Los Angeles, CA (March 1, 2005)–The Motion Picture Sound Editors announced their 2004 Golden Reel winners in 17 categories on February 26. The Aviator took home the Golden Reel Award for Sound Effects Editing in a Feature Film. Sound Editing in a Foreign Film went to House Of Flying Daggers, and Sound Editing in an Animated Film went to The Incredibles.
Dialogue/ADR Editing in a Feature Film went to Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Music Editing in a Feature was won by The Passion of the Christ, and in Musical Feature, it was Ray. The feature film awards were presented by previous winner Dane Davis, MPSE (The Matrix) and music editor Zigmund Gron, MPSE.
In television, HBO took home two trophies, one for Dialogue Editing in Longform Television for The Life And Death Of Peter Sellers and one for Music Editing in Shortform for Sex and the City. Lost won two awards: Sound Effects editing in Shortform Television, and Dialogue/ADR Editing in Shortform Television. CSI: Miami won for Sound Effects Editing in Longform Television. A tie in Longform Music went to A Christmas Carol, The Musical and The Mystery Of Natalie Wood. Nickelodeon won the Television Animation awards for The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius.
Sound Editing in a Special Venue Film went to NASCAR 3D. Sound Editing in Computer Entertainment was won by Goldeneye. Sound Editing in Direct to Video was won by Bionicle II.
Emma Meaden from the National Film & Television School in London collected the Verna Fields Award for Sound Editing in a Student Film for Lloyd In The Corner. Associated Production Music underwrote the $1000 Ethel Crutcher Scholarship Fund for this award.
Sound editor Richard Hymns presented the Career Achievement Award to sound designer Gary Rydstrom. Legendary editor and mixer Walter Murch presented the Inaugural Filmmaker’s Award to George Lucas.
Motion Picture Sound Editors