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Andy Nelson Career Achievement Award Speech at 2014 CAS Awards

The Cinema Audio Society is honoring veteran re-recording mixer Andy Nelson with the Career Achievement award, the organization announced Wednesday. The award will be presented at the 50th ... More

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Ray Dolby Tribute with Walter Murch at 2014 MPSE Awards

"Ray Dolby was a brilliant scientist whose inventions are in use every day in recording studios, sound editing suites, mix stages and cinemas worldwide," said MPSE president Frank Morrone. "He was a giant in our industry ... More

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Randy Thom MPSE Career Achievement Award with George Lucas 2014

Lucas has a long-running connection with Thom, both in the latter's role at Skywalker Sound, where he has worked for more than two decades, and in his capacity as a sound editor. One of Thom's ... More

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Composer Mark Isham about his writing process for "42"

Mark Ware Isham (born September 7, 1951) is an American trumpeter, synthesist, and film composer. He works in a variety of genres, including jazz, electronic, and film. As of 2011, he is responsible for composing the score for the TV series Once Upon a Time.

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Composer Mark Isham about his confidence in his theme for "42"

Mark Ware Isham (born September 7, 1951) is an American trumpeter, synthesist, and film composer. He works in a variety of genres, including jazz, electronic, and film. As of 2011, he is responsible for composing the score for the TV series Once Upon a Time.

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Composer Mark Isham about scoring specific sections of "42"

Mark Ware Isham (born September 7, 1951) is an American trumpeter, synthesist, and film composer. He works in a variety of genres, including jazz, electronic, and film. As of 2011, he is responsible for composing the score for the TV series Once Upon a Time.

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Composer Mark Isham about writing Jackie Robinson's Theme for "42"

Mark Ware Isham (born September 7, 1951) is an American trumpeter, synthesist, and film composer. He works in a variety of genres, including jazz, electronic, and film. As of 2011, he is responsible for composing the score for the TV series Once Upon a Time.

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"42" Director Brian Helgeland about getting the project

Brian Thomas Helgeland is an American screenwriter, film producer and director. He is most known for writing the screenplays for L.A. Confidential (for which he received an Academy Award), Mystic River, and A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master.

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Greg Russell - Mixing in Dolby Atmos

Re-recording Mixer Greg Russell talks about his experience working in the Dolby Atmos format and how he approached his mix in this new format.

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Scott Milan - Mixing in Dolby Atmos

Re-recording Mixer Scott Milan talks about his experience working in the Dolby Atmos format and how he approached his mix in this new format.

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Scott Milan - Perspective on being a sound mixer

Re-recording Mixer Scott Milan talks about his perspective on a sound mixer and the creative challenges he faces each day.

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Director Jon M. Chu - Creative experience mixing with Dolby Atmos

Director Jon M. Chu discusses his experience working and mixing in the Dolby Atmos format for the first time.

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Director Jon M. Chu - Perspective on Sound

Director Jon M. Chu discusses his perspective on sound and the role it plays in filmmaking.

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2013 MPSE Awards: Best Sound Editing: Long Form Documentary - Crossfire Hurricane

J Jennings & Jon Michaels win for "Crossfire Hurricane" in the Best Sound Editing: Long Form Documentary category.

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Dolby Theater Welcomes You To Hollywood

An iconic Hollywood landmark, the Dolby Theatre is home to the biggest night in entertainment: the Academy Awards®. The premieres of movies like Brave and Zero Dark Thirty also took place at the Dolby ... More

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2013 MPSE Filmmaker Recipient Ang Lee

Ang Lee is widely regarded as one of the world’s great contemporary filmmakers. Along with Life of Pi, his films include Taking Woodstock; Lust, Caution; Hulk; Ride with the Devil; The Ice Storm and Sense and ... More

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2013 MPSE Career Achievement John Roesch

John Roesch has contributed to more than 400 films in an illustrious career spanning more than three decades. His credits include this past summer’s blockbuster The Dark Knight Rises as well as its predecessor The ... More

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2013 MPSE: Vickie Sampson remembers Norval Crutcher

Vickie Sampson remembers Norval Crutcher at the 2013 MPSE Awards.

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2013 MPSE Awards: Sam and Charlie Crutcher

Sam and Charlie Crutcher present Verna Fields awards for the best sound in a student film at the 2013 MPSE Awards.

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2013 MPSE Awards - Best Sound Editing: Dialogue and ADR in a Feature Film - Life of Pi

Supervising Sound Editors: Eugene Gearty, Philip Stockton, M.P.S.E. Supervising ADR Editor: Kenton Jakub

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2013 MPSE Awards Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue and ADR in an Animation Feature Film - Wreck it Ralph

Supervising Sound Editor: Frank Eulner Sound Designer: Gary Rydstrom, M.P.S.E. Supervising Foley Editor: Luke Dunn-Gielmuda ... More

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2013 MPSE Awards Best Sound Editing: Music in a Feature Film - Life of Pi

Music Editor: Erich Stratmann Additional Music Editor: Mitch Bederman

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2013 MPSE Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects and Foley in a Feature Film - Skyfall

Supervising Sound Editors: Per Hallberg, M.P.S.E., Karen Baker Landers Sound Designers: Peter Staubli, M.P.S.E., & Christopher Assells, M.P.S.E. Supervising Foley Editor: ... More

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CAS Awards 2013: Mixing for a Motion Picture - Live Action - Les Miserables

Les Misérables Production Mixer – Simon Hayes Re-recording Mixer – Andy Nelson Re-recording Mixer – Mark Paterson Scoring Mixer – Jonathan Allen ADR Mixer –Robert Edwards

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CAS Awards 2013: Career Achievement - Chris Newman

The Ceremony in the Biltmore's Crystal Ballroom featured mixer Willie Burton and Anne Hathaway presenting Jonathan Demme with the org's Filmmaker Award, then Demme and mixer Tom Fleischman presenting the ... More

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CAS Awards 2013: Tomlinson Holman (THX) pays tribute to Stefan Kudelski, Nagra Founder

During the evening, there was a poignant tribute to Stefan Kudelski, inventor of the first professional portable recorder, the renowned “Nagra”. Oscar recipient Tomlinson ... More

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CAS Awards 2013: Technical Achievement Award: Post Production - Dolby Atmos

Two competitive technical awards were also presented: The production tech award went to Sound Devices' 664 Field Production Mixer with Recorder. Dolby's Atmos sound system & format ... More

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CAS Awards 2013: Filmmaker Award - Jonathan Demme

Among other highlights, Academy Award® winning director Jonathan Demme (The Silence of the Lambs), was presented with the CAS Filmmaker Award. “This is a very special honor for me on many fronts,” said Demme. ... More

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2013 MPSE Awards - Introduction by MPSE President Bobbi Banks

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; ... More

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Mixing "A Good Day to Die Hard" in Dolby Atmos

Re-recording mixer Ron Bartlett and Dolby Atmos tech Erin Rettig discuss the process and workflow of bringing the fifth entry of the Die Hard franchise on the Dolby Atmos surround format.