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Skywalker Sound has an astounding 58 Golden Reel Award nominees this year across several categories.  The complete list is below.  The 2016 MPSE awards will be held this Saturday, February 27 in Los Angeles.  Click here for more details.  Congratulations to all of our nominees!

 

Feature Film – Sound Effects & Foley
ANT-MAN
Shannon Mills, Supervising Sound Editor
Daniel Laurie, Supervising Sound Editor
David Farmer, Sound Designer
David Hughes, Sound Designer
Jim Likowski, Supervising Foley Editor
Josh Gold, Sound Effects Editor
Jack Whittaker, Sound Effects Editor
Robert Kellough, Sound Effects Editor
Nia Hansen, Sound Effects Editor
Jeremy Bowker, Sound Effects Editor
Dee Selby, Foley Editor
Sean England, Foley Artist
Ronni Brown, Foley Artist

 

Feature Film – Sound Effects & Foley
JURASSIC WORLD
Al Nelson, Supervising Sound Editor / Sound Designer
Gwendoyln Yates Whittle, Supervising Sound Editor
Pete Horner, Sound Designer
Nia Hansen, Supervising Foley Editor
Jana Vance, Foley Artist
Dennie Thorpe, Foley Artist
Scott Guitteau, Sound Effects Editor
Benjamin A. Burtt, Sound Effects Editor
Pascal Garneau, Sound Effects Editor
Gary Rydstrom, Consulting Sound Designer

 

Feature Film – Sound Effects & Foley
STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS
Matthew Wood, Supervising Sound Editor
David Acord, Supervising Sound Editor
Ben Burtt, Sound Designer
Gary Rydstrom, Sound Designer
Frank Rinella, Supervising Foley Editor
Andrea Gard, Foley Artist
Ronni Brown, Foley Artist
E.J. Holowicki, Sound Effects Editor
Teresa Eckton, Sound Effects Editor
Dee Selby, Foley Editor
Jon Borland, Foley Editor
Kevin Sellers, Foley Editor
Jana Vance, Foley Artist
Kim Patrick, Foley Artist
Dennie Thorpe, Foley Artist
Margie O’Malley, Foley Artist

 

Feature Film – Sound Effects & Foley
THE REVENANT
Randy Thom, Supervising Sound Editor
Andrea Gard, Foley Artist

 

Feature Film – Dialogue & ADR
BRIDGE OF SPIES
Richard Hymns, Supervising Sound Editor
Steve Slanec, ADR Supervisor
Brian Chumney, Dialogue Editor

 

Feature Film – Dialogue & ADR
THE REVENANT
Randy Thom, Supervising Sound Editor
Brian Chumney, Dialogue Editor

 

Feature Film – Dialogue & ADR
STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS
Matthew Wood, Supervising Sound Editor
David Acord, Supervising Sound Editor
Cheryl Nardi, Dialogue / ADR Editor
Brad Semenoff, Dialogue / ADR Editor
Richard Quinn, ADR Editor

 

Feature Film – Animation (Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue & ADR)
THE GOOD DINOSAUR
Shannon Mills, Supervising Sound Editor
Daniel Laurie, Supervising Dialogue Editor
John Roesch, Foley Artist
Ronni Brown, Foley Artist
Josh Gold, Sound Effects Editor
J.R. Grubbs, Sound Effects Editor
Nia Hansen, Sound Effects Editor

 

Feature Film – Animation (Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue & ADR)
INSIDE OUT
Shannon Mills, Supervising Sound Editor
Ren Klyce, Supervising Sound Editor / Sound Designer
Daniel Laurie, Supervising Dialogue Editor
John Roesch, Foley Artist
David C. Hughes, Sound Effects Editor
Malcolm Fife, Sound Effects Editor
Jeremy Bowker, Sound Effects Editor

 

Feature Film – Animation (Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue & ADR)
MINIONS
Dennis Leonard, Supervising Sound Editor
Christopher Scarabosio, Supervising Sound Editor
Sean England, Foley Artist
Ronni Brown, Foley Artist
Jeremy Bowker, Sound Effects Editor
Luke Dunn-Gielmuda, Sound Effects Editor
Josh Gold, Sound Effects Editor
Marilyn McCoppen, Dialogue / ADR Editor
Larry Oatfield, Foley Editor
Brian Chumney, Foley Editor

 

Feature Film – Animation (Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue & ADR)
THE PEANUTS MOVIE
Gwendoyln Yates Whittle, Supervising Sound Editor
Randy Thom, Supervising Sound Editor / Sound Designer
Pascal Garneau, Supervising Foley Editor
Sean England, Foley Artist
Ronni Brown, Foley Artist
Jeremy Bowker, Sound Effects Editor
Mac Smith, Sound Effects Editor
Dmitri A. Makarov,  Sound Effects Editor
Cheryl Nardi, Dialogue / ADR Editor
Kim Patrick, Foley Editor

