Randy Thom To Receive Sound Editors’ Career Achievement Award

Randy Thom To Receive Sound Editors' Career Achievement Award

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Skywalker Sound's Thom has worked on more than 100 films, including “Apocalypse Now,” “The Right Stuff” and “Return of the Jedi”

Randy Thom, the director of sound design at Skywalker Sound, will be presented with the Motion Picture Sound Editors’ Career Achievement Award at the 61st annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards next February, the MPSE announced on Monday.

Thom has been nominated for 14 Oscars and has won for “The Right Stuff” and “The Incredibles” in a 34-year career that began with re-mix sessions for “American Graffiti” and sound effects recording on “Apocalypse Now.”

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His more than 100 films include “Return of the Jedi,” “Forrest Gump,” “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” “How to Train Your Dragon” and “Ratatouille.”

The MPSE Golden Reel Awards will take place on Feb. 16 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites in Los Angeles.