Sat. Jan 25th, 2020

‘First Man,’ ‘Mission: Impossible,’ ‘A Quiet Place,’ ‘ROMA’ lead Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) nominations

Mission: Impossible -Fallout (Courtesy of Paramount)

First Man, Mission: Impossible – Fallout, A Quiet Place and ROMA led the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) nominations for the 66th Golden Reel Awards today, all showing up in the group’s three main feature film categories for Dialogue/ADR, Effects/Foley and Music Underscore.

A Star Is Born, Bohemian Rhapsody, The Favourite earned two apiece and two animated features, Isle of Dogs and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, also grabbed two mentions.

For television, The Handmaid’s Tale, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, Vikings and Westworld lead the way with three nominations each.

Winners will be announced at the 66th Golden Reel Awards on Sunday, February 17th with Antoine Fuqua receiving the MPSE’s Filmmaker Award, while sound editor Stephen H. Flick will receive the Career Achievement Award. Here is the full list of nominees.


Feature Film – Dialogue / ADR
Bohemian Rhapsody
The Favourite
First Man
Green Book
Mary Poppins Returns
Mission: Impossible – Fallout
A Quiet Place
A Star is Born

Feature Film – Effects / Foley
Avengers: Infinity War
Black Panther
Deadpool 2
The Favourite
First Man
Mission: Impossible – Fallout
A Quiet Place
Ready Player One

Feature Film – Music Underscore
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Black Panther
First Man
Isle of Dogs
Mission: Impossible – Fallout
A Quiet Place
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Feature Film – Musical
Bohemian Rhapsody
Mary Poppins Returns
A Star is Born

Feature Film – Animation
Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch
Incredibles 2
Isle of Dogs
Peter Rabbit
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Feature Film: Documentary
Free Solo
Generation Wealth
Three Identical Strangers
They Shall Not Grow Old
They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead
Won’t You Be My Neighbor

Feature Film: Foreign
Cold War
The Guilty
The Happy Prince
Never Look Away
Winter Brothers


Broadcast Media: Live Action Under 35:00
Ballers – “This is Not Our World”
Barry – “Chapter Seven: Loud, Fast, and Keep Going”
Everything Sucks! – “We Were Merely Freshmen”
The Good Place – “Janet(s)”
Kidding – “The Cookie”
One Day at a Time – “Homecoming”
Star Trek: Short Treks – “The Brightest Star”
Sweetbitter – “Now Your Tongue is Coded”
Young Sheldon – “An 8-Bit Princess and a Flat Tire Genius”

Broadcast Media: Single Presentation
Agatha Christie’s Ordeal by Innocence
Dirty Computer
King Lear
Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams

Broadcast Media: Longform – Music / Musical
The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story – “Manhunt”
Counterpart – “Birds of a Feather”
The Handmaid’s Tale – “The World”
The Little Drummer Girl – “Part 3”
Marvel’s Luke Cage – “I Get Physical”
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “We’re Going to the Catskills”
Ozark – “Gold Coast”
Westworld – “Riddle of the Sphinx”

Broadcast Media: Longform – Dialogue / ADR
Altered Carbon – “Out of the Past”
Better Call Saul – “Winner”
Bodyguard – “Season 1, Episode 2”
The Handmaid’s Tale – “The Last Ceremony”
House of Cards – “Chapter 73”
Marvel’s Daredevil – “Blindsided”
Narcos: Mexico – “Just Say No”
Ozark – “Gold Coast”
Westworld – “Riddle of the Sphinx” – HBO

Broadcast Media: Longform – Effects / Foley
Altered Carbon – “Out of the Past”
Castle Rock – “Severance”
The Haunting of Hill House – “Two Storms”
Homeland – “All In”
The Man in the High Castle – “Jahr Null”
Patrick Melrose – “Bad News”
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan – “Pilot””
Westworld – “Virtu e Fortuna”

Short Form Animation
Bird Karma
Crow: The Legend
Lost Property Office
Overwatch: Reunion
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – “Mystic Mayhem”
Spy Kids: Mission Critical – “The Vinyl Countdown”
Star Wars: Rebels – The World Between Worlds”
Steven Universe – “Reunited”

Non-Theatrical Animation
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight
The Death of Superman
Lego DC Super Hero Girls: Super-Villain High
Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: The Flash
Next Gen
Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay
Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia

Non-Theatrical Documentary
All or Nothing: Michigan Wolverines – “Be the Game Changer”
Bobby Kennedy for President – “I’d Like to Serve”
Gymkhana Files – “Where it All Began”
Medal of Honor
Operation Odessa
Searching for Sound: Islandman and VeYasin
The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling

Gaming: Computer Cinematic
Battlefield V
God of War
League of Legends
World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth

Gaming: Computer Interactive Game Play
Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey
Battlefield V
God of War
Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Non-Theatrical Feature
The Christmas Chronicles
Game Over Man
My Dinner With Hervé

Special Venue
Age of Sail
Backyard Wilderness
DreamWorks Theater Presents: Kung Fu Panda” – “The Emperor’s Quest
Wreck it Ralph: Ralph Breaks VR

Verna Fields Student Filmmaker Award
The Beacon – Chapman University
Crush – USC Film School
Edison’s Diorama – Chapman University
Facing It – National Film and Television School
Fish Boy – National Film and Television School
Inanimate – National Film and Television School
Police – National Film and Television School
So Far, So Good – Fryderyk Chopin University of Music

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