 

Feature Film – Documentary
BEST OF ENEMIES
Pete Horner, Supervising Sound Editor
Al Nelson, Sound Designer
Andre Zweers, Sound Effects Editor

 

Feature Film – Documentary
RACING EXTINCTION
Tim Nielsen, Supervising Sound Editor / Sound Designer
Christopher Barnett, Supervising Sound Editor
Dennie Thorpe, Foley Artist
Jana Vance, Foley Artist
Jon Borland, Sound Effects Editor

 

Television – Short Form – Music
HOUSE OF CARDS
Johnathon Stevens, Supervising Music Editor
Marie Ebbing, Music Editor

 

Television – Long Form – Documentary
KEITH RICHARDS: UNDER THE INFLUENCE
Brian Chumney, Supervising Sound Editor
Al Nelson, Sound Designer

 

Television – Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue & ADR
STAR WARS REBELS
Matthew Wood, Supervising Sound Editor
David Acord, Supervising Sound Editor / Sound Designer
Margie O’Malley, Foley Artist
Bonnie Wild, Dialogue / ADR Editor / Sound Effects Editor
Frank Rinella, Dialogue / ADR Editor / Foley Editor

The Cinema Audio Society Awards were held Saturday night and our Skywalker family was well represented with nominations in multiple categories. Skywalker Sound projects brought home wins for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing in both Motion Picture categories.  Randy Thom was awarded in the Motion Picture – Live Action category for his work on The Revenant and Michael Semanick and Tom Johnson were awarded in the Motion Picture – Animated category for their work on Inside Out.

 

For a complete list of awards, click here. Congratulations Randy, Michael and Tom!

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Leslie Ann Jones took home her fourth Grammy on Monday, winning Best Engineered Album, Classical for her work on Ask Your Mama.  Congratulations, Leslie!  Ask Your Mama, which features Langston Hughes, Laura Karpman, The Roots, Janai Brugger, Nnenna Freelon, Angela Brown, Medusa, George Manahan & The San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, was recorded at Skywalker Sound (above).

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On Sunday evening, Randy Thom was honored with the British Academy Film Award for Best Sound for his incredible work on The Revenant.  Congratulations, Randy!  To read more about Randy’s amazing sound design on the film, click here.

 

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The Academy Award Nominations were announced last week and Skywalker Sound received four nominations across the two sound categories.

 

For Best Sound Editing, Matthew Wood and Dave Acord received the nomination for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  In the category of Best Sound Mixing, Skywalker received three additional nominations:  Gary Rydstrom for Bridge of Spies, Christopher Scarabosio for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Randy Thom for The Revenant.

 

A big congratulations to all of our nominees and their crews!  The winners will be revealed at the 88th Annual Academy Awards Ceremony on Sunday, February 28.  Best of luck to all!

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The Cinema Audio Society announced it’s nominations this morning, celebrating excellence in sound mixing.  Skywalker Sound received and astounding nine nominations!

 

In the category of Motion Picture – Live Action, Skywalker received nominations for:

Bridge of Spies: Re-recording Mixer – Gary Rydstrom, Foley Mixer – Chris Manning

The Revenant: Re-recording Mixer – Randy Thom

Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Re-recording Mixer – Chris Scarabosio, Foley Mixer – Chris Manning

 

In the category of Motion Picture – Animated, Skywalker projects received four out of the five category nominations with:

The Good Dinosaur: Re-recording Mixers – Tom Johnson & Michael Semanick, Foley Mixer – Chris Manning

Inside Out: Re-recording Mixers – Tom Johnson & Michael Semanick

Minions: Re-recording Mixers – Gary Rizzo & Chris Scarabosio, Foley Mixer – Corey Tyler

The Peanuts Movie: Re-recording Mixers – Lora Hirschberg, Randy Thom & Leff Lefferts, Foley Mixer – Jason Butler

 

Re-recording Mixers Nathan Nance and Scott Lewis along with Foley Mixer Corey Tyler were nominated for House of Cards – Chapter 27 in the category of Television Series – 1 Hour.

 

Scott Lewis was also nominated as the Re-recording Mixer for Keith Richards: Under the Influence in the category of Television Non-Fiction, Variety or Music Series or Specials.

 

Congratulations to all of our nominees!  For more information, including a complete list of nominations, click here.  The winners will be announced at the 52nd annual Cinema Audio Society Awards on February 20 in Los Angeles.