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HPA Awards: ‘Sound of Metal,’ ‘Black Widow’ Among 2021 Winners

The Hollywood Professional Association revealed Thursday its annual HPA Award winners for outstanding achievements in postproduction. Hosted at the Hollywood Legion Theater via an in-person gala, awards were presented in the areas of color grading, sound editing and visual effects in commercial, episodic and feature film projects. Among the winners were Mikkel E. G. Nielsen […]

Oscars: Denmark Toasts Win for ‘Another Round’

All of Denmark is celebrating after the dual Oscar win of Thomas Vinterberg's 'Another Round,' which took home the 2021 Academy Award for best international film, and for Danish sound editor Mikkel Nielsen, who took home the Oscar for his work on 'Sound of Metal.'

‘Sound of Metal’ Wins New Sound Oscar, Combining Former Sound Editing and Mixing Categories

The new category combines what had been sound editing and sound mixing awards.

Oscars 2021: Where to Watch the Nominees Online

Awards contenders including 'Mank,' 'Nomadland' and 'The Trial of the Chicago 7' are available to watch before the 93rd annual Academy Awards on Sunday.

Spirit Awards: Riz Ahmed Thanks “Daring” Genius of Director Darius Marder in Best Actor Speech

Accepting the award, the 'Sound of Metal' actor thanked the indie film community for allowing him to learn and grow his craft.

Critics’ Conversation: Maher, ‘Messiah,’ ‘Mank’ and Other Oscar Odds and Ends

Two THR critics weigh in on what the Oscars mean after a year of despair, offer differing takes on the polarizing 'Promising Young Woman,' and assess the progress and frustrations of an Academy in transition.

International Nominees Brave Travel, Tests and Quarantine for Their Oscar Moment

Many overseas nominees for this year's Oscars will link in remotely to the 93rd Academy Awards, but a surprising number — from Korea, Romanian, Italy, and elsewhere — are determined to be there in person.

“An Empathy Machine”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With ‘Sound of Metal’ Writers and Scene-Stealer

Oscar nominees Derek Cianfrance, Abraham Marder, Darius Marder and Paul Raci speak with The Hollywood Reporter's Scott Feinberg.

‘Sound of Metal’ Writer-Director and Actor on the Film’s Portrayal of Deafness and Addiction

Darius  Marder and Paul Raci reflect on their Oscar-nominated movie's unflinchingly authentic depictions and how Raci's upbringing influenced his acting ambitions.

Oscars: Editors Behind ‘Sound of Metal,’ ‘Promising Young Woman’ and More on Finding “Scale and Complexity” in the Cutting Room

From incorporating actual footage of the 1968 riots in 'The Trial of the Chicago 7' to changing the opening of 'Sound  of Metal,' Oscar-nominated editors reveal some of their trickiest tasks.

Oscars: Producers on Best Picture Nominees Reveal Approaches to Portraying Specific Groups Authentically

Producers on 'Nomadland,' 'Judas and the Black Messiah' and 'Sound of Metal' open up about how they did endless research, brought on experts and often went straight to the people who had lived those lives.

Oscars: How 3 Best Picture Nominees Portrayed Specific Communities in an Authentic Way

'Nomadland,' 'Judas and the Black Messiah' and 'Sound of Metal' spotlight specific groups, requiring the filmmakers to bring in those who'd walked those paths to make their films feel genuine and true: "They get to share their own story."