM

Footloose

The Muppets

Perfect Age of Rock ‘n’ Roll

Pina

 

BEST SOUND EDITING: DIALOGUE AND ADR IN A FEATURE FILM

Abduction

The Help

Moneyball

Quarantine II: Terminal

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Super 8

War Horse

The Way

 

BEST SOUND EDITING: SOUND EFFECTS AND FOLEY IN A FEATURE FILM

Drive

Fast Five

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Super 8

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

War Horse

 

TELEVISION CATEGORY

BEST SOUND EDITING: SOUND EFFECTS, FOLEY, DIALOGUE, AND ADR ANIMATION IN TELEVISION

Fanboy and Chum Chum "A Very Brrr-y Icemas #217"

Futurama "Law & Oracle"

Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas

Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil "Truth or Daredevil"

Kung Fu Panda: The Legends of Awesomeness "Sight for Sore Eyes - #108"

Lego Star Wars: The Padawan Menace

The Penguins of Madagascar "The Return of the Revenge of Dr. Blowhole"

Phineas and Ferb "Across the 2nd Dimension"

 

BEST SOUND EDITING: LONG FORM DOCUMENTARY

Gettysburg

Harlistas: An American Journey

Koran By Heart

 

BEST SOUND EDITING: LONG FORM MUSIC IN TELEVISION

The 12 Dates of Christmas

Alphas "Pilot"

Avalon High

Magic Beyond Words - The JK Rowling Story

Terra Nova "Occupation/Resistance - #12 & #13"

 

BEST SOUND EDITING: LONG FORM DIALOGUE AND ADR IN TELEVISION

Big Love "Where Men and Mountains Meet"

Cinema Verite

Homeland "Marine One"

Terra Nova "Occupation/Resistance - #12 & #13"

The Walking Dead "What Lies Ahead"

 

BEST SOUND EDITING: LONG FORM SOUND EFFECTS AND FOLEY IN TELEVISION

Cinema Verite

Homeland "Marine One"

Red Faction: Origins

Terra Nova "Occupation/Resistance - #12 & #13"

The Walking Dead "What Lies Ahead"

 

BEST SOUND EDITING: SHORT FORM DOCUMENTARY

Above The Ashes "Above the Ashes"

Man Made “Bugatti Super Car”

Tim Tebow: Everything In Between

 

BEST SOUND EDITING: SHORT FORM MUSIC IN TELEVISION

Camelot "110 - Reckoning"

CSI: Miami "Crowned"

Damages "Failure is Lonely"

Fringe "The Day We Died"

Justified "Brother's Keeper"

Raising Hope "Prodigy"

Revenge "Pilot"

 

BEST SOUND EDITING: SHORT FORM MUSICAL IN TELEVISION

Glee “The First Time”

Grey’s Anatomy “The Song Beneath the Song”

The Playboy Club “Pilot”

 

BEST SOUND EDITING: SHORT FORM DIALOGUE AND ADR IN TELEVISION

The Big C "A Little Death"

Game of Thrones "Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things"

Hell on Wheels "Bread and Circuses - #105"

Leverage "The Van Gogh Job"

Person of Interest "#107 - Witness"

Smallville "Dominion"

Sons of Anarchy "To Be, Part 2"

The Walking Dead "Save the Last One"

 

OTHERS CATEGORY

BEST SOUND EDITING: COMPUTER EPISODIC ENTERTAINMENT

Aim High

Dagedar

Polly Pocket

Warehouse 13 “Of Monsters & Men”

When You Find Me

 

BEST SOUND EDITING: COMPUTER INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Diablo III Cinematics - Black SoulStone "Doom" and Intro "End of Days"

Gears of War 3

Need for Speed “The Run”

Skylanders Spyro's Adventure Cinematics

 

BEST SOUND EDITING: DIRECT TO VIDEO – ANIMATION

Dragon: Gift of the Night Fury

Kung Fu Panda 2: Secrets of the Masters

Megamind: The Button of Doom

Quest for Zhu

The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol

 

BEST SOUND EDITING: DIRECT TO VIDEO - LIVE ACTION

Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure

Love

Street Kings 2: Motor City

 

BEST SOUND EDITING: SPECIAL VENUE

Rocky Mountain Express

Tornado Alley

Wildest Weather in the Solar System

 

VERNA FIELDS AWARD IN SOUND EDITING FOR STUDENT FILMMAKERS

Alma

Inferno

The Maiden and the Princess

The Pride of Wade Ellison

The Secret Numbers