The Motion Picture Sound Editors’ 63rd Golden Reel Awards on Saturday spread the wins around in the feature categories, as Mad Max: Fury Road and The Revenant tied in the category for effects and Foley, while Bridge of Spies topped the category for dialog editing and Star Wars: The Force Awakens claimed the award for music editing.
Also during the ceremony, held at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, Inside Out took home the trophy in the category for feature animation, Love & Mercy was honored for music in a musical feature and Son of Saul won for foreign-language film.
In television, Game of Thrones nabbed two trophies. Additional TV winners included House of Cards, Empire, Saints & Strangers and Bessie.
Re-recording mixer Marti Humphrey and sound designer/supervising sound editor Jussi Tegelman presented the MPSE Filmmaker Award to Sam Raimi. Thanking the sound pros with whom he has worked, Raimi said, "I feel a great connection to all of you. We are all storytellers."
Film editor Lee Smith and re-recording mixer Doug Hemphill presented the Career Achievement Award to supervising sound editor and sound designer Richard King, who won Oscars for The Dark Knight, Inception and Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. "As sound editors, we are called upon to use sound in interesting and powerful ways," King said, thanking "the directors, who are my teachers."
During the ceremony, outgoing MPSE president Frank Morrone, re-recording mixer at Technicolor, passed the baton to incoming president Tom McCarthy of Sony Pictures Studios.
Golden Reel Awards were presented in 24 categories encompassing feature films, long-form and short-form television, animation, documentaries and other media.