Motion Picture Sound Editors Present 59th Annual Golden Reel Awards

Feb 22, 2012 2:56 PM


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photo of Jon Turteltaub, Bobbi Banks, George Watters II

From left: Jon Turteltaub, Bobbi Banks, MPSE, and 2012 MPSE Career Achievement recipient George Watters II

On Sunday, February 19, the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) presented the 59th Annual Golden Reel Awards ceremony in Los Angeles at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel. The 2012 MPSE Filmmaker Award is film/TV producer Gale Anne Hurd, while the 2012 MPSE Career Achievement Recipient is renowned sound designer and editor George Watters II.

"Our members are editing professionals who want to raise awareness of what a motion-picture soundtrack is capable of doing to support the art of motion pictures,” states MPSE president Bobbi Banks.

photo of Gale Anne Hurd

2012 MPSE Filmmaker Award recipient Gale Anne Hurd

“Each year the MPSE presents the Golden Reel Awards as acknowledgements of the year's best work in the various areas of sound editing for dialog and ADR, effects and Foley, and music,” Banks continues. “We are also extremely proud to present Gale Anne Hurd with our Filmmaker Award, and to honor George Watters II as our Career Achievement Recipient."

The winners and nominees in each of the MPSE's categories are as follows:

2012 Golden Reel Award Winners: Feature Films

Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects, Foley, Dialog and ADR in an Animation Feature Film

Paramount Pictures Presents The Adventures Of Tintin

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Produced by: Peter Jackson, Kathleen Kennedy, Steven Spielberg


Supervising Sound Editors: Brent Burge, Chris Ward

Sound Designer: Dave Whitehead

Supervising Foley Editor: Craig Tomlinson

Supervising Dialog/ADR Editor: Chris Ward

Foley Artist: John Simpson

Sound Effects Editors: Hayden Collow, Matt Stutter, Justin Doyle, & Frank Lipson

Dialog Editors: Martin Kwok, Jason Canovas, Chris Todd

ADR Editor: Morgan Samuel

"Snowy" Effects Editor: Justin Webster

Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects, Foley, Dialog, ADR and Music in a Feature Documentary

HBO Presents George Harrison: Living In The Material World

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Produced by: Olivia Harrison, Martin Scorsese, Nigel Sinclair


Supervising Sound Editor: Philip Stockton, MPSE

Sound Designer: Al Zaleski

Music Editor: Jennifer Dunnington

Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects, Foley, Dialog, and ADR in a Feature Foreign Language Film

Row 1 Entertainment Presents The Flowers Of War

Directed by: Yimou Zhang

Produced by: Chaoying Deng, William Kong, David Linde, Leo Shi Young, and Weiping Zhang


Supervising Sound Editors: Steve Burgess, Tao Jing, MPSE

Sound Designer: Tao Jing, MPSE

Supervising Dialog Editor: James Ashton

Foley Artists: Xu Miao, Mario Vaccaro

Dialog/ADR Editor: Baiyang Wang

Foley Editors: Wei Wang, Yanchao Yang, Adam Connelly

Sound Effects Editors: Hongrui Ji, Yinan Tu, Tian Yong, Chris Goodes, Zheng Huang, Robert Mackenzie

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