Sound picks: Golden Reel noms set


Clint Eastwood will be honored as Filmmaker of the Year at the 54th annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards, set for Feb. 24 at the Beverly Hilton.

The Motion Picture Sound Editors also will recognize Richard L. Anderson, who has worked as a sound editor on such films as "Raiders of the Lost Ark," "The Color Purple," "Madagascar" and "Flushed Away," with the Career Achievement Award.

The MPSE also announced nominees for the Golden Reel Awards, which acknowledge the year's best work in dialogue & ADR, effects & foley, and music.

For domestic feature, dialogue & ADR, the nominees are "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest," "Flags of Our Fathers," "World Trade Center," "The Last King of Scotland," "Letters From Iwo Jima," "Apocalypto," "Little Miss Sunshine" and "The Da Vinci Code."

For domestic feature, effects & foley, they are "Dead Man's Chest," "Flags," "Blood Diamond," "Iwo Jima," "WTC," "Superman Returns," "Mission: Impossible 3" and "The Prestige."

In feature animation, effects & foley, the nominees are "Cars," "Happy Feet," "Over the Hedge," "Flushed Away," "The Ant Bully" and "Ice Age: The Meltdown."

For feature film music, the nominees are "Apocalypto," "Dead Man's Chest," "Babel," "Children of Men," "Click," "Lucky Number Slevin," "The Proposition" and "Bobby."

For musical feature, the nominees are "Dreamgirls," "Tenacious D: The Pick of Destiny," "Copying Beethoven," "Take the Lead" and "A Prairie Home Companion."

The foreign features nominees are "Casino Royale," "Pan's Labyrinth," "Babel," "Children of Men," "United 93," "Curse of the Golden Flower," "Slevin" and "The Black Dahlia."

The Golden Reels also include categories for TV, direct-to-video, special venues and computer entertainment.