Hollywood, CA (February 25, 2008)–The Academy Awards for best achievement in sound both went to creative talent from Ascent Media Group facilities this year for their contributions to The Bourne Ultimatum.
Todd-AO re-recording mixers Scott Millan and David Parker won for Best Achievement in Sound Mixing, sharing the award with production mixer Kirk Francis. Supervising sound editors Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers from Soundelux won the Oscar for Best Achievement in Sound Editing.
This is the fourth Oscar for Millan, who previously won for Ray, Gladiator and Apollo 13 and has been nominated on three other occasions. For Parker, it is his second Oscar. He previously won for The English Patient and has two other nominations. This is also the second Oscar for Hallberg, who previously won for Braveheart. He has one other nomination. This is Baker Landers’ first Academy Award.
“On behalf of everyone at Todd-AO, Soundelux and Ascent Media, I offer our sincere thanks to the Academy and our warmest congratulations to Scott, David, Per and Karen,” said Robert C. Rosenthal, COO of Ascent Media’s Creative Sound Services Group. “It is an extraordinary accomplishment by exceptional artists who have consistently demonstrated a commitment to excellence. It is an honor richly deserved and we applaud your achievement.”
The 80th Academy Awards were presented at the Kodak Theatre in
Hollywood and telecast on ABC.
Ascent Media Group