Saturday, January 23, 2010

'Avatar,' 'Trek' lead sound editing noms


"Avatar" and "Star Trek," with three noms each, lead the list of nominations for the Motion Picture Sound Editors' 2010 Golden Reel Awards.

The awards will be handed out at ceremonies on Feb. 20 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles.

Steven Spielberg will be honored at the event as 2010 MPSE Filmmaker Recipient, while the Career Achievement Recipient will be Larry Singer.

The Golden Reel Awards spotlight the art of sound editing, music editing and sound design in film, TV and video.

In the category of sound editing, music in a feature film, the nominees are "2012," "(500) Days of Summer," "An Education," "Avatar," "It's Complicated," "Star Trek," "Sherlock Holmes" and "The Informant!."

For sound editing, music in a musical feature, "Crazy Heart," "Every Little Step," "Nine" and "This Is It" all earned nominations.

For sound editing: dialogue and ADR in a feature, the nominees are "(500) Days of Summer, "A Serious Man," "Avatar," "GI Joe," "Inglourious Basterds," "Star Trek," "The Hurt Locker" and "The Stoning of Soraya M."

Moving on to the category of sound effects and foley in a feature, the MPSE nominated "2012," "Avatar," "Inglourious Basterds," "Push," "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen," "The Hurt Locker,"