The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announces nominees for the 61st MPSE Golden Reel Awards in feature film categories. Nominees represent the work of the world’s most talented film editors and their contributions to the best films of the past year. Nominations for television, animation and computer entertainment categories will be announced on Friday, January 17th.

“2013 was a year of incredible movies—and incredible movie sound,” said MPSE president Frank Morrone. “Sound editors continued to advance their craft and find new and innovative ways to help filmmakers tell stories. We congratulate this year’s nominees for their outstanding work.”

The MPSE Golden Reel Awards recognize outstanding achievement in sound editing in 22 categories encompassing feature films, television, animation, computer entertainment and student work. The 61st MPSE Golden Reel Awards will be held February 16, 2014 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites in Los Angeles.

The 61st MPSE Golden Reel Awards Nominees

Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects And Foley In An English Language Feature

12 Years a Slave

All Is Lost

Captain Phillips

Fast & Furious 6

Gravity

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Iron Man 3

Lone Survivor

Best Sound Editing: Dialogue And ADR In An English Language Feature

12 Years a Slave

American Hustle

August: Osage County

Captain Phillips

Gravity

Her

Inside Llewyn Davis

Lone Survivor

Best Sound Editing in an Animated Feature (English or Foreign Language) (Includes ADR, Dialogue, Sound Effects and Foley)

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

The Croods

Despicable Me 2

Epic

Ernest & Celestine

Frozen

Monsters University

Planes

Best Sound Editing in a Foreign Language Feature (Includes ADR, Dialogue, Sound Effects, and Foley

Blue Is the Warmest Color

The Grandmaster

The Past

Wadjda

Best Sound Editing - Music in a Feature (English or Foreign Language)

Frozen

Inside Llewyn Davis

Justin Bieber’s Believe

Metallica Through the Never

Best Sound Editing - Music in a Feature (English or Foreign Language)

12 Years a Slave

47 Ronin

American Hustle

Gravity

The Great Gatsby

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

World War Z

Best Sound Editing in a Feature Documentary Feature - Foreign Language

“1”

20 Feet from Stardom

CinemAbility

Dirty Wars

Good Ol’ Freda

Muscle Shoals

Rising from Ashes

Sound City

About The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE)
The MPSE is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a wealth of knowledge from award-winning professionals to a diverse group of individuals, youth and career professionals alike; mentoring and educating the community about the artistic merit and technical advancements in sound and music editing; providing scholarships and mentorship for the continuing advancement of motion picture sound in education; and helping to enhance the personal and professional lives of the men and women who practice this unique craft.

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