MPSE Golden Reel Awards Nominees Announced

Awards recognize sound editors' work in film, television, animation and computer entertainment media

The Motion Picture Sound Editors announced its nomineees for the 60th MPSE Golden Reel Awards, recognizing sound editors' work in film, television, animation and computer entertainment media.

“2012 was a spectacular year for sound,” said MPSE president Bobbi Banks. “We offer our sincere congratulations to this year’s Golden Reel nominees who, once again, have astounded us with their creativity and artistic excellence. We are very pleased to have this opportunity to recognize their dedication and tireless work in advancing the craft of entertainment sound.”

The awards will be held Feb. 17 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites in Los Angeles.

Here are the nominees:

BEST SOUND EDITING: SOUND EFFECTS AND FOLEY IN A FEATURE FILM

Argo

Django Unchained

Life of Pi

Marvel's- The Avengers

Prometheus

Skyfall

The Dark Knight Rises

The Hobbit

BEST SOUND EDITING: SOUND EFFECTS, FOLEY, DIALOGUE, AND ADR IN AN ANIMATION FEATURE FILM

A Cat in Paris

Brave

Dr. Seuss-The Lorax

Frankenweenie

ParaNorman

Pirates: Band of Misfits

Rise of the Guardians

Wreck-it Ralph

BEST SOUND EDITING:  DIALOGUE AND ADR IN A FEATURE FILM

Argo

Beasts of The Southern Wild

Life of Pi

Lincoln

Moonrise Kingdom

Silver Linings Playbook

Skyfall

The Hobbit

BEST SOUND EDITING:  MUSIC IN A FEATURE FILM

A Cabin in the Woods

Argo

Django Unchained

Life of Pi

Lincoln

Skyfall

The Dark Knight Rises

The Hobbit

BEST SOUND EDITING:  MUSIC IN A MUSICAL FEATURE FILM

Joyful Noise

Les Miserables

Pitch Perfect

Rock of Ages

BEST SOUND EDITING: SOUND EFFECTS, FOLEY, DIALOGUE, ADR AND MUSIC IN A FEATURE DOCUMENTARY

Bully

Climate Refugees

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Marley

Searching for Sugarman

BEST SOUND EDITING:  SOUND EFFECTS, FOLEY, DIALOGUE AND ADR IN A FEATURE FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

80 Million

Amour

Children of Sarajevo

Hypnotist

The Intouchables

Rust and Bones

BEST SOUND EDITING: COMPUTER EPISODIC ENTERTAINMENT

Battlestar Galactica: EP5 "Blood and Chrome"

Cybergeddon

DRONE

H+The Digital Series: EP26 "African Aid"

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn

BEST SOUND EDITING: COMPUTER INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

Halo 4

Resident Evil: 6

Spyro: "Skylander Giant"

World of Warcraft: Mists of the Pandaria Cinematic Trailer

BEST SOUND EDITING: DIRECT TO VIDEO – ANIMATION

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 1

Justice League: Doom

Superman VS. The Elite

BEST SOUND EDITING: DIRECT TO VIDEO – LIVE ACTION

12 Dogs of Christmas:

Cowgirls and Angels

El Gringo

Fire with Fire

Marvel One Shot: Item 47

Osombie

Werewolf:The Beast Among Us

VERNA FIELDS AWARD IN SOUND EDITING FOR STUDENT FILMMAKERS

Dawn

Eli's Overcoat

Exedia Nation

Fragments

Head Over Heels

In Aeternam

My Face is in Space

Stumble

BEST SOUND EDITING: SOUND EFFECTS, FOLEY, DIALOGUE, AND ADR ANIMATION IN TELEVISION

Adventure Time: “Card Wars”

Family Guy: “Yug Yimaf”

Lego Star Wars: “The Empire Strikes Back”

Robot and Monster-Security Risk/Ogo's Birthday: “Security Risk/Ogo's Birthday”

Robot Chicken: “DC Comics Special”

SpongeBob Squarepants: “Gary's New Toy”

SpongeBob Squarepants: “It's a SpongeBob Christmas”

BEST SOUND EDITING: LONG FORM DIALOGUE AND ADR IN TELEVISION

Coma

Game of Thrones, Season 2: "Valor Morghuils"

Steel Magnolias

The Newsroom: “We Just Decided To”

Titanic: “Mini Series 4”

BEST SOUND EDITING: LONG FORM SOUND EFFECTS AND FOLEY IN TELEVISION

Coma

Game of Thrones Season 2: "Valar Morghulis"

Hemingway & Gellhorn

SEAL Team Six: “The Raid on Osama Bin Laden”

The Newsroom: “We Just Decided To”

BEST SOUND EDITING: LONG FORM MUSIC IN TELEVISION

Damages: “But You Don't Do That Anymore”

Girl VS. Monster

Hatfields & McCoys

Hemingway & Gellhorn

Titanic: “Night 1”

BEST SOUND EDITING: LONG FORM MUSICAL IN TELEVISION

Camp Rock 2

Lemonade Mouth

Let it Shine

BEST SOUND EDITING: LONG FORM DOCUMENTARY IN TELEVISION

Love Hate Love

Rolling Stones Crossfire Hurricane

The Interrupters

BEST SOUND EDITING: SHORT FORM DIALOGUE AND ADR IN TELEVISION

BOSS: “Backflash”

Game of Thrones Season 2: "Blackwater"

Homeland: “The Smile”

Saving Hope: “Pilot 101”

The Newsroom: “Amen”

True Blood: “We'll Meet Again”

World Without End: “King”

The Walking Dead: “Better Angels”

BEST SOUND EDITING: SHORT FORM MUSIC IN TELEVISION

Castle: “The Blue Butterfly”

CSI: Miami: “It Was A Very Good Year”

Fringe: “A Short Story About Love”

Game of Thrones: “Blackwater”

Person of Interest: "Fire Wall"

The Borgias: "The Siege at Forli"

BEST SOUND EDITING: SHORT FORM MUSICAL IN TELEVISION

Glee: "The New Rachel"

Smash: "Hell on Earth"

Smash: “PILOT”

BEST SOUND EDITING:  SHORT FORM SOUND EFFECTS AND FOLEY IN TELEVISION

Alcatraz: “PILOT”

American Horror Story: "Welcome to Briarcliff"

Alphas: “Wake Up Call”

Game of Thrones Season 2: "Blackwater"

Grimm: “The Other Side”

The Borgias: “The Siege at Forli”

The Walking Dead: “Beside the Dying Fire"