‘Joker,’ ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Top Golden Reel Sound Editing Nominations

“Game of Thrones” and “Vikings” are the leaders in the Motion Picture Sound Editors’ television categories

"Joker" / Warner Bros.

“Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” and “Joker” led all films in nominations for the 67th annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards, the Motion Picture Sound Editors announced on Monday.

Those two films each received three nominations in the Golden Reel’s seven film categories, including Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Effects/Foley, the category that most closely corresponds to the Oscars Best Sound Editing category.

Other nominees in that category were “Ford v Ferrari,” “1917,” “Avengers: Endgame,” “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum,” “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” and “A Hidden Life.”

“Ford v Ferrari,” “Jojo Rabbit,” “1917,” “Rocketman,” “Avengers: Endgame,” “Frozen II” and “Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese” received two nominations each.

In the television categories, “Game of Thrones” and “Vikings” each received three nominations, while shows receiving two included “The Mandalorian,” “The Terror: Infamy,” “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan,” “Mr. Robot,” “Catch-22,” “Daybreak,” “Chernobyl,” “True Detective,” “Succession,” “The Handmaid’s Tale” and “Peaky Blinders.”

The full list of individual nominees in each category can be found at the MPSE website.

The  2019 MPSE Golden Reel Awards nominees:


Feature Animation
“Toy Story 4”
“How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World”
“Frozen II”
“Missing Link”
“The Lion King”
“White Snake”
“Spies in Disguise”

Dialogue / ADR
“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
“Ford v Ferrari”
“Jojo Rabbit”
“The Irishman”
“Avengers: Endgame”

Effects / Foley
“Ford v Ferrari”
“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
“Avengers: Endgame”
“John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum”
“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”
“A Hidden Life”

Music Underscore
“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
“Jojo Rabbit”
“Dolemite Is My Name”
“Queen & Slim”
“Ad Astra”
“Little Women”

Feature Documentary
“Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound”
“Apollo 11”
“The Cave”
“Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice”
“Echo in the Canyon”
“Sea of Shadows”
“Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese”

Foreign Language Feature
“The Sound Story”
“The Fall of the American Empire”
“Gully Boy”

“Frozen II”
“Western Stars”
“Echo in the Canyon”
“Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese”


Computer Cinematic
“Gears 5”
“Death Stranding”
“Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019)”
“Mortal Kombat 11”
“World of Warcraft: Reckoning”
“Final Fantasy XIV – Shadowbringers”

Computer Interactive Game Play
“Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019)”
“Mortal Kombat 11”
“Borderlands 3”
“Gears 5”
“Death Stranding”


Live Action Under 35:00
“Barry”: “ronny/lily”
“Servant”: “ReBorn”
“Battle at Big Rock”
“Ballers”: “Players Only”
“The Good Place”: “The Answer”
“Fleabag”: “Episode 1”
“Star Trek Short Treks”: “The Trouble with Edward”

Episodic Short Form – Dialogue/ADR
“The Mandalorian”: “Chapter One”
“Vikings”: “New Beginnings”
“Modern Love”: “Take Me as I Am”
“Big Little Lies”: “What Have We Done”
“Whiskey Cavalier”: “Czech Mate”
“The Terror: Infamy”: “The Weak are Meat”
“Lost in Space”: “Unknown”
“Castle Rock”: “Restore Hope”

Episodic Short Form – Effects / Foley
“The Mandalorian”: “Chapter One”
“Vikings”: “What Happens in the Cave”
“The Terror: Infamy”: “Taizo”
“Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan”: “Persona Non Grata”
“Mr. Robot”: “Method Not Allowed”
“Catch-22”: “EP 101”
“Daybreak”: “Josh vs. the Apocalypse Part 1”
“Hanna”: “Forest”

Episodic Short Form – Music / Musical
“Wu Tang: An American Saga”: “All In Together Now”
“Mr. Robot”: “Method Not Allowed”
“Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan”: “Persona Non Grata”
“Vikings”: “What Happens in the Cave”
“This Is Us”: “Stranger”
“Swamp Thing”: “The Anatomy Lesson”
“Daybreak”: “Cantu Tu Vida”
“Catch-22”: “EP 101”

Episodic Long Form – Dialogue/ADR
“Chernobyl”: “Please Remain Calm”
“True Detective”: “The Great War and Modern Memory”
“Game of Thrones”: “The Bells”
“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”: “A Jewish Girl Walks into the Apollo”
“The Crown”: “Aberfan”
“Succession”: “This is Not for Tears”
“The Handmaid’s Tale”: “Mayday”
“Peaky Blinders”: “Mr. Jones”

Episodic Long Form – Effects / Foley
“Chernobyl”: “1.23.45”
“Game of Thrones”: “The Bells”
“The Watchmen”: “The Extraordinary Being”
“True Detective”: “The Great War and Modern Memory”
“Stranger Things”: “Chapter Eight: The Battle of Starcourt”
“Peaky Blinders”: “Strategy”
“Black Mirror”: “Striking Vipers”
“Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance”: “What Was Sundered and Undone”

Episodic Long Form – Music / Musical
“NOS4A2”: “The Shorter Way”
“Game of Thrones”: “The Long Night”
“Billions”: “Fight Night”
“Dark”: “An Endless Cycle”
“Carnival Row”: “The Gloaming”
“Succession”: “This is Not for Tears”
“The Handmaid’s Tale”: “Mayday”
“American Gods”: “Donar the Great”

Animation Short Form
“3 Below”: “Tales of Arcadia”
“The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle”: “Amazamoose and Squirrel Wonder: Chapter Five”
“Overwatch: Sigma”: “Origin Story”
“Love, Death & Robots”: “The Secret War”
“Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”: “The Evil League of Mutants, Part 1&2”
“Star Wars: Resistance”: “The Voxx Vortex 5000”
“DC Showcase Sgt. Rock”

Special Venue
“Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series”: “Episode 1”
“Avengers: Damage Control”
“Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run”

Single Presentation
“El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie”
“Catherine the Great”
“When They See Us”
“Into the Dark”
“Transparent Musicale Finale”

Non-Theatrical Feature
“Lady and the Tramp”
“Guava Island”
“Escape Plan: Extractors”

Non-Theatrical Animation Long Form
“Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus”
“Batman: Hush”
“Lego DC Batman: Family Matters”
“Reign of the Supermen”
“Wonder Woman: Bloodlines”
“Batman vs Teenage Mutant Turtles”

Non-Theatrical Documentary
“Hostile Planet: Oceans”
“Apollo: Missions to the Moon”
“The Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Bird of Prey”
“Our Planet: One Planet”
“Epic Yellowstone”
“What’s My Name: Muhammed Ali”
“This Is Football”

Student Film (Verna Fields Award)
“Solar Plexus”
“You Are Yolking Me!”
“The Tower”
“Whale Done